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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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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.

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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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Ford Mustang and more to mark BBK 25th Anniversary

At one point or another, most every Ford Mustang owner has sought to slap on some aftermarket exhaust to get “just that right note” from the loud pedal.  While doing so, he or she likely considers a plethora of aftermarket  options from the old Jegs or Summit catalog…or some other preferred retailer.  To help mark off over 25 years of successfully supplying the Mustang fans (and of course, many others) with quality aftermarket exhaust products, BBK Performance is going to have an anniversary celebration which will include a car show, open house, prizes, food, and drinks for all those in attendance.

So, just when is this going down?  Later this month, everyone.  September 28th, from 10am-4pm, to be most precise.  Make sure to check out the Facebook Event in order to get socially plugged in, and keep tabs on all the developments for the celebration.

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US Air Force Ford Mustang Auctioned for nearly $400K

Back in early July we told you about a special USAF edition Ford Mustang and all of its supporting details.  So the “Gathering of Eagles” auction event happened mere days ago, and the 2014 Mustang GT done-up for a fortunate bidder, was auctioned off with a final price of $398,000.  Wow.  The cool part about the high price is that it’s for charitable purposes; so the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles program benefits as a result.

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2014 Ford Mustang USAF Thunderbird Edition

Every summer in Oshkosh, WI the EAA AirVenture event takes place, with the Ford Mustang and many other exhibits of speed on-hand to demonstrate just how awesome American aeronautical engineering truly was…and still is.  The latest commemorative Mustang to help mark the occasion is a special 2014 Mustang designed to pay tribute  to the Unite States Air Force Thunderbirds division, equipped with plenty of go-fast goodies and a truly unique Ford VIN of 0001 in the 2014 model year.

The 2014 Mustang GT decked out in USAF regalia will be donated for auction at the Gathering of Eagles charity event on August 1st during the AirVenture exhibition…the world’s largest collection of aviation pomp & circumstance.

Keep reading to get the entire story in the official Press Release from Ford…

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Ford Mustang in Formula DRIFT Championship this weekend

Got plans for this evening or tomorrow?  If you are in the Jersey Shore area this weekend, then you have a fair chance for a smoky Ford Mustang treat.  The 2013 Formula DRIFT championship is all set up, with Vaugn Gittin, Jr. set to defend his 2012 championship, and Mustang mate Justin Pawlak resting solid at 8th place in the overall points competition this year.  As we stated earlier, Ford Motor Company is the leading the points race in the Manufacturer Cup, too–that’s awesome!

The excitement will all take place at the Wall Stadium Speedway today and tomorrow (June 22nd), in New Jersey.  Keep reading to get the full scoop in the press release, following!

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2013 Formula DRIFT Round 3 this weekend

It’s that time, Ford Mustang fans…the 2013 Formula DRIFT season is upon us!  The Ford team will be represented by the points leader, Vaughn Gittin Jr and the 2011 champ, Justin Pawlak this time around.  Of all the manufacturers in the entire competition, the Ford boys have everyone else waxed out with their customized Mustangs.  Round 3 of the Formula DRIFT championship will start later this week (May 31 – June 1) at Palm Beach International Raceway in Jupiter, Florida, so if you have any desire to see some Mustangs pump out some serious smoke, then you are definitely in the right time slot.

If you are able to get out to PBIR this weekend, you’ll also be able to check out the Ford Mustang V6 & GT, a hot Focus ST, and also a customized Fusion in track-side exhibit.  Also, there will be a Ford Mustang Customizer booth to let racing & drift fans design their very own dream drifter car!

Be sure to check out the full scoop of details in the Press Release, following.

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Mobile Mod Center 2013 National Tour

Ever wanted to get that hot new part you just bought for your Ford Mustang installed on the spot, instead of having to agonize in finding some solid shop time to get it done?  We have just the answer…seriously.  The Mobile Mod Center is currently geared-up for an inaugural road tour this year, hitting a plethora of popular automotive enthusiast events, and offering up installations & customizations for brand offerings such as: MRT, Kicker, Ford Racing, BF Goodrich, Webasto, ACE RAcing, SCT Performance Tuning, Gumout, Black Magic, Slick 50, and Gateway Classic Mustang…to name just a handful.

Sounds pretty sweet, right?  It is, and what’s more, this tour is officially sanctioned by the Mustang Club of America–how cool is that?!  Keep reading to get the rest of the dirty details and also check out the schedule to see where you can catch the Mobile Mod Center this year!

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