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One-off Kona Blue 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt to be raffled for charity

When shopping for the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt, Dark Highland Green is the hue of choice. But, Ford has built one very special Mustang Bullitt finished in Kona Blue to raise money for a good cause. This one-off Mustang Bullitt will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Ford announced last Friday. The special Mustang's color makes it a one-off...

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One-off Kona Blue 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt to be raffled for charity

When shopping for the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt, Dark Highland Green is the hue of choice. But, Ford has built one very special Mustang Bullitt finished in Kona Blue to raise money for a good cause. This one-off Mustang Bullitt will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Ford announced last Friday. The special Mustang's color makes it a one-off...

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1967 Mustang Shelby GT500 prototype discovered after 50 years

Long thought crushed and lost to time, a fascinating piece of Shelby and Ford history has recently been found. The car is known as "Little Red" and it's a one-off GT500 notchback coupe used by Shelby American to develop performance parts. Back in 1967, Ford sent Carroll Shelby and his team a Mustang GT notchback coupe with a vinyl roof. This was an...

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Ford built new GT for German owner whose car caught fire

After a German owner watched his new Ford GT erupt into flames in June, the U.S. automaker has built a replacement car in the identical specification. The owner, who goes by the handle muc.collector on Instagram, posted a photo on Saturday showing his replacement Ford GT after a fire turned the car into a total loss. Ford hasn't released details surrounding...

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Eagle Squadron Mustang delivered to fan with $420,000 winning bid

Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Ford Performance unveiled a special Mustang earlier this year. It's called the Eagle Squadron Mustang, and it went under the hammer during July's The Gathering (formerly the Gathering of Eagles), a charity evening in Oshkosh, Wisconsin supporting the Experimental Aircraft Association. One fan, Brayton Williams, placed the winning bid...

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2019 Ford Shelby GT debuts at 2018 Woodward Dream Cruise

Visitors to the 2018 Woodward Dream Cruise on Saturday were treated to the debut of the latest offering from Shelby American: the 2019 Ford Shelby GT. After a brief hiatus, the Shelby GT returns to the market with revised looks and more power from its V-8. Available as a coupe or convertible, the car is based on the 460-horsepower Mustang GT but sports a...

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Here’s how Ford trains high-performance test drivers

Being a test driver sounds like a pretty cool job. Automakers need people to log miles at every level of vehicle produced. Of course, this means that some test drivers have a lot more fun than others, such as Ford's tier-four drivers that get to pilot vehicles like the Mustang Shelby GT350-based FP350S track car. At the moment, Ford says it has over 10,000...

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Classic Recreations will show its Shelby Mustangs in Monterey for first time

Classic Recreations has been churning out continuation versions of some of America's most cherished muscle cars for some time now. What the company hasn't done yet, however, is show its wares in front of the crowds that attend Monterey Car Week. That changes this year as Classic Recreations will be present at two Monterey events this year: Concours on the...

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Ford to spend $740M to turn Detroit train station into tech HQ

Ford recently made news when it purchased the defunct Michigan Central Station. Closed in 1988, the former Amtrak hub is now going to be turned into a tech center for the Blue Oval brand. Now Ford has revealed it will shell out hundreds of millions of dollars to get the old building into shape. According to a Tuesday report from Reuters, Ford is earmarking...

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2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet debuts with 5.2-liter supercharged V-8

It was 50 years ago that Ford dealer and racer Bob Tasca came out with the original Mustang Cobra Jet. Now Ford has unveiled a 50th anniversary special based on the sixth-generation Mustang, and it's the fastest and most powerful Mustang drag racer ever offered by the factory. The big news is that the car is powered by a new 5.2-liter supercharged V-8. Yes...

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