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We Live in a Great Time For Automobiles

2015 Ford Mustang ConvertibleWhile automobiles were just beginning to mature around this time in the 20th century, their popularity and status is waning (at least in the US) early in this one.  As recent studies suggest, the all-day Saturday test drive has been replaced with Internet research and social media polling.  Up to 11% of new-car buyers don’t even test drive the car they end up buying.

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Commercial: 2013 Ford Mustang – Inner Mustang

I’ve already shared the news about the changes going into the 2013 Ford Mustang.  Now, a commercial has surfaced, featuring said refreshed Mustang.  In it, we see a 2013 Mustang driving down a city street.  As it passes several bystanders, their personalities show up on the Mustang, changing paint and bodywork.  Watch the video below to see what I’m talking about.

 

by John Suit

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LA Auto Show 2011: The 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302

Introduced for the 2011 model year, the spiritual successor to the Boss 302 of the late 1960s and early 1970s combined speed and handling with Ford’s Mustang GT.  The result was nothing short of amazing, with comparisons to BMW’s M3, among others.  For the 2013 model year, Ford is cranking the Boss 302 up another notch, mostly in its appearance.  Read on for more details and Ford’s press release.

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LA Auto Show 2011: 2013 Ford Mustang

So, I’ve already shown pictures and gone through the big changes for the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500, and now it’s time to delve into its more mass-market brother, the Mustang (and Mustang GT).  With a refresh in 2010 and new engines for the 2011 model year, the Mustang isn’t due for another big redesign until 2015.  Until then, a few minor modifications will have to suffice.  Read on for pictures and details, as well as Ford’s press release.

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LA Auto Show 2011: Ford Announces 2013 Shelby GT500

After the “Terminator” Cobra was discontinued when its platform was replaced for the 2005 model year, a gap was left in Ford’s Mustang lineup.  Starting with model year 2007, Ford’s Special Vehicles Team (SVT) began building the Shelby GT500.  Based on a Ford Mustang, but tweaked from hood to rear spoiler, the GT500 has held the spot of top factory Mustang.  At the LA Auto Show this month, Ford pulled the wraps off of the 2013 Shelby GT500.  Read on for the laundry list of tweaks Ford’s engineers made, as well as the official press release.

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Fun Stuff: Polish Mustang Gathering (with Video)

It’s not every day that a new car-related video impresses me, but the video after the jump sure did!  A group of Ford Mustang fans from Poland got together and cooked up this one.  It’s clean, features lots of shiny go-fast sheetmetal, and the music isn’t obnoxious, like in so many home-brewed movies.  In addition to the cinematography, there’s plenty of hooliganisms going on – smoky burnouts and the like.  Click past the jump for the 5 minute, 23 second long video.

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