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Watch a Mustang Shelby GT500 Take On the Camaro ZL1 and Challenger Redeye in a 2,200-Horsepower Drag Race

Watch a Mustang Shelby GT500 Take On the Camaro ZL1 and Challenger Redeye in a 2,200-Horsepower Drag Race

It doesn’t get more American than that, fellas

We know we love a proper drag race and we’re pretty sure you do, too. So today’s rumble comes courtesy of Edmunds, who took three muscle car top dogs and had them jump at each other’s throats.

The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, and the Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye battle for quarter-mile bragging rights. We won’t tell you who wins just yet, but remember this: it’s not always the most powerful car that takes the cake.

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The Original 1968 Bullitt Mustang Became the Most Expensive Mustang In History

The Original 1968 Bullitt Mustang Became the Most Expensive Mustang In History

The Bullitt Mustang has just cemented its place in automotive history

We’re not here to tell you that a lot of gearheads got the car virus thanks to the movie Bullitt. We won’t even tell you how great of an actor Steve McQueen was. We’re here to tell you that the original Bullitt Mustang sold for a fortune.

The car’s history itself is quite impressive, but the fact that in was able to fetch record-setting money at auction says a lot about what Bullitt, Steve McQueen, and an iconic car can mean to some people.

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Watch a 940-Horsepower Mustang Shelby GT500 Pull Off a 9-Second Quarter Mile Run

Watch a 940-Horsepower Mustang Shelby GT500 Pull Off a 9-Second Quarter Mile Run

That. Was. Quick.

It was only recently that we witnessed the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 proving its mettle when facing the likes of Ferrari 812 Superfast, Dodge Challenger Hellcat, and Porsche 911 GT3 RS. As it turns out, the GT500 can not only keep up with the Porsche on the track but also avoid making a fool of itself in a straight-line race against the Superfast, obliterating the Hellcat in the process.

And while the amount of performance baked into the stock Shelby GT500 is downright impressive, a smartly-tuned one is capable of even more greatness, such as dispatching the quarter mile in less than ten seconds.

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This Mustang Bullitt vs Supra Race Proves That Power Isn't Everything on a Drag Strip

This Mustang Bullitt vs Supra Race Proves That Power Isn’t Everything on a Drag Strip

There’s more to winning a drag race than having more ponies under your hood

On paper, a 480-horsepower Ford Mustang Bullitt should have no problem beating a 335-horsepower Toyota Supra in a drag race. But the tricky thing about predicting drag race results on paper is that they’re not worth the trees that were cut down to produce said paper. In other words, they don’t mean anything.

Car Magazine SA sought to answer the Mustang Bullitt versus Supra question by doing it the proper way: a drag race between the American muscle car and the Japanese sports car. If you’re looking at the protagonists of this race and you’re convinced that the Mustang Bullitt will have no problem laying waste to the Supra, then you might want to watch this video in all its entirety.

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The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Just Proved Itself Against the Ferrari 812 Superfast and Porsche 911 GT3 RS: Video

The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Just Proved Itself Against the Ferrari 812 Superfast and Porsche 911 GT3 RS: Video

Ford really nailed it with the new Shelby GT500

Ford did a lot of things right with the Mustang Shelby GT500. It updated the Voodoo 5.2-liter V-8 used by the Shelby GT350 with a 2.65-liter supercharger, ditched the innovative flat-plane crank design of the GT350, and went for a more traditional cross-plane crankshaft, all while considerably upping the power output.

Plus, we don’t have to tell you just how much weight the Shelby name holds in the automotive industry. Then again, so does Ferrari. Or Porsche. However, as you’re about to see, that wasn’t enough to throw off the Shelby GT500.

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2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Heritage Edition Package

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Heritage Edition Package

Ford has introduced a new appearance package for the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 that is said to harken back to the original 1965 Shelby GT350. Although the package doesn’t include any mechanical upgrades, it does come complete with a Wimbledon White exterior paint finish and Guardsman Blue racing stripes. The front and rear will benefit from official, custom badges only available with the Heritage Edition package.

The interior, on the other hand, doesn’t see much in terms up upgrades or exclusivity. There will be a unique dash badge, though, and the seats will be finished in all black with red contrast stitching. Otherwise, the interior of the GT350 should carry over unchanged. The same can be said for the powertrain, so don’t expect any power upgrades to come with the Heritage Package, either. The 5.2-liter under the GT350’s hood will continue to deliver 526 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque.

In this case, the racing stripes and custom badges don’t offer an increase in performance, so you’ll still get to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds and will top out on the north end of 155 mph. Pricing for the Heritage pacl is set at $1,965 but that is added on top of the $60,440 sticker price of the 2020 GT350 or the $73,435 price of the GT350R. There’s no word on availability, but it doesn’t appear as if the Heritage Package will be limited to a certain number of takers.

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Ouch: Pickup Truck Crashes on Detroit Highway, Destroys Two Shelby GT500s in the Process

Ouch: Pickup Truck Crashes on Detroit Highway, Destroys Two Shelby GT500s in the Process

That’s a very sad sight for car fanatics

Some performance happen to come with their fate written. More often than not, they are involved in high-speed crashes. But, sometimes, they are wasted even before they hit the roads.

A couple of drool-worthy 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500s are the latest fatalities in this case. The cars were being transported when the trailer carrying them spun out and threw them on their sides. Interestingly, one of the owners belongs to the Ford clan. How about that now?

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Ford Performance Kicks Off Its New East Cost Racing School With a Program Exclusive to the Shelby Mustang GT500

Ford Performance Kicks Off Its New East Cost Racing School With a Program Exclusive to the Shelby Mustang GT500

The first class experience is exclusively catered to the Shelby Mustang GT500

Ford has cut the proverbial ribbon on a new Performance Racing School at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina. The new school will be the home of the GT500 Track Attack, a new class dedicated exclusively to the just-as-new Shelby Mustang GT500, and owners of the Shelby GT500 will have complimentary access to the school.

On top of that, Ford will provide loaner models of the GT500 for use on the track as part of the deal. On the other hand, you’ll have to pony up for travel and room accommodations. For more information on how to register for a class, you can visit Ford’s official Performance Racing School website.

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Rumor Has It that the Ford Mach-1 is Coming Back, And It Could Be Electric

Rumor Has It that the Ford Mach-1 is Coming Back, And It Could Be Electric

The good news is that it won’t be an SUV… we think.

Remember when people rioted across the streets of the internet when Ford announced it was going to use the Mach 1 name and what has now debuted as the Mach-E? Well, a new video – on that has since been taken private – posted by CJPonyParts, suggested that the Mach 1 name was going to be applied to a new Mustang once the Mustang Bullitt is killed off in 2021. Details were scarce, and the video is now AWOL, but here’s what we think we know.

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Like the Toyota Supra, the 2020 Shelby Mustang GT500 Could Be More Powerful Than Advertised

Like the Toyota Supra, the 2020 Shelby Mustang GT500 Could Be More Powerful Than Advertised

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 has more power at the wheels than expected

It’s becoming a common trend to take new performance cars, slap them on a dyno, and see just how well the performance numbers stack up to automaker claims. We saw it with the Toyota Supra, and it proved to be way more powerful, even in a separate testing session. We saw it when Motor Trend Dynoed the C8 Corvette, and now we’re seeing it with the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. So, does the GT500 really produce the claimed 760 horsepower, does it fall short, or is Ford and Shelby sandbagging on official specs?

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Brace Yourself – The Mustang Name Will Soon Be a “Performance Sub-Brand”

Brace Yourself – The Mustang Name Will Soon Be a “Performance Sub-Brand”

It didn’t take long for Ford to realize it can use the Mustang name on a whole lineup of vehicles.

It only took a week for the First Edition models of the Mach-E to drop off the U.S. reservation page, signaling that the Mach-E First Edition is, essentially, sold out. Now, it looks like Ford has actually decided the Mustang name should be a “Performance sub-brand.” You better buckle in, folks, this is going to be an interesting ride.

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Is the Ford Capri Coming Back as the Mini Ford GT We All Deserve?

Is the Ford Capri Coming Back as the Mini Ford GT We All Deserve?

Ford actually has everything it needs to bring back the Capri but the design - we’re pretty sure it can cover that easily enough, though

Ford has brought back the Bronco and Puma name, and let’s not forget about the revival of the Ford GT, so what’s next on the Blue Oval’s plate? Well, word has it that there could be a revival of the Capri name, and we’re thinking it could be a smaller sports car that would fill the gap between the Mustang and the Ford GT – a BIG gap, I know – and it could even take on the likes of cars like the Jaguar F-Type, Porsche 718, or the Audi TT.

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Carfection Just Used an Apple iPhone 11 to Record a Video Review of the Ford Mustang Bullitt

Carfection Just Used an Apple iPhone 11 to Record a Video Review of the Ford Mustang Bullitt

Can an Apple iPhone rise up to the video quality standards imposed by Carfection?

Those gearheads keeping close tabs on YouTube’s top car-related content producers know that Carfection has become a benchmark when it comes to the amount of quality baked into their videos. So when CNET launched the challenge to shoot an entire car review on an iPhone 11 Pro, Carfection was happy to accept it.

The idea that smartphones have evolved to such technological heights that they can now replace specialized hardware such as professional cameras has been floating around for some time. Photographers and videographers have, on several occasions, shown that it’s more about HOW you use skill and creativity, the available surroundings, and lighting conditions than WHAT you actually use. Enter Carfection’s review of the Ford Mustang Bullitt, shot entirely on an iPhone 11 Pro - not without a few struggles, though.

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2020 Ford Mustang Jack Roush Edition by Roush Performance

2020 Ford Mustang Jack Roush Edition by Roush Performance

The ultimate Roush Mustang; more powerful than the Shelby GT500

The 2020 Ford Mustang Jack Roush Edition is a high-performance version of the sixth-generation Mustang designed by Roush Performance. Unveiled at the 2019 SEMA Show, the Jack Roush Edition is more than just another beefed-up Mustang. This special-edition model celebrates the legacy of its founder, Jack Roush, who was recently inducted in the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

Although it’s not particularly more aggressive than other Roush-made Mustangs, the Jack Roush Edition is the most powerful vehicle created by the American firm. Rated at 775 horsepower, it packs more punch than iconic Mustang nameplates like the Shelby GT500 and the Shelby Super Snake. Let’s find out more about this powerful beast in the review below.

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1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 UNKL by Ringbrothers

1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 UNKL by Ringbrothers

A modern take on the iconic Mustang Mach 1

The Ford Mustang Mach 1 UNKL is a one-of-a-kind restomod project created by Ringbrothers and showcased at the 2019 SEMA Show. The company’s first Mach 1-based project, UNKL joins a long list of cool Mustang restomods built by the company in recent years. The apparently weird UNKL name has a simple meaning, as this build was made for a customer "who enjoys a close relationship with his uncle" and "pays tribute to his uncle’s influence on his passion for cars." It’s nice to see a meaningful message behind a car name. Well, let’s find out more about this interesting project in the review below.

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The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Is Quicker to 60 MPH Than the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 - This Video Tells Us Why

The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Is Quicker to 60 MPH Than the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 - This Video Tells Us Why

How can the underpowered C8 Corvette be quicker than the Shelby GT500?

Besides being as American as hot dogs, the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 and the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 sit at the very top of their respective makers performance pyramid. Sure, the Blue Oval also has the Ford GT muscle to flex, but for now, we’ll focus on the two, specifically how quick ar they to 60 miles per hour from a dead stop. Turns out, the mid-engined C8 is the nimbler of the two, despite holding an obvious power disadvantage. How’s that possible? Bear with us to find out.

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