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The Original Muscle Car

The Original Muscle Car

It's hard to imagine that the Pontiac GTO might never have made it into production. Had it not been for a small group of managers at Pontiac who were also car enthusiasts and visionaries, the GTO might not have been.

Green With Envy

Green With Envy

Powering the tricked out Mustang is FRPP's 9-psi, twin-screw 624 horsepower blower kit specially engineered for the 5.0L Coyote engine. The unit is a highly efficient 2.3-liter twin-screw Whipple assembly with intercooler that can be had in either wrinkled black or polished finish.

2010 Cobra Jet

2010 Cobra Jet

Following in the tradition of previous Ford factory built Mustang race cars like the 1968 Cobra Jet, the Boss 429 and the FR500S Mustang Challenge car, Ford Racing and AAI started work on a production run of 50 Cobra Jet Mustangs in January 2010. Ford Racing built 50 Cobra Jet Mustangs at Ford vendor facilities.

Shelby Mustang Buyer's Guide: 2006-2011

Shelby Mustang Buyer's Guide: 2006-2011

The success of the GT led to the decision to bring back the Shelby GT500. Ford didn't have the GT500 ready in 2006, but there was a very strong demand for a Shelby version of the already excellent Mustang GT. What better time to build a modern rendition?

2003 Mustang Mach 1

2003 Mustang Mach 1

In 2003, after a 24-year absence, Ford was prepared to resurrect the Mach 1 nameplate. Ford was determined to develop a Mach 1 that would pay homage to the original version. The 2003 Fox-body was refined with a new C-pillar to improve styling.

1995 Roush Mustang

1995 Roush Mustang

In 1988, Roush approached Ford to market his 400 horsepower twin turbo Mustang through their dealerships. Inside, a ROUSH logo package decorated the front seats. The finishing touches were a ROUSH Dash medallion and ROUSH embroidered floor mats.

1992 Mustang SSP

1992 Mustang SSP

In the early '80s the California Highway Patrol (CHP) was looking to replace its Camaro as their CHP vehicle. The Chevy Camaro had been part of their fleet from the late '70s but was problematic.

Old 5.0 vs. New 5.0

Old 5.0 vs. New 5.0

Through much of the 80s and 90s, an era that some traditionalists still consider a somewhat lackluster era for exciting automobiles, the mighty Ford Mustang 5.0 stood out from the crowd. The 5.0 Mustang was a car that could easily run deep into the 11 second range through the quarter-mile.

1982 Mustang GT

1982 Mustang GT

Jim Clarke led the charge with the creation of the 5.0 HO V8 for the Mustang in 1982 and was responsible for the continuous improvement of the 5.0 throughout the '80s. What Jim and his team accomplished is truly amazing.

LARRY'S LEGEND LIVES

LARRY'S LEGEND LIVES

Given that the 21st century has seen a sort of return to the roots aspect for the Mustang, it was probably only a matter of time before the Boss 302 made a return. Over the last few years there's been steady and growing interest in the concept of a new-age Trans Am Special.

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