Archive for January, 2013

There are few SEMA projects that have made an impression on us as much as Classic Design Concepts’ 1967 Flashback Mustang. The stunning fastback debuted in Las Vegas in 2007, taking home Ford’s Best of Show and Outstanding Achievement in Design. Starting with a Dynacorn steel body, CDC stuffed the car with modern tech like a Shelby GT500′s supercharged 5.4-liter V8, Tremec 6-speed transmission, custom four-link rear suspension, 9-inch rear end, Wilwood brakes and more. The interior is just as impressive, featuring a vintage look combined with modern conveniences like …

Original Eleanor movie car on sale in Dubai

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Seldom do we see one of the original Eleanor movie cars show up for sale. And for good reason, there …

Video: Battle for Your Dream Mustang Winner #3

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

When Ford launched the 2013 Mustang online customizer back in June, they announced that they would be giving away Mustangs to four lucky owners exactly how they designed them online. The third and latest customized Mustang has now been spoken for, going to Michael Corley, a police officer from Lawrenceburg, Kentucky.
How Ford delivered Corley’s custom Mustang is a story in itself, with the town’s police chief, Chris Atkins, playing a part. Both he and Corley were supposed to be going to “test ddrive new police pursuit vehicles” when a call …

[eBay] Barn Find Lot of 49 Mustangs Up for Sale

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Who remembers this haul of Mustangs that were for sale quite a few years back? It’s an article that generated …

Owners of the new Shelby GT500 looking to swap out their stock exhaust system have quite a few options, the latest being from Ford Racing Performance Parts. FRPP has announced a new upgraded exhaust system with sport mufflers for the 2013+ Shelby GT500, part number M-5230-MSVTLB. Featuring the same quad-tip design as the stock mufflers, the system is constructed of T304 stainless steel and mandrel-bent tubing and provides a louder, throatier note than the factory units. The polished tips are also embossed with the Ford Racing logo. Unfortunately for California …

The Roush Performance team won the season opener of the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge for the second year in a row at Daytona International Speedway on Friday as Billy Johnson and Jack Roush Jr. scored a repeat Grand Sport (GS) class victory in the BMW Performance 200. Johnson led the final 70 minutes of the 2013 season-opening race in the No. 61 Roush Performance Mustang, finishing 1.812 seconds ahead of 2012 GS driver champion David Empringham in the No. 15 Multimatic Motorsports Aston Martin Vantage.
Empringham, who co-drove with John …

Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for the 2013 Mustang V6, citing a glitch that fails to keep the “Check Engine” light on after the first driving cycle when set off by a failure with the Electronic Throttle Control as required by On-Board Diagnostic (OBD-II) regulations. The problem, officially classified as an emission recall, affects Mustang V6 models produced between October 12, 2011 and September 26, 2012. Letters are currently scheduled to be sent out to owners by February 28, and dealers have been instructed to repair any affected …

Before Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction started last week we told you about a custom 2013 Shelby GT500 that would be given away by SPEED TV as part of their Hagerty Fantasy Bid Competition. All you needed to do to get a chance at winning the car was simply enter the contest, and SPEED would randomly pick a winner from the entrants. The contest has since come and gone, but not before we tracked the car down in the auction tent and snapped some photos of it.
Built by the Ice Nine Group …

It’s the 790hp beast we reported about almost year ago to this day and now there’s a fantastic looking right …

Photo Gallery: Shelby GT Widebody

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Last month we reported that Shelby had launched a new widebody kit for the 2005-2009 Mustang, allowing owners to add an extra six inches to the rear and three inches to the front of their cars. The kit includes front and rear fenders constructed of high-quality fiberglass, 20×10 front and 20×13 rear wheels and 265/35/R20 front and 345/35/R20 rear tires. In total, the package will set you back $17,995.
At the time we only had a handful of pictures of the widebody package, but now we’re happy to say that we …

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