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 |  Sep 22 2013, 12:11 PM


This week, AutoGuide‘s viewers took interest to our new 2014 Cadillac CTS and 2014 Mazda3 reviews. And if you’re in the market for a vehicle in either of those segments, you can catch our review videos below. Meanwhile, the popular Ford Mustang Boss 302 vs Mitsubishi Lancer Evo video has now become AutoGuide‘s most watched video ever!

Watch our most popular videos of the week below.

2014 Cadillac CTS Review

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2014 Mazda3 Review

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Ford Mustang Boss 302 vs Mitsubishi Lancer Evo

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 |  Jun 23 2013, 12:01 PM


Each week, we recap the most popular videos from AutoGuide‘s YouTube channel just in case all seven days passed you by and you missed out. This week, AutoGuide fans are shopping for their newest sports car, with plenty of viewers seeing how the Ford Mustang Boss 302 stacks up against the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR.

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 |  Jun 02 2013, 12:01 PM


Recapping the most watched videos from AutoGuide‘s YouTube channel this week, here’s a chance to catch up on what everyone else is talking about. This past week, AutoGuide took a deep look at the 2014 Acura MDX while some old favorites are seeing plenty of new attention.

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 |  May 11 2013, 12:01 PM


We are back with this week’s installment of AutoGuide’s newest, interactive weekly feature ‘Commute, Toy or Destroy’.
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 |  Nov 07 2012, 3:32 PM

The 2014 Ford Mustang order guide was just released, and the most noteworthy change coming to car is the absence of the Boss 302.

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 |  Aug 15 2012, 9:01 AM

This year’s Woodward Dream Cruise will kick off on August 18th, and Ford Motor Company will once again have its Mustang Alley setup at the intersection of 9 Mile Road and Woodward Avenue just north of Detroit.

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 |  Aug 06 2012, 8:28 PM

Earlier, we reported that Ford Mustang Race Teams sat out at the SCCA World Challenge race at Mid-Ohio as an act of protest, and the series has now spoken out regarding the issue.

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 |  Dec 24 2011, 10:00 AM


Even though we recently had the pleasure to review and enjoy Ford’s 2012 Mustang Boss 302, we didn’t lose sight of the classic Boss 302s that put the famed model on the map. Now it’s nice to see a contrasting classic 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302, restored from the frame-up to immaculate form, available for you to purchase.

This classic Boss 302 was originally built in September of 1969 out at Ford’s Dearborn, Michigan plant. Over 40 years later, it got a complete restoration by Daniel’s Hot Rods & Body Shop out in Jarretsville, Maryland. It sports a completely original, rust-free body on every panel except its front fenders. After the previous owner found some small inner-patches on the stock fenders, he tracked down NOS replacements and had them installed to showroom alignment.

Then the vehicle got its statement making paint job in Grabber Blue along with a flat black rear deck lid,  spoiler and expertly-applied Boss side stripes. The result? A classic Boss 302 that could rival a brand new 302 in the looks department bumper to bumper.

Under the hood is a numbers-matching small block 302 V8 Winsor powerplant with 290-hp. The fully restored classic has 52,169-miles on the odometer and has an asking price of $89,900. Combine the immaculate exterior and the perfectly-running engine with the pristine black vinyl interior and you’ve got a near-perfect retro resale.

GALLERY: 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302


[Source: RK Motors]

 |  Dec 08 2011, 3:00 AM

Ford is thinking about adding a mid-range track car to their Boss 302S and 302R lineup. They quietly debuted a concept called the 302SX at the recent Performance Racing Industry trade show in Orlando, FL.

Don’t let their modest unveiling fool you, this car is something to talk about. It borrows aspects of the new Cobra Jet drag car and the Boss 302R race car. With that step comes a jump from the standard 444 horsepower to more than 500 out of a built 5.0-liter V8.

It also means a slew of improved parts like the six-speed transmission out of the 302R.  Upgraded exhaust,oil and fuel systems offer the engine help while a fully adjustable coilover suspension, adjustable front and rear sway bars, camber/caster plates, Brembo brakes and racing slicks deliver track-gripping performance.

The interior is also trimmed back including lightweight seats, and a quick release steering wheel. Proving that this is a serious track machine, as if that isn’t enough, Ford is also tossing in a system to record lap times.

The 302SX is a concept for the time being but Ford says it’s testing the market to see if releasing this latest iteration is worth their while.

 |  Aug 31 2011, 8:50 PM

The high revving 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 is known strictly for its energized 5.0-liter V8 and its adjustable suspension because it was built as a track car. It was built to go fast and handle well in the corners but one aspect of the car that could use some work is the no-frills interior.

Several owners have been complaining that the interior could use some more technology. It looks as though they may be getting their wish, as a leaked list of features includes the SYNC system. The Boss will also be getting a 4.2-inch LCD message center that will likely be the same one currently used in the Explorer and F-150. The Boss will also get HID headlights, although it is unclear whether they will be standard or an option, but what has been confirmed is that the graphics package will be available, similar to that of the 1970 Boss 302.

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GALLERY: Ford Mustang Boss 302


[Source: Mustangs Daily]

 |  Apr 15 2011, 1:19 PM

The Mustang is one of Ford‘s most iconic vehicles, and one of its most loved derivatives was the classic BOSS 302. Ford is certainly aware of that and is hence bringing the BOSS 302 back.

However, if you prefer the original 70′s model to the current day version, you’d be looking long and hard to find a proper original with matching numbers, that is in pristine condition. However, we have found just such a car. Be prepared to drool.

This 1970 example features a 5.0-liter V8 (302 cubic-inches) mated to a Hurst 4-speed manual gearbox, plus a 3.50:1 traction lock differential, so those rear tires won’t be wasting any grunt.

Finished in black vinyl interior, over red and with the Magnum 500 wheels, it looks truly menacing. Since the car is currently sitting at one of North America’s top restoration shops, Legendary Motorcar Company, you can be sure this car is in proper running order.

We love Mustang’s here at Autoguide, and would love to take this classic beauty for a drive. If you have $59,900 burning a hole in your pocket, this very car can be on your driveway. We’d be envious but really very happy for you.

[Source: LMC]

 |  Mar 30 2011, 7:58 AM

While Ford‘s Shelby GT500 might be seen as the top performance version of the Mustang, the new Boss 302 looks to surpass it. Sure it’s down over 100-hp, but the naturally aspirated 444-hp machine is a more able partner on the race track. And now, thanks to some independent testing, it’s also proving its worth on the drag strip.

Slapping on a set of drag radials, an unnamed individual too took shiny new Boss 302 to the drag strip and pulled of an incredible 11.72 second time at 117.2 mph. That’s a solid half second faster than some of the stock runs and while the drag tires might be considered cheating (un hungh) this is a Mustang after all.

Don’t believe us though, check out the video after the jump:

[Source: MustangsDaily]

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 |  May 17 2010, 9:30 AM


Ford appears set to bring back the BOSS 302 as the next special edition Mustang. According to Mustang Heaven, Mark Field’s, president of the Americas for FoMoCo, told dealers at a recent meeting that, “We did the Bullitt, we did a Mach 1, we did the C/S. I can’t tell you what the next special edition Mustang will be, but I can give you a hint.”

Then, behind Fields, drove an original 1970 BOSS 302.

Last year, with the debut of the new 5.0-liter Mustang GT, Ford also announced the BOSS 302R, a racing version of the car destined for competition in the Grand Am Series. We expect some of the racing goodies, the suspension components in particular, to make their way to the hard-core street car.

[Source: Mustang Heaven]