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2010 Shelby GT500 to Pace the Mustangs Across America Cruise

2010 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 MAA pace car

Just ahead of the 45th Anniversary celebration for the Ford Mustang, several enthusiasts set up to gather and cruise across the USA from Las Vegas to Birmingham for the festivities.  The cross-country trip started on April 11th and will end in Birmingham on April 15th.  Over 600 Ford Mustangs from over a dozen states will participate in the event, which will be paced by none other than a 2010 Shelby GT500, adorned in red, white, and blue.  Upon arrival, fanatics will be able take part in the largest Mustang celebration in history, with hundreds of thousands of spectators expected to attend!  Check out all the specific details within the Press Release we’ve included for you.

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2010 Shelby GT500 Launch in Detroit

2010 Shelby GT500

Just days ago, we showed you the first official images of the 2010 Shelby GT500 and now, they have let this hot 2010 Mustang a la Shelby out of the bag for all to see in person at the Detroit Auto Show this weekend.  With star-struck fans surrounding the sweet SVT Snake, Mark Fields (Ford President of the Americas) made the official announcement for the 2010 GT500, sending chills down everyone’s spine.  What we found the coolest at the debut, however, was the Grabber Blue convertible that stole the show.  With its roaring presence for all to hear, it definitely captivated the attention it deserves.  There’s even a photo we snagged of the Grabber Blue GT500 convertible laying down some sweet-smelling rubber on stage to add a little bit of shock and awe to the debut.  Keep reading to digest the Ford Press Release and all the images from the 2010 Shelby GT500 unveiling at the Detroit Auto Show. Continue Reading →

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 →

2010 Ford Mustang Hood Shot

2010 Ford Mustang hood

Ford has thrown us another basted bone this week with a shot of the 2010 Mustang hood.  The lines and edges hint at the new Mustang having a very recognizable form we have seen before. The 2010 Mustang hood certainly has some distinguished features found in past race-ready Ford Mustangs.  Back in 2000, Ford’s SVT division released the Cobra R, and one of the most prominent features on this snake was its power dome hood.  The 2010 Mustang hood seems to have inherited some of these hot features from the 2000 Cobra R.  The hood, back in 2000, was taller than the normal Cobra hood and had gills that improved heat dissipation. This week’s power dome shot is a very cool teaser image that Ford has baited us with.  Tying in popular traits from the SN95 era and its glory is a very cool move!

Ford Mustang FR500 Cobra Jet Testing at Milan

Ford Mustang FR500 Cobra Jet at Milan

The popular nostalgic trend surrounding the Ford Mustang and its derivatives continues to push ahead with extreme force. This time, it’s a throwback to the old 428 Cobra Jet Mustang that terrorized drag strips worldwide. Now, the Ford Mustang FR500 Cobra Jet factory drag car is alive and well, ready to exercise its purebred-inspired 5.4L DOHC V8, based upon the Shelby GT500 powerplant. With some increased boost and a stiff weight loss plan, this FR500CJ is ready to rip. Recently, the Cobra Jet was filmed at Milan DragWay and we have the video of it for you, as well as some hi-res shots of this drag racing beast. Check this venomous monster out!

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