Car and Driver re-evaluates the 2018 Mustang with a particular focus on the A10 10-speed automatic transmission. Their takeaway was:

HIGHS
Quicker than the manual in a straight line, two-pedal convenience in traffic, smooth operation in normal use.

LOWS
Less sophisticated in aggressive settings, little fuel-economy benefit, not as satisfying as the stick.

Read the full review inside for their full evaluation and test numbers.

Mustang6G member Roadway 5.0 (Mike) shares how his 2016 Mustang GT PP 6MT fared on an European Alpine Tour trip which saw his GT endure conditions covering 5 days, 2k miles, 10k feet mountain passes, 10hrs “Track”, 4hrs @ 120mph.

Did his 2016 Mustang GT? Short answer, yes! …but something didn’t make it. Read the full report inside to see where the Mustang shined.

From time to time, AWE Tuning assembles a build featuring AWE products and components from their most trusted partners in the industry. Ranging from mild to wild, the AWE Project Chapman 2018 Mustang GT is good example of the intersection between the two.


Chapman Ford of Horsham reached out to AWE with the mission of building a handful of AWE Project Chapman 2018 Mustang GTs for the enthusiast driver. A group of five GTs in various trims were brought over one after another, fresh off the truck, to receive a tasteful list of performance parts to cater to those looking for a GT that offered more than what could be ordered directly from Ford. Once all of the components were installed, the GTs headed back to Chapman Ford where customers were given opportunity to purchase a supercharged Mustang GT packing +203 hp and +200 ft-lbs of torque over stock, a signature soundtrack in the form of an AWE Touring Edition Cat-back Exhaust with diamond black tips, and a radical AWE signature livery.

Continue reading “AWE Project Chapman 2018 Mustang GT Builds” »

The Ford Mustang has been nominated as a 2019 Motor Trend Car of the Year contender. Here’s how they summarized the Mustang:

WE LIKE The sound, styling, and acceleration

WE DON’T LIKE How it handles, price-value equation

Not many vehicles have the visceral feel of the Mustang GT.

Read the rest of what they have to say about the Mustang inside and see if you agree.

In the latest installment of Ford’s Europe’s Greatest Driving Roads series, the Ford Mustang BULLITT takes on the Isle of Man’s infamous Mountain Road.

Driven by well regarded automotive journalist Steve Sutcliffe, the video features the Mustang BULLITT in the fantastic surrounds on the Isle of Man’s incredible, sweeping mountain roads with no speed limits. The Mountain Road, famous for the TT motorcycle race, is truly one of a kind.  And the iconic green paint of the Mustang BULLITT fits in perfectly with the lush landscape. Check out the video feature!

In a recent interview with MotorTrend, Ford Performance Director Hermann Salenbauch, revealed some more info on the upcoming 2020 Shelby GT500 Mustang.

First off, Salenbauch confirmed that the next GT500 will be a 2020 model year available sometime in the second half of next year.

In terms of performance, the 2020 GT500 will deploy power in a different way than the track-focused GT350, although perhaps less differently than in years past. “GT500 for the first time will be very track-capable, but it’s also very straight-lined. It plays in both and gives you the high level of horsepower. You will not spin a tire as easily in a GT350, but a GT500 will have strengths that a GT350 doesn’t have,” Salenbauch noted.

Ford previously announced that the next-gen GT500 would have more than 700 horsepower, but the Ford Performance director had a little more to say about that — revealing that “it’s not 701 or 702; it’s plus and a bit more.”

Continue reading “FP Director Confirms 2020 GT500 Mustang Coming Second Half 2019, Packing Much More Than 700 HP” »

In a recent interview with MotorTrend, Ford Performance Director Hermann Salenbauch, revealed some more info on the upcoming 2020 Shelby GT500 Mustang.

First off, Salenbauch confirmed that the next GT500 will be a 2020 model year available sometime in the second half of next year.

In terms of performance, the 2020 GT500 will deploy power in a different way than the track-focused GT350, although perhaps less differently than in years past. “GT500 for the first time will be very track-capable, but it’s also very straight-lined. It plays in both and gives you the high level of horsepower. You will not spin a tire as easily in a GT350, but a GT500 will have strengths that a GT350 doesn’t have,” Salenbauch noted.

Ford previously announced that the next-gen GT500 would have more than 700 horsepower, but the Ford Performance director had a little more to say about that — revealing that “it’s not 701 or 702; it’s plus and a bit more.”

Continue reading “FP Director Confirms 2020 GT500 Mustang Coming Second Half 2019, Packing Much More Than 700 HP” »

Check out this 2019 Mustang GT go from showroom to running 9’s at the track in just two weeks!

How?  Upon delivery, the owner loaded his GT directly on a trailer from the dealership to be transported to the shop for customizing.

What?  Installed onto the car was a Whipple Gen5 Supercharger, ID 1050x, Fore E85 Fuel System, and a Lund tune. This allowed the car to put down down 817rwhp and 630 ft/lbs.  For suspension and wheels, a Steeda Ultimate Stop the hop kit along with some Weld Wheels and Mickey Thompson Tires were installed. The front was set up with a set of Baer Drag brakes to shed 60lbs off the front end.

How fast?  Straight off the trailer and onto the Milan Dragway in Michigan, this Mustang managed to run a 9.79!

Continue reading “From Showroom to 9’s in 2 Weeks!” »

October 2018 Mustang Sales

November 4th, 2018

October 2018 sales stats are in and there were 4,924 Mustangs sold last month. This represents a -6.0% decrease vs October 2017, but the Mustang still leads the YTD pony car sales competition (vs Challenger and Camaro) with 66,543 sold year-to-date.

See the full October 2018 Mustang (and other Ford vehicle) sales inside.

October 2018 Mustang Sales

November 4th, 2018

October 2018 sales stats are in and there were 4,924 Mustangs sold last month. This represents a -6.0% decrease vs October 2017, but the Mustang still leads the YTD pony car sales competition (vs Challenger and Camaro) with 66,543 sold year-to-date.

See the full October 2018 Mustang (and other Ford vehicle) sales inside.

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