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Recalls: Ford blows up Takata airbag recall by over 447k vehicles

Filed under: Performance, Recalls, Safety, Ford ​ Ford is the latest automaker to announce an expansion to its Takata driver-side airbag inflator recall, and the latest increase adds an additional 447,310 vehicles to the nationwide total. The company says that this expansion comes at the request of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The expanded [...]

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Video: Chris Harris checks out Ken Block’s Hoonicorn ’65 Mustang

Filed under: Aftermarket, Coupe, Performance, Ford, Celebrities, Specialty, Design/Style, Videos Ken Block’s Hoonicorn, which stars in Gymkhana Seven, might still bear a passing resemblance to a vintage 1965 Ford Mustang, but underneath the skin, the car is one of the baddest custom machines to ever do a smoky burnout on the road. The ever enthusiastic [...]

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Report: Mustang retakes monthly pony car sales crown from Camaro

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Chevrolet, Ford, Earnings/Financials Going back to their origins in the Swinging ’60s, the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro have been fierce rivals for fans’ hearts and dollars. Historically, the Ford often led in volume, but Chevy took the muscle car top spot in 2009 upon the Camaro’s rebirth. However, with the [...]

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Official: Watch Ford build a Mustang atop Burj Khalifa, world’s tallest building

Filed under: Convertible, Performance, Ford In 1965, a Ford Mustang Convertible proudly went on display at the top of the Empire State Building, the world’s tallest building at the time. Earlier this year, the Blue Oval recreated the stunt by bringing the latest droptop ‘Stang to the sky-high structure during the New York Auto Show. [...]

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ETC: Car and Driver 10Best list cracked by Tesla Model S, BMW 3 Series left off

Filed under: Convertible, Coupe, Sedan, Performance, Etc., Hatchback, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Mazda, Porsche, Volkswagen, Tesla Car and Driver is keeping new blood pumping into its annual 10Best cars list with three new entries making it on for 2015 and a perennial favorite falling off. Among the biggest shocks this year is that the [...]

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Los Angeles: Galpin Auto Sports and Fisker turn the Mustang into a Rocket in LA [w/video]

Filed under: Aftermarket, LA Auto Show, Coupe, Performance, Ford, Design/Style Galpin Auto Sport and Henrik Fisker made big promises about the Rocket before its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show today, calling it the “ultimate American muscle car.” Now that this 725-horsepower carbon-fiber Ford Mustang has officially been revealed, we’ve now got a chance [...]

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Los Angeles: Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang is a lean, mean, Z/28-fighting machine [w/video]

Filed under: LA Auto Show, Coupe, Performance, Ford If there’s one thing you can count on, it’s that the renewed rivalry between the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro will never, ever cease. For every version of Ford’s pony car, there’s an equally potent Chevrolet. And so with the debut of the Camaro Z/28 earlier this [...]

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Video: Ken Block returns to terrorize LA in Gymkhana 7

Filed under: Aftermarket, Classics, Coupe, Videos, Ford, Specialty, Racing Ken Block is back with his heavily modified Ford Mustang, and he’s taking to the streets of sunny Los Angeles for the seventh installment of his traditionally insane, drift-tastic Gymkhana videos. We covered Block’s all-wheel-drive, 845-horsepower Mustang a few weeks back during the annual SEMA extravaganza [...]

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Featured: How and why automakers work hard to camouflage their cars

Filed under: Spy Photos, Etc., Ford Carmakers assign engineers to be in charge of developing bespoke camouflage for each new model. We’ve all see those photos of hotly anticipated upcoming models wrapped in black padding and crazy checkerboard and swirl patterns, and maybe wondered if all that is really necessary. It is no off-the-cuff exercise; [...]

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SEMA: Ken Block’s 1965 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn RTR and CR Supercars Villain are retro done right

Filed under: Aftermarket, Motorsports, SEMA Show, Classics, Coupe, Ford, Racing Gymkhana king Ken Block has had a pretty simple car history in his trademark videos, starting out with Subaru Impreza rally cars before moving into Ford Focus racers for the past four installments. His next video, though, Gymkhana Seven, kind of goes back in time. [...]

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SEMA: 2015 Ford Mustang invades SEMA, led by King Cobra

Filed under: Aftermarket, Concept Cars, SEMA Show, Coupe, Performance, Ford, Design/Style, Autoblog Black Ford showcased more than a dozen customized 2015 Mustangs at its sprawling 20,000-square foot display this week at the Las Vegas Convention Center as the iconic pony car’s 50th anniversary celebration continued at the SEMA Show. While Mustangs are always a hot [...]

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Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #404

Filed under: Podcasts, SEMA Show, Etc., BMW, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Earnings/Financials, Ferrari, Celebrities Episode #404 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Chris Paukert and Brandon Turkus talk about the BMW i8 and i3, this week’s SEMA show, the looming Ferrari spin-off and the passing of Tom Magliozzi, longtime co-host of NPR’s [...]

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Video: Mustang GT350 reveal coming Nov 17?

Filed under: LA Auto Show, Performance, Videos, Ford, Autoblog Black Ford looks to have something really big planned for the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. The Blue Oval has released the first of five teaser videos on the brand’s performance heritage, and aside from some great images of racers over the years, the video includes [...]

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