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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

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...

2020 Shelby GT500: Dive deep into Ford's new hero - video

The new 2020 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 launched with much fanfare at the 2019 Detroit motor show, becoming the most powerful road-legal Mustang ever created in the process. There are plenty of high-end mechanical parts, from the carbon-fibre driveshaft to the magneto-rehological suspension, along with enough vents, scoops and intakes to make even the most devout boy racers weak at the knees...

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 unveiled

Ford has unveiled the Mustang Shelby GT500 at the 2019 Detroit motor show, finally un-caging the meanest, maddest production pony (or should that be snake?) ever to grace public roads. The Shelby GT500 is powered by a hand-built 5.2-litre V8 engine with a 2.65-litre Roots-type supercharger nestled within the vee...

Ford beats Holden first time in 21 years

Ford fans have a big reason to cheer in the New Year. In 2018 Ford outsold Holden for the first time in 21 years – since 1997 – which was also the last time Ford led the entire new-car market (at the time the end of a three-year winning streak)...