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What does GT stand for in Mustang "GT"?
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Mustang Through the Years
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond.
How to Decode a Classic Mustang's VIN &...
How to Decode a Classic Mustang's VIN & Data Plate
Why the 1967 Ford Mustang is So Special
A look back at the classic 1967 Ford Mustang model-year lineup.
Has Ford always offered a California Special...
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Why 1966 Was Such a Popular Model Year for the...
A look back at the classic 1966 Ford Mustang model-year lineup.
10 Mustang Bullitt Trivia Nuggets
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10 Ford Mustang Color Options Available in 2015
When it comes to the Ford Mustang, color is key. When the new 2015 Mustang appears on dealer lots at the end of 2014, buyers will have 10 different options, some new, as well as some familiar colors, to choose from.
Was the Ford Mustang named after a horse?
Was the Ford Mustang named after a horse?
1964 1/2 Ford Mustang Model Profile
A look back at the original 1964 1/2 Ford Mustang lineup.
10 Reasons Why We Love the Ford Mustang
What is it about the Ford Mustang that we love so much? Let’s take a look at my Top 10 reasons for owning a Mustang.
What Distinguishes the 1968 Ford Mustang From...
A look back at the classic 1968 Ford Mustang model-year lineup.
What is a “K-Code” Mustang?
Well, the simple answer is the K-Code was a 1965-1967 Mustang that came from the factory with a special 289 High Performance cubic-inch engine beneath its hood.
How to Adjust MyColor and Ambient Light...
How to Adjust MyColor and Ambient Light Settings on Fifth Generation Mustangs.
How can you tell a 1965 Mustang from a 1966?
How can you tell a 1965 Mustang from a 1966?
A Collective History of the Ford Mustang
With more than five decades of collective pavement beneath its wheels, the Ford Mustang is an automotive legend.
First Look: The 2015 Ford Mustang
On December 5, 2013, Ford officially revealed the new 2015 Ford Mustang. As Ford says, the car, which features a completely revamped design, was inspired by 50 years of Ford Mustang heritage.
‘A Faster Horse’ Documentary to...
Over the years, many movies have featured the Ford Mustang. Now, White Horse Pictures plans to produce 'A Faster Horse', a movie documenting Ford’s iconic pony car.
1966 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 6.
1968 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 10.
1967 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 7.
1968 GT 390 Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 9.
Product Review: AMSOIL's Synthetic Motor Oil...
We review AMSOIL's Synthetic Motor Oil and Filter. Does the product hold up or is it all hype?
Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Bonanza!
Barrett-Jackson will host their 13th Annual Palm Beach auction in Palm Beach, Florida, April 17-19, 2015, at the South Florida Fairgrounds. The show will feature numerous Mustangs; late-model and classic.
What’s a Fox Body Mustang?
The “Fox Body” Mustang, as it’s known, was the third generation of Ford Mustang built on the Fox platform. The car first appeared in 1979 and spanned the entire 1980s through the 1993 model year.
How to Buy a Used Mustang
Tips before purchasing, eg. Decide whether you're ooking for a show car that you’ll garage, a project car you'll restore or a daily driver.
1969 Boss 302 Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 12.
1969 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 11.
What's the History of the Shelby Mustang?
A brief overview of the Shelby Mustang including model year profiles and more.
How to Replace the Brake Light in Your...
Replacing a brake light on your car can be a do-it-yourself project. Change the brake light in your 2005-2009 Ford Mustang using step-by-step instructions.
1965 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 5.
1966 Shelby GT350H Mustang
A profile of the 1966 Shelby GT350H Rent-a-Racer Mustang.
10 Songs About the Ford Mustang
A collection of ten songs written about the Ford Mustang including Mustang Sally, Go Mustang, and Rollin' in my 5.0.
1970 Boss 302 Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 16.
1969 Mach 1 Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 13.
1971 Mach 1 Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 18.
1970 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 14.
Top 10 Road Trip Songs
There’s nothing like a good ole' road trip to cure what ails you. Of course, what you listen to can mean the difference between good times and wishing you were back home. The following are my top ten favorite road trip songs.
1970 Mach 1 Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 15.
1971 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 17.
What Characterizes a Fifth Generation Mustang?
Fifth Generation Mustang (2005-2014)
How to Prepare Your Mustang for Winter Driving
Driving in cold weather conditions requires extra care, extra time, and advanced preparation. The following are steps you can take to prepare your Mustang for cold-weather driving.
1964 1/2 Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 4.
Meet the Car that Defined Mustang Performance:...
Shelby’s first Mustang was the 1965 Shelby GT350; a powerful race car credited with enhancing the Mustang's image as a performance machine.
What is the Track Pack Mustang?
What is the Track Pack Mustang Package and can I get this for my Mustang?
What is the Ford EcoBoost Engine?
Ford will introduce a twin-turbo 2.3L EcoBoost powered 4-cylinder Mustang for the 2015 model year.
2015 Mustang Auto Shows & Events Calendar
Check out our list of Mustang and Mustang related events for the 2015 calendar year.
How Different Is the 2014 Ford Mustang?
In early November, official order guides for the 2014 Ford Mustang began to surface. The model year, which is to be the last for the current Ford Mustang S197 platform, will feature minimal changes over the 2013 model year. Aside from a few exterior color changes, and a few package updates, there are no interior updates to the car, and there are no functional equipment changes.
2015 Ford Mustang GT
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 74.
First Generation Mustang (1964 ½ - 1973)
The first model Mustang, the early 65 (or as many refer to it, the 64 ½), was available as a coupe or convertible, and featured a base 170-cubic inch six-cylinder engine with a three-speed floor shift transmission.
Test Drive: 2013 GT/CS California Special Ford...
California dreaming on such a winter’s day? Ford’s got just the cure. The “California Special” GT/CS Mustang, which pays homage to the limited-edition Mustang package sold by California dealers back in 1968, will have you ‘living the dream’, and looking pretty darn good, in no time.
1974 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 22.
The 2015 Saleen S302 Mustang
The team at Saleen is back again with a brand-new 2015 Saleen S302 Mustang. The Mustang, which is available in three different models, the White Label, Yellow Label, and Black Label, offers up aggressive styling, various levels of improved performance, and numerous creature comforts.
1972 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 19.
Why Ford is Touting the New Technology in its...
The launch of the 2015 Mustang, the sixth generation of Ford’s popular sports car, ushers in a wide array of new technology, never before featured on a pony car.
2014 Ford Mustang GT
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 73.
1975 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 24.
Buyer Beware: Buying a Classic Mustang
What things should you look for when buying a classic Mustang? We all know looks can be deceiving. The following is a list of things you should look for before buying a classic Mustang.
1973 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 21.
The Most Powerful Shelby Super Snake Package...
When the 2013 Shelby GT500 Mustang was released, automotive enthusiasts around the world were won over by the car’s performance figures. Well, the team at Shelby American has kicked things up a notch with the release of their 2013 Shelby Super Snake post-title packages.
How to Improve Your Mustang's Gas Mileage
According to the EPA, there are several ways in which Mustang owners can improve their gas mileage.
1974 Mustang II Mach 1
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 23.
1972 Mach 1 Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 20.
1976 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 25.
Ford Mustang in the Movies
Over the past 45 years, the Ford Mustang has become a staple of American muscle car culture. With its sporty exteriors and powerful engines, it’s no wonder movie producers and directors have selected to feature the car in numerous films and television programs. Page 2.
Ford Mustang Mach III
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 49.
The Mustang I Concept
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 2.
1969 Ford Mustang Model Year Profile
In 1969, Richard Nixon was President, Midnight Cowboy was the movie to see, and Neil Armstrong made his triumphant mark by being the first man to step foot on the moon. Meanwhile, back in Detroit, Chevrolet, Oldsmobile, Dodge, and Ford were in a race to see who could produce the most powerful muscle car.
1993 Ford Mustang GT
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 43.
1979 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 28.
1982 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 31.
When did Ford stop producing the 5.0L Mustang?
When did Ford stop producing the 5.0L Mustang?
2013 Boss 302 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 72.
FAQ: Did Ford Make a 7 Up Edition Mustang in...
When someone refers to a 7 Up Edition Mustang, they’re likely talking about the limited-edition 1990 model convertible Mustangs originally intended to be part of a 1990 Mustang giveaway contest presented by 7 Up Bottling Company.
1981 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 30.
What Color Ford Mustang is Most Popular?
What color Mustang has been the most popular over the years. Ford Motor Company recently released details regarding all the various colors they've offered since the launch of the Mustang in 1964.
1986 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 35.
The 2016 Revology Mustang Replica
What happens when you take a classic muscle car, such as the Ford Mustang, and recreate it with a modern powertrain and plenty of high-tech gadgetry? Well, the end result is a pony car worth talking about. Enter the 2016 Revology Mustang Replica.
1994 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 44.
1983 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 32.
1980 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 29.
1977 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 26.
1993 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 42.
1978 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 27.
What is a Twister Special Mustang?
In late 1969 Ford offered up a special regional-edition Mustang to dealers in the Kansas City area. These 1970 Mach 1-based cars were named “Twister Special.” In all, only 96 of the Mustangs were ever produced.
1985 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 33.
1992 1/2 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 41.
1987 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 36.
1991 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 40.
Pennzoil Ultra Synthetic Oil
Pennzoil's newest line of synthetic motor oil, Pennzoil Ultra, recently made its debut during NASCAR's Shelby American Race in Las Vegas, Nev. The product's tagline is,
How to Change the Oil in Your Ford Mustang
You could take your Mustang to one of those quick stop lube shops, however, changing the oil on your own will save you money.
2013 Ford Mustang GT
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 71.
A Brief History of the Roush Mustang
An overview of the Roush Performance Mustang.
1989 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 38.
1994 Ford Mustang GT
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 45.
1988 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 37.
1995 Ford Mustang Convertible
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 46.
The 10 Most Iconic Mustangs of All Time
Over the years, many Mustangs have come and gone. These are the icons, the movers and shakers, the Mustangs that moved the world.
How to Buy a Used Mustang For Everyday Driving
How to Buy a Used Mustang For Everyday Driving: What You Need to Know Before You Purchase a Used Mustang For Everyday Driving
Read Up on Dynacorn's Mustang Replacement Body...
With Dynacorn's replacement Mustang bodies, you can build a “brand new” classic Mustang from the ground up. This company produces brand new replacement body shells for the 1967, 1968, 1969, and 1970 Ford Mustang Fastback.
1990 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 39.
Should You Get Cooper Zeon RS3 Tires for Your...
In October of 2008, Cooper released their Zeon RS3 tire. It became the official tire of the ROUSH Mustang. That was several years ago. Cooper’s newest performance tires for the Mustang are the Zeon RS3-S and the Zeon RS3-A. Both tires were based on the original RS3 tire, although each are designed with a different purpose.
Test Drive: 2014 Ford Mustang V6 Premium...
With 305 horsepower at your disposal, a stainless-steel dual exhaust, and a drop top to match, the 2014 Ford Mustang V6 Premium Convertible truly is fun in the sun. No doubt, the car was a blast, top up or down. $27,200 base, $31,300 as tested, EPA fuel economy 19 MPG city, 29 MPG highway.
Performance Tires For the Late-Model Ford Mustang
Looking for some extra grip on the road? The following are street tires designed with performance in mind.
Ford Mustang: 1966 Mustang Coupe
Take a look at the classic 1966 Ford Mustang Coupe.
Mustang Cleaning & Detailing Tips
Ten tips you can use to clean your Ford Mustang.
Celebrity Mustang Owners
Celebrities, past and present, love their Mustangs. Just ask Jay Leno, Patrick Dempsey, or Funkmaster Flex, all proud owners of a Ford Mustang.
1966 Ford Mustang Fastback
A look back at the 1966 Mustang Fastback.
Ford Debuts All-New Shelby GT350
One of Ford’s most iconic Mustangs is back. The Shelby GT350, which first debuted back in 1965, will return as part of the company’s sixth-generation Mustang platform.
Build Your Own Classic Mustang With New Parts
Seems everyone, including yours truly, is getting excited about the upcoming 50th Anniversary of the Ford Mustang in 2014. In anticipation of the momentous event, this week Ford published a release titled Father’s Day Is the Perfect Time to Kick off Restoration of America’s Favorite Classic, the 1964-66 Ford Mustang.
Second Generation (1974-1978) Mustang Photo...
For almost a decade, consumers had come to know the Ford Mustang as a power performance machine, with performance increases delivered on an almost yearly basis. In the second generation Mustang, Ford took a different approach.
The 2015 Ford Mustang Rocket
Recently Galpin Auto Sports and Henrik Fisker unveiled their first production model Fisker “Rocket” Mustang at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance on March 14, 2015.
1967 Ford Mustang Photos
In 1967, Ford's Mustang underwent its first major redesign. For the first time since its launch, the car faced some serious competition. See photos of the 1967 Mustang.
Build Your 2015 Ford Mustang
Ford recently launched its official 2015 Mustang Configurator. The tool gives potential buyers the opportunity to create, and customize, their 2015 Ford Mustang, based on a variety of options and packages.
What Was New About the 2013 Ford Mustang?
The Ford Mustang returns for the 2013 model year, with a revised design, more technology, and a new Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang powered by an aluminum 5.8-liter supercharged V8 producing 662 horsepower and 631 lb.-ft. of torque. Better yet, the Mustang GT gets a power increase, cranking out 420 horsepower.
The 1966 Ford Mustang Sprint 200
The year was 1966. Ford had no problem selling their 289 cid V8 Mustangs. In fact, the cars were so popular dealers couldn’t keep them on their lots. Of course, this resulted in more than a few disappointed customers. How to remedy the problem? Ford executives got creative.
Profile: The 2013 Cobra Jet FR500CJ Ford Mustang
Ford’s iconic Cobra Jet Mustang, a factory-produced turnkey race car designed for NHRA Stock and Super Stock competition, knows a thing or two about winning on race day. It first made history after its victorious introduction at the 1968 NHRA Winternationals. On December 1, 2011, Ford announced they plan to offer a 2013 Cobra Jet Ford Mustang.
Product Review: Carroll Shelby's Original Texas...
A review of Carroll Shelby's Original Texas Brand Chili Kit. It's quick, it tastes great, and it's easy to make.
Shelby GT350 Custom Recaro Sport Seats
One of Ford’s most iconic Mustangs is back. The Shelby GT350 will return as part of the company’s sixth-generation Mustang platform. See photos of Ford's performance pony. Page 4.
1966 Ford Mustang Side Scoop
On March 9, 1964, the first Mustang rolled off the assembly line in Dearborn, Michigan. A month later on April 17th, 1964, the Ford Mustang made its world debut. Page 11.
Top Picks for Buying Mustang Accessories Online
Looking to buy an accessory for your Mustang? Fortunately there are many places to buy Mustang accessories online. The following are online retailers I highly recommend.
2016 Shelby GT350 Mustang Rear View
One of Ford’s most iconic Mustangs is back. The Shelby GT350 will return as part of the company’s sixth-generation Mustang platform. See photos of Ford's performance pony. Page 9.
Profile: 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang
Ford’s Shelby GT500 Mustang has always been a mover and a shaker; even more so in the coming year. The 2013 model year GT500 will produce an estimated 650 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. of torque. That makes it the most powerful production V8 engine in the world. Better yet, almost every vehicle system in the car has been optimized including powertrain, brakes, gearing and suspension.
GT350 Interior Gauges
One of Ford’s most iconic Mustangs is back. The Shelby GT350 will return as part of the company’s sixth-generation Mustang platform. See photos of Ford's performance pony. Page 5.
Profile: The 2013 Boss 302 Ford Mustang
Ford’s historic Boss 302 Mustang, which returned to the Mustang lineup for the 2012 model year, will complete its two year run in the 2013 model year. Two options will again be offered; the standard Boss 302 or the special-edition Boss Laguna Seca package.
1965 Ford Mustang Side Scoop
On March 9, 1964, the first Mustang rolled off the assembly line in Dearborn, Michigan. A month later on April 17th, 1964, the Ford Mustang made its world debut. Page 5.
1969 Boss 429 Mustang
On March 9, 1964, the first Mustang rolled off the assembly line in Dearborn, Michigan. A month later on April 17th, 1964, the Ford Mustang made its world debut. Page 23.
Third Generation Mustang (1979-1993)
Third Generation Mustang (1979-1993)
Joe Hinrichs and Jim Farley
One of Ford’s most iconic Mustangs is back. The Shelby GT350 will return as part of the company’s sixth-generation Mustang platform. See photos of Ford's performance pony. Page 10.
How to Join a Mustang Club
How to Join a Mustang Club. Mustangs.
Shelby GT350 Recontoured Aluminum Front Fenders
One of Ford’s most iconic Mustangs is back. The Shelby GT350 will return as part of the company’s sixth-generation Mustang platform. See photos of Ford's performance pony. Page 6.
1964 1/2 Ford Mustang Photo Gallery
Photos of the 1964 1/2 Ford Mustang produced between March and July of 1964.
Introducing the 2016 Shelby GT350R
When Ford announced they would offer a production Shelby GT350 Mustang, enthusiasts everywhere were all ears. Kicking things up a notch, the company recently announced the addition of a track-ready Shelby GT350R Mustang to the mix.
1966 Ford Mustang Convertible
Take a look at the classic 1966 Ford Mustang Convertible.
Shelby GT350 Extra-Stiff 19-inch Aluminum-Alloy...
One of Ford’s most iconic Mustangs is back. The Shelby GT350 will return as part of the company’s sixth-generation Mustang platform. See photos of Ford's performance pony. Page 8.
Fully Functional Rear Diffuser
One of Ford’s most iconic Mustangs is back. The Shelby GT350 will return as part of the company’s sixth-generation Mustang platform. See photos of Ford's performance pony. Page 7.
How to Buy Winter Tires For Your Mustang
An overview of popular winter tires for the late-model Ford Mustang.
1966 Ford Mustang Grille
On March 9, 1964, the first Mustang rolled off the assembly line in Dearborn, Michigan. A month later on April 17th, 1964, the Ford Mustang made its world debut. Page 10.
Product Review: SCT X3 Power Flash Programmer
A review of the SCT X3 Power Flash Programmer Tuner installed on a 2008 Ford Mustang.
The History of Ford’s Special Vehicle...
Ask an automotive enthusiast what they think of the letters SVT and you’ll likely get an answer related to a high-speed performance vehicle. SVT, which stands for Special Vehicle Team, is a division at Ford Motor Company responsible for engineering the company’s highest performance cars and trucks.
Pony Projection Light
Ford Mustang – the icon of American performance and style – gets even more street swagger with a new design and a list of smart features that signal even more technology in the popular pony car. Page 9.
First Drive: 2015 Ford Mustang GT
Sporting 435 horsepower and plenty of creature comforts, the redesigned 2015 Ford Mustang is an improved pony, inside and out. Combine that with miles of open road along the California coast and you’ve got what I call one heck of an afternoon.
The 1984 Ford Mustang Anniversary Edition GT350
In 1984, Ghostbusters debuted on the big screen, Michael Jackson began pitching Pepsi “The Choice of a New Generation,” and Ford celebrated 20 years of Mustang.
10 Mustang Road Trip Destinations
A list of top destinations to hit the road in your Mustang, from the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, to Mustang Week in Myrtle Beach.
Ford Mustang Transmission Problems Investigated
On Sunday August 7th, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Office of Defects reported it had received 32 owner complaints regarding a sudden inability to shift gears on 2011 and 2012 Ford Mustangs with manual transmissions.
President Bill Clinton’s 1967 Ford Mustang
Presidents and the cars they drive have always been the topic of much discussion. Take the 1967 Ford Mustang convertible owned by President William Jefferson Clinton of Arkansas.
The 2014 Saleen 302 Series Ford Mustang
The Saleen Mustang has deep roots in Mustang history. Saleen's most recent offering includes the 302 series Mustang.
1969 Mach 1 428 Super Cobra Jet Mustang
On March 9, 1964, the first Mustang rolled off the assembly line in Dearborn, Michigan. A month later on April 17th, 1964, the Ford Mustang made its world debut. Page 24.
First Drive: 2015 EcoBoost Ford Mustang
Producing more than 310 horsepower, thanks to its 2.3L turbocharged engine, Ford's newest four-cylinder Mustang is an impressive piece of automotive engineering to say the least. That said, how does it handle out on the open road? We recently took the car out for a spin. Here's our take.
How to Tune Your Mustang using an SCT X3 Power...
The following is a demonstration of the SCT X3 Power Flash Programmer used to tune a 2008 Ford Mustang which had just been modified with a Steeda cold air intake system.

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