Ford’s Bronco R race prototype has been officially unveiled and it celebrates the 50th anniversary of Rod Hall’s historic Baja 1000 win, an overall victory in a 4×4 that’s never been duplicated in five decades. Yes, this Bronco R is not just a shell, as it’s set to head back to the Baja Peninsula later this month to take on the near 1,000-mile grueling off-road course and challenge the upcoming production Bronco’s powertrain as well as architecture. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Here’s a fascinating look back at the 1995 Ford Indigo Concept, which has appeared on Facebook Marketplace for $195K. Designed by Ford’s technical director Claude Lobo, just two examples were built, of which only one was actually functional – unfortunately, not the one being sold. The working example is powered by a 6.0 L V12 48 valve DOHC engine generating 435 hp and 405 lb⋅ft of torque. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Auto enthusiasts know that the 2020 Toyota Supra is a beast at both the track and drag strip, but how does it compare to the Ford Mustang GT? This head-to-head comparison video by Throttle House should answer that question. The factory Canadian-spec GR Supra tested pumps out 335 horsepower and 365 pound-feet of torque from a turbocharged V6, mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. Read more for the video and additional information.
This isn’t the same chameleon paint you may have seen on some Fast & Furious cars back in the day, but rather a Mystichrome finish. Tech entrepreneur Justin Choi convinced Ford to paint his GT in this ultra rare color by paying a hefty $100,000 premium for the paint job alone. The first vehicle to receive this finish straight from the factory was a 1996 Mustang SVT Cobra. Read more for a video and additional information.
There were approximately 113,066 Ford Mustang vehicles wold worldwide in 2018, and believe it or not, the largest Mustang gathering inn the world took place this month. That’s right, on September 7th at Ford’s Lommel Proving Ground, 1,326 Ford Mustang owners showed up at the gathering, setting a new official world record, and afterwards they together in a colorful convoy. This beat the previous record of 960 vehicles that was set by Ford in Toluca, Mexico, in December 2017. Read more for the video and additional information.
A fully camouflaged prototype of Ford’s upcoming Mustang-inspired, electric crossover SUV was spotted by photographers, but graphic designer Luca Serafini decided to recreate what they think it will look like, including its sloping roof, muscle-car-like front bumper, and sporty stance, most notably. It does look somewhat like a hatchback, but that’s how most crossovers end up looking. Read more for additional pictures and information.
The Tesla Pickup is coming sooner than later, but Ford isn’t going to sit back quietly and watch, as they have just revealed an all-electric F-150 prototype truck. You read that right, they already have a working pre-production F-150 EV test car capable of towing over one million pounds, or 10 double-decker rail cars loaded with forty-two 2019 F-150s equal to approximately 453,592 kilograms or 453.5 tons. Read more for the video, additional pictures and information.
The new Ford Mustang Bullitt is powered by a Coyote 5.0-liter V8 producing 480 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque, mated to a six-speed manual with active rev matching. This makes it formidable on both the streets as well as the track. AutoTopNL decided to go for a high speed run at none other than the Autobahn in Germany, and yes, it’s safe to say that they definitely hit the electronically limited top speed of 162 mph. Read more for the video and additional information.
Professional drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. made an appearance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed for the Hillclimb event and in none other than the 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500, which is currently Ford’s most powerful street-legal production vehicle. Priced from $73,995, it’s powered by a supercharged 5.2-liter V8 that generates 760 hp and 625 lb-ft of torque, good for a 0-62 mph time of 3.5 seconds and quarter-mile run in under 11 seconds. Read more to see the Goodwood run video, additional pictures and information.
Lexani Motorcars is known for luxury conversions, and their latest project, based on the Ford F-550 is definitely no slouch. Meet the $1-million G-77 Sky Master, which at first glance of its interior, appears to be a private jet. If money is no object, this could be the perfect mobile office for long road trips, complete with six custom power tan leather seats that have heating / massaging options, a high-tech home theater system, 65-inch television, kitchenette, bathroom, and even a “VIP boardroom”. Read more for a video tour, additional pictures and information.