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2011 Ford Mustang: Return of the 5.0--and SVO Too?
2011 Ford Mustang: Return of the 5.0--and SVO Too?

Enthusiasts have been clawing at the idea of a reborn 5.0-liter Mustang and a 400-horsepower version, too--and they just may get their wish sometime next year. Twin reports today suggest two new 'Stangs are in the works for the 2011 model year. MustangBlog.com reports that a 400-horsepower...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Corvette
What Cars Couldn't You Do Without? Chevrolet Corvette Tops List!

Hagerty Insurance is among the world's leaders in providing coverage for classic cars, so their customer base skews toward the enthusiast side of the vehicle owning public. In an effort to divine potential classic cars of the future, Hagerty asked customers a simple question: “What American Car...Read More»

Alan Mulally
Ford Boss Alan Mullaly Sees Light At End Of Tunnel

Unlike General Motors and Chrysler LLC, Ford Motor Company (F) has maintained a more normal outward appearance as the organization has navigated through this current economic storm. For example, Ford introduced the 2010 Ford Mustang at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show.  GM and Ford did not even hold...Read More»

Air Force 'X-1' Mustang by Galpin Auto Sports
Shock And Awesome: Air Force Deploys Tuned Ford Mustang, Dodge Challenger

It's no secret that the U.S. military has had recruitment problems in recent years. As a result, each branch has been forced to hone its marketing skills and speak more persuasively to potential enlistees. The Air Force's new Project: Supercar campaign is a spectacular example of how that that...Read More»

2010 Ford Mustang
Smoking The Competition: Ford Planning To Increase Production

With GM following Chrysler into bankruptcy, Ford is again bucking the trend by quietly announcing that it plans to increase production in the third quarter of this year (beginning this month for those of you who aren't accountants). This move continues a trend of optimism that Ford Motor Company...Read More»

How SYNC works
Ford SYNC Users: Free, Downloadable Updgrade Now Available That Provides Traffic And Directions

  There's nothing worse that buying the latest electronic gadget or service, only to find that seven hours later, an updated, more capable version is available and you can't upgrade. With their voice-activated infotainment system, SYNC, Ford Motor Company is working to keep customers from suffing...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Camaro V-6 RS
Compared: 2010 Ford Mustang V-6 Vs. 2010 Chevrolet Camaro V-6

In the old days (1960s and 1970s), the only people who bought V-6 powered Mustangs and Camaros were secretaries. Back then, they weren't called administrative assistants, but these positions were always filled by women, usually younger. By association, the V-6 Mustangs and Camaros became known as...Read More»

Ford's Coyote V-8
Rumors Bubble Up From Ford Down Under: New 5.0L Coming For Mustang/F-150

From the moment TheCarConnection brought you coverage of the 2010 Ford Mustang from the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show, we highlighted the fact that the new Stang was down on power compared to its reconstituted rivals, the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro and 2009 Dodge Challenger. Now Autoblog reports a...Read More»

Roger Keeney Blind Unleashed contest winner
Planning On An Accident - Crash More Safely In A 2010 Mustang

To go along with our recent posts that help dispel myths of driving a pony car (Driven: 2010 Mustang V-6, and Mustang: Everyday Car?) , results distributed by Ford today document how well the 2010 Ford Mustang crashes into things. According to new federal front and side-impact barrier tests, the...Read More»

2010 Ford Mustang V6
2010 Ford Mustang V-6: An Everyday Car?

  So what's it like to live with a 2010 Ford Mustang for a week? Well, since we're driving a V-6 model, we didn't bother heading to the drag strip. We also skipped the local street racing scene. So how did we spend our time behind the wheel? Probably a lot like any regular Joe or Jane. We drove to...Read More»

2010 Ford Mustang V6
Driven: 2010 Ford Mustang V-6

If you were to look at all the Mustangs sold over the 45 years the pony has been galloping around, you'd notice two things; most articles are written about V-8 Mustangs, while most purchasers go for fewer cylinders. This is the reality; the market gets excited about performance and style, but then...Read More»

2009 Mercury Milan
Ford Trumps Honda In Initial Quality

Chrysler may be down in the dumps these days, but Blue Oval is far from blue. Across the interweb comes news that Ford has pulled ahead of Honda in initial quality rankings for 2009, as per a study conducted by RDA Group. That breaks last year's three-way tie for the top spot, leaving a mere...Read More»

Artist Sara Watson and her disappearing Skoda Fabia
Link Love From The Car Connection: Audi D7 Concept, 600,000-Mile Mustang, And Nicholas Cage Movie Driver Ruins Ferrari And Dinner

Art car -- When U.K. artist Sara Watson got her hands on a Skoda Fabia, she did exactly what many others in her position would've done: she made it disappear. [BBC via JV] In theory -- Long before Iran joined someone's Axis of Evil, the country formerly known as Persia gave the world a lot of nifty...Read More»

1967 Ford Mustang by Ben J. Smith
Link Love From The Car Connection: Tricked Out Ford Mustang, A New Popemobile, And 90+ Minutes Of Rally Crashes

Gilding the lily -- Love Mustangs, but wish they were a little flashier? Well, check out the one to your left: a 1967 model, tricked out with scissor doors and a retractable hard top, available for purchase on eBay. According to reports, it was built by Ben J. Smith, based on designs he'd pitched...Read More»

2009 Jaguar XF
The List: 7 Best Factory Car Sound Systems

You already know which new car's your favorite, and here at TheCarConnection.com, we have some favorites, too. But when it comes to entertaining us at the wheel with great music and excellent music interfaces, which cars truly rock? Spending $30,000 on a new car is easy to do--and yet, some luxury...Read More»

Mustang's 45th anniversary logo
Mustang Hits Mid-Life; No Crisis In Sight

Some of us at TCC remember the Ford Mustang's first appearance some 45 years ago. Younger folks remember when their dads ran out and bought one to assuage the pain and depression of mid-life crisis. Many of us have actually owned a Mustang--the luckiest, having pre-disco-era models. All of which is...Read More»

2010 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Video: 2010 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 On the Track

So what's 540 horsepower good for? How about shredding tires, devouring quarter miles, and drifting? Yup, that would be three for three. Take a look at a little something we put together after driving the 2010 Shelby GT500, the lead horse alpha male of the 2010 Ford Mustang line. After you've seen...Read More»

2010 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
First Drive: 2010 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

  When we first drove the 2010 Mustang GT, the chassis felt robust enough to handle another 100 horsepower—seems like somebody at Ford felt the same way. The 2010 Shelby GT500 gives us an extra 225. Gee, ummm, thanks! Goodyear, the supplier of an all-new Eagle F-1 Supercar tire is probably...Read More»

1980 Ford Mustang convertible
Ford Celebrates The Malaise-Era Mustang

In preparation for its iconic ponycar's 45th birthday on April 17 (official celebration in Birmingham, Alabama), Ford's been walking down Mustang memory lane. This week they drug up the Malaise Era second- and third-generation Mustangs, built from 1974 to 1982 when gas crises and claptrap catalytic...Read More»

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