Have you ever seen a beautiful old Mustang and thought it was the coolest car you’ve ever seen? The Ford Motor Company introduced the first Mustang at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York. After that debut, they were one of the most eye-catching and identifiable vehicles on the road.
Ford set out to make a fast and affordable car that drivers could enjoy and show off. On the same day fairgoers first saw the car at the World’s Fair, Ford made the Mustang available to American Ford showrooms, and nearly 22,000 customers bought them that day.
In the same year, a Mustang appeared in the James Bond movie Goldfinger, the car’s first appearance in a major motion picture. Four years later, the film Bullitt showed a green Mustang 390 GT in a car chase through San Francisco. In the subsequent 50 years, the car has appeared in hundreds of movies and sported hundreds of colors.
814 Mustang colors, to be exact.
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With a virtually unrivaled pedigree in the automotive world, the Ford Mustang series harks back the glory years of American muscle cars. Needless to say, this means the announcement that a Ford Mustang hybrid would be making its way to dealerships in 2020 came as a shock to many.
With hardcore petrolheads watching their every move, Ford knows full well that the first Mustang hybrid must pull out all the stops to win over purists and skeptics alike.
Ahead of the hotly anticipated release, let’s take a closer look at the information we’ve been given by Ford and begin to paint a picture of one of the next generation hybrid Mustang.
Keep reading for a breakdown of the engine, looks, performance, and handling of the 2020 Ford Mustang, as well as some speculation about a high-performance Shelby GT500 hybrid which may be seen further down the line.
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Summer is upon us, and while some will be turning to A/C units and eating popsicles to beat the heat, there’s always a third option for those who like to live their lives on the edge: letting the wind whip through you in a sweet sports car, of course!
In an age where cars are now driving themselves and are running on all kinds of fuels, where does one even begin in their quest to find the best sports cars of 2019?
There are so many factors involved in choosing a sports car that you’ll tame the open road with. Stick or Auto? Stock or accessorized? Convertible or coupe?
Regardless of the conclusions you reach with these questions, it’s always a good idea to make a list and see how they stack up mano-a-mano.
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Can you hear it, that royal purr emanating from a V-8 engine waiting to unleash itself all over the open road? It’s a magnificent sound, isn’t it? It harkens back to the days of American automotive glory and muscle. It’s the sound of the true American steed.
The Ford Mustang has made owners feel like knights clad in shining armor for over 50 years. With such a stake in the history of the American muscle car, however, it’s hard to decide which models are the best Mustang models.
We could debate what the best Mustang models are for days and it would turn out to be nothing but a scintillating conversation that winds up right where it started.
We don’t have that much time. For the sake of brevity, here are the best 9 vintage Mustang models. (These are in no particular order. I’ll leave that up to you).
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Camaro vs. Mustang: The Ultimate Showdown
As a car enthusiast, you know that Ford and Chevy have been battling for muscle car superiority for decades. Are you Team Camaro or Team Mustang? Let’s settle the Camaro vs. Mustang debate once and for all. This guide will help you decide which muscle car has the edge in terms of performance, safety, design and so on.
More than 50 years after its initial release, Ford sold 126,000 Mustangs worldwide in 2017. That makes it the world’s most popular sports car for the third year in a row.
Yet, before their sales started to slip in 2016, the Camaro wasn’t far behind. So besides worldwide sales, who wins out in the Camaro vs. Mustang age-old rivalry?
There’s a lot more to consider nowadays than ever before in the battle for America’s car. Today, we have to consider tech and fuel economy as much as big, loud engines and a whole lot of power.
So let’s look at the 2018 models of both muscle cars and compare all the details to determine a conclusive winner (at least for this year).
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Is Airbrush Painting Your Own Car Worth The Risk?
Your car is a very personal possession, and it can become even more personal and meaningful with some custom airbrush art. Click here to learn about airbrush painting for cars, and whether or not it’s best to utilize the skill of a professional airbrush artist.
A custom-painted hood liner or heat extractor can make your car stand out in a crowd. And, whether you have a your favorite vacation spot or actual blue flames emblazoned on the hood, your car is sure to be noticed.
Airbrush car painting is a fascinating process, and results in a stunning, customized look for your Camaro (or any other prized car). But before you get the itch to try your hand at becoming a famous vehicle painter, you need to know what you’re up against.
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If you own a nice car like a Camaro, it’s important to protect your investment. One of the best ways to do that is with a canvas car cover. Click here to learn why us should use a car cover and find out how to get the best one.
A car cover can protect your precious ride from unwanted elements like rainwater, tree sap, pollen, bird droppings, and wind-borne particles. Putting a barrier between your car’s paint and these natural hazards prevents dings, dents, and scratches that ultimately destroy your car’s finish.
But, those aren’t the only reasons why you should spend your hard-earned money on canvas car covers. Read on to discover more benefits to canvas car covers and gather some time-tested tips for selecting the best one.
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