Return of the King

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Last Updated on Saturday, 06 February 2010 14:35 Written by Christopher Ihara Friday, 18 December 2009 00:37

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For 18 years we have been waiting for the 2011 Ford Mustang GT, because now Team Mustang has finally delivered the undisputed king of the pony cars. Certainly the GT-500 could be considered the ruler of this domain; however, its continually bloating price point has moved it beyond what a true pony car should be – affordable performance that everyone can enjoy.

Enthusiasts have continually put horsepower on their wish list, but until now they have been sorely disappointed. Now the 2011 Ford Mustang GT delivers the horsepower demands have finally been met!

For the most part the 2011 Mustang GT is a carryover from the 2010 model year with the exception of three notable areas: engine, transmission and brakes. These three components comprise the nucleus of the story. It will be easiest to start from the back of the drivetrain and work forward.

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Cops' Delight - The Return of the Chevrolet Caprice

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Last Updated on Saturday, 06 February 2010 14:49 Written by Christopher Ihara Sunday, 13 December 2009 17:13

2011 Chevrolet Caprice PPVAfter an absence of over 10 years, the 2011 Chevrolet Caprice will be returning to active duty. Starting in September 2010 orders will be taken for departments wishing to add the latest police vehicle to their fleets.

An initial inspection of the vehicle at the 2009 LA Auto Show reveals a car that seems poised to snatch the police market from Ford and this prediction may indeed come to fruition if the rumors of Ford’s intention to use the Ford Taurus are true.

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2010 BMW X6 M

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Last Updated on Saturday, 06 February 2010 14:52 Written by Christopher Ihara Saturday, 12 December 2009 18:36

2010 BMW X6 MMagazines throughout the history of the automobile have sung praises to BMW’s rolling engineering marvels. Uncompromising performance, technological innovation, and the driving soul that is unique to BMW, is painstakingly crafted into each of their cars. Not only has BMW mastered the infusion of these elements into their traditional product line, but they were one of the original pioneers of the factory “tuner” car with the development of their “M” series cars.

But is it possible to take the essence of what makes a car an M and apply it to their Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) line? In the heart of South Carolina, American workers will assemble just such a vehicle: the BMW X6 M.

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Hurst/Mustang to PaceVictory Junction’s Half-Marathon

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2010 13:40 Written by Administrator Friday, 11 December 2009 17:34

Hurst Performance, a company responsible for some of the most iconic pace cars in history, and Woodhouse Auto Family of Blair, Nebraska, have once again partnered with Victory Junction. This time, the highly-collectible, 2010 BFGoodrich/Hurst Mustang convertible is set to pace the upcoming “Run to Victory Half Marathon and Five Mile Run/Walk” race presented by Wal-Mart. The race will benefit Victory Junction, a year-round camping facility that serves children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses.

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2011 FORD MUSTANG V-6 GOES HIGH-TECH: NEW 305-HP ENGINE, SIX-SPEED TRANSMISSION EXPECTED TO DELIVER 30 MPG HIGHWAY

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2009 16:01 Written by Administrator Monday, 30 November 2009 12:33

  • For 2011, Mustang makes sports coupe news with a new high-performance, all-aluminum Duratec® 3.7-liter DOHC Ti-VCT V-6 that delivers 305 horsepower and an expected best-in-class 30 mpg highway with six-speed automatic transmission – no other vehicle in the industry can beat that combination
  • Six-speed transmissions – manual and automatic – combine with newly standard limited-slip differential and revised suspension for road-carving driving dynamics and handling
  • New technology and convenience features include: Standard integrated spotter mirrors; message center; MyKeyâ„¢ programmable vehicle key; and Universal Garage Door Opener

DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 30, 2009 – The 2011 Ford Mustang puts 305 high-performance horses in the hands of V-6 coupe buyers with a new all-aluminum dual-overhead cam (DOHC) engine that delivers a projected 30 mpg on the highway with a six-speed automatic transmission and fun for drivers on nearly every road.

For 2011, Mustang’s new 3.7-liter Duratec 24-valve V-6 uses advanced engineering to deliver its power and economy: Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing (Ti-VCT) adjusts the valvetrain in microseconds. Aluminum construction means light weight. It’s an engine designed to crank out torque down low, rev to 7,000 rpm and deliver the mechanical music sports coupe lovers crave everywhere in between.

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