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Remember the Contour SVT?

October 1st, 2008 · 1 Comment

The Special Vehicles Team at Ford have been tuning vehicles for some time now.  They’ve tuned plenty of Mustangs, a few trucks, the Focus and even the Ford Contour.   The Contour SVT was 200hp 2.5 liter naturally aspirated V6.  At the time it was called the best handling FWD sedan for sale in America. […]

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Tags: Cars · Contour SVT · Ford

GT500KR vs GTO

September 25th, 2008 · Comments Off on GT500KR vs GTO

For those of you who don’t know the GT500KR is a Carroll Shelby version of the GT500.  The GT500KR is a Mustang GT with 540hp coming from its supercharged 5.4 liter V8 engine.  Each GT500KR starts its life off as a simple GT500 and then is sent to Las Vegas to Carroll Shelby’s speed shop […]

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Tags: Cars · Ford · GT500KR · GTO · Mustang

Follow Frank Bullitt on His Historic Chase

September 18th, 2008 · Comments Off on Follow Frank Bullitt on His Historic Chase

Modern GPS tracking technology meets classic movies and Steve McQueen on the internet.   This technology comes courtesy from  Seero is a website that puts videos and GPS together.   They’ve taken the one of the most famous movie chases and put the video side-by-side with a GPS tracking map.  It even “tells on […]

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Tags: Bullitt · Cars · Ford

My Favorite Mustang

September 12th, 2008 · Comments Off on My Favorite Mustang

The Mustang Mach 1 was reborn in 2003 and was only made until 2004.  For 2 short years one of the best modern Mustangs was produced.  The Mach 1 had 305hp and 320 lbft and was notorious for being under-rated.  The word on the street is that the Mach 1 really produced numbers more like […]

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Tags: Cars · Ford · Mach 1

The Supercharged Mustang Bullitt is the COTD

May 24th, 2008 · Comments Off on The Supercharged Mustang Bullitt is the COTD

Ford’s top of the line Mustang is the GT500 it is the 500hp supercharged 5.4 liter V8.  However, this comes with the nearly a 500lb weight penalty.  Sure, its the fastest factory Mustang, but there is another Mustang that has pretty close performance numbers, especially when you add the Ford Factory Racing Supercharger to it.  […]

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Tags: Bullitt · Ford · Horsepower · Mustang · Supercharger