AmericanMuscle Giving Away 850HP Mustang and Ford Raptor Truck

by shnack on Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The folks over at AmericanMuscle are celebrating their 10 year anniversary with a giveaway sweepstakes where the prize worth over $100,000!

The winner will get a whipple-charged and fully built Mustang making over 850 horsepower, which is usable either on the strip or on the street, plus an aluminum trailer for the Mustang to arrive in style - and that trailer comes with a full set of Eastwood tools to support your racing adventures. And get this: to pull all of that, the winner will also receive the yet to be released 2017 Ford SVT Raptor.

You can enter the sweepstakes here, and can enter once per week until November 11th, 2016. The winner will be announced on November 25th, 2016.

Ford Mustang is Best-Selling Sports Coupe Globally

by shnack on Wednesday, April 20, 2016

In its first year of global availability, Ford Mustang became the world’s best-selling sports coupe. Demand for the iconic pony car remains insatiable.

According to company analysis of the most recent registration data from IHS Automotive, Ford sold around 110,000 Mustang Coupes globally in 2015 – topping all other sports coupe competitors.

That record was achieved despite limited availability for most of the year in such key markets like China and the United Kingdom. Additionally, Ford sold around 30,000 Mustang Convertibles, for total nameplate sales of 141,868 vehicles – making Mustang far and away the best-selling two-door sports car in the world.

Ford Mustang Best-Selling Sports Car in Germany in March

by shnack on Friday, April 8, 2016

Ford Mustang beat its rivals to become Germany’s No.1 top-selling sports coupe in March, according to data published by German Federal Motor Transport Authority, KBA.

“Germans have fallen in love with the Mustang. Driving a Mustang GT on the Autobahn is a one of a kind experience for people who love cars,” said Wolfgang Kopplin, managing Director Ford Germany.

More details about sales in the sports car segment available here (pages 10/11).

2016 Shelby GT350R Track Tour: First Track Impressions

by shnack on Saturday, April 2, 2016

TestDrivenTV takes an unfiltered 2016 Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang first track drive at the Phoenix Ford Performance GT350 Track Tour event.

Shelby, Hertz, and Ford launch 50th Anniversary Shelby GT-H Mustang

by shnack on Monday, March 21, 2016

Fifty years after the Shelby GT350-H was introduced, Ford Motor Company, Shelby American and Hertz unveiled a special run of performance-modified 2016 Ford Mustang GTs named the Shelby GT-H that will be available for rent beginning Memorial Day weekend. As a throwback to the famed Shelby GT350-H “Rent-A-Racer” program of the 1960s, a total of 140 2016 Ford Shelby GT-H’s will be available exclusively through the Hertz Adrenaline Collection at select airport locations in the continental United States.

“The1966 Ford Shelby GT350-H became a legend from the moment it was introduced,” said Joe Conway, Co-CEO of Carroll Shelby International and CEO of Shelby American. “Ten years ago, the 2006 Ford Shelby GT-H earned the same ‘rock star’ status when it was introduced at the New York Auto Show. We worked closely with Ford Performance to make the 2016 Shelby GT-H the most exciting Mustangever to wear the iconic Hertz black and gold livery.”