It’s Official: 2010 Shelby GT500

2010 Shelby GT500

Following closely behind the coattails of the 2010 Mustang debuted at the LA Auto Show just weeks ago, and battling the bailout madness comes the refined and renewed 2010 Shelby GT500. The 2010 Mustang saw updates to its physique, interior, and prowess when compared to the current (2005 – 2009) S197 platform, and the 2010 GT500 is going to take those updates to the next level. With more power, more refinement, more excitement, the 2010 Shelby GT500 takes cues from the GT500KR and delivers them in a way only Ford’s SVT division can provide. StangNet.com is proud to present to you with this exclusive look at the new 2010 Shelby GT500 in an array of images and of course, the official Press Release from Ford Motor Company. If you feel like closing this window now and NOT looking further, you’d better check your pulse. Continue Reading →

ROUSH KONI Challenge Video Series: Clearing the Field at Barber

Roush No. 59 at Barber

Continuing the coverage of the ROUSH Racing Team on the road course, we decided to share another video after exhibiting the clip from the race at Watkins Glen earlier this season. The tag-team effort in the ROUSH #59 Ford Mustang in this KONI Challenge race gave the spread something to fear at Barber Motorsports Park.  Starting in the 11th slot, the #59 Mustang had a lot of ground to make up in order to provide a substantial showing…and that she did.  Take a good look and enjoy some more excellent firsthand driving footage straight from the source: Roush & StangNet! Continue Reading →

First FR500CJ Cobra Jet Mustang Delivered

Ford FR500CJ Cobra Jet Mustang

The very first FR500CJ Cobra Jet Mustang from Ford completed assembly and quality control, then rolled through the concourse to meet its new owner, Brent Hajek.  This 500 horsepower beast of a Mustang is set to take on the competition at the 2009 Winternationals in Pomona, CA in just a few months, so the beefy, blown 5.4 liter powerplant has its work cut out for it.  Interested in acquiring your own FR500CJ Mustang?  See your local participating Ford dealer and help keep this monster of a legend alive!

SMS Supercars Announces Signature Series 460 Mustangs

SMS Supercars Announces Signature Series 460 Mustangs

Just weeks ago, the 2010 Ford Mustang made its debut and now, in mid-December following the launch, the aftermarket tweakers and tuners are already at the board drafting up concepts and ideas for improvement upon Ford’s famous pony car. Steve Saleen, founder of SMS Supercars, has taken the aftermarket by the reins and has released some preliminary details surrounding the “Signature Series 460 Mustang”. Each of the SMS Mustangs will be based upon the refreshed 2010 Mustang platform and will be equipped with superchargers that boost the horsepower output to anywhere from 475 all the way to 650! In addition to the go, SMS will most assuredly apply some components for show as well. Check out all the official details in the Press Release from SMS. Continue Reading →

2010 Ford Mustang Burnout Video

2010 Ford Mustang burnout

If you haven’t seen it by now, well, you’re in for a real treat.  This awesome burnout video in the 315 horsepower 2010 Ford Mustang is likely one of the first on the Internet and it’s sure to please.  Bill Deister shows us how well the new Mustang receives a little heel-toe treatment and lights up some serious rubber.  We hope you enjoy this quick little tidbit of red sweetness providing a vivid race-inspiring smokescreen. Continue Reading →

2010 Ford Mustang Feature in CGI

2010 Ford Mustang video

This slick little video featurette released by Ford shows us some firsthand spirited driving in the 2010 Ford Mustang. All of the visual cues on the car are exhibited, not to mention the all-to-familiar sound of the Mustang’s exhaust note. The effects and cinematics captured in the clip are quite vivid and really get the gears going. We hope you enjoy the clip and also hope Ford releases more as the 2010 Mustang comes to market. Continue Reading →

[Books] Carroll Shelby, the Race Driver

SHELBY, the Race Driver With Remembrances by Carroll Shelby

Following all the images and videos of the 2010 Mustang StangNet has brought to the table, we thought it might be a good change of pace to remind Mustang fans there are lots of great literary works out there surrounding the legend and its tale of followers & founders. Carroll Shelby is just one of the many in history that helped shape the Ford Mustang in its earlier stages and has a strong impact on the car even today, on the eve of the 2010 Mustang. We are happy to share with you a book review on Carroll Shelby, the Race Driver by Art Evans. It might just encourage you to pick this one up for that special Mustang fan you know this Christmas season. Continue Reading →

Mustang Enthusiast Magazine Available Free Online

Mustang Enthusiast Magazine

Just in time for the new year and the updated Ford Mustang, John Nichols and company are proud to announce that Mustang Enthusiast is now available in digital format for free.  Simply visit their site at www.mustangenthusiast.com and register your email address to get the keys to cutting-edge content and imagery surrounding the legendary pony car we all know and love.  In addition to the stories within, there are other features such as key word searches, fit-to-screen capabilities, image panning, and lots more.  Ever since its printed launch in 2003, Mustang Enthusiast has been serving up high-quality content to Mustang fans everywhere; now it’s time to take it to the next level…the digital realm.  Keep reading to get more details inside the official Press Release. Continue Reading →

2010 Mustang Options & Pricing Released

2010 Ford Mustang

Oh, to be so lucky for us to see the 2010 Mustang prices equal to some of the recent 2008 and 2009 Ford Mustang amounts! Some dealerships have been cutting the pony car stickers down underneath the $19,000 mark for the remaining Mustangs on the eve of the 2010 coming next Spring. Some of the craftier crew over at Motor Trend were able to get their hands on the official price list for each model & trim of the 2010 Mustang, including the respective options. It looks like the vanilla V6 coupe starts just under $21K + $850 destination & delivery. Jumping up to the top of the rung, we see that the GT Convertible, trimmed in the Premium decor, starts at $35,995 plus D&D. Keep reading to see each trim’s price point and the official price sheets themselves.

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New Take Off Releases OEM Ford Mustang Body Pieces

New Take Off bumper for Ford Mustang

There is some point where the inevitable just cannot be stopped and sadly, it affects the faithful Ford Mustang owner all too often.  Fender benders, parking lot scrapes, and the rogue shopping cart at the mall can all wreck havoc on the fit finish of the legendary pony car.  If ever was a time to get the work done just right, with proper form and finish, it is now–the newly released OEM-fit bumpers and body pieces from New Take Off fit the bill perfectly.  These no-stress components for the 2005 – 2009 Ford Mustang offer the chance to repair any painted panel mishaps with the greatest of ease.  Keep reading to get a good look at the pieces and the official Press Release. Continue Reading →