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2011 Chevrolet Camaro vs 2011 Ford Mustang: CR Picks A Favorite
2011 Chevrolet Camaro vs 2011 Ford Mustang: CR Picks A Favorite

The Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang are among the most universally recognizable car designs in the U.S. car market. Whether you're just old enough to vote, or old enough to collect social security, you're likely able to spot these two sporty coupes on the street. And even if you happen to be of...Read More»

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Frugal Shopper: 2010 Chevy Silverado Most-Discounted In August

If you're shopping for a large pickup like the Chevrolet Silverado, the time is still right to get a very sweet deal. According to the pricing-intelligence firm TrueCar, which tracks transaction prices and can show you what kind of discount to expect locally, large pickups are the type of vehicle...Read More»

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Infographic: The History Of the Ford Mustang, 1964-2010

So you weren't ever all that interested in the Mustang until they managed to pack 30 mpg and 300 horsepower into the 2011 V-6 model? Or maybe you've always been a fan, but wish you knew a bit more trivia about America's first pony car? Well, either way, we've got you covered with this infographic...Read More»

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Ford To Use Mustang Engine In The 2011 Ford Edge Sport

Ford is breaking out the big guns for the 2011 Edge Sport, by adding one of the engines from the company's Mustang pony-car. Don't get too excited, enthusiasts, because it's not the new 5.0-liter V-8, but rather the 3.7-liter V-6, that's going in the Sport version of the refreshed Edge. That's...Read More»

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Ford Pumps Up Rebates for 2010 Mustang, Taurus, Focus

There's one easy way to tell when manufacturers are ready to sweep showrooms clean of the current model-year crop of vehicles, and usher in the new year: the "special event" sales pitch. This week it's Ford readying dealer lots for its revamped 2011 models, which include the kicky new Mustang and...Read More»

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Top Five Places For A Fast Family Vacation

Here at Family Car Guide, we don't encourage speeding, but we know there are leadfoots out there among our readership, some of whom might be going on road trips this weekend. To those brave souls, we present five states that might be a little more friendly, thanks to our parent site, The Car...Read More»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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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Why New Ford V-6 and V-8 Engines Don't Have Direct Injection

A couple of years ago, General Motors introduced a new-generation 3.6-liter direct-injection V-6—beating its Detroit rivals, and most other automakers, to market with a DI engine. Between the Los Angeles and Detroit auto shows, Ford has introduced a pair of all-new V-6 and V-8 engines, slated for...Read More»

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Ford Celebrates New V-8 With Mustang BOSS 302R Road Racer

Ford just released a host of details on the all-new, 412-hp, 5.0-liter V-8 that makes its debut in the 2011 Ford Mustang GT. But there's more to Ford's announcement. To demonstrate just how tough, powerful, and even race-ready the V-8 is, and celebrate an anniversary, a Ford Racing-built...Read More»

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