Ford and LEGO introduce the first-ever Ford Mustang and Ford F-150 Raptor LEGO sets. The 185-piece Ford Mustang kit includes a time board and race driver. The 664-piece F-150 Raptor set includes a well-equipped garage, trailer, a drag racing Christmas tree and Model A hot rod, plus a crew of Ford workers to ensure top-quality work.
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The Shelby GT350R features the first-ever production V8 from Ford with a flat-plane crankshaft plus a specially tuned suspension. It is fitted with revised spring rates and antiroll bars, lower ride height, unique track-tuned alignment settings, revised bushings and jounce bumpers, cross-axis ball joints in the front suspension, and revised calibration controlling the MagneRide dampers.
The new 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine brings turbocharging to the Ford Mustang powertrain lineup. Designed to meet the needs of drivers looking for outstanding performance and projected best-in-class fuel efficiency, this EcoBoost engine has been developed specifically for Mustang. The 2.3-liter continues to take advantage of state-of-the-art technologies including direct fuel injection, twin independent variable camshaft timing and turbocharging to produce big-engine power and torque with improved fuel efficiency. With a projected 305-plus horsepower and 300-plus lb.-ft. of torque, this EcoBoost engine fits the bill for a true Mustang powerplant.
Ford unveiled the new Ford Mustang, which will also be available in Europe. Ford Mustang’s upgraded V6 and V8 engines are joined by an all-new 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine that brings state-of-the-art technology to Mustang. Mustang GT continues with the latest edition of the throaty 5.0-liter V8, now featuring an upgraded valvetrain and cylinder heads that yield more than 420 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque.
The 2014 Ford Shelby GT500 is powered by the 5.8-liter aluminum-block V8 engine that produces 662 horsepower and 631 lb.-ft. of torque. Nearly every part of the powertrain has been optimized for producing the massive horsepower, including the supercharger, cross-drilled block and heads, camshaft profiles, carbon fiber driveshaft and upgraded clutch, transmission and axle.
Ford Motor Company has built a unique U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Edition 2014 Ford Mustang GT. This car will be donated by Ford to be sold at the Gathering of Eagles charity event on Thursday, Aug. 1 during the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh 2013 – the World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration. All proceeds from the car donation and sale will benefit the EAA Young Eagles program, which has provided free introductory flights to more than 1.6 million young people since 1992, helping inspire and motivate the next generation of leaders, aviators and innovators.
The 2014 model carries on the distinct Mustang style with an aggressive design featuring a prominent grille. A powerful splitter adds to the appearance, while functional heat extractors on the hood of the GT are specifically designed and placed to help move hot air out of the engine compartment and cool the engine. For 2014 the FP6 and FP8 Appearance Package is available for V6 and GT models respectively. The package includes black-painted side mirrors and rear spoiler plus body-color rear quarter window louvers. All Mustang models with the Appearance Package get black-painted aluminum alloy wheels, 18 inches in diameter on the V6, 19 inches on GT.
DreamWorks Studios and Ford Motor Company announced an exclusive partnership for the feature film Need for Speed, which will include significant integration of Ford products, along with extensive media promotion by Ford at the time of the film’s release on March 14, 2014.
Ford is teaming up with Shinola, a Detroit-based luxury goods manufacturer, to celebrate 50 years of the Ford Mustang with the release of a premium 46-millimeter wristwatch with Swiss movements. The 50-year commemorative wristwatch exemplifies Shinola’s passion for quality products and uses the finest materials. The quartz timepiece features Swiss movements, a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal face and premium black leather for the band with a screw-down crown. Waterproof to five atmospheres, the materials and design details are brought to life by highly skilled craftspeople who bring a special expertise to executing this premium watch. The face of the watch features the unique Mustang 50 Years logo.
Shelby Performance Parts announced the release of the Shelby Wide Body Kit. Shelby’s latest option is now available through Shelby Performance Parts, giving customers the option to buy the kit and have it installed via their own installer. Built using lightweight fiberglass components and extraordinary craftsmanship, the Shelby Wide Body Kit is built for OEM-quality fit and finish, and stylishly integrates into the already-menacing Mustang body lines.