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Electric Mustang: As fast as Tesla, plug-in stations everywhere

  All-electric, all-wheel drive, Mustang tops pack   Free access to a fast-charge Euro network   Batteries monitor  weather forecasts JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Ford has revealed a high-performance battery-powered Mustang Mach-E GT in Europe ahead of its projected launch towards the end of 2021. The car is said to be capable of reaching 100km/h… Continue reading Electric Mustang: As fast as Tesla, plug-in stations everywhere

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Mighty Mustang: Seven electric motors, 1000+ kW on tap

PRETORIA, South Africa July 21 2020 – Mission accomplished: Ford introduces Mustang Mach-E 1400, an all-electric road rocket that shows just how much performance can be harnessed without using a drop of fuel. Coming hot on the heels of the all-electric Mustang Cobra Jet 1400, this one-off Mustang Mach-E with its seven electric motors and… Continue reading Mighty Mustang: Seven electric motors, 1000+ kW on tap

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Ford announces return of the mighty Mustang Mach 1

PRETORIA, South Africa – Ford America has announced that the iconic Mustang Mach 1 fastback will come back to life in 2020. The original arrived on American roads – initially as a ”wife’s car” – during early performance days in 1969 but was snapped up eventually as the wheels to have after the movie ”Bullitt”… Continue reading Ford announces return of the mighty Mustang Mach 1

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Magic on the move: Mustang Mach-E tech updates at top speed

DEARBORN, Michigan – Owners of the new all-electric Mustang Mach-E will be able to keep their machine’s tech current with over-the-air updates that will work continuously to improve the SUV… even when being driven. The factory can upload updates in the background – sometimes in as little as two minutes.1 John Vangelov, Ford US’s connected… Continue reading Magic on the move: Mustang Mach-E tech updates at top speed

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Mustang Cobra Electric: Ford’s 1000kW+ answer to drag sceptics

DEARBORN, Michigan – It won’t hurt your ears, doesn’t use a drop of fuel, but is slated to crush the quarter-mile drag in the low eight seconds at better than 270km/h. Yep, Ford Performance has built an all electric, one-off, Mustang Cobra Jet factory drag-racer. The battery-powered prototype was purpose-built to deliver more than 1040kW… Continue reading Mustang Cobra Electric: Ford’s 1000kW+ answer to drag sceptics

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Mustang Day: Ford celebrates sales records for Pony Cars

PRETORIA, South Africa – The Ford brand celebrated April 17 2020 as Mustang Day – the icon-of-motoring’s 56th birthday – with two global sales titles, one for becoming the world’s best-selling sport car, the other for a fifth consecutive year of being the best-selling sport coupé title. The Mustang has also become America’s best-selling sports… Continue reading Mustang Day: Ford celebrates sales records for Pony Cars

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1000 horses for specialist-built Ford Mustang

YUKON, Oklahoma – Oklahoma-based custom coach builder Classic Recreations has created a 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1, nicknamed it “Hitman”, and packed a 750kW, twin-turbo, 32-valve, Coyote V8 engine under the bonnet. The car rides on modern coilover suspension components and is the first Mach 1 to be built under the Classic Recreations’ licence from… Continue reading 1000 horses for specialist-built Ford Mustang

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Mustang Mach-E set to volt-bolt with battery in its bum

DEARBORN, Michigan – Ford’s all-new, all-electric SUV will don the iconic pony badge and the name Mustang Mach-E when reservations for the vehicle open after it its November 17 launch here. The all-electric Mustang Mach-E was launched during an event in Los Angeles with actor Idris Elba as the frontman. Reservations for the battery Mustang… Continue reading Mustang Mach-E set to volt-bolt with battery in its bum

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2019 Mustang: Got the bucks to sally forth in latest Ford?

‘Enhanced engines, sharper driving, advanced tech’ Diode lighting new colours, aluminium cabin touches Bullitt edition tributes to Steve McQueen movie PRETORIA, South Africa – Sleeker, faster, more technologically advanced. That’s how Ford SA describes the latest Ford Mustang which has just arrived in South Africa with the automaker adds, ”more-athletic styling, sophisticated engine and suspension… Continue reading 2019 Mustang: Got the bucks to sally forth in latest Ford?

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RGB Mustang conversion: New 945kW challenger for SA drag strips

RGB conversion takes Mustang to full gallop 945kW/1100Nm from Ford conversion All supported by full drivetrain changes JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – What better way to celebrate International Mustang Day (it was April 17) than collecting your 945kW/1100Nm Ford Mustang from tuning house RGMotorsport? That’s what one lucky customer got to do… the supercharged, 5.4-litre, V8 under… Continue reading RGB Mustang conversion: New 945kW challenger for SA drag strips