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Ford Mustang Boss 302SX lightweight concept unveiled

Ford has unveiled a special lightweight concept at the Performance Racing Industry Show in Florida called the Ford Mustang Boss 302SX. The concept exudes a track-focused attitude, with various performance revisions over the standard Boss 302. It's just a concept at this stage, but the 302SX has already kicked up quite a stir in the US...

2012 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet and Mustang 302S race-ready track cars

Ford has announced it will be producing a 2012 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet model like the existing 2010 edition. This turn-key race-ready drag racing car offers everything you need to go racing. The car comes with fat slick racing tyres on the back, a race-spec roll cage, harnesses and appropriate seating and interior layout, as well as an engine powerful enough to provide 10-second-and-beyond timeslips down the quarter mile drag strip...

2012 Ford Mustang V6 Performance Package naming contest on Facebook

In search of a new name (and more importantly, fresh publicity) for its 2012 Mustang, Ford is reaching out to the masses with a competition on the vehicle’s Facebook fan page. Ford is giving fans the chance to name the upcoming 2012 Ford Mustang V6 Performance Package, with the winner to walk away with a two-year lease on one of the new vehicles...

2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 to introduce second TracKey ignition technology

Ford’s 2012 Mustang Boss 302 will be available with two ignition keys in an attempt to make it the ultimate Jekyll and Hyde split personality racer. The first is a black key with a Boss logo, and when turned unleashes 331kW (444HP) of street-legal power. All very standard. The second, red “TracKey” however, takes the Mustang and turns it into a fully fledged, competition-ready track car...

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 enjoys Bathurst success ahead of local sales launch

You might recall the name Performax International from CarAdvice's review last month of the Chevrolet Camaro SS. The Queensland-based group import a number of US Muscle Cars for right-hand drive conversion, including the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, which last month took part in the Bathurst 12 Hour event at Mount Panorama...

Ford Mustang celebrates 45th anniversary

The Mustang Story: Generation Five (2005 - Present) The fifth generation of America’s favorite pony car – built on the new S197 platform – made its debut in the 2005 model year. “The biggest challenge for our team was to develop a new generation Mustang that would have the functional and cost structure ‘bandwidth’ to cover the entry V6 model all the way up to the high-performance Shelby GT500 convertible model,” recalled Hau Thai-Tang, then chief engineer of the Mustang program...

Ford Mustang celebrates 45th anniversary

The Mustang Story: Generation Four (1994 - 2004) The 1994 model year marked the beginning of the fourth generation of Mustangs. After 15 years of the same "Fox" platform, enthusiasts were ready for an all-new look and feel. And Ford was anxious to give them what they wanted...

Ford Mustang celebrates 45th anniversary

The Mustang Story: Generation Three (1983 - 1993) By 1983, the Mustang convertible was back. And so was the “Boss” performance attitude, as Ford’s pony car steadily rekindled its sporting heritage. Following the gas crisis and tighter emissions standards of the 70s, the Mustang lineup of the early 1980s was still unable to deliver on the on the kind of performance that driving enthusiasts embraced with the first generation...

Ford Mustang celebrates 45th anniversary

The Mustang Story: Generation Two (1974 - 1982) The oil crisis, rising insurance premiums and tighter emission control standards helped bring the era of high-performance muscle cars to an abrupt end in 1973, and Ford responded with the second generation of the Ford Mustang – the smaller, more fuel-efficient Mustang II, which debuted in 1974...

Ford Mustang celebrates 45th anniversary

The Mustang Story: Generation One (1964-1974) 1964 Ford Mustang Convertible A number of pony cars have galloped in and out of the American automotive scene throughout the past four and a half decades, but none have enjoyed the lasting appeal of Mustang. And none have inspired the same degree of passion among car owners...

2010 Ford Mustang early debut

After an exhausting stretch of teaser images, Ford has finally unveiled its new generation 2010 Ford Mustang Coupe and Convertible.   Ford actually broke their own embargo by accidently publishing the first official photos of the new Mustang on its dedicated micro site before releasing the remaining content as a result...