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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...

Ford Mustang GT Ready For Oz

Okay so the headline can be a little misleading, Ford is not bringing the Mustang to Australia, nor is it likely in the near future, but, our fellow Queenslanders at Performax International have just completed the government-approved conversion program to covert the Mustang to right-hand drive. Priced at $115,000, the iconic Ford Mustang GT coupe or convertible uses a 4...