Mustang
Jul 21

2015 Mustang Inspired By F-35 Fighter Jet To Be Auctioned Off For Charity

This 2015 Ford Mustang is styled after a Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter jet. (Photo: Ford)

This 2015 is styled after a Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter jet. (Photo: )

The F-35 may have just gotten approval to fly, but this one’s designed to stay on the ground.

A Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter jet-themed 2015 Ford Mustang GT will be auctioned off on July 31 at the annual Gathering of Eagles charity event held in conjunction with the Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture show in Oshkosh, Wis.

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Jul 18

2015 Ford Mustang GT Equipped With 435-Hp V8, Full Specs Revealed

All three motor options can be ordered with either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. (Photo: Ford)

All three motor options can be ordered with either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. (Photo: )

The 2015 Ford is still a couple of months away from showrooms, but Ford has answered the biggest question surrounding it: How much power does it have?

There are actually three answers, one for each engine.

The big dog 5.0-liter Coyote V8 in the Mustang GT is rated at 435 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque, up 15 hp and 10 lb-ft, while the base car’s 3.7-liter V6 loses 5 hp, for a 300 hp/290 lb-ft rating.

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Jun 3

Carlisle Events To Host Special 50th Anniversary Mustang Celebration

The 1968 'Going Thing' Ford Mustang will be featured at the 2014 Carlisle Ford Nationals, which takes place from June 6-8.

The 1968 ‘Going Thing’ will be featured at the 2014 Carlisle Nationals, which takes place from June 6-8. (Photo: Carlisle Events)

It’s a summer of celebration for Carlisle Events and the Carlisle Ford Nationals in 2014. The event runs June 6-8 at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds and hosts arguably the biggest summer celebration of them all — a nod to Ford, its 110-year history and the 50th anniversary of the iconic Ford Mustang. Though the fun runs the entire weekend at Carlisle, Friday June 6 at 5 p.m. will drop the event into fifth gear with a unique Mustang birthday party.

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May 11

Cars: One-Off Ford Mustang Convertible Being Raffled For Charity

The only convertible Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition to be created. (Photo: Ford)

The only convertible 50 Year Limited Edition to be created. (Photo: )

Ford celebrated last month’s 50th anniversary of the original Mustang’s debut at the 1964 New York World’s Fair by unveiling a special edition version of the latest 2015 model. Called the Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition, it will be built in a run of just 1,964 examples, all based on the V-8-powered Mustang GT fastback coupe.

Well, that’s not entirely true as Ford Motor Company has confirmed that one additional Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition will be built, and this one will be a convertible. In fact, it will be the only Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition to feature a convertible roof and it could be yours.

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Apr 20

Five Classic Ford Mustangs You Can Still Afford

You can get a 1964½-66 convertible but you will have to settle for a six-cylinder. (Photo: Hagerty)

You can get a 1964½-66 convertible for less than $25,00 but you will have to settle for a six-cylinder. (Photo: Hagerty)

In the run up to the big 50th anniversary of the , prices of the classic first version of the , the 1964½ (technically a 1965 model) through 1966, have been moving up. The best convertibles and fastbacks with the highest horsepower engines can bring well over $65,000 and there has been renewed interest in vintage Mustangs of all years. All isn’t lost however for the collector on a budget. Here are five of our favorites that you can still afford:

1. 1964½-66 Convertible (six cylinder)

If you simply must have the first version of the Mustang in a convertible and have $25,000 or less to spend on a nice one, well then you’re likely to have to settle for the six-cylinder model instead of the 260 or 289 V-8. And the six of the ’60s was nothing like today’s 300-plus hp base V-6. Nope, the 200-cubic-inch straight-six was good for just 120 hp, so performance was leisurely at best. No matter; the six still looked great.

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