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2020 Ford Mustang R-Spec pricing: Supercharged V8 limited edition for Australia

Ford has finally answered the call for supercharged power in its iconic Mustang muscle car – by developing a special R-Spec limited edition right here in Australia. Just 500 examples will be made, priced from $99,980 plus on-road costs. They are due in showrooms in early 2020...

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 detailed for the US

Ford Performance has upgraded the 2020 Mustang Shelby GT350 with new performance technologies and personalisation options, drawing upon the flagship Shelby GT500. The GT350 picks up redesigned front suspension geometry including a 'redesigned' high-trail steering knuckle borrowed from the GT500, along with a new steering rack and recalibrated power steering control...

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500: Further details revealed

The drip feed of information regarding the new Mustang Shelby GT500 continues, with Ford announcing further performance and specification details. According to the automaker, the new Mustang Shelby GT500 will have a 0-100-0mph (0-161-0km/h) time of 10.6 seconds. To put this in perspective, the Bugatti Veyron was able to complete the same metric in 9...

2020 Ford Mustang High Performance pricing revealed

The Ford Mustang High Performance will kick off at $50,990 plus on-road costs when it arrives in Australia next February, CarAdvice can confirm. Dealer documents obtained by CarAdvice indicate the boosted four-cylinder 'Stang' will command a $1000 premium over the current EcoBoost model in Fastback guise, and will be $800 dearer in convertible form (from $60,490)...

2020 Ford Mustang High Performance: Hotter four-pot replacing EcoBoost in Australia

Ford has confirmed the Mustang High Performance will replace the unloved EcoBoost in Australia, with more power from its four-cylinder turbocharged engine. The pricier Mustang GT V8 dominates sales in Australia, accounting for 80 per cent of registrations. Ford will be hoping the more powerful High Performance four-cylinder is a stronger seller, and drive the Mustang to new heights on the sales charts when it arrives in February...

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...