Archive for: March 2011

March 23, 2011

Vortech Supercharged 2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0

Filed under: Latest Mustangs - 23 Mar 2011

A 5.0-liter Mustang with a Vortech supercharger is iconic: as much a 1990s cultural touchstone as the sock puppet.

And now the Vortech supercharger is back. It’s an evolved version on a new engine in a new car, but it’s …

March 16, 2011

2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

Filed under: Latest Mustangs - 16 Mar 2011

Well, we all know that Ford is not one to stop within the R&D and product promotion arenas, so it’s no surprise the ground pounding photographers are catching glimpses of the forthcoming 2013 Shelby GT500.  What’s most exciting is the …

March 15, 2011

1965 Ford Mustang Fastback

Filed under: Classic Mustangs - 15 Mar 2011

Upon university graduation, Owen Scott’s parents surprised him with a spanking-new ’65 A-code Mustang fastback in Vintage Burgundy-an act of parental generosity that Owen considers the “gift to end all gifts.” He refers to that event as the first of …

March 11, 2011

2011 Shelby GT500 – Maybe The Greatest Mustang Ever Built

Filed under: Latest Mustangs - 11 Mar 2011

Legendary champion racer/performance car builder Carroll Shelby first built affordable “Shelby GT350 Mustang” models, based on the then-new production Mustang, in 1965 and the car even beat Corvettes on tracks. A good GT350 is a prized collector’s item that costs …

March 5, 2011

All Hands On Deck To Style New Mustang

Filed under: Latest Mustangs - 05 Mar 2011

Ford Motor’s design studios worldwide will provide styling ideas for an American classic: the next-generation Mustang.

“It is a common process we [now] use on every vehicle,” said Derrick Kuzak, Ford’s group vice-president for global product development, at the …

March 2, 2011

Ford Mustang Boss 302: Reviving a Legend

Filed under: Latest Mustangs - 02 Mar 2011

Ford engineers gave themselves a daunting assignment as they gathered to create the 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302. The first Boss 302 became a legendary car more than 30 years ago, so following up on that without …

March 1, 2011

Ford Mustang Wins In Consumer Reports Top Picks

Filed under: Latest Mustangs - 01 Mar 2011

Consumer Reports annual list of Top Picks for new cars has one particularly surprising winner, the Ford Mustang.

Not that the Mustang isn’t a good car — it’s been a hit with car critics — it’s just not the type of …