Donald Farr Book marks 50 years of Ford Mustang

Think you’re totally ready for the Holiday shopping season?  Got all your Ford Mustang paraphernalia purchased?  How about trivia–got the Mustang mantra all down-pat?  If you do, well then, you’re quite ahead of the game, and set to make a mark of being a true blue-blooded Mustang enthusiast.

One special item we’ve made sure to pick up this fall, in preparation for the 50th Anniversary of the Mustang we all love, is Donald Farr’s Mustang: 50 Years book.  Donald has collected & assembled a completely detailed timeline, from a meager start  to today’s monster sales mogul, known across the entire planet.  From the re-configured, redesigned Falcon platform pony car all the way up to the 2014 Mustang and 2015 Mustang expectations, Farr’s got it all covered in composite, with photographs and text, telling the entire famous Ford tale.

There are over 400 photos of the iconic Ford Mustang in this book, so be sure to put Mustang: 50 years on your Amazon wish list, today!

SEMA 2013 – Ringbrothers Blizzard Ford Mustang

Here’s yet another cool Ford Mustang character cast for this year’s SEMA show in Las Vegas–the NASCAR-powered 1965 Mustang Blizzard, by Ringbrothers™.  This custom classic Mustang packs serious 700+ horsepower punch, carries an insanely clean interior, and is lacquered with a world-class regal white paint.

This fine specimen of a custom Mustang could be found at the Global Finishing Solutions booth, and it’s sure to never disappoint.  Interested in learning more about this one?  You’d better be–there’s much more below the surface skimming, as this car is loaded with massive attention to detail.

Check out more in the Press Release and the official specifications for the Blizzard Mustang by Ringbrothers.

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SEMA 2013 – Yellow Jacket Ford Mustang

Here’s another blazing & eye-catching Ford Mustang to keep watch over at this year’s week’s SEMA in Las Vegas.  This special edition 2014 Mustang GT by Vortech Superchargers is loaded with extras aplenty, including (of course) ample boost to move on up to 600+ hp, a body kit, carbon-fiber hood, enhanced braking, upgraded wheels, and Falken rubber on all four corners, to round out the performance package.

Be sure to keep your eyes out for this one at the Vortech booth, as the Yellow Jacket is going to be one creating lots of buzz, with its vibrant colors and very tasteful modifications.

Source:  Autozeitung (Google translation)

Yes, that is a Ford Shelby GT500 Wagon

It seems like everyone is gearing up with plenty of anticipation for the Ford Mustang one-off extravaganza this  year (as expected) at the SEMA 2013 show.  Just ahead of the show’s coverage, however, we wanted to show you something that particularly caught our Mustang eye…a Shelby GT500 wagon.  Yes, you read that right.

Strand Craft, a builder of super yachts, has taken on the task of putting up the bragging rights for a Shelby GT500 with its very own vast cargo hold.  The guys over at Autoblog caught wind of this, and tasked their talents to render up what this car is aimed to appear as, in the photo included here.  ”When” is the only question we have left to answer–and that’s easy enough–April 2014.  Funny thing, that; the 50th Anniversary of the Ford Mustang just keeps getting better and better…

Source: Autoblog

Classic Design Concepts Bad Penny Ford Mustang

The SEMA show in Las Vegas is keyed-up for starting next Tuesday, and already, the list of hot-shot Ford Mustang specimens has grown long.  One special one-off we took note of was the “Bad Penny” Mustang, produced by Classic Design Concepts (CDC).  This deep black and copper-accented pony car has a heavy arsenal of performance add-ons to bolster the wow factor, and of course, is not short on style in the slightest.  The CDC crew sought to come up with a classy way up wrapping up almost crass & rowdy performance…and they’ve done more.

Keep reading to see just all what they put into this 2014 Mustang to make it one serious street machine.

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2015 Ford Mustang – Getting Closer!

Wow. We really are getting close to this Ford Mustang redesign, 50th Anniversary thing, FINALLY. It’s pretty much November now, and with the newsstands filling up with magazines aplenty for the year-end and Holiday season, we can be sure of one thing—we shall be seeing a LOT of the 2015 Mustang to-be. The upcoming issue of Car and Driver has a sizeable spread and loads of intelligence laid down on what everyone has been kicking around the water cooler, sandbox, and parts counter most of this year.

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One of the better 2015 Ford Mustang realistic renderings

We have all seen plenty of what is to be the next Ford Mustang in several artistic sketches and renderings.  Up until now, most have seemed to be far-fetched, edgy, and a little too “bought in” to the Evos concept debuted some time ago.  This one, by Josiah LaColla, seems to show some of the more realistic and tastefully applied changes we’re rumored to see in the 2015 Mustang.

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J&M Products Caster Camber Plates for Ford Mustang

Whether you have just picked up a Ford Mustang for the strip or the street, one of the most popular modifications nearly every enthusiast seeks after is that of suspension.  Be it for looks or for slaloming through the twisties, lowering the Mustang is a very solid and appealing change-up from the stock 4×4 ride height.

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Hotchkis Suspension to reenact McQueen Mustang chase

Well, here’s a little break from all the 50th Anniversary of the Ford Mustang hoopla…let’s talk about this year’s upcoming SEMA show in ‘Vegas.  This year’s show is going to be no exception from those past, with loads of aftermarket concepts pouring into the exhibition halls, inciting excitement & disgust all the same.  One cool happening to take note of this time around is a very slick reenactment.  No, not the Civil War kind, where participants get to nap for 4 hours while “playing dead”, but the type where a tribute to one of the greats is laid forth.

The folks at Hotchkis Sport Suspension are going to bring the one of the most renowned car chase scenes of all time to life for all to see.  That’s right, McQueen’s dream will be replayed once again, for all to see, firsthand.

Keep reading to get the full scoop in the Press Release which follows, as there’s much more going on there than this simple scene of awesomeness.

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Check in with Europe’s true Ford Mustang Man

This next (video) chapter in the Ford Mustang 50th Anniversary story is definitely a cool one…and it’s from a true enthusiast from across the pond, as well as the Rhine.  Take a moment to breeze through this video feature, and you’ll quickly see that Ralf Wurm is likely one of the biggest fans of the Mustang in Europe; and maybe the world.  With over 30 years of exposure and daily 12-14 hour immersion with our favorite pony car, he’s definitely got a leg up on pretty much the 95th percentile when it comes to true fanaticism about the Mustang.

The video following shows just how deeply genuine Ralf’s passion truly is, how he helps others come to the hobby, and provides us with a peek at his favorite Mustang–a 1969 Shelby GT500 he’s personally restored in entirety.

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