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2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Priced at $97,990

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Pop quiz: what’s the most expensive 2014 Ford Mustang model you can buy? The 2014 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, at $54,650? Not quite. The race-ready 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet will set you back at least $97,990. That’s a fair amount of scratch for a Mustang that isn’t street legal and cannot be registered for street use, but it does also buy you one helluva drag race machine that’s compliant with NHRA’s Stock and Super Stock classes. ...

Shelby GT500-Based Shelby 1000 S/C Has 1200 HP

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Shelby American says that 40 to 50 customers purchased its 2012 Shelby 1000 S/C muscle car, which made 1100 horsepower. If you’d like to embarrass those people, we’d recommend opening your checkbook and buying this, the 2013 Shelby 1000 S/C. Why? Simple — it makes 1200 horsepower. You might recall that the last Shelby 1000 made 950 horsepower in street-legal form, but Shelby says that every one of its buyers opted instead for the Shelby 1000 ...

Thread of the Day: Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE or Ford Mustang GT Track Pack? W/Poll

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Few automakers have had a rivalry as polarizing as the one between the Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang, and in a new Motor Trend comparison test we cover the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE and the 2013 Ford Mustang GT Track Pack. In our latest comparison, both muscle cars are based on entry-level V-8 models with standard horsepower ratings and manual transmissions, but upgraded with some track-friendly components. The Mustang GT Track Pack adds a shorter ...

We Hear: Plans for Ford Sub-Mustang Coupe in Europe Put on Hold

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The idea of a sub-Mustang sports coupe from Ford sounds enticing, but if the latest rumor from Autocar is to be believed, Ford of Europe has just put on pause the development of such a model. Most likely with the European automotive market’s troubles in mind, a sub-Mustang Ford sports coupe that could potentially have come to the U.S. at some point — you never know — has been shelved. Based on one of Ford’s existing ...

2013 Ford Focus ST Goes up Against VW Golf R, Subaru BRZ on Head 2 Head

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On this week’s episode of Head 2 Head, associate road test editor Carlos Lago hits the track to see if the new 2013 Ford Focus ST has what it takes to challenge the direct descendant of the original hot hatch, the 2012 Volkswagen Golf R. Lago starts out by comparing how the Focus ST and Golf R stack up in the canyons. The front-drive Focus ST clearly has the most boy-racer appeal of the two, with ...

J-Turn Series Debut Features 2013 Ford Mustang Doing J-Turns and Rockfords

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Host Jessi Lang kicks off the second season of Motor Trend videos on YouTube with a fresh new show called The J-Turn. Not surprisingly, the first episode is dedicated to the special maneuver from which her show is named – the J-Turn. She teams up with Roadkill host David Freiburger as the two tear up a wide-open parking lot with a 2013 Ford Mustang and a Dodge Challenger. Freiburger starts the episode by distinguishing J-Turns from ...