2013 Shelby GT500 Kicks A$$ and Takes Names With 650 HP & 200 MPH Top Speed

The 2012 Chevy Camaro ZL1 was suppose to be the new heavy weight champion of the (muscle car) world. At 580 horsepower, not only did it have more horsepower than a Ferrari 458, more torque than an Aston Martin DB9 V12, and a better power-to-weight ratio than a Porsche 911 Carrera GTS, it was going to knockout the Shelby GT500. it wasn’t even going to be fair fight. And it wasn’t. As the bell rung the seemingly dated overweight fighter we assumed the GT500 was…

2013 Ford Mustang Unveiled With New Shelby Style Grille

The Ford Mustang – an American icon of muscle car performance and style – has lost its swagger in recent years.  Even with the return of the 5.0L engine the Mustang just couldn’t compete with the stylish new Chevy Camaro. Ford is hoping that a more aggressive looking Shelby-esque bumper cover and grille  and a list of smart features for the 2013 Mustang, signal renewed life popular pony car before the redesigned 2014 50th Anniversary Mustang goes on sale. This is not the first time…

2014 Mustang 50th Anniversary Plans Revealed

The Mustang Club of America (MCA) revealed their plans to celebrate the Ford Mustang’s 50th anniversary on the original pony car’s birthday April 17th. The celebration will take plan at two locations from April 16-20, 2014, with Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Charlotte Motor Speedway playing hosts to the east coast / west coast events. Ford Motor Company, whom is among the sponsors of the event(s) will also play host to its own Mustang birthday bash to be held over July 4th in Dearborn. All American…

2012 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet the World’s Fastest Car 0-60 or 0-100!

Move over Bugatti, there is a new leader atop the leader board for the world’s fastest production car. The 2012 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet shattered the 2012 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport 0-to-60 mph time of 2.57 seconds by knocking a full second of the record. Bo Butner’s factory production racer hit 0-60 in a mere 1.52 seconds! Incredibly, Butner was unaware of just how fast his Mustang truly was. “As drag racers, we look for different numbers to tell us how the car is performing,”…

1967 LeMans Winning GT40 in Ford Booth at SEMA Show

Sitting in Ford’s 2011 SEMA booth, might be one of the most important Ford of all times, but that won’t stop most SEMA Show attendees from walking right by it. Sitting on a container high above the show floor, is the red #1 1967 Ford GT40 Mark IV, but with all the glitz and booth babes most show, most attendees have their eyes a little lower than iconic Ford. As a result  most don’t even notice the Le Mans winner amid the sea of latest…

Prom Date: 1966 Ford Mustang Limousine

Christopher “Doc” Ingrassia chopped a 1966 Ford Mustang coupe in half and stretched the body to build this one off Mustang Limousine. Doc who hails from East Dundee, Illinois (just outside of Chicago) has been building and restoring classic Mustangs since 1980 and owns MustangRestoration.Net. No word on what caused the Ingrassia family to embark down the journey of cutting a classic 1966 pony in half, but the finished product was good enough to impress car buff and custom builder George Barris who spotted the Limo during the Shelby car show…

Fox Series Alcatraz Recreates Bullitt Chase Scene With 2013 Mustang GT

Forty-two years ago Peter Yates’ gritty police drama became a cult classic as the King of Cool, Steve McQueen, pilots a 1968 Ford Mustang GT (390) through the streets of San Francisco. It’s the chase scene. Tonight 35 years after the Mustang GT cemented its legend by out dueling a 1968 Dodge Charger in Bullitt, Fox will attempt to recreate the magic tonight on their hit TV drama, Alcatraz. For the two-hour season finale of the hit FOX TV series Alcatraz (airing tonight at 8 p.m. ET/PT), executive…

Barn Find 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 in Death Valley

You are just a likely to find a vintage Mustang hidden away in an Amish barn as your are to find one on Death Valley, California. That is why we were surprised when a Massachusetts man ran across this “barn find” Shelby in one of the least likely places on earth, the Mojave Desert. The blistering sun, lower humidity, and desert winds splintered the paint and bleached the interior, but kept rust at bay. The doors were reportedly half filled with silt and sand, but after 25 years since it…

The Race: Video of the Day From the Ford Mustang Club In Poland

Why you should spend five minutes watching a Ford Mustang video entitled “The Race” filmed in Poland? Because our friends from the Ford Mustang Club of Poland (Mustang Klub Polska) don’t know that car club meeting are boring. I can’t tell you how many times I begrudgingly attended business meetings and club get togethers that are less fun than Kiwanis convention.  However, if car clubs in the USA were more like this group of Mustang enthusiasts in Poland. I would be mailing in my annual dues with a sense…

Ford Mustang Thefts: Stealing America’s Pony Car

For over 25 years, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) has published Hot Wheels, an annual report of America’s 10 most stolen vehicles.  While popular expectations have been that newer, more expensive vehicles would top the list, the data has repeatedly shown quite the opposite, with older, less flashy models topping the list. As a take-off from the traditional Hot Wheels report, beginning with this release, the NICB will periodically issue a special report—Hot Wheels Classics—focusing on a specific class of vehicle or make and model.  For the debut…