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Share The Ford Mustang Badge, Get Sneak Peek Of 2013 Mustang
Share The Ford Mustang Badge, Get Sneak Peek Of 2013 Mustang

Are you dying to get a sneak peek at the 2013 Mustang before its reveal in Los Angeles next week? Well you're in luck, as Ford wants to be social with you. All you have to do is share the newly minted Ford Mustang social badge and get 5,000 of your closest friends to do the same thing, and Ford...Read More»

2012 Acura RL, Charlie Sheen's Mustang, Opel Astra OPC: Car News Headlines post thumbnail
2012 Acura RL, Charlie Sheen's Mustang, Opel Astra OPC: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we review the 2012 Acura RL and Chevrolet turns 100. Charlie Sheen's Mustang goes up for sale to benefit charity while Opel reveals the Astra OPC. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Opel has revealed the Astra OPC hatchback, but will...Read More»

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Would You Buy A Car That You Drove In A Video Game? Ford Thinks So

Pop in nearly any video game these days, and you're likely to see a slew of ads. In racing games like Forza Motorsport 4 and Gran Turismo 5, some of those ads come in the form of real-world vehicles you can drive on the virtual track. For over 15 years, companies have been trying to get the hang of...Read More»

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No Return: Man Takes Lemon Van On A Rampage, Trashes Six Cars

With anything involving car shopping and vehicles, if you're not on guard and a careful shopper, mistakes can be very expensive—and infuriating. So found a Salisbury, Massachusetts man earlier this week. His wife bought a van, then he took it to his mechanic, who found a host of...Read More»

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Ford's SYNC AppLink Expanded To Ten Vehicles For 2012

Regardless of the NHTSA’s views, the use of smartphones in vehicles is a rising trend. A recent J.D. Power and Associates survey on emerging technologies showed that 86 percent of smartphone owners admit to using them in their vehicles. As an automaker, Ford has to walk a fine line between...Read More»

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2012 Ford Mustang Sales Hampered By V-6 Availability

Ford could sell more 2012 Mustangs, if only they could produce more 3.7-liter V-6 engines. The Mustang is yielding sales ground to the new Camaro on a monthly basis, thanks in part to strong demand for the V-6 version of Ford’s F-150 pickup. The Ford F-150 and the Ford Mustang share the same...Read More»

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Marilyn Monroe, Volvo S40 And V50, 1939 Plexiglas Pontiac: Today's Car News

This Saturday Marilyn Monroe's car will roll across the auction block. This car graced the backsides of Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher, Cary Grant, and Marilyn Monroe. [MotorAuthority] Women drivers protested the Saudi driving ban by circling the embassy in Washington, D.C. [TheCarConnection] Have...Read More»

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Ford's Newest Mustang Proves That Mayhem Can Be Good

When Ford decided to build an enthusiast version of the current V6 Mustang, they left it up to fans to choose the package name. A Facebook contest saw nearly three thousand names entered, but in the end it was the “Mayhem Mustang Package” that won out. The creator of that package name...Read More»

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Ford Mustang Facebook Fans Name Performance Pack 'Mayhem'

Back in November we reported that Ford announced it would let its Mustang Facebook fans choose the name for the upcoming 2012 Mustang V-6 performance pack. Today Ford announced the fans have spoken and the new performance pack will be dubbed Mayhem. The full name is the Mayhem Mustang Package. This...Read More»

Pony Car Edition: Mustang, Camaro Or Challenger? #YouTellUs post thumbnail
Pony Car Edition: Mustang, Camaro Or Challenger? #YouTellUs

The pony car wars took a break for most of the Seventies, Eighties, and Nineties, but since the Dodge Challenger made its big comeback--alongside the Chevy Camaro and a revamped Ford Mustang--they're back on, like Donkey Kong. Want proof? Last year the Camaro outsold both its crosstown rivals, the...Read More»

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Shelby Builds A Mustang For The Masses: The Shelby GTS

One of the biggest obstacles to owning a Shelby Mustang has always been the price of admission. Ford’s own Shelby GT500 Mustang starts at close to $49,000, and cars tuned by Shelby American (the tuning company backed by Carroll Shelby himself) begin at even higher prices. A Shelby GT350, for...Read More»

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Chevy Camaro Outpaces Ford Mustang In Sales

Last year, Chevy sold more Camaros than Ford did Mustangs. In some ways, that was easy to understand; after all, the Camaro had just returned to the market after an eight year absence. Ford did its best to compete by updating the V-6 and V-8 engine offerings in the Mustang, but it wasn’t...Read More»

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Report: 2014 Ford Mustang Will Do More, With Less

To the Mustang faithful, change is rarely a good thing. Change, however, may be coming to the 2014 Mustang, which will mark the 50th anniversary of the venerable pony car. A report from The Mustang News suggests the 2013 Mustang will likely be the last model year for the current car. The site says...Read More»

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Is Jeep Splitting Hairs When It Comes To Facebook Fans?

Jeep announced today that it now has over 1 million Facebook fans. It joins other automakers such as Porsche and Ford in this elite, but growing group. Jeep is also quick to claim that it is the "first domestic automotive brand with more than 1 million Facebook fans." While this is true, at some...Read More»

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2012 Ford Mustang Owners Next In Line For SYNC AppLink

A couple of weeks ago, we told you that 2011 Ford Fiesta owners would be the first folks to get their hands on Ford's snazzy new SYNC AppLink. That seemed like a smart move, given the Fiesta's target market of young, wired urbanites. Now, Ford has announced that AppLink will next appear on...the...Read More»

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Help Name The 2012 Ford Mustang V6 Performance Package And Win A Lease

Ford has announced that it is developing an all-new performance package for the 2012 Mustang V6 model. With all the variants of the Mustang to date, you would think they have a bucket full of names; alas, Ford has decided to involve its fans instead of reaching into the name bucket. Utilizing its...Read More»

Fireball Run: The Attainable Chevrolet Camaro SS Gets More Attention Than The Lamborghinis post thumbnail
Fireball Run: The Attainable Chevrolet Camaro SS Gets More Attention Than The Lamborghinis

The Fireball Run is over and the dust has settled. Done and gone are the days full of missions and bonuses, yelling and high stress discussions about where something might be. As a week has passed one thing has been stuck on my mind. The way the public reacts to the Camaro. In the Fireball run...Read More»

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Today at High Gear Media: Car of the Year, Fireball and Paris

The short list for the North American Car and Truck of the Year have been announced. What's not there: the Yugo. They're experts, people. [TheCarConnection] Team High Gear Media hits the track for the first time today on the Fireball Run. Here's a summary of Day One, including...fire extinguishers...Read More»

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Which Ford's Your All-Time Favorite?

If you're a follower of High Gear Media "on the Twitters," as doddering journosaurs know it, you've seen this tweet this morning from our colleagues @Ford: "In 1953, Ford produced its 40-millionth U.S.-built vehicle. We're still going strong! What is your all-time favorite Ford vehicle?" If it...Read More»

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