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Car Buying Guide: Shop Around To Save Money
Car Buying Guide: Shop Around To Save Money

Readers are encouraged to send in their questions about the car buying process. Get answers from an industry insider! We’ve been looking at how to get the best price on new cars from your local dealer. This is what we have learned so far: Walking in the front door of your local car dealer is not...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang GT
Car Buying Guide: Get A Price Quote To Save Money

Readers are encouraged to send in their questions about the car buying process. Get answers from an industry insider! Yesterday I answered the questions: What is the best way to start looking for a new car? Should I begin online or visit my local car dealer? The short answer is: Save hundreds, if...Read More»

2011 Mustang GT 5.0
Best Affordable Sporty Cars for a Midlife Crisis in the middle of a Recession

As many people (primarily men) approach the middle of their lives a strange phenomenon occurs. They may start exercising more, using Rogaine again and they may be overtaken by an insane urge to buy a ridiculously expensive new sports car. Usually a red or black one. But do you really have to buy a...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0
Backwards Day: Ford Uses Social Media To Get Viewers Excited About Trad Media

This is all we got: "Be one of the first to view the new 2011 Mustang commercials showing on American Idol tonight! http://bit.ly/bBlmvO" It came from the Ford Mustang Twitter account. And since that account, like most other commercial news streams, is all about hyping company products, we didn't...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0
Ford, Chrysler Buddy Up With Toby Keith, Bill Goldberg, Zac Brown For America's Troops

Spring has finally sprung, and two of the Detroit Three are rolling out promotional programs that take advantage of the warmer weather. As an added bonus, both promos also have big benefits for members of the armed forces, including car giveaways, charity donations, and free music downloads. Ford's...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0
Ask Rob About Cars: 2011 Ford Mustang Upgrades

Q: What will be the upgrades for the 2011 Ford Mustang? - John H., Los Gatos, California A: John, the 2011 Ford Mustang has significant engine horsepower improvements that vault it into top contention for both the V-6 and V-8 models. The 2010 model already saw an upgraded interior commented on here...Read More»

Screencap from Emblem Alive promo video
Video: Emblem Alive Makes Your Weekend Projects A Little More Hilarious

There are lots of perks that come from writing about cars -- test drives, nifty schwag, media days at auto shows -- but our favorite by far are the press releases. We don't mean the humdrum emails about new floor mats; we're talking about epic missives promoting "groundbreaking" products that are...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0
2011 Ford Mustang GT A Performance Bargain With Brembo Package

The Mustang GT has always been a great performance value. But with nearly 100 horsepower more than last year's respective models and prices up only slightly, both the 2011 Ford Mustang V-6 and 2011 Ford Mustang GT are now even stronger bargains—especially, in the case of the GT, when you add the...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang GT
First Drive: 2011 Ford Mustang GT

Let's cut to the chase: The new 2011 Mustang GT is about as badass as you can get in a normal production car. In this case, one with a bargain bottom-line price tag as low as $30,495. The first time you see—or hear—a new Mustang GT open up the throttle, you'll understand why we call it badass...Read More»

2011 Mustang V6
First Drive: 2011 Ford Mustang V-6

Starting at less than $23,000, the new 2011 Ford Mustang V-6 is, surprisingly, one of the best bang-for-the-buck performance coupes. We're surprised here, because the Mustang V-6 has never been a very pulse-raising drive, rather the option for those who want the look but don't care much about the...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0
2011 Ford Mustang GT: Live Photo Tease

We've been on a Mustang roll: earlier this week, TheCarConnection brought you Vanilla Ice's take on the new Mustang 5.0, and on Monday we drove V-6 and V-8 Mustangs, coupes and convertibles. That's on top of the huge pile of Mustang stuff from all the outposts of High Gear Media's empire of car Web...Read More»

Screencap from Jedward's 'Ice Ice Baby', featuring Vanilla Ice
Video: Vanilla Ice Dishes About The Ford Mustang 5.0

Robert Matthew Van Winkle is a busy guy: world traveler, restorer of vintage cars, avid motocross rider. And in his spare time, he grabs a microphone and performs under his stage name, Vanilla Ice. Love him or hate him, Rob's smash hit, "Ice Ice Baby", defined a moment in pop music history. If you...Read More»

New 5.0-liter V-8  -  2011 Ford Mustang GT
Ford's New 5.0 V-8: Back In Black, And Ready For The Track

The 5.0 is back, and Ford didn't take the opportunity lightly. The 2011 Ford Mustang GT will pack a 412-horsepower, 5.0-liter V-8 that for all practical purposes is an all-new engine. A very stoutly built, race-ready one at that. Along with the 3.7-liter V-6 that will also be introduced in the 2011...Read More»

2011 Shelby GT500
Ford Mustang Timeline: The Good, The Bad, and The Muscly

The Ford Mustang is one of a handful of cars rightfully called icons. Since its first spin on a car-show turntable at the World's Fair in 1964, it's been the auto industry's standard measure of overnight success. And for at least some of its wild youth, it was the cautionary tale of what happens...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang GT
Nearly 11,000 Drivers Pony Up For The 2011 Ford Mustang

It's hard to find a crack in Ford Motor Company's armor these days. For months, the company has been on an astounding roll: the quality of Ford vehicles is sky high, the company posted an impressive profit for 2009, and the public is excited about new models like the 2011 Ford Fiesta. Unfortunately...Read More»

Electronic Key Impressioner
Tech Tuesday: New Device Makes Life Easier For Some Locksmiths, Car Thieves

3-D printing is fairly new, but its popularity grows with every improvement to the technology. The process uses either a 3-D scanner to map an item's surface or 3-D imaging software to build something from scratch. Then a special printer recreates that surface in sandstone, plastic, ceramic, or...Read More»

John Cusack in 'Say Anything' from 1989
Is Ford Trying To Tell Us Something?

The philosopher George Santayana once said, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it". Frankly, we're feeling a little déja vû. Twenty-one years ago, America was edging toward an economic downturn -- one that eventually spelled ruin for George H. W. Bush. Also: the Cold War...Read More»

2010 Ford Mustang GT Convertible
2010 Ford Mustang Convertible Makes Good On Safety…This Time

The 2010 Ford Mustang Convertible has now achieved top 'good' ratings from the IIHS in both frontal offset and side impact tests. This is a retest for the Mustang; an original IIHS test of the 2010 model—applying to cars built before January (2010)—soundly flunked the ragtop 'Stang in the...Read More»

2012 Ford Focus, at 2010 Detroit Auto Show
TCC's Best Cars—And Surprises—of the 2010 Detroit Auto Show

We're just back from the 2010 Detroit auto show and nursing our sore feet from several days of taking it all in at Detroit's Cobo Center. Taking a look back at the hurricane of posts on The Car Connection, along with our other core sites Motor Authority and Green Car Reports, we've picked just a...Read More»

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