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  1. News
    The engine motivating the most powerful street-legal production Ford in history will soon be available as a crate engine. The company does not have a release date yet, but work has begun on making the Predator engine salable sans Stang. “We’re in early control pack development right now to be...
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    There have been a few changes to the Mustang lineup this year, and not all of them have been welcomed warmly. But Ford says that the changes are for the better. Indeed, Ford told Ford Authority this week that the Mach 1 will be able to keep up with the mighty GT500 on short, handling-focused...
  3. News
    The Mustang Shelby GT500 is getting a couple of new options for the 2021 model year. Along with three new (to it) colors, it will get a new handling package that bridge the gap between the Carbon Fiber Track Pack and the Handling Pack. The new options were found tucked away in a nondescript...
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    Shelby American is taking a crack at modifying the GT500 with the Signature Edition. Making more than 800 hp, the tuned version really goes the extra mile to deliver the goods. It all starts with a new pulley and coolers for the 5.2-liter predator V8 that helps it all churn out more than 800 hp...
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    On-board videos of hot laps are a mixed bag, but sometimes the combination of car and track is just right. If you’ve been waiting to see the GT500 in action, we suspect this one will feel just right. Filmed by YouTube’s Speed Phenom, the video sees the Shelby at one of America’s great tracks...
  6. News
    What is, according to Ford, the most track-capable 5.0-liter Mustang ever produced has now arrived. The Mach 1 brings the nameplate that started in 1969 back with 480 hp at 7,000 RPM and 420 lb-ft of torque at 4,600 RPM. The power comes thanks to a handful of revised Shebly GT350 components...
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    As we first reported in April, Ford is planing to bring another special edition Mustang into the fold . Another historically charged name, it will be called the Mach 1. Now, the Director of Ford Icons, Dave Pericak, says that the Mach 1 will be the top-performing 5.0-liter Mustang. "Mach 1...
  8. Classic Talk
    Classic Recreations, from Yukon, Oklahoma, is set to become the first company to make an officially licensed 1967 Shelby GT500CR Mustang’s body entirely out of carbon-fiber. This, says the company, will be followed by a Shelby-licensed all carbon Cobra at a later date. The company has partnered...
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    Even if you didn’t know how much horsepower the GT500 made, you’d know it made a lot. And that was the point of the original sketch that Ford Exterior Designer Chris Stevens drew six years ago when the GT500 project was just kicking off. Speaking to Motor1 in an interview, Stevens said that...
  10. Classic Talk
    Last week, we reported that Craig Jackson--of Barrett-Jackson fame--bought the very first 2020 GT500 and painted it to match 1968 GT500 prototype. We also mentioned that Jackson would be buying another 2020 and painting it to match "Little Red." That 1967 prototype's restoration is now done and...
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    It might not be a name you know, but it's one you'll remember. And he's putting on a seriously fast modified Mustang in Australia. This is the 2020 Ford Mustang **** Johnson Limited Edition by Herrod Performance. A name befitting its namesake. Mr Johnson, if you're not familiar with the name...
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    Stock, Ford's 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 will run the 1/4 mile in the 10-second range. But we all know that stock is never fast enough. So now here's a tuned one that has broken the 10-second barrier. Evolution Performance has modified the supercharged 5.2L V8 to make 945 hp to the rear wheels...
  13. News
    When the GT350 came out, the world loved it. Esoteric, old-timey words like flat, plane, and crank came back into vogue and the howling sound of a high-revving V8 reminded us that the Shelby name stands for track dominance. History had repeated itself (sort of) and if it was to repeat itself...
  14. Classic Talk
    Late last year, Ford auctioned off the very first new GT500 for charity. With the sale went a choice of colors and the owner chose a good’un. Inspired by the first GT500 prototype, nicknamed the Green Hornet, the one-of-a-kind green was created by BASF and Penske, who added a Candy Apple Green...
  15. News
    Never one to miss out on a good special edition, Ford has just revealed a new Heritage Edition Package for the 2020 Mustang Shelby GT350 and GT350R. While Heritage Edition on Ford's GT has usually meant the orange and blue of Gulf Oil, for the Mustang this is strictly Shelby heritage. The...
  16. News
    A pickup carrying a pair of GT500s crashed this morning on the I-75 just north of downtown Detroit. Details on the crash remain unfortunately scant, but WDIV Detroit reports that the lanes blocked by the truck and trailer have at least been reopened. Although it is not known if anyone suffered...
  17. News
    Ford is planning on giving buyers of the all-new Mustang Shelby GT500 the skills to manage the car's massive performance though a Track Attack driving experience free to all owners. The GT500 boasts 760 hp from its supercharged V8, along with launch control, a limited-slip rear diff, and a...
  18. News
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbm6Aj6izmw It's been a year since Ford revealed the new Mustang Shelby GT500, and so we know how much power it makes, how quickly it accelerates, and we've even driven it. Heck, they're even on sale to the public. But Ford's been keeping one of the most...
  19. Classic Talk
    To those of us who grew up watching car shows on Saturday morning instead of cartoons, Dennis Gage’s glorious moustache is a promise of insight and historical excellence. It’s hardly surprising then that this nearly 100 minute, unedited interview with Carroll Shelby should come from his show, My...
  20. News
    Cinched into a five-point racing harness, with a head-and-neck support device attached to my helmet, I felt a bit of nerves as I awaited my turn to pilot the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 at full-tilt-boogie around a road course at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Without the benefit (or restriction...
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