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PostHeaderIcon Ken Block Takes On Pikes Peak In Climbkhana: Video

A little under a year ago, we got a preview of the next big gymkhana video to come from Ford’s slide-happy YouTube star, the one and only Ken Block. Although brief, the vid gave us a glimpse at the revitalized Hoonicorn V2, which keeps the AWD drivetrain and classic carbon fiber Mustang body, but adds an extra 555 horsepower to the mix with two turbochargers and methanol injection. Peak output is now rated an astounding 1,400 ponies, but there’s a reason for that – Block’s latest challenge is Pikes Peak, a deadly 14,000-foot mountain laced with 156 turns laid out in a spaghetti string of switchbacks and chicanes. At this elevation, power levels can drop as much as 30 percent by the time you get to the top, and when the goal is to keep all four on boil, 1,400 horsepower seems about right. Now, we get to see if Block and his custom ‘Stang have what it takes in this 9-minute homage to tire smoke, appropriately dubbed “Climbkhana.”

Anyone familiar with the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will recognize the insanity of shooting a gymkhana video in a location like this. The drop offs are immense, and the high-altitude takes a heavy toll on both man and machine. Nevertheless, Block manages to weave his unique brand of auto-themed entertainment all the same, and we’re happy for that. So click play, turn up the volume, and enjoy.

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PostHeaderIcon Ken Block’s Hoonicorn Mustang Highlights New Hoonigan Car Pack For Forza Horizon 3

By now, it’s probably been established that Ken Block has some of the most desirable cars in the world. We’re not talking about exotics though; we’re talking about his custom drift cars, one of which is the beyond awesome “Hoonicorn” Mustang. The real world offers all of us little possibility of owning the Hoonicorn, but there is now a way for us to get to drive it… in the world of Forza Horizon 3.

Oh, yes, ladies and gentlemen, the Hoonicorn Mustang is now available on Forza Horizon 3 as the crown jewel car of the game’s new Hoonigann Car Pack. Judging by its name, it’s of little surprise that the new pack is made up entirely of cars that are affiliated with the Hoonigan brand, of which Block’s Gymkhana exploits was born from. The pack isn’t all about the 1,400-horsepower Hoonicorn, after all. There’s also the 333-horsepower 1978 Ford Escort RS Rally car that’s also owned by Block. There’s also “Loki,” a 1979 Chevy K5 Blazer that was built and developed by Baldwin Motorsports. Since these cars are defined by their nicknames as much as their capabilities, I should add that a car called “Napalm Nova” – a 1972 Chevy Nova – is also part of the pack, as is “Tri-Five by Fire,” a gasser-style Chevrolet Bel Air and “Twerkstallion,” a 1992 Mazda RX-7.

The cost of the pack is $6.99 and it’s already available. If any of you don’t have Forza Horizon 3, fret not because the pack will also be available on Forza Motorsport 7 when the game hits shelves in a few months.

PostHeaderIcon 2018 Ford Mustang GT Gets Quiet Start Mode

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As car lovers we love the rumble of a V8 or the shrieking soprano of a compact V12 as much as the next guy. But like all we think there is a time and a place for experiencing this wonder of internal combustion, and that 08:00 a.m. on a Saturday at the end of a cul-de-sac ain’t it. That is basically why the new 2018 Ford Mustang GT is getting a Quiet Start mode.

Also known as Good Neighbor mode, the quiet start features of the 2018 Ford Mustang GT limits the sound of the 5.0 liter V8 engine by closing the active valves in the exhaust system. You can activate this system via the onboard driving mode selector in the instrument controlled by the steering wheel-mounted thumb controls. And the best thing is you don’t have to worry about forgetting about setting it up as it can be programmed to automatically engage, say, between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m.

Both new Quiet Exhaust mode and Quiet Start features will be part of the available active valve performance exhaust system on the new Mustang GT, along with different exhaust volumes for Normal, Sport and Track modes, giving customers more choice than ever before.

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This is absolutely brilliant because as much as we love a good sport exhaust sound we don’t want to hear it while relaxing on our sofa or trying to sleep. Of course for this system to properly work the driver has to be a decent person. If he’s one of those douchbags who enjoys annoying people in the middle of the night with his loud exhaust there is nothing Ford or anybody else can do to alleviate the situation. Well, except for the police maybe.

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PostHeaderIcon Ford Mustang

The sixth-generation Ford Mustang arrived in late 2013 for the 2015 model year as the company’s most advanced pony car yet. Not only redesigned inside and out, the new Mustang also gained an independent rear suspension, a first for the muscle car since its inception in 1964. The new generation also marked the return of the four-cylinder ’Stang, with Ford adding a turbocharged, 2.3-liter EcoBoost to the usual V-6 and V-8 engine lineup. In early 2017, the sixth-generation Mustang received its mid-cycle update. Although initial rumors and spy shots didn’t suggest a major upgrade, the Mustang showed up with quite a few changes inside and out.

A new front fascia makes the 2015 model seem old, while the cabin boasts significant improvements in the tech department. More upgrades were operated under the hood, where Ford added a new automatic transmission and dropped the entry-level engine. The two remaining units gained power increases. The chassis also received its fair share of upgrades to make the 2018 Mustang the sportiest pony car Ford has built to date. Obviously, these changes were designed to bring the Mustang up to date compared to the new-generation Camaro. Naturally, the facelift will also trickle down to the higher performance versions of the current Mustang, including the Shelby GT350. But until that happens, let’s have a closer look at the newest ’Stang in town.

Update 7/27/2017: Ford has finally announced prices for the 2018 Ford Mustang, and to our surprise, it’s still one hell of a deal. Check out the prices section below to learn all about it!

PostHeaderIcon 2018 Ford Mustang Goes From 0 to 60 MPH In Under 4 Seconds

Ford fans rejoice, and spectators run for your life – the 2018 Ford Mustang is here, and it comes with a fresh look and more power than ever. To start off, the EcoBoost model – the new entry-level model now that the V-6 has been dropped – maintains its 310 horsepower output, but gains an extra 30 pound-feet, bringing it up to 350 pound-feet of torque. The real news, however, is the is that beast of an engine under the hood of the Mustang GT is 5.0-liters of sheer stomach cramping goodness that’s good for 440 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. That’s an improvement me of 25 ponies and 20 pound-feet over the 2017 model and enough to make the Porsche 911 Porsche Carrera look like a little bitch with its $94,000 price tag and 4.4-second sprint to 60 mph.

It’s not just the extra power that makes the Mustang so quick, it’s the entire setup, and one could argue that Ford has quite literally found perfection. When you combine the Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S tires that come with the Performance Pack along with that increased output, the new Drag Strip mode and the new 10-speed automatic, you get sheer supremacy. We’re talking about a sprint to 60 mph in “less than four seconds” and, while we don’t know official top speed figures, you can bet the updated GT will get you a little closer to God when you finally start to max out. To get the extra power out of that V-8, Ford added in dual-fuel, high-pressure direction injection and low-pressure port fuel injection. Surely there was some other tuning specifics, but Ford has yet to elaborate. Seems hard to believe, doesn’t it? Keep reading to learn more.

PostHeaderIcon 2018 Ford Mustang Inspires New Coolhaus Ice Cream!

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Talk about clever marketing! In an effort to create some buzz for the new Orange Fury exterior color of the 2018 Ford Mustang, the company has teamed up with Coolhaus to present a limited edition, Mustang-inspired ice cream sandwich. This new product has a  zesty orange flavor to go with the color and comes in two Vanilla Whoopies, covered in orange icing and an edible wrapper made from potato wafer paper with edible ink.

Now for the marketing part: the Mustang-inspired ice cream sandwich will be will be given out for free starting today for four days at various locations in New York City in a Coolhaus ice cream truck outfitted with 2018 Mustang decals. The idea was the brainchild of Ford color and materials design manager, Barb Whalen. The 2018 Mustang also comes in Kona Blue and Royal Crimson but there are no ice cream versions of those yet.

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“I typically focus on things like color research, leather seats and hand stitching, so this was definitely a bit different for me,” said Whalen. “It was fun applying some of those same design philosophies into helping Coolhaus create an ice cream flavor that really embodies the new Orange Fury color.”

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“I’ve always been a fan of the Mustang, and was super excited when they came to us with such a special project,” Coolhaus CEO & Founder Natasha Case said. “We thrive on helping our customers realize their vision and love to help create that special, one-of-a-kind experience – one that really makes an impact. We couldn’t be happier that one of the original American classics chose Coolhaus, a new American classic, as a way to add excitement to their latest innovation.”

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PostHeaderIcon 2018 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Gets a New Pony Package

The Ford Mustang. It’s one of history’s most iconic muscle cars (and now a modern day crowd-hunting missile) that has seen a total of six generations, several different body styles, and one of the most loyal fanbases out there. It’s had its ups and downs but has been in constant production since March of 1964, with the most recent generation coming to life for the 2015 model year. Since then, the Mustang has been reworked a bit, with a new face for 2018 and a revamp of drivetrain options that will cut out the V-6 altogether. Along with the facelift and change to the drivetrain lineup, it was recently announced that even the EcoBoost Mustang will now come with line-lock, and now Ford is announcing a new “Pony Package” for the EcoBoost model that brings some stand-out aesthetics and the classic pony-in-corral grille that has appeared occasionally since it was displayed on the original concept in the mid-1960s

The last time the pony-in-corral grille was seen was back in 2015 as part of the Mustang’s anniversary package, but this time around as part of the package for the EcoBoost, you’ll also get a few other items that include side stripes on the lower body, tri-bar pony badge on the rear deck, a brightened beltline and window trim for hard tops, and a fresh pair of wheels. Inside, you get some floor mats with an embroidered pony logo to tie the whole package together. So far, there’s no price announced yet, but we should learn more about the price of this package as well as pricing for the 2018 Mustang shortly before it goes on sale in time for Halloween.

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PostHeaderIcon 2018 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Gets a New Pony Package

The Ford Mustang. It’s one of history’s most iconic muscle cars (and now a modern day crowd-hunting missile) that has seen a total of six generations, several different body styles, and one of the most loyal fanbases out there. It’s had its ups and downs but has been in constant production since March of 1964, with the most recent generation coming to life for the 2015 model year. Since then, the Mustang has been reworked a bit, with a new face for 2018 and a revamp of drivetrain options that will cut out the V-6 altogether. Along with the facelift and change to the drivetrain lineup, it was recently announced that even the EcoBoost Mustang will now come with line-lock, and now Ford is announcing a new “Pony Package” for the EcoBoost model that brings some stand-out aesthetics and the classic pony-in-corral grille that has appeared occasionally since it was displayed on the original concept in the mid-1960s

The last time the pony-in-corral grille was seen was back in 2015 as part of the Mustang’s anniversary package, but this time around as part of the package for the EcoBoost, you’ll also get a few other items that include side stripes on the lower body, tri-bar pony badge on the rear deck, a brightened beltline and window trim for hard tops, and a fresh pair of wheels. Inside, you get some floor mats with an embroidered pony logo to tie the whole package together. So far, there’s no price announced yet, but we should learn more about the price of this package as well as pricing for the 2018 Mustang shortly before it goes on sale in time for Halloween.

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PostHeaderIcon Ford Mustang Tickford Bathurst ’77 Special Edition

Those of you who are familiar with the Mount Panorama race track in Bathurst, Australia will attest to the circuit’s status as one of the world’s greatest race tracks. The 79-year old circuit is home to the Bathurst 1000, one of the most famous endurance races in the world, and was also the site of Ford’s famous one-two finish back in 1977. Forty years after that memorable triumph, Australian Ford tuner Pickford is rolling out a limited run of Ford Mustang GTs called the Tickford Bathurst ’77 Special.

The limited-run set of Mustangs will feature plenty of cosmetic upgrades, but none are more important than its livery to match the race-winning 1977 Falcon XC Hardtops that racers Allan Moffat and Colin Bond drove to victory 40 years ago. If anything, the special edition Mustang pays tribute to the storied ties between Australian motorsports and the Blue Oval. “We wanted to give fans that either witnessed the famous one-two live, or have come to appreciate the supreme effort after the fact, the chance to own a unique vehicle that has been developed in conjunction with the man that made it happen,” Tickford CEO and Prodrive Racing Australia team boss Tim Edwards said.

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PostHeaderIcon 2018 Ford Mustang Order Guide Leaked

The sixth-generation Mustang is a pretty big deal. It was introduced for 2015 and was the most advanced pony to roll out of Ford’s stable to date. The biggest highlights included the introduction of the EcoBoost four-cylinder – the first four-cylinder to be offered in the ‘Stang for a while – and a new independent rear suspension system, a first since the car was first introduced back in 1964. After just a couple of years on the market, Ford realized it’s EcoBoost drivetrain was a real winner, and eventually dropped the base V-6, leaving just the 310-horsepower EcoBoost and the 435-horsepower Coyote V-8. For 2018, Ford recently announced that the line-lock feature from the GT track package will now come standard across the line, but now we’re finally getting a look at the order guide companion for the first time, and there are quite a few options to talk about.

All told, there are three different packages available for the EcoBoost and GT models: a performance package, a black accent package, and a new Carbon Sport interior package – essentially letting you get a little bit of that supercar feel inside your new pony. But, there’s a lot of little things to cover in this companion guide, so let’s take a closer look at what you can order before you get to the dealer.

PostHeaderIcon Six of America’s Baddest Muscle Machines

Cue the band, Mr. Copland; today is Independence Day! It’s the day American celebrates her declaration of independence from Britain amid the bloody Revolutionary War, which lasted from 1775 to 1783. Now some 234 years after the battle’s end, America can celebrate something else, too – the laundry list of high-horsepower vehicles that out-class nearly everything on the world’s roads. These cars, trucks, and SUVs represent the best-of-the-best, the most lust-worthy iron ever to transport humans.

These vehicles hail from American brand rich with history. We’ve included only late-model vehicles that represent the peak of their segment, and each will easily outgun nearly anything from outside our borders. Brands like Chevrolet, Ford, and Dodge are not only a cornerstone in the automotive industry, they are icons to the American way of life and our never-ending pursuit of happiness. So stand by for 4,295 horsepower of American Freedom!

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PostHeaderIcon Cars We Wish We Could Drive On Independence Day

It’s America’s Independence Day – the day we celebrate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, which ratified that the United States of America was no longer part of the British Empire. I know Brexit jokes are getting a bit old, but America did it before it was cool.

The Fourth of July is also a day for fireworks, parades, barbecues, fairs, picnics, and family reunions. For most of us, it’s also a long weekend spent on the road. We love to travel as much as any of you out there and this is why I put together a short list of cars we wish we could drive on Independence Day. And it’s not about supercars I can’t afford, but iconic vehicles I cannot buy because they don’t make them anymore.

I’m sure some of you would enjoy spending the Independence Day weekend in at least one of the cars in the list below as much as I would, so go ahead and have a closer look at the vehicles that should be revived in the modern era. Also, feel free to add your own cars to the list via the comments box at the bottom. Have a great Fourth of July, drive safe, and in case you had a beer or two, make sure you leave the driving to those that didn’t.

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PostHeaderIcon 2018 Mustang to Get Standard Line-Lock Feature

Ford unleashes Line-Lock on Mustang Ecoboost

Staying true to its character as the quintessential muscle, Ford Mustang is now getting a feature that is every muscle car enthusiasts dream. It’s the the electronic line-lock which will be a standard feature on all 2018 Mustang models later this year, making burnouts easier than ever. They should call it the hooligan option. 

The line-lock is currently only available as a track-only option on the V8 GT version, but soon even the 2018 Mustang EcoBoost with its four-cylinder engine will get the feature.So no matter which Mustang you get, it will be able to make you like a colossal douchebag who likes to rev its engine, spin its tire, make cacophonous noises and produce a huge amount of smoke. Burnout is a mindless, pointless and frankly stupid thing to do. And like most stupid things it is also really, really fun.

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Ford says the 2018 Mustang line-lock feature is for drag racers to heat up the tire rubber for improved traction prior to the race, but we all know it is going to be used predominantly by big, fat city boys with an American flag tattoo on their arms and a pistol in the glove compartment. The system is activated steering wheel-mounted thumb switches whereupon, on models equipped with an available 12-inch, all-digital instrument display, drivers will see an industry-first, video-game-like animation of a spinning alloy wheel kicking up a cloud of smoke to indicate when the electronic line-lock feature is activated. Line-lock is available with either the 10-speed SelectShift automatic or six-speed manual transmission.

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PostHeaderIcon 2018 Ford Mustang EcoBoost to Come Standard with Line-Lock

The V-8-powered Ford Mustang GT has come standard with electronic line lock as a part of the track pack since its redesign in 2015, but for 2018, Ford has announced that it will now include that feature on the EcoBoost models as well – effectively giving those who want some EcoBoost love a much easy way of roasting some rubber. For those of you that don’t know, a line lock system, applies pressure to the front brakes only, making it possible for those with a six-speed manual to roast the tires without some impressively difficult footwork, while those with the automatic transmission don’t have to risk burning their transmission fluid or burning up the rear brakes from doing a traditional brake torque. Think of it as an emergency brake for the front wheels.

When Ford introduced the sixth-generation Mustang for the 2015 model year, it was met with enthusiasm from pony car fanboys everywhere. As part of the generational shift, the Mustang grew in width by 1.5 inches, sat 1.4 inches lower, and came with an all-new independent rear suspension system. More important was the new 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder that served as a middle point between the entry-level 3.7-liter V-6 and the 5.0-liter Coyote V-8. After just three years on the market, the sixth-gen Mustang was up for a facelift and Ford decided to drop the V-6, leaving just the EcoBoost and the V-8. It’s not surprising considering the EcoBoost delivers 10 more ponies than the V-6 while offering better efficiency. There was no need for a V-6 and consumers knew it. Now limited to two engine options in the standard Mustang, Ford is ensuring both are equally capable at the dragstrip.

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PostHeaderIcon 2018 Ford Mustang EcoBoost to Come Standard with Line-Lock

The V-8-powered Ford Mustang GT has come standard with electronic line lock as a part of the track pack since its redesign in 2015, but for 2018, Ford has announced that it will now include that feature on the EcoBoost models as well – effectively giving those who want some EcoBoost love a much easy way of roasting some rubber. For those of you that don’t know, a line lock system, applies pressure to the front brakes only, making it possible for those with a six-speed manual to roast the tires without some impressively difficult footwork, while those with the automatic transmission don’t have to risk burning their transmission fluid or burning up the rear brakes from doing a traditional brake torque. Think of it as an emergency brake for the front wheels.

When Ford introduced the sixth-generation Mustang for the 2015 model year, it was met with enthusiasm from pony car fanboys everywhere. As part of the generational shift, the Mustang grew in width by 1.5 inches, sat 1.4 inches lower, and came with an all-new independent rear suspension system. More important was the new 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder that served as a middle point between the entry-level 3.7-liter V-6 and the 5.0-liter Coyote V-8. After just three years on the market, the sixth-gen Mustang was up for a facelift and Ford decided to drop the V-6, leaving just the EcoBoost and the V-8. It’s not surprising considering the EcoBoost delivers 10 more ponies than the V-6 while offering better efficiency. There was no need for a V-6 and consumers knew it. Now limited to two engine options in the standard Mustang, Ford is ensuring both are equally capable at the dragstrip.

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PostHeaderIcon TopSpeed’s Top 5 Convertibles That Won’t Break The Bank

Well, it’s officially summertime, and that means it’s the right season to get out and enjoy the warm weather. And, if you have the means, that should also include breaking free from the confines of a fixed hardtop roof and enjoying unlimited blue-sky headroom. Unfortunately, getting behind the wheel of a convertible isn’t always the cheapest proposition around, but fear not, because we’ve assembled five of our top picks for going topless without breaking the bank.

Of course, there are plenty of other options out there at this price range, but we decided to cut out the flab and only keep those droptops that you’ll actually want to drive. That means each offers something interesting under the hood, all while maintaining that fun in the sun factor. Of course, no roof means you’ll get a little extra slop in the corners, given the lack of chassis rigidity, but that’s okay – you’ll be enjoying your time in the elements all the same. Let us know which you’d have in the comments!

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PostHeaderIcon Ford Mustang GT P-51 by Roush Performance

Roush Performance is no stranger to developing tuning programs for the Ford Mustang. In fact, it’s built a good legacy from it, thanks in part to beauties like the RS3 and Trak Pak kits. This time though, Roush Performance is shaking things up with the P-51, a 727-horsepower behemoth the noted Ford tuner is claiming as the most powerful “re-titled” Mustang creation ever.

It’s hard to disagree with those claims, especially with the added disclaimer of being pre-titled as opposed to most post-titled programs where the output of the P-51 has been exceeded on so many occasions, including some of Roush Performance’s past tuning projects. But the P-51 is coming off the Roush production lot as a brand new Mustang that’s already been fitted with the kit, power upgrades and all. On top of that, it also features extensive aero upgrades on the exterior, a dressed-up interior, and the whole cache of being inspired by the iconic P-51 Mustang fighter planes that played big roles during the second World War. It’s taken a while for Roush Performance to present the full-blown P-51 Mustang after first releasing a sneak peek at the 2106 SEMA Auto Show in Las Vegas last year. Turns out, the tuner was onto something with this creation and now that it’s out, we can at least say that it was worth the wait.

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PostHeaderIcon Ford Mustang GT By GME Performance

In the course of its long and storied history, the Ford Mustang has proven itself to be one of the most desirable performance cars in the world. It’s a testament to the car’s appeal that it’s still revered in tuning circles to this day. That’s especially true in a country like Germany, which has no shortage of tuners spread out its own borders. Geiger Cars has been tuning Mustangs for a while now and even lesser-known firms like Schropp Tuning have gotten in on the act. I’m not certain where GME Performance falls in that sphere, but what I do know is that it’s gotten in on the act of building tuning kits for the American pony car. Proof of that lies in this program that squeezes out a Hellcat-level power output of 705 horsepower for the benevolent ‘Stang.

Truth be told, this is not the first time we’ve come across GME Performance. Over the years, it’s developed its share of desirable upgrades, including a 680-horsepower kit for the Chevrolet Corvette C7 and a 620-horsepower program for the ‘Stang’s chief nemesis, the Chevrolet Camaro. It’s even taken a crack at developing a kit for the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8. The result? 600 ponies and a 0-to-60-mph of just 4.1 seconds. It’s an impressive roster of tuner kits that’s bolstered by this new program for the America’s most prominent performance car. That 700-horsepower output may be the headline-grabbing feature of this program, but there’s more to it than that too. Rest assured GME Performance is one tuner whose name we should start remembering more often now.

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PostHeaderIcon Ford Mustang GT By GME Performance

In the course of its long and storied history, the Ford Mustang has proven itself to be one of the most desirable performance cars in the world. It’s a testament to the car’s appeal that it’s still revered in tuning circles to this day. That’s especially true in a country like Germany, which has no shortage of tuners spread out its own borders. Geiger Cars has been tuning Mustangs for a while now and even lesser-known firms like Schropp Tuning have gotten in on the act. I’m not certain where GME Performance falls in that sphere, but what I do know is that it’s gotten in on the act of building tuning kits for the American pony car. Proof of that lies in this program that squeezes out a Hellcat-level power output of 705 horsepower for the benevolent ‘Stang.

Truth be told, this is not the first time we’ve come across GME Performance. Over the years, it’s developed its share of desirable upgrades, including a 680-horsepower kit for the Chevrolet Corvette C7 and a 620-horsepower program for the ‘Stang’s chief nemesis, the Chevrolet Camaro. It’s even taken a crack at developing a kit for the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8. The result? 600 ponies and a 0-to-60-mph of just 4.1 seconds. It’s an impressive roster of tuner kits that’s bolstered by this new program for the America’s most prominent performance car. That 700-horsepower output may be the headline-grabbing feature of this program, but there’s more to it than that too. Rest assured GME Performance is one tuner whose name we should start remembering more often now.

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PostHeaderIcon Saleen Championship Edition Mustang

Renowned Mustang tuner Saleen hasn’t been doing particularly well in recent years due to financial problems, but it somehow managed to keep most of its nameplates alive and introduce new ones, including a beefed-up Tesla Model S. Now, Saleen is returning to the spotlight with a series of Championship Edition Mustangs that celebrate the Driver, Manufacturer, Team, and Tire SCCA ESCORT Endurance Championships won by the brand’s racing team back in 1987.

Launched in cooperation with General Tire, which was essential to Saleen’s success on the race track in the 1980s, the Championship Edition will break cover by the end of June and will enter production in September 2017. Both road-legal and track-only versions will be built, with the sixth-generation Mustang GT used as a base. Pricing and availability information is still limited, but we’ll be back as soon as we know more.

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2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS Coupe 2-Door 2017 CHEVY CAMARO 2SS 6-SPD CLIMATE LEATHER NAV HUD 10K #105858 Texas Direct
$25,200.00 (19 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Dec-16-2017 12:30:00 PST
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2014 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 2-Door 2014 FORD MUSTANG GT 5.0 AUTOMATIC SPOILER HIDS 17K MI #231389 Texas Direct Auto
$6,650.00 (19 Bids)
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2015 Ford Mustang Premium Bagged 2015 Ford Mustang premium
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2017 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Coupe 2-Door 2017 CHEVY CORVETTE Z06 3LZ S/C AUTO NAV HUD REARCAM 1K #603863 Texas Direct
$55,400.00 (8 Bids)
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1967 Ford Mustang GT 1967 ford mustang GT Convertible
$12,600.00 (9 Bids)
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2012 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 2-Door 2012 FORD MUSTANG GT 5.0 AUTO LEATHER HID LIGHTS 41K MI #218165 Texas Direct
$5,800.00 (9 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Dec-13-2017 7:05:37 PST
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1951 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1951 GMC PICKUP, BAGGED, PATINA, RAT ROD, PROTOURING, 3100, SURVIVOR
$15,800.00 (9 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Dec-17-2017 17:00:00 PST
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2015 Chevrolet SS Base Sedan 4-Door 2015 CHEVY SS 415HP 6-SPEED CLIMATE LEATHER HUD NAV 20K #116583 Texas Direct
$10,100.00 (5 Bids)
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2015 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 2-Door 2015 Ford Mustang GT (Supercharged SEMA Car)
$35,000.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Friday Dec-15-2017 20:53:53 PST
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2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Coupe 2-Door 2013 CHEVY CAMARO ZL1 S/C 6-SPD SUNROOF NAV HUD 35K MI #803573 Texas Direct Auto
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2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible 2-Door 2017 CHEVY CAMARO ZL1 CONVERTIBLE 6-SPD RECARO NAV 1K #163560 Texas Direct Auto
$40,099.00 (14 Bids)
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2015 Chevrolet Camaro SS Coupe 2-Door 2015 CHEVY CAMARO 2SS RS HTD LEATHER NAV HUD 20'S 8K MI #154543 Texas Direct
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2012 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 2-Door 2012 FORD MUSTANG GT FASTBACK 5.0 6-SPD SPOILER 36K MI #281725 Texas Direct Auto
$6,900.00 (23 Bids)
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2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Coupe 2-Door 2016 CHEVY CORVETTE Z06 3LZ Z07 ULTIMATE AUTO NAV 5K MI #608705 Texas Direct
$40,536.00 (104 Bids)
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2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Coupe 2-Door 2017 CHEVY CAMARO ZL1 6-SPEED 650HP KRYPTON GREEN 1K MI #203550 Texas Direct
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1969 Chevrolet Camaro 1969 Chevy Camaro RS Yenko 427 12 Bolt Posi PS PDB Disc Brakes Replica
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2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Coupe 2-Door 2017 FORD MUSTANG SHELBY GT350 6-SPEED RECARO NAV 2K MI #520888 Texas Direct
$49,900.00 (27 Bids)
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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe 2-Door 2014 CHEVY CORVETTE STINGRAY 3LT 7-SPEED NAV HUD 9K MI #108025 Texas Direct Auto
$3,200.00 (26 Bids)
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2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Coupe 2-Door 2015 CHEVY CORVETTE Z06 3LZ Z07 S/C AUTO NAV HUD 5K MI #605077 Texas Direct Auto
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2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Coupe 2-Door 2017 CHEVY CORVETTE GRAND SPORT LT 7-SPEED BOSE 10K MI #110697 Texas Direct Auto
$8,300.00 (9 Bids)
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2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Coupe 2-Door 2017 CHEVY CORVETTE Z16 GRAND SPORT LT COUPE AUTO 3K MI #115791 Texas Direct
$49,100.00 (4 Bids)
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1951 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1951 Chevy 3100 prior Store Prop truck, rolling chassis for frame swap project
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1977 Chevrolet Other 2 Door 1977 Chevrolet Vega - California Rust Free Car - V8
$1,500.00 (1 Bid)
End Date: Saturday Dec-16-2017 18:00:32 PST
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1968 Ford Other Pickups Custom 1968 Ford F-600 Ramp truck Classic Car Hauler
$1,175.00 (10 Bids)
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2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z51 Coupe 2-Door 2015 CHEVY CORVETTE STINGRAY Z51 2LT AUTO NAV HUD 4K MI #112474 Texas Direct
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1968 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 1968 Ford Mustang Factory GT Coupe 302 J-code w/ Powersteering
$8,600.00 (41 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Dec-17-2017 15:42:10 PST
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1966 Ford Mustang GT Fastback 1966 Ford Mustang GT Fastback
$22,100.00 (31 Bids)
End Date: Friday Dec-15-2017 11:57:49 PST
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1955 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1955 chevy truck short box , rat rod , patina, shop truck , project NO RESERVE!
$6,325.00 (5 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Dec-16-2017 10:29:22 PST
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1966 Ford Mustang GT NO RESEVE RESTORED 1966 Ford Mustang COUPE FACTORY GT A CODE NUMBERS MATCHING
$12,300.00 (10 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Dec-17-2017 17:00:00 PST
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1966 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 1966 Ford Coupe GT Mustang 289 AUTO C-CODE w/ powersteering / AC / Power Brakes
$11,600.00 (48 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Dec-13-2017 18:48:37 PST
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