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2020 Ford Mustang revealed, Australian launch due in November

Ford Australia has updated the Mustang sports car for the 2020 model year, with retro-inspired colour options and a new visual enhancement pack for more personalisation options than ever before. Scheduled to land in local showrooms from November, the MY20 Ford Mustang will offer four new colours, including the eye-catching 'Grabber Lime' (pictured) from the company's heritage palette – inspired by the 'Grabber' finish available on the Mustang in North America during the early 1970s...

Lee Iacocca, father of the Mustang, saviour of Chrysler, dies age 94

Lee Iacocca, father of the legendary Ford Mustang, has passed away due to complications related to Parkinson's disease. Born on October 15, 1924, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Lido Anthony Iacocca was the son of Italian immigrants. His father Nicola started his working life as a hot-dog seller...

Ford Mustang Bullitt: Production extended, but not for Oz

Ford UK has confirmed it has secured an extended production run of the Mustang Bullitt into 2020, but it looks like Australia will miss out on additional allocation. Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the film Bullitt starring Steve McQueen, the latest iteration of the Mustang Bullitt was a sellout success shortly after it launched in 2018 – Australia received an allocation of 700 units which pretty much sold out shortly after landing in the country...

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 engine details revealed

Power and torque figures for the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 have been confirmed ahead of the car's release later this year. Under the bonnet is a 5.2-litre supercharged V8 with 567kW (760hp) of power and 847Nm of torque. That's significantly more than the 522kW (700hp) or so the company promised when it unveiled the GT500 at this year's Detroit motor show...

2005-14 Ford Mustang, 2005-06 Ford GT recalled

Crossover Car Conversions has recalled the 2005-2014 Ford Mustang and 2005-2006 Ford GT to replace their faulty Takata airbags. As with all Takata-related recalls, the campaign concerns airbag inflators that degrade due to a combination of heat and humidity. If an affected car is involved in an accident triggering the airbags, the metal inflator can explode or rupture under too much internal pressure...

2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost High Performance Package revealed

Alex Misoyannis • Ford has whipped the covers off the Mustang EcoBoost 2.3L High Performance Package, a more extreme version of its entry-level four-pot pony car. Under the bonnet is the same 2.3-litre turbocharged EcoBoost four-cylinder turbo petrol engine, which now produces 246kW of power and 475Nm of torque – 15kW more than the standard US-market Mustang EcoBoost...

2020 Ford Mustang to get 'entry-level' performance variant

The Ford Mustang is already a fairly capable sports car, and in markets like the USA there's even more hardcore versions in the form of the Shelby GT350 and GT500 models. According to reports out of North America, Ford Motor Company has confirmed a new "entry-level" performance variant of the iconic pony car will form part of the 2020 line-up, but hasn't divulged much else...

Ford files for Mach-E trademarks

Ford has filed a number of trademark applications for the Mach-E name, as it gears up to reveal its first pure-electric SUV. All Ford Mustangs has discovered an application made by Ford with the EU Intellectual Property Office for the Mustang Mach-E nameplate...

Ford recalls 1.48 million F-150 trucks in the US

Ford Motor Company has made three separate safety recalls in North America, the largest being 1.48 million F-150 pick-up trucks for potentially faulty transmissions. The manufacturer says F-150 models fitted with the six-speed automatic transmission from 2011-13 may experience an "intermittent loss of the transmission output speed sensor signal to the powertrain control module, potentially resulting in a temporary, unintended downshift into first gear"...

Ford Mustang Supercar revealed without camouflage

Ford Australia has whipped the covers from its 2019 Mustang Supercar, ahead of next week's team livery reveals. The car was first shown in full camouflage last year, at which stage it was undergoing testing at the hands of DJR Penske, Tickford Racing, Ford Performance and Ford Australia, driven by Scott McLaughlin...

Ford patents all-wheel drive hybrid V8 system

Ford appears to be preparing a hybrid, all-wheel drive system built around a V8 engine, hinting at what could be to come for the legendary Mustang nameplate. The patent was actually filed in 2017, but the US Patent and Trademark Office published it this week. The filing was initially reported by AutoGuide in the USA...