2005-2006 Ford Mustang S197 Partial History: GT, GT500, Pony Package, Engine, and Performance

The 2005 S197 Ford Mustang Concept debuted at the Detroit Auto Show in 2004 to a commotion the American Automotive market had not seen in decades. Throughout the late 1990’s and early 2000’s, Ford Motor Company added various “cues” to the Mustang that were taken from the original, but those cues proved vague at best. […] More »

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1994-1998 Ford Mustang Post Fox Body Pre New Edge SN95 History: GT, Cobra, Engine, and Performance

After 15 years of the incredibly famous Fox Body Ford Mustang, some enthusiasts were happy to hear about an intended redesign, the 4th full redesign of the model’s existence. The Fox Body Mustang brought the model line back up from near ruin, caused by the 4 cylinder, low performance Mustang II, and emissions standards that […] More »

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1965-2004 Ford Mustang Cobra History: Shelby, SVT, and Cobra II

The Cobra logo appeared for the first time ever on the 1965 Ford Mustang Shelby G.T 350, right in the middle of the steering wheel. Carroll Shelby, who designed the G.T 350, gained automotive popularity thanks in part to his Ford-Powered AC Shelby Cobras; it made sense when he put a hint of those AC […] More »

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1965-2009 Ford Mustang GT Quick History

Starting with the 1965 Ford Mustang, the Ford Motor Company released a trim line identified by only two letters: GT. Thanks in part to the Mustang, those two letters have become associated with performance throughout the United States after having been predominantly a European suffix attached to the end of fine Italian sports cars, such […] More »

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1969-2007 Ford Boss Mustang History: Shinoda, Engine, and Performance

The 1964 Ford Mustang was introduced as an instant success, though few trim lines or options were offered. By 1969, however, Ford recognized the desire for faster and more powerful Mustangs, shown by the vast interest in the factory backed and modified Shelby Mustangs. In accordance with their theme of “Win on Sunday, sell on […] More »

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