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2015 Ford Mustang to grace roads of India

Guess what new-found “world car” is about to join the ranks of many others which have graced posters in many motorheads’ garages-offices…the 2015 Ford Mustang is going to set the pace all the way to India to undergo a right-hand conversion.  Ford will soon have a car in company with brands such as Porsche, Ferrari, Maserati, and several others on the roadways of India.  The only serious question remaining is a question of “when” and another of “hey, is this actually for real?”–because, let’s be honest here; we’ve all swallowed some jagged little pills from the rumor mill for better than half a year now when it comes to Ford Mustang news items.

So while it’s pretty cool to see Ford taking this pony car to the world market, it’ll be another thing to see how the car actually does when it comes to cultural acceptance and actual practicality.  India, bluntly put, isn’t exactly an ideal location or target audience for a car that screams “loud pipes save lives” and requires more than being trapped in traffic for 2 hours in order to enjoy it.

Time will tell, as cliche as it sounds…

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First 2015 Ford Mustang auctioned off for huge coin

Make no mistake, the 2015 Ford Mustang has already been making waves, and is sure to make many more as we continue to creep closer to the showroom debut of the car, and the exuberant test drives which are sure to come.  What’s interesting this last week in all things 2015 Mustang is that the very first production unit went up for auction at Barrett-Jackson, and brought in $300,000.  Yikes.  Really?

Being the first one off the line, Ford had to make sure something special marked the occasion, and what better way than to slide the equivalent of some small nation’s GDP towards a charitable cause–the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

One of the other, somewhat less spell-binding takeaways, is that the winning bidder get to fully personalize their new 2015 Mustang GT with any choice of options available on the 2015 Mustang model.  Want more?  Keep reading to check out the rest of the details in the PR…

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2015 Ford Mustang wins best design award

It’s not even entirely ready for mass-distribution, and it’s already winning awards.  The 2015 Ford Mustang was able to nab a Design award at the Detroit auto show, almost a week ago.  We’ve seen this car come from the span of complete rumor, to rendered speculation, and now…production & forthcoming burnouts sales.  What’s the big deal, you say?

Well, it’s not every day you hear about a regular production muscle/pony car having its 50th birthday, winning Design awards mostly reserved for extreme concepts, and keeping the tradition of American automotive history alive and well, for many miles and years to come.  I mean, c’mon, the Camaro kept the heartbeat thumping from 2003 to 2009, right?  Sorry, closet bow tie boy & girls; I had to let that one slip out…

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Jay Leno dives into the 2015 Ford Mustang

With a few more months to come before its total unleashing to the public, the 2015 Ford Mustang is already raising brows aplenty with the stormy debut just weeks ago.  The totally redesigned 2015 Mustang is going to mark the 50th Anniversary of Ford’s poster child pony car, and there’s little doubt people will be lined up for order-taking within the next months…especially after tax time.

But until then, each of us can simply aspire to own one and live vicariously through the lucky few who get their paws onto one.  One such lucky devil goes by the Jay Leno–maybe you’ve heard of him?  Even though Jay doesn’t get to tool around the streets in the car, you still get a pretty in-depth look at the latest & greatest Mustang we’re all ramped up for.

Keep reading to check out the ~25 minute video spot for the 2015 Mustang and what Jay has to say about it.

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First 2015 Ford Mustang to auction for charity

After seeing the 2015 Ford Mustang for ourselves mere days ago, it seems that Ford’s wasting zero time, pushing ahead with the 50th Anniversary event stream.  The latest morsel to fall from the table is that the very first retail 2015 Mustang GT is going to be a Fastback style car, destined for the auction block of Barrett-Jackson…for charitable purposes, of course.  The Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF) is to receive the proceeds from the auction of 2015 Mustang unit #1.

The fortunate (and likely deep-pocketed) auction winner will be able to fully customize his or her 2015 Mustang GT with any of the available options Ford has tossed on the plate–and there’s no shortage of choices by any stretch of the imagination.

Keep reading to get the official dig from the Ford Press Release which follows…

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Take the 2015 Ford Mustang for a test drive

Ready to get behind the wheel of a the new 2015 Ford Mustang?  Duh, who isn’t?  Well, until you’re able to get your paws on a set of keys at the dealership, we’re here to tell you about the next best thing.  The “Need for Speed Rivals” video game is going to have to tide us all over until Ford lets out more of the story on the 2015 Mustang.  The video game already features a plethora of awesome super cars and popular sports cars alike, but with a simple free download, gamers will be able to load up a 2015 Mustang to tool around in.  There are 5 potential custom options for the virtual 2015 Mustang, and with a blistering launch on November 16th, the 20th installation of the Need for Speed franchise is definitely keeping a solid racing experience alive.

So for now, hope over to Forbes to check out the rest of the game’s feature of the much-anticipated 2015 Ford Mustang…

Source:  Forbes

2015 Ford Mustang official intel

Now that the cat’s officially out of the bag, we suppose it is safe to offer up our two pence on the 2015 Ford Mustang.  But first things first:  EcoBoost–yes.  More powerful 5.oh V8–yes.  Independent rear suspension–yes.

OK, now with that out of the way, let’s focus upon the seemingly superficial things…like looks, looks, aaaaand looks.

The goal Ford proponed was a global platform, updates to the existing contemporary design, and conducting some “trimming” along the way to sleeken the overall Mustang appearance to the masses. So what’s that fancy-pants marketing jargon really mean? A lowered, wider stance obtained by a roof height reduction and extending the rear fenders out just-so, providing for a wider track…simply put.

At the same time, Ford’s quite excellently integrated the old-school fastback look with a sleeker windshield and rear glass angle. Look long and hard enough, and you can even get a twinge of Fox coupe design mixed into the 2015 Mustang crucible. Of course, tri-bar taillamps are out back, illuminating with standard sequential bulbs.

Inside, the continued ramp-up of sport technology continues to roll forward. Ford has put the pilot of the 2015 Mustang at the ready with aptly placed controls and switches, making the Mustang even more practical (dare we say?) than before.

We could go on and on for hours on this one, and let’s be honest, your attention has drifted a few times already to this point. So with that said, hop to the full Press Release and source material from Ford to get full disclosure on the 50th Anniversary Ford Mustang.

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2015 Ford Mustang leaked ahead of debut

By now, we’re sure everyone knows what’s coming…intel, leaks, rumors, and the whole gamut has maybe been put out to pasture, with the hemorrhaged images of the next Ford Mustang.  The clan over at SVTPerformance seems to have stumbled upon a magazine’s or publisher’s (intended?) blunder, revealing the 2015 Mustang well ahead of the intended debut date set by Ford Motor Company.

While the masses are sometimes quick to gather around the Kool-Aid fountain, the cynical skeptic in each of us at the StangNet shop leaves us scratching our heads, thinking “Wait, what?  That’s it?  A leak defines the next one’s looks?”  There has to be something more to this one, Ford. Either way, it doesn’t affect the fans, directly, other than the drama builds excitement…right?  Take a look, and see what you think for yourself.

Source: SVTPerformance

2015 Ford Mustang debut December 5th

What’s that? We don’t have to wait until March or April of next year to see the 2015 Mustang, or portions thereof? Color us happy!

That’s right–official Ford intel points to the official 2015 Mustang debut being set for December 5, 2013…mere days away!  Finally, everyone can put aside all of the total speculation, wishful renderings, and spy shots that don’t really show much more than a 5 year old’s crayon scribbles.

So what’s this mean?  It means that Ford is jumping the gun a little bit, by not delaying to make the official 2015 Mustang reveal at the New York International Auto Show, where the first Mustang made its entry 50 years ago.  The unveiling of the 2015 Mustang is also set to take place on 6 cities in 4 continents on 5Dec2013 (further testament to the Mustang evolving to a global platform).  And of course, the social media front will be completely lit with an official countdown, teasers, and suspense leading up to the official public announcement.

Sit tight, everyone; it’s going to be a fun next two weeks!

Source:  Car & Driver

Need for Speed Ford Mustang setting the pace

This past weekend let us see the Need for Speed Ford Mustang in the limelight of the Ford EcoBoost 400 NASCAR event at Homestead, and we’ve got to say, they are “doing it right”.  Piloted by one of the upcoming (March 2014) movie’s stars, Ramon Rodriguez, the Need for Speed Mustang made its public appearance decked out in police car trim, including some stunning silver paint, blue striping, roof mounted patrol lights, 22″ custom wheels, and let’s not forget…900 horses under the hood.

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