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  All Ford Mustangs - Classic Mustang, GT, Shelby, Cobra, Roush and Saleen
The never-ending stampede of Mustang variations continues with the "Twister Special" developed by R&A Motorsports of Lees Summit, MO. The Twister carries the same name as a limited edition Mach 1 that was developed as a promotion by Ford for its Kansas City area dealers back in 1970.
The new 2008 Ford Mustang convertible having aced NCAP crash tests and rollover resistance evaluations, stands alone in its class as the only convertible of any type that can be called a five-star safety vehicle.
John Force, driver of the Castrol GTX Mustang, was involved in an accident in his second round race against Kenny Bernstein in the NHRA race in Dallas.
www.allfordmustangs.com   (778 words)

  
  Musclecarclub.com - Ford Mustang - History
Ford decided that instead of improving their lackluster intermediate, they would do the competition one better and introduce a whole new breed of automobile, the pony car.
Originally named for the fighter plane, the P-51 Mustang, preliminary allusions were made to the horse, and the horse motiff quickly became the emblem for the Mustang.
The gauge cluster was redone to seperate the Mustang from its Falcon roots while the 260 cid V8 was replaced with 2 and 4 barrel versions of the 289 cid V8.
www.musclecarclub.com /musclecars/ford-mustang/ford-mustang-history-1.shtml   (1822 words)

  
 Ford Mustang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ford Mustang is an American automobile, originally based on the Ford Falcon compact.
Mustang gained a reputation in performance when Carroll Shelby, former race car driver, began modifying 1965 Mustang Fastback and turning a street car it into a true sports car with GT 350.
Ford responded to complaints by issuing a recall on 1999 model Cobras, which were given intake and exhaust improvements, to match the original claim of 320 hp.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ford_Mustang   (5555 words)

  
 Mustang Heaven - Ford Mustang Fan Site
Ford and Shelby Autos are teaming up again to create the ultimate factory Mustang, the Shelby GT500 "Super Snake" Mustang will have engine options from 600-725 horsepower along with 3.73 gears, Ford Racing Performance parts, 20" wheels and special badging.
The 2007 Ford Shelby GT Mustang is the third modern Shelby Mustang produced through a collaboration of Ford and Shelby Automobiles.
The 2007 Ford Mustang GT and V6 Models are starting to appear on dealer lots with two new appearance packages and colors.
www.mustangheaven.com   (1186 words)

  
 Ford Mustang - MuscularMustangs.com
After seeing Carroll Shelby unveil a convertible Shelby GT-H Ford Mustang at this years Barrett Jackson automobile auction we knew it was only a matter of time before the Shelby GT was also available in a drop top.
Ford Motor Company announced today that they will be unveiling a new limited edition Ford Mustang live on Speed TV at the Barrett Jackson Palm Beach Auction.
Ford Motor Company Vice President Mark Fields stated in a press conference this morning that Ford plans to build at least one new Mustang every year, and in 2008 that model with be the Bullitt.
www.muscularmustangs.com   (3358 words)

  
 2005 Ford Mustang - StangNet.com
The Mustang takes its design language from the concept car that stole hearts along the auto show circuit and signaled that America’s only remaining muscle car would be introduced for 2005 with even more attitude.
The Mustang’s menacing shark-like nose imparts an attitude not seen since the 1967 model, while jeweled, round headlamps in trapezoidal housings are part of a striking new design flair.
Mustang’s characteristic solid-rear axle has evolved continuously over the past 40 years, and the new model takes the car’s signature design into a new dimension.
www.stangnet.com /2005fordmustang   (2447 words)

  
 MustangWorks.com - The Ford Mustang Power Source!
Ford, Lear to launch industry' first soy based seat foam in 2008 Ford Mustang
Ford has a rich history in incorporating soy-based materials into its products that dates back to the Model T. Ford’s industry-leading work with soy-foams was showcased in its award-winning Model U concept, which featured soy-based seat cushions and soy-based resin composite tailgate.
Created by Ford Racing, the Ford Mustang FR500GT and the Ford Mustang FR500C may soon be set to compete within the Federation Internationale De L''Automobile (FIA) GT competition, where Ford Racing hopes to continue its racing success in Europe.
www.mustangworks.com   (1455 words)

  
 Mustang
The Mustang II was much smaller than the classic Mustangs, and the engine offerings followed suit, with the base engine being a low performance 4 cylinder, and the "high performance engine" offered in the King Cobra packing only 140 horsepower at its best.
The Mustang II was unpopular enough that Ford Motor Company knew that something must be done, and the introduction of the Fox Body Mustang was just the change that FMC needed to put the Mustang back atop the pony car market.
The new high end Mustang is to be a rebirth of the GT500, offering a speculated horsepower of around 475 coming from a 5.4L supercharged engine, with a planned release of the 2007 model year.
www.mustangforums.com /timeline   (652 words)

  
 Ford Mustang Parts - Ford Mustang Accessories - Partstrain.com
Ford had never gained such momentous success with their other cars that came before and after the Ford Mustang.
The Ford Mustang was the first of its kind when it was introduced in the middle of 1964 as a 1964 ½ model.
Ford Motor Company still manufactures and sells the Ford Mustang today, although the style is quite different from the classic Mustangs that the world has known.
www.partstrain.com /ShopByVehicle/FORD/MUSTANG   (470 words)

  
 Ford Mustang GT - RSportsCars.com
Mustang is one of the greatest automotive sales success stories of all time.
The Mustang’s menacing shark-like nose imparts an attitude not seen since the 1967 model, while jeweled, round headlamps in trapezoidal housings are part of its modern architecture.
Mustang owners can mix and match lighting at the touch of a button to create more than 125 color backgrounds to suit their personalities, moods, outfits or whims.
www.rsportscars.com /eng/cars/mustang_gt.asp   (623 words)

  
 History of Mustang Performance
The Mustang II concept car generated a lot of excitement and led directly to the first Mustang less than a year later.
By '82 the Mustang had gotten back to 16 seconds, in '87 it was down to 15 seconds.
The quickest Mustangs were the the 428 Cobra Jets, the Boss 429, Boss 351, the late model Cobras, and the Cobra Rs.
home.pon.net /hunnicutt/history.htm   (561 words)

  
 cars - Ford Mustang
The original Mustang is considered to be the first pony car, and inspired many imitators.
As far as the design itself was concerned, Ford stylists basically threw out the company handbook on design limitations, pushing the stamping technology of the time to its limit in such design areas as the sweep of the rear lower valence and the remarkably complicated front end stampings and castings.
Horsepower in the GT was increased to 225 for '98.
www.carluvers.com /cars/Ford_Mustang   (3056 words)

  
 Ford Mustang   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Some 170,000 Mustangs were bought last year by enthusiasts of all stripes who connected with the Mustang's combination of engaging retro styling, excellent performance, and low price.
Standard on all Ford Mustang models is a 5-speed manual transmission tuned to the powertrain to provide improved shift quality and efficiency.
Ford has increased the size of the front discs in both the GT (15% larger than 2004) and the V-6 (6% larger).
www.north-county-ford.com /mustang/ford-mustang.asp   (818 words)

  
 Ford Mustang | StangNet.com - Home
The 2008 Bullitt is inspired by the Ford Racing Technology group and is built upon the best Ford Mustang platform produced to date.
This S197 Ford Mustang was just unveiled this week at the 2007 SEMA show and it left chills in those who knew the name before the pony car came to be.
A mere 96 units of the Ford Mustang Twister Special™ are to be distributed to the masses.
www.stangnet.com   (1110 words)

  
 Ford Motor Company: 2005 Mustang Weblog
The all-new Mustang maintains the power, engine signature, and styling that distinguished it in the past, but the ride and handling improvements are immediately noticeable.
The '05 Mustang is a leap forward in each of the three attributes that I personally consider key to the Mustang's historic success… it's great looking, lots of fun to drive and easy to live with day in and day out.
As the Mustang electrical team leader until 2002, I was part of the Bullitt, MACH 1 and Cobra.
blog.ford.com /BLOG.CFM   (2288 words)

  
 A Mustang wagon?!? Say it ain't so - CNN.com
The planned 4-door Mustang may be foreshadowed by a Lincoln sedan to be shown at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show.
Ford executives were not available for comment on the report.
In this case, the two-door coupe and convertible Mustang would continue to be produced, according to the report.
www.cnn.com /2006/AUTOS/12/14/mustang_wagons/index.html   (649 words)

  
 2005 Ford Mustang - Viva La Mustang - Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords Magazine
The 2005 Ford Mustang captured the hearts and minds of millions of fans and future owners when the all-new model debuted.
But the proportions and design of Ford's first purpose-built muscle car in 30-plus years caught the eyes and sparked the imaginations of a pair of the world's leading coachbuilders in Italy as well.
Ford Racing's efforts include the development and sale of a race-prepared version of the Mustang, called the FR500C, for the Grand-Am KONI Challenge Series.
www.musclemustangfastfords.com /features/mmfp_061129_mustang_by_giugiaro   (1065 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Ford scores winner with '05 Mustang, its ads   (Site not responding. Last check: )
But the hottest halo car of them all may be the Ford Mustang, the sports car that has represented freedom and fun for generations of young drivers.
The 2005 Mustang's popularity is part of the "anchoring" trend of consumers embracing brands from the 1950s and 1960s that seem simpler and more honest, says futurist Faith Popcorn, founder of consulting firm BrainReserve.
Ford raised eyebrows with the ad, which first aired on Super Bowl Sunday, because the Mustang convertible driver is apparently frozen to death.
www.usatoday.com /money/advertising/adtrack/2005-05-08-ford-mustang_x.htm   (675 words)

  
 FORD MUSTANG
The muscular Ford Mustang GT-R rekindles the legend's road racing glory and the magic of 5.0-liter Mustangs in a stunning racing concept making its world debut today.
The Mustang GT-R features Ford Racing’s 440-horsepower "Cammer" crate engine that already is affordably available to grassroots racers, and can be tuned to produce more than 500 horsepower under certain race series rules.
As Mike pointed out, the '05-up Mustangs were sure to be a hit, as their styling was the perfect combo of retro and modern, bringing generations of enthusiasts together with a single design.
www.freewebs.com /zonemustang   (536 words)

  
 Modded Mustangs - Ford Mustang Enthusiasts
In the automotive business when information about a rumor spreads and looks viable it usually is, but we are happy to report that there is at least one rumor that’s not true. Shelby Automotive is not going out of business.
Mustangs are some of the most powerful and popular vehicles on the road today.
Roush felt that the engine was sufficient enough to stay, spinning the rollers at 435 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque thanks to the 4.6L mill.
www.moddedmustangs.com   (404 words)

  
 Ford Mustang | Mustang Forums for Ford Mustang Enthusiasts
Ford tells us next month we will get even more information on the new Bullitt and get actual production pictures as it will be unveiled at the Los Angeles International Auto Show on Nov. 13.
Last year at SEMA we saw a whole slew of Ford Mustangs go on display from standard aftermarket GT Mustangs, GT500’s and even a flashback to the golden days of the Pony car with a 1970 Boss 302 Mustang.
This year Ford isn’t pushing the Mustang as hard but we still have two interesting Mustangs making their way to the show, the Mustang Wild Pony Project and 2007 Ford Mustang by Santini-USA.
www.mustangevolution.com   (875 words)

  
 Ford Mustang News - Topix
Longtime Mustang tuners Saleen took to the runway during this week's L.A. auto show to introduce their latest rorty rendition of the Ford pony car, the S302 Extreme.
Ford had previously celebrated the movie and its legendary seven-minute chase scene with a Bullitt package on the previous-generation Mustang.
Ford has the products and technologies that California customers want - ' including the new 2008 Mustang Bullitt and Ford SYNC voice-activated, hands-free in-car communications system - ' and will be showcasing...
www.topix.net /autos/ford-mustang   (657 words)

  
 First Look at the 2009 Ford Mustang Concept - AllFordMustangs.com
Whichever engine Ford decides to plant under the hood of the 2009 Mustang, one thing is for sure, displacement on demand (DOD) technology will be used.
Although it’s expected that the 2009 Mustang will ride on a refined version of the “DEW-lite” chassis which is currently used in the S197 Mustang, one possible change could be an independent rear suspension in place of the solid rear axle.
One feature that will surely be dropped from the 2009 Mustang is the “My-Color” instruments, which allows the color of the instrument panel to be changed to suit the drivers styling needs.
www.allfordmustangs.com /articles/article_00683.shtml   (624 words)

  
 1964 Ford Mustang - Mustang Monthly
The Mustang also had leaded seams at the door jams and trunk opening, along with GT foglights in the grille, exhaust trumpets, and Styled Steel wheels: items not offered to Mustang buyers when the car was built in early 1964.
It is easy to assume that the Ford family owned their unusual, special-order Mustangs, but that's not the case.
Art's HFII hardtop was a preproduction unit, one of approximately 180 Mustangs assembled prior to the official March 9, 1964, start-up date at the Dearborn Assembly Plant.
www.mustangmonthly.com /featuredvehicles/mump_0607_1964_ford_mustang   (564 words)

  
 1965 Mustang
The greatest appeal of Ford's new sporty model, the Mustang, was not its low-price tag, but the large number of options that could be purchased for the car.
The Mustang and its extensive option package enabled Ford to target many audiences rather than one specific group.
The Mustang was the automobile that touched off the entire "pony car" craze of the 1960s, and was the first automobile ever to win the Tiffany Award for Excellence in American Design.
www.hfmgv.org /exhibits/showroom/1965/mustang.html   (144 words)

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