New Superchargers For 2011 Ford Mustang 5.0

August 28, 2010 at 3:15 pm

Everything is great about the 2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0 apart from its power output, which is only 412 hp. And it hurts more when you realize this magnificent 5.0 liter V8 engine has much more potential than this. Fortunately help is at hand! Ford Racing and ROUSH both have released new supercharger kits for the Mustang 5.0 which turn the power up significantly. The Roush’ package delivers 550 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque and costs $5,999, and that’s about it. But Ford Racing gives you more options. You can either get the basic plan which for $7,199 develops 525 SAE hp @ 6400 rpm and 470 SAE lb.-ft. @ 4200 rpm, or go for the $7,499.00 (black) and [...]

Ford Mustang Boss 302

August 13, 2010 at 7:08 pm

Ford officially revealed the new generation of Mustang Boss 302 and revived the brand after 42 years. The car is set for debut at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, and will go on sale in 2012. The car is based on the 2011 Mustang GT, but features upgraded engine, suspension, brakes, interior, exterior and technology. A Boss 302 Laguna Seca track model will also be available in limited numbers. 2010 Mustang Boss will get the same 5.0 liter V8 as in the GT, but it has different ECU setting and better air intake and exhausts. So it produces 440 hp and 380 pound-feet of torque. The top speed however is limited to 155 mph! The car gets track-inspired suspension upgrades as [...]

2011 Shelby GT500

July 16, 2010 at 7:05 pm

As the hottest version of the Mustang, the demand for the 2011 Shelby GT500 is high and 3300 orders have already been placed. But Ford announced to protect the car’s exclusivity, annual production of this model is limited to 5500 units worldwide. It’s no wonder why the car has such a high demand. Based on the new Mustang GT it’s powered by a new aluminum-block 5.4-liter supercharged V8 engine, which produces 550 horsepower and 510 lb.-ft. of torque. And with the SVT treatment inside and out it has such a delicious recipe! “We are pleased with the pace of retail orders for the 2011 Shelby GT500,” said Fritz Wilke, Mustang brand manager. “The car continues to be popular with sports [...]

Five Special Ford Focus RS Pay Tribute To Le Mans

June 24, 2010 at 9:42 am

Ford has devoted five units of their Focus RS hot hatchback to a plan which commemorates the company’s winnings at Le Mans 24 hours. Each of this five units wears racing livery of one of Ford’s victorious cars at Le Mans. They will appear at Le Mans Classic Event this year, and then will be put up for auction. That’s why these models are called Le Mans Classic Special Edition. When they become available for sale they’ll be fitted with RS and Technology pack, which provides many features such as Recaro seats and DVD navigation. These models will fetch a high price due to their exclusivity and pedigree. Ford Focus RS Le Mans Classic specials include: Red with white stripes: [...]

Mountune Ford Focus ST In BTCC

April 27, 2010 at 9:14 pm

As you know Mountune is Ford’s performance arm, and they also cooperating in their motorsport careers. This year Mountune has entered an LPG-powered Focus ST in BTCC, and they are doing great! Driven by Tom Chilton from AON team, the first LPG car in BTCC managed to get the Pole Position this last Sunday. The Mountune Ford Focus ST LPG BTCC is powered by a 2.o liter Duratec engine, converted to run on liquid gas, which result in better efficiency and cleaner performance. It is also fitted with a new type of fuel injection system and a new turbocharger to make sure the power is also at an optimum level! Further Readings: Ford Focus 5dr estate 2.0 Titanium Technical Specifications [...]