2019 final sales figures are out for all three American muscle cars and Mustang has taken the crown!

Ford sold 17,124 Mustangs in the fourth quarter to finish 2019 at 72,489 units sold, beating second place Challenger’s 60,997 units sold. See more sales stats inside.

The 2020 Shelby GT500 was just fully instrument tested by MotorTrend and their results are in.

Randy Pobst spent the day at the Virginia International Raceway pushing both a base 2020 GT500 and Carbon Fiber Track Pack (CFTP) GT500 to the limit and after driving the latter, Pobst summed it up by saying, “Pretty much, prayers answered. [It has] the strength and agility of an all-pro linebacker.”

Check out MotorTrend’s full instrumented test results of the 2020 GT500 inside.

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Our friends at Steeda just came up with a simple but brilliant trunk pop kit for the S550 Mustang to solve a problem so basic you didn’t realize there could be a solution.

Quite simply, the trunk pop kit allows you to open your Mustang’s trunk with the push of a button. It’s an elegant and practical modification that allows you to open the trunk even when your hands are full, with just the push of your key fob.

See the Steeda trunk pop kit for the S550 Mustang in action in this video.

Continue reading “Mod of the Day: Steeda Trunk Pop Kit” »

VMP Performance just swapped the GT500’s Predator 5.2-liter supercharged V8 engine into a manual transmission Mustang GT, a unicorn setup that many hoped Ford would offer from the factory.

Here’s a short video from the VMP Performance team while driving around their world’s first manual transmission Mustang with the 2020 GT500’s Predator engine.

Continue reading “World’s First GT500 Predator Engine Swapped Into a Manual Transmission Mustang GT” »

VMP Performance just swapped the GT500’s Predator 5.2-liter supercharged V8 engine into a manual transmission Mustang GT, a unicorn setup that many hoped Ford would offer from the factory.

Here’s a short video from the VMP Performance team while driving around their world’s first manual transmission Mustang with the 2020 GT500’s Predator engine.

Continue reading “World’s First GT500 Predator Engine Swapped Into a Manual Transmission Mustang GT” »

It was just a matter of time that we would see the first 9-second 2020 Shelby GT500 and the honors go to Evolution Performance in collaboration with Lund Racing and Kong Performance.

The 9.939 ET @ 140.43 MPH quarter-mile pass, launched at max stock 3200RPM, makes this Evolution Performance-built GT500 the first GT500 in the 9s. The vehicle was tuned by Lund Racing (ID1050x tuned on E85), with a Kong Performance ported supercharger, 2.65 pulley, race pipes, stock 20-inch wheels on Mickey Thompson SS drag radials.

Read more about this first 9-second 2020 Shelby GT500 inside.

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The sounds emitted by a flat-plane crank engine and the more common cross-plane crank engine is often discussed but not as regularly demonstrated. Here are a couple of helpful sound comparison videos.

See the two videos – one a science lab type demo and the other a real life demonstration by Motortrend between the GT350 and GT Mustangs.

M6G member woman.driven shares a video showing a tear down of the GT350 / GT350R’s V8 Voodoo engine.

Catch the entire video inside.

Earlier this month, the Ford Performance Racing School (FPRS) entered the National Auto Sport Association’s (NASA) 25 Hours at Thunderhill, an annual competition of continuous racing to test the strength, endurance and skill of the driving teams.

The Ford Performance Racing School team, led by Dan McKeever, assembled for the NASA 25-hour event along with Rob Birkhead and the MPACT Racing crew.

Despite harsh weather conditions and aerodynamic difficulties, the FPRS’s S550 Mustang took first place, winning their class of NASA’s 25 Hours of Thunderhill.

Read all about how the team accomplished this feat.

Continue reading “Inside the Ford Performance Racing School’s Victory at NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill” »

The 2020 Shelby GT500 makes 760HP and 625 lb-ft of torque thanks to its 2.65-liter TVS Supercharger, making it the most powerful production car that Ford Motor Company has ever built — but how?

VMP Performance recently tore down the supercharger on the 2020 GT500’s Predator engine to take an in-depth look at what makes it different than other Coyote-based vehicles.

Check out their detailed 2020 GT500 2.65L TVS Supercharger tear down inside.

Continue reading “Tearing Down the 2020 Shelby GT500’s 2.65-Liter TVS Supercharger” »

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