This crummy economic situation has affected a lot of good people in the last few years. James and Yvonne Casity is one family that has experienced their fair share of tough times, having closed a family Plumbing business of 7 years and now currently seeking employment. However despite the gloomy outlook, I’m happy to report on a bit of good fortune for a family deeply rooted with Ford enthusiasm.
It was day one of the 2011 SEMA Show in Vegas that while on my way to the Ford Motor Company exhibit that something very cool caught my attention and drew me in. I saw the blue glowing lights in the distance from the Ford booth but it was the Saleen Speedlab booth that this monster was at. Before me was a 2011 Mustang GT that had gone thru an extensive transformation into an S302R American Iron Series race car. I needed to know more, and thats when I met Kevin from Performance Autosport, Inc. who’s Richmond, VA.
Friends of Carroll Shelby, including Ford Motor Company, Shelby American, Ford Racing and many others have built a special tribute 2013 Shelby GT500 Cobra. Ford is also announcing a renamed road in Dearborn, Mich., at the Product Development Center as a tribute to the late Carroll Shelby.
Shelby just debuted its 2012 Shelby GTS Mustang at the 2011 New York Auto Show for the younger audience. As you may know, Shelby Mustangs are expensive, and most of these owners who can afford these Mustangs are usually up in their 50s. So Shelby is introducing an affordable version to attract these younger customers.
Automotive performance and racing legend Jack Roush today unveiled the 2012 ROUSH Stage 3 Premier Edition Ford Mustang at the Sherwin-Williams Automotive booth at the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) annual meeting in Las Vegas.
Roush was joined by NASCAR Sprint Cup series and Roush Fenway Racing team driver David Ragan as together they uncovered the dazzling orange ‘Mat It Mango’ 2012 Mustang, which also featured highlighted, painted graphics in its exclusive ‘Sin City Silver’ and ‘Performance Pearl’ colors.
A 2011 Mustang 5.0 was chosen as the Mustang of choice for a tribute car that’s being built in memory of Joe Gosinski of Chicane Sport Tuning. Joe was found murdered on December 23, 2010 in his shop and, in his memory, Sal Valdez a former customer and Matt Bernal a former employee joined together to create this custom Mustang to bring exposure to the tragedy, possibly find the killer, and keep Joe’s memory alive.
When most people think of air bag suspensions, they think of lowriders and bouncing cars right? Well I’m here to tell you the game is changing. I had the opportunity to sit in on an install of a Ford Mustang Performance Air Suspension Kit made by the Air Lift Company. After reading up on the company and talking to the guys at the shop I have a new found respect for the versatility of an air suspension.