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Rollin' In A 5.0, Once Again: 2011 Ford Mustang GT Gets 412 HP
Rollin' In A 5.0, Once Again: 2011 Ford Mustang GT Gets 412 HP

Capping what just might just be one of the worst-kept auto-industry secret of the decade—but a very exciting one nonetheless—today we're officially bringing you more details on the 2010 Ford Mustang GT. And yes, the recent leaks and rumors have been right: The 2010 Mustang GT packs a new...Read More»

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2011 Ford Mustang: 412 HP, And 5.0 Liters

  We've been planning to bring you word on the 2011 Ford Mustang in a few weeks, when the 2010 Detroit auto show kicks off. We can't wait--because Facebook and Twitter can't wait, from what we can see. The juicy details on the '11 'Stang have broken through the lacy filigree of a news "embargo,"...Read More»

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2011 Ford Mustang Gets New V-6: 305 HP, 30 MPG Highway

An all-new engine promises to make the base V-6 Ford Mustang a lot more exciting for 2011. Today (and in advance of the LA Auto Show pressers), Ford officially announced that a new all-aluminum 3.7-liter DOHC V-6 will power the 2011 Ford Mustang, producing an impressive 305 horsepower and 280...Read More»

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Mercedes At L.A., Autonomous Audi, Rolls Royce MINI: Today At High Gear Media

Today there's a bit of a luxury theme to the news, with Audi, Mercedes, Rolls Royce, Ferrari, Tesla, and Smart all catching headlines. At TheCarConnection, the luxury angle is centered around the upcoming L.A. Auto Show and video game production, while Motor Authority sees reports of a...Read More»

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Silver Takes The Gold

Fun fact: about 39% of all Ford F-150 Raptors have been sold in Molten Orange. And 10% of all 2010 Ford Mustangs have been bought in Grabber Blue. But 25% of all North American new car buyers drives home in a silver ride. Says Jane Harrington, manager of color styling, automotive coatings for PPG...Read More»

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2010 Chevrolet Camaro Outsells Ford Mustang Again

When comes to Detroit's Big Three, Ford is the belle of the ball these days: the company never accepted bailout dough from the U.S. government, and as a result, Ford's brand and its sales are both doing pretty well. However, one of the company's flagship models -- the Ford Mustang -- has recently...Read More»

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New Mustang Site Lets You Tweak It Yourself

  You've always wanted to play dress-up with the 2010 Ford Mustang--but until now you've done it in the secrecy of your own man cave, doodling over Mustang pictures like you did on your detention-hall notebook. Ford knows you really want to do this stuff online, while you're Facebooking and...Read More»

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Roush's Latest Pony Car

Sometimes you run across something so bizarre, so outlandish, you just have to cover it even though it isn't all that relevant to new cars. So what do YOU think is the purpose of the rather, errrrr, unusual looking vehicle shown here? And is that horse really pulling the ... whatever-it-is?...Read More»

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Introducing: The 2009 1/2 Iacocca 45th Anniversary Edition Ford Mustang

Youngsters might be perplexed to see former Chrysler frontman Lee Iacocca standing behind a Ford Mustang, but in fact, Iacocca spent three years with Blue Oval, and the Mustang was his baby. To honor him, the company has unveiled the 2009 1/2 Iacocca 45th Anniversary Edition Ford Mustang--available...Read More»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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Link Love From The Car Connection: Sonny And Cher, The B-52s, And Even More Highway Zombies

Wrap up your work week with some gearhead news to go: Vick's liquidation gels: Like Bernie Madoff, athlete and former dogfigher Michael Vick is dealing with bankruptcy court. Unlike Madoff, Vick owned his stuff outright--including a Bentley Continental GT, a Land Rover Range Rover, and a Chrysler...Read More»

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2009 Detroit: Ford Bets Big on Electric Vehicles, Taurus

Just as if it were scripted (it wasn't), Ford held its Detroit Auto Show press conference just a few minutes after the 2009 Ford F-150 won the North American Truck of the Year award. Not a bad way to start the show. Bucking the bad news regarding the economy and the nation's auto industry, Ford...Read More»

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