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2019 Ford Mustang Ecoboost pricing and specs

Ford Australia has announced pricing and specifications for the new 2019 Mustang Ecoboost, joining the V8-powered GT models that arrived in local showrooms earlier this year. Priced from $49,990 plus on-road costs for the Ecoboost Fastback manual, the MY19 model is a significant $4000 dearer than the model it replaces, though this is offset by an increase in standard specification...

Ford Mustang Bullitt almost sold out in Australia

Keen to get your hands on a Mustang Bullitt? Best be quick, they're almost all gone in Australia. The limited-edition throwback to Steve McQueen's legendary movie Mustang was today revealed for the Australian market in Melbourne, but very few of the 700 examples offered locally are still available...

Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts the Nurburgring - video

It seems like new Nurburgring records crop up weekly, and the whole caper can get a bit fatiguing. Vaughn Gittin Jr, drifter and certified madman, has managed to circumvent that fatigue with his smokey, sideways lap of the legendary 'Green Hell'. Central to the attempt was a supercharged Mustang GT, putting around 671kW to the rear wheels...

Carbon Revolution: Geelong wheel maker to gain 500 employees

Carbon Revolution, supplier of lightweight wheels to Ford Performance and Ferrari, will grow its staff and warehouse space in Geelong, as it prepares to ramp up production. The extra 500 employees will almost triple the brand's workforce, and push its annual production capacity from 10,000 to more than 150,000 wheels...

Ford Mustang replacement pushed back to 2021, will likely use modular architecture - report

The next-generation Ford Mustang has reportedly been delayed by a year, and seems likely to utilise the company's new rear- and all-wheel drive modular architecture. According to Automotive News, the next-generation Mustang has been pushed back by around a year by Ford boss Jim Hackett, but it's not known why he ordered the delay...

2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet unveiled

Meet the quickest factory-approved Mustang ever made. Fresh from the Ford Performance stable, the 2018 Cobra Jet is ready to terrorise North American drag strips with customers behind the wheel. The new Cobra Jet is powered by a 5.2-litre V8, based on the production car's 5.0-litre unit, fitted with a 3.0-litre Whipple supercharger...

Ford Mustang: 10 millionth example rolls off the production line

Ford has celebrated the production of the 10 millionth Mustang at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan, more than five decades after the first example rolled off the line. As you'd expect, Ford has specced its modern milestone car to match the original... sort of. The car is a GT V8 Convertible finished in Wimbledon White, the same hue as the 1964...

Ford GT and Mustang recalled for Takata airbags

Mustang Motorsport and Crossover Car Conversions have issued a recall for the 2005-06 Ford GT and 2005-14 Ford Mustang as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. Like other notices relating to Takata airbags, the inflator propellant could degrade over time due to high temperatures and humidity...

2006-14 Ford Mustang recalled for Takata airbags

Mustang Australia has issued a recall for previous-generation Ford Mustang models built between 2006 and 2014, as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. The manufacturer reports that the driver's side airbag inflator could be faulty, potentially endangering the life of the vehicle's occupants...

2018 Ford Mustang GT Eagle Squadron unveiled

The Ford Mustang GT Eagle Squadron has made its debut at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed, where it will be driven up the hill climb by drifting champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. The one-off model pays tribute to Eagle Squadron, a group of volunteer pilots who flew combat missions alongside the Royal Air Force prior to the US' official entry into World War II...

Self-driving Mustang wobbles its way up Goodwood hillclimb - video

We wrote about a self-driving Mustang preparing for the first autonomous run up the hill at Goodwood yesterday. We all had a good laugh about the possibility of it crashing on the big stage, with the world's motoring enthusiasts watching online. Remember that? It was a fun time... Turns out all that laughing and joking was kind of accurate...