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 |  Jun 22 2013, 10:01 AM

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Own a Ford Shelby GT500 and love to golf? Caddyshack has the perfect complement to your sports car with its new 2014 Shelby GT500 Golf Cart.

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 |  Jun 19 2013, 8:46 PM

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Recent rumors had Ford dropping the Shelby GT500 for the next-generation Mustang, and now it appears that the American automaker will introduce a Shelby GT350 one year after the new Mustang debuts in 2015.

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 |  Jun 11 2013, 2:01 PM

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The Need for Speed movie is hitting theaters next year on February 7, and it’ll feature a significant integration of Ford products with a one-of-a-kind Mustang starring as the hero car.

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 |  Jun 11 2013, 8:32 AM

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In the never-ending battle to one up one another in the world of Internet videos, professional drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Monster Energy are turning up the heat in Fire Drift.

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 |  Jun 11 2013, 8:02 AM

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Ford is currently testing its prototype of the 2015 Mustang and some details are surfacing for the next-generation sports car.

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 |  Jun 02 2013, 12:01 PM

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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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 |  Apr 19 2013, 12:51 PM

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Fuel economy… who needs it? Luggage capacity, rear-seat legroom, creature comforts, they’re more overrated than all the bacon memes on Facebook put together and raised to the power of Justin Bieber. That’s one hell of a confusing math problem, but it’s true. Needless add-ons and frou-frou features waste more time and energy than a month-long filibuster in the U.S. Senate. Anyone up for reading the phonebook?

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 |  Apr 17 2013, 5:02 PM

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Ford is celebrating an important milestone in the history of affordable performance. The Mustang turns 49 years old today.

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 |  Apr 09 2013, 1:15 PM

Two-doors, too cool


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Lets face it, two-doors cars are more fun and better looking than sedans. But you don’t have to break the bank to drive around in a stylish coupe.

We have a list of the top 10 most affordable two-doors, starting at just under $26,000. We had to draw the line and not include any hatchbacks, like the Scion tC or Fiat 500. Still, you’ll find plenty of big and small coupes in this list, each providing great looks or driving dynamics.

 |  Mar 26 2013, 9:32 AM

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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of its most significant vehicles, the Mustang, Ford has revealed a special commemorative logo and a marketing campaign that will see merchandise sold from over 50 different companies. 

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 |  Mar 25 2013, 7:31 AM

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Sometimes there’ s just no replacement for displacement, and Shelby proves that mantra with its new 1000 S/C that features 1,200 hp and will be heading for its debut this week at the 2013 New York Auto Show.

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 |  Mar 24 2013, 2:46 PM

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Ford is currently preparing to launch its sixth-generation Mustang, and these photos may just reveal what the 2015 model will look like.

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 |  Mar 08 2013, 8:10 PM

Earlier reports that the 2015 Ford Mustang will get a turbocharged 4-cylinder EcoBoost exclusively for the European market have turned out to be false. That turbo 4-banger is headed to America too.

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 |  Mar 06 2013, 12:44 PM

The Camaro is Chevrolet’s red, white and blue ponycar. It’s as American as gun ownership and obesity and it’s just been confirmed that a refreshed version of this rear-wheel-drive performance machine will debut at the New York International Auto Show in just a couple weeks.

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 |  Feb 27 2013, 3:32 PM

Top 10 Affordable Rear-Wheel-Drive Cars


Lawmakers in Washington D.C. and California are armed with a legislative battleaxe and they’re bringing it to bear against the automotive industry. Fuel-economy regulations are hitting like a war hammer, disrupting the market and crushing carmakers. In a mad dash to meet upcoming CAFE standards manufacturers are dramatically shifting their product offerings. Downsized vehicles, hybrid drivetrains and diesel engines are some of the tools in their defensive arsenals.

SEE ALSO: Why Front-Wheel-Drive Cars Are More Efficient

One unfortunate victim of this efficiency stampede is rear-wheel drive. Slowly but surely over the last 30 years automakers have made the switch to front-drive, a layout that’s more economical in a number of ways. But not everyone is content driving a Nissan Sentra, or getting by in a minivan. For enthusiasts that care about performance rear-wheel drive is king, but it’s a monarch that’s under siege. Keeping the dream alive, here’s a list of the Top 10 (reasonably) affordable RWD cars on the market today. Act fast before they’re gone in a puff of tire smoke.

 |  Jan 25 2013, 6:02 PM

When it came to delivering the third winner of its “Mustang Customizer” contest, Ford decided to take advantage of the fact that it was a police officer who would be the recipient.

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 |  Jan 20 2013, 8:04 PM

A custom Shelby GT500 modified by a group called “Friends of Carroll” has sold for $200,000 at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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 |  Jan 04 2013, 5:32 PM

A near neck-and-neck finish capped off the sales war between the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro last year, but the bow tie still managed to bring it in.

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 |  Dec 26 2012, 12:37 PM

Ford is working hard to give its luxury Lincoln brand a new start, renaming it the Lincoln Motor Company and adding its own design and engineering team.

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 |  Dec 16 2012, 12:01 PM

A trio of Twister Special Ford Mustangs recently hit the Mecum auction block in Kansas City, collecting a total of $325,000.

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 |  Dec 03 2012, 2:31 PM

Now that Steve Saleen is back at the helm of his prestigious brand, the famed Mustang tuner has released an updated S351 packing 700 hp and 655 lb-ft of torque. 

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 |  Nov 05 2012, 4:32 PM

 You might want to think twice about buying a new muscle car from Dodge, Chevrolet or Ford this year.

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 |  Nov 04 2012, 6:29 PM

In the battle of the ‘big three’, General Motors is proving to have the most reliable vehicles.

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 |  Oct 30 2012, 4:08 PM

Mustang enthusiasts at the 2012 SEMA Show shouldn’t be disappointed, as Ford has brought out a fine collection of modified ‘Stangs to the show floor in Las Vegas. 

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