At this year’s Detroit Auto Show, Ford’s Chief Mustang Engineer, the man behind the new GT350R, slammed down the gauntlet on Stuttgart’s finest. Dave Pericak (CME), stated the new GT350R is better than the new Porsche 911 GT3. Oh snap!
There’s no reason to lose sleep over recent reports that Ford will drop the V8 in the Mustang. The V8 is here, and it’s here to stay, so rest easy.
– by Derek Shiekhi Ford stopped production of its GT throwback machine after the 2006 model year, but Galpin Auto Sports has brought it back in a big – and restyled – way. It’s taken the supercharged 5.4-liter V8 from 550 horsepower to an absolutely ape-shit 1,058. Torque is a similarly eye-popping 992 pound-feet. […] More »
That Shelby nameplate, which in case you haven’t noticed we are huge fans of here at the Mustang Source, now holds a distinction shared by no other automaker on the planet. The iconic racing brand is the only company to have a car preserved by the Library of Congress for being significant to American history.
With all the buzz over the 2015 Mustang, we tend to forget that the Ford nameplate isn’t the only car beloved by Mustang fans celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year.
The iconic Shelby Cobra, which has been as much a part of Mustang history as the pony itself over the years, is also celebrating five decades of road performance with the 289 FIA. And to commemorate the milestone, Shelby American is offering 50 new limited-edition models of the Shelby 289 FIA.