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Video: Iacocca 45th Anniversary Edition Ford Mustang cruising

Earlier this summer, we showed you one of the sexiest aftermarket late-model Ford Mustangs presented to date: the 2009 1/2 Lee Iacocca 45th Anniversary Edition Ford Mustang.  The gallery and Press Release material we showed you before just didn’t seem to do the trick for some folks.  They wanted more.  Video.  Well, we stumbled on the solution to that problem.  Iacocca and company have ponied up to produce a 45th anniversary Mustang music video set in scenic SoCal with Old Blue Eyes (Frank Sinatra) supplying the lyrical notes.  The video of the Iacocca Anniversary Edition Mustang also includes soem spirited driving, hand brake usage, and a few females giving the car a double-take.  Enjoy!

Ford unwraps 2010 Mustang customization site

StangNet.com custom 2010 Ford Mustang

Just days ago, Ford launched a slick little customization tool for the 2010 Mustang and so far, we’ve deemed a great time-killer site!  With a plethora of choices in hoods, louvers, scoops, spoilers, grilles, wheels, stripes, and other exterior applique, the potential customized Mustang outcomes are quite numerous.  What we also found interesting was a key aftermarket player is already a part of this initial phase of the customization tool: ROUSH Performance has an array of their body parts available for Mustang fans to virtually slap onto their dream car.  We gave the site a spin and came up with one of our very own.    If you’re feeling click happy,  head over to Ford and check out the StangNet 2010 Ford Mustang customization gallery and create your own customized pony car.

2010 Shelby GT500 at the EAA Air Show in Oshkosh

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Last week, we told you about the sweet stuff going on at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) air show and that the Ford Mustang AV-X10 “Dearborn Doll” was set to be auctioned off.  Well, Ford decided to light up our Friday night with a couple of fiery photos from earlier today showing some 2010 Shelby GT500s ripping up the runway in a blaze with planes buzzing overheard.  We’ve got two of the sweetest shots for you, so be sure to take a look!

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2010 Ford Mustang Steeda Tri-Ax shifter up for grabs

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The team at Steeda Autosports has been working on performance parts and modifications for the 2010 Ford Mustang for some time now.  This week, they announced they have the Steeda Tri-Ax short throw shifter ready to go to market and give 2010 Mustang owners something they can really wrap their hands around.  The reputed design of the Tri-Ax shifter carries forward with great style this go ’round, and we certainly think this is going to create a lot of excitement with the blooming 2010 Mustang crowd.  Keep reading to get more detail in the Press Release.

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CDC Releases Decklid Trim Panel & Chin Spoiler for 2010 Mustang

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We’ve all seen some great Ford Mustang body applique come from the Classic Design Concepts (CDC) drawing board and now, another motion is official.  CDC just announced that their decklid trim panel and chin spoiler for the 2010 Ford Mustang is now up for grabs.   This chin spoiler and decklid trim are easily applied to any 2010 Mustang utilizing 3M acrylic bonding tape and install in less than a half-hour.  Available in either a textured or ready to paint black finish, the latest offerings from CDC are sure to style up the already slick look of the 2010 Mustang.  Keep reading to get the scoop in the press release and see some more shots of these 2010 Mustang dress-up parts from CDC.


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2010 Roush Mustang Billet Upper Grille

2010 Mustang Roush Grille

This summer, we have really started to see the aftermarket for the 2010 Ford Mustang heat up.  With body kits & applique, exhaust upgrades, and lots of other accessories, new Mustang owners are well ahead of the pack with lots of choices to make the pony car their own.  ROUSH Performance isn’t letting anyone down in the process of aftermarket customization either.  The ROUSH team recently announced the 2010 ROUSH Mustang 7-bar billet grille as now available for acquisition to upgrade and improve the look of the stock 2010 Mustang.  Aside from its killer sleek looks, the 7-bar grille allows for increased air flow over the stock piece.  The new ROUSH grille is crafted from precisely-machined billet aluminum so it provides the most style & performance while remaining lightweight and corrosion-resistant.  Keep reading to get the specs from the official ROUSH product description.

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Saleen’s latest – the 2010 SMS 460 Ford Mustang

SMS 2010 Mustang 460

Mere days ago, Steve Saleen and his new(er) organization, SMS Supercars, took the wraps off the 2010 SMS 460 Ford Mustang at the “Mustangs Northwest Roundup” in Seattle, WA.  The latest modified Mustang from Steve’s dreams will be the only one officially authorized to bear the Steve Saleen nameplate as a tribute to the dedication, history, and success he has cultured for over 30 years.  Steve states the SMS 460 Mustang is “…everything I stand for.  It reflects my unrivaled tenure in the Mustang business…”.  Well, Mr. Saleen, if SMS is exactly what you say and the SMS 460 delivers what’s promised, color us excited.  We’ll be waiting to see more of this slick pony car later this year when the launch happens.  What’s more interesting is the SMS460 will come in two trims: the base and the “X”.  The SMS 460 is equipped with a 4.6 liter V8 producing 470 hp and 427 ft-lb of torque, while its bigger brother blasts out (with the help of an upgraded internal assembly and some head work) 655 hp and 600 ft-lb of torque from a 5.0 liter block.  Over 650 hp?  The story gets better and better…  Both SMS 460 flavors get their insane power increases by utilizing the new SMS 296 Supercharger to provide a healthy breath of forced induction.

There’s lots more to these cars, so keep reading for more details in the official Press Release.

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Ford Unwraps AV-X10 “Dearborn Doll” for EAA Auction

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After seeing just how successful the last Experimental Aircraft Association  auction of the Ford Mustang AV8R was, the powers-that-be decided it best to bring about another pony car spin-off to the block for this year’s gathering. Oshkosh is the scene for the auction of the 2010 Mustang AV-X10 which is treated to a star-and-bar glass roof, GT500 wheels, spoiler, and lower rear fascia, as well as some World War II inspired lacquer. With orange trim on the nose and tail, a snow white AV-X10 tail stripe, and an official “Dearborn Doll” fuselage pinup, the AV-X10 is in no doubt a great continuation of respect and honor to the US Armed Forces, just as the Roush P-51B was. Aside from the decor and paint, the AV-X10 is also packed with plenty of punch to compliment its patriotic appearance. The based 4.6-liter V8 has been nudged upward by the Ford Racing Performance Parts 550 horsepower supercharger kit, a tuned FR500S exhaust setup, and is equipped with the FRPP Handling Pack. On the inside, a few nice touches help the pilot keep the pony on the road [course]. A short-throw shifter, an aircraft-themed instrument cluster, seats done up in bomber-jacket leather, and aluminum dash trim all give this 2010 Mustang AV-X10 the official USAF feel from times past.  So how do we bring this glory of the past to the present? Couple up this nostalgic glory and decor with a push-start button from today and the cash you’ve been saving since the past.

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Street Scene Body Parts for 2010 Mustang

2010 Street Scene Mustang

The team at Street Scene Equipment has been hard at work developing body styling products for the 2010 Ford Mustang.  Their offering of body components ranges from grilles, side skirting, the front fascia, a rear valance, window louvers, scoops, and more.  All of their bodyproducts are crafted from a durable urethane ready to be painted and  come with all the hardware required to get a professional fit & installation.  Check out a sampling of the Street Scene 2010 Mustang parts offering below and see just how slick these parts look!

SPEED to air 2010 Roush Mustang Creation Story

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After 14 months of cracking down and reaching the pinnacle of performance, the team at ROUSH Peformance took the wraps off their latest & greatest project, the 2010 ROUSH Ford Mustang.  Luckily for the rest of us, we won’t have to sit through just over a year of the R&D storyline to see the 2010 ROUSH Mustang go from concept to car.  The SPEED channel will soon broadcast a behind-the-curtain look at the making of the fifth installment in the ROUSH Mustang legacy.  Several clips were assembled for a comprehensive look at some areas which are normally off-limits to the public such as the modeling studios, the assembly line, and the Cooper Tire & Vehicle Test Center.  Included with the design and production backstory will also be some featured guest spots from Chip Foose, John Force, Carl Edwards, Matt Kenseth, and Greg Biffle.  Keep reading to get the specific show air dates and more in the press release from ROUSH. Continue Reading →