B is for Build YouTube channel has just had its 2015 Ford Mustang “Eleanor” project seized during a legal dispute with the owner of the Eleanor trademark. The S550 “Eleanor” is a tribute to the famous hero car from the 2000 remake of Gone in 60 Seconds and the trademark owner has gone to the extraordinary length of physically seizing the project car.

Read all about the dispute and seizure inside.

Maybe it’s me and my lack of knowledge of the industry? Or my lack of contacts and not being in the USA or maybe it’s the current global situation such as COVID19? Though over the last 6 months it’s been increasingly difficult to find certain Shelby reproduction parts. Particularly the 1967 GT500 Grille with inboard headlights.

image courtesy of cobranda.com

Normally, I would purchase it all from Tony Branda at cobranda.com, however they have had supply issues. I would then try MustangsUnlimited, nope! They shutdown last year. How about MustangsDepot? Well that’s even worse, page not found or under construction. Lastly, National Parts Depot where I can’t even find it listed.

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The GT500 Track Attack, offered by Ford and Ford Performance Racing School, is one of the great perks of being a 2020 Shelby GT500 owner, which offers hands-on training to learn the capabilities of their cars with professional instructors.

M6G member Tim (Goose17), gives us a shotgun view of the entire Track Attack experience, from the classroom instruction to the drag strip and track runs.

Check out his awesome 2020 GT500 Track Attack video inside.

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The performance envelope keeps moving upwards for the GT350 platform. Check out Fathouse Fabrication’s latest twin turbo GT350R build, putting down 1200 whp! To go along with the staggering performance this build features a beautiful upgraded no-nonsense drag-ready look.

Check out the impressive build, photos and dyno inside.

After years of rumors, whispers, breadcrumbs and spy photos, we finally have confirmation that the Ford Mustang Mach 1 is back!

Details are scant for now, but we know that the 2021 Mustang Mach 1 will be a limited edition vehicle featuring 5.0L V8 engine, likely to receive a power bump over the standard Coyote engine, and very likely will feature unique suspension and handling modifications, big exhaust tips, new wheels, beefy Brembos and unique wing and diffuser.

The 2021 Mach 1 will have unique aesthetics including two circular openings in the front grille, likely to house fog lights, and very likely (although not yet announced) signature Mach 1 racing stripes.

Continue reading “2021 Mustang Mach 1 Confirmed As The Most Track Capable 5.0L V8 Mustang Ever!” »

M6G member Joe (GattmanLA) shares some nice track footage from his day at Willow Springs with his 2020 GT500 CFTP, which ran both the bigger Big Willow and the tighter Streets of Willow tracks.

Catch the footage inside.

As the Mustang Mach-E EV signaled, it looks like Ford may be aiming to turn the Mustang into its own sub-brand.

Here’s the latest article on this….

An angry and fed up neighbor to a Mustang GT took matters (perhaps illegally) into his own hands when he injected expanding foam into the Mustang’s aftermarket exhaust to quiet down this GT. To add insult to injury, he even left a warning note.

See the incredible photo and backstory inside.

YUKON, Okla. (May 20, 2020) – Classic Recreations, the Oklahoma-based builder of officially-licensed Ford and Shelby American continuation cars and restorations has enlisted SpeedKore Performance Group, the Wisconsin-based carbon fiber manufacturer, to produce carbon fiber bodies for its Shelby GT500CR models. The first of its kind, the program is part of an initiative by Classic Recreations to build the next generation of modern high-performance vehicles with iconic classic American styling, followed by a Shelby-licensed all-carbon-fiber-bodied Cobra in the future.

“When we decided to build the carbon-fiber-bodied GT500CR Mustangs, we wanted to work with someone who shared our vision for the future of custom car building,” said Jason Engel, Founder and President of Classic Recreations. “Having a supplier that is equally committed to high-quality craftsmanship and producing innovative vehicles is incredibly important to us and we found that matched commitment in SpeedKore.”

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A brand new 2019 Mustang GT recently met a cold and wet demise after its driver allegedly attempting a poorly conceived drift in the wet. It all went down in Cranbrook, British Columbia in Canada earlier this week.

See the story and sad photos inside 🙁

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