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ROUSH Unveils 700hp Ford Mustang at SEMA 2012

In case you missed the hottest Roush at this year’s SEMA show, we’ve got your back. This 2013 Ford Mustang variant couples efforts from three aftermarket performance firms, resulting in a Roush Mustang which packs a 700hp punch. Impressive. What all goes into the making of this beast? We’ll get you the full scoop later on, but here’s a taste–a Ford Racing Alumninator Engine, a ROUSH Phase 3 Supercharger Kit, and lots more…

Performance figures aside, this latest Roush installment isn’t too hard on the eyes, either. A unique coat of paint, lots of exterior & interior trimmings, and of course the Roush applique to spice things up, all factor in to make this 700hp / 585tq Mustang a serious contender in the aftermarket. After all, there are Shelby Mustangs pumping out over 800hp, so it’s time to keep field full of players!

Curious to know more? Keep reading to get the rest of the story from Roush.

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Twin Turbo 5.0 Coyote Ford Mustang Cobra Jet – SEMA

The 2012 SEMA show in Las Vegas at full throttle today, and Ford has come out guns blazing, with their show-stopping Mustang Cobra Jet concept.  Based upon the 2013 Mustang Cobra Jet, this one-of-a-kind race car is 5.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 beast.  The technology behind this monstrous concept?  You guessed it–EcoBoost…the very sort similar to the tech found beneath the hood of the Focus ST.

Big deal, right?  We’ve seen boosted Ford Mustang variations time and again, but now, this twin-turbo Mustang Cobra Jet concept leads and leans strongly to us seeing a production forced-induction (say that 3 times, fast) Ford Mustang soon, based upon this EcoBoost tech.  Had enough talk?  Thought so–we have, too, so check out the video we have in store for you!

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Ford Mustang variants queued for 2012 SEMA show

If you’re actually able to get a flight away from (hurricane) Sandy and enjoy the scenery of Las Vegas, then the 2012 SEMA show is going to deliver, for sure.  OK, Ford Mustang fans, you know the drill here–get ready to take on a barrage of aftermarket Mustang customizations and modifications, all bent on separating you from your wallet.  Ford has let out a preview menu of what’s to come with a massive list of teasers, with their very own SEMA page featuring their specials.  In addition to Ford’s official spin-offs, other SEMA editions by Ringbrothers, Mothers, Autosport Dynamics, RTR, DSO Eyewear, Stitchcraft, 3dCarbon, Kenny Brown, and M2-Motoring are set to steal the show from the poser competition.

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2012 Steeda Stampede flashback

Just a couple weeks ago, several Ford Mustang fans of the Steeda variety (amongst other enthusiasts, of course) were able to get together at the Pompano Beach headquarters of Steeda Autosports, in tandem with the Fun Ford Weekend at Palm Beach International Raceway.  Well over 100 Mustangs were on-site, and several hundred fans & spectators alike were basking in the fabulous Fords to behold.

In addition to the 13th Annual Steeda Stampede’s normal festivities, much of the FFW action overflowed and was taken up by many fans in attendance.  Prize giveaways, a Ford Mustang triathlon, and of course, some great 1320ft passes down the straightaway!

Keep reading for a full breakdown from Steeda, including pictures, a video, and more…

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Brothers September Ford Mustang Car Show & Dyno Day

A recent car show featuring the Ford Mustang and many other performance machines was just held at the Brothers Performance west facility in Temecula, California this Saturday past.  What’s the big deal, you might ask?  Oh, just hundreds of performance cars, prizes, sponsors, girls, and just a general good time for everyone involved.  Donald Farr even made the event, and served as the Master of Ceremony for the day!

Everyone at Brothers Performance and in the crowd wanted to share in the contests and prizes, so take a peek at the gallery and see what you missed out upon!

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Gamble’s Sweet Chariot Flyer Ford Mustang road trip

We are pretty sure at least one of Ford Mustang fan’s dreams would be to cruise cross-country at the wheel of his or her favorite faithful steed.  One such Stanger (historian Bruce Gamble) and his 1967 Mustang convertible will complete a journey in his “Sweet Chariot” (named after the bomber his father piloted during World War II) to pay tribute to Jack Kerouac, who embarked on a months-long trips across the USA — the theme behind his novel On the Road.  Over the course of his travels, Bruce will catalog all of his discoveries and findings while cruising across this great nation of ours.  Bruce himself is a paralyzed veteran and cancer survivor, so he’s no stranger to adversity and adventure; all which give him a unique perspective on life and its ups & downs.

To capture the essence of his chronicles, Gamble has published several magazine articles and a book.  his latest, “Swashbucklers and Black Sheep”, is due for a September 15, 2012 release.  For more information, keep reading the Press Release for all the finer details.

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20 years of SVT and Ford Mustang goodness at Woodward Ave

Every late-summer, Ford Mustang fanatics (and many other automotive junkies) all get together for an incredible display of American history & legends at the Woodward Avenue Dream Cruise.  This year (2012) marks a unique milestone for Ford, however, as the Special Vehicle Team is celebrating its 20 years of supplying production & aftermarket performance vehicles and applications to the mass-market.  How cool is that?  Hard to believe it has been two decades of awesome, honestly.

The event itself is definitely one to mark your calendar over, with over 800 classic Ford Mustangs on display along with a wide array of special 20th Anniversary SVT performance vehicles.  Additionally, celebrity guest Vaughn Gittin Jr. and many other Ford professional drivers will put on a dramatic “Burn out Box” display for onlookers.  Sounds like a seriously hot blast!

So have we piqued your interest yet?  Thought so…keep reading to get the rest of the details about this fantastic Ford event in the Press Release, following.

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Track Day Ford Mustang Honors WWII Veterans

There have been quite a few Ford Mustang stories in the headlines these past weeks with regard to memorializing special interest causes, veterans, and tributes in general to motorsport legends (Carroll Shelby’s passing).  Well, honestly, there’s no such thing as too many, so here’s one more to enjoy.  Shannon Moore has a tie back to World War II via her grandfather, and had her sights set on the WWII memorial in DC, with him riding along.  What’s more, Shannon has also latched onto HonorFlight.org, an organization tasked with assisting veterans in getting veterans the chance to personally visit their respective memorial(s).

Since hearing of this incredible initiative, Shannon, her crew chief, and Rehagen Racing’s Dean Martin have put the skids on a Mustang in order to be the ultimate track car as a tribute.  Shannon’s racer boy girl Mustang is hued in Furious Fuschia, has loads of performance goodies, and is completely track-ready for paying tribute to the Fallen and the Honored we still owe a debt of gratitude to.

Keep reading to get more details on this honorable story…

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Custom 2013 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca at charity auction

We all new it was coming [back] and it would be a sure-fire hit.  And the Ford Mustang Boss 302 did just so.  Now that the Boss is back and continuing in its reborn production tenure, Ford’s teeing up a custom 2013 Boss 302 Laguna Seca edition to be auctioned off at the Cattle Baron’s Ball, with proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society.  The hue of it, differing from the above photo, will be a sexy Candy Red, and will be offered up during a live auction on September 29,2012.

Ford executives, as well as the event planners, are pretty excited about this opportunity to post-up a one-of-a-kind 2013 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca to forward the cause in the war against the stupid life-robbing disease we dub “cancer”.

Keep reading to get the full scoop in the Press Release, following.

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Ford ‘Red Tails’ Edition Mustang GT at AirVenture 2012

In case you missed the latest fantastic Ford Mustang to come out of the Dearborn brain trust, then get ready to set your sights on the “Red Tails” edition 2013 Mustang GT.  This past weekend held host to the annual (and amazing) EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh WI, where Ford’s engineering and design teams unveiled the Red Tails Mustang GT.  The car was to be sold at the Gathering of Eagles charity auction on July 26 to one lucky (and likely affluent) bidder, with proceeds going to charitable causes.

The 2013 Red Tails Mustang GT was designed to be an honorary tribute to the sacrifices & contributions of the Tuskegee Airmen of the 332nd Fighter Group and the 477th Bombardment Group during WW2.  This squad of P-51 Mustang pilots was the first African American unit in aerial action and flew over 1,500 missions–an impressive feat for any pilot in combat.  This 2013 Mustang GT is locked in with VIN 00051 to pay homage to the P-51 Mustang planes originally flown by these honorable Tuskegee Airmen, with its design cues signifying the aeronautic facets of history past.  Other features include a polished aluminum one-off paint job, a glass roof, numerous interior tweaks for an aviation theme, Recaro seating, and a Ford Racing 2.3-liter twin-screw Whipple supercharger.

But that’s not all–there are even more attentive touches applied to this special edition Ford Mustang, so keep reading to get the rest of the scoop in the official Press Release from Ford.

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