Road Trip: 2014 Fusion Titanium

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Hot Fusion The full-featured Fusion proved the perfect vessel for traveling to Hotlanta in the name of rock ’n roll By Steve Turner Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Ford Motor Company If you have followed my musings for any length of time, you know that there are a few things that move my […]

2014 Fusion Road Trip Featured

Hot Fusion

The full-featured Fusion proved the perfect vessel for traveling to Hotlanta in the name of rock ’n roll

By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Ford Motor Company

If you have followed my musings for any length of time, you know that there are a few things that move my universe—family, Fords, food, football, rock ’n roll, and travel. Certainly, for readers of this site, it’s the Fords that are the interesting category. Yet, you might have some interests that are outside the garage.
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News: 2015 Mustang Drag Video

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First and Fast Ford Racing beats everyone to the punch with the first 10-, 11-, and 12-second S550s By Steve Turner Taking the world by surprise on a Friday night, Ford Racing revealed the results of its drag racing efforts. The factory’s performance division recently teased us with a screen cap of an EcoBoost Mustang […]

2015 Mustang Drag Runs Featured

First and Fast

Ford Racing beats everyone to the punch with the first 10-, 11-, and 12-second S550s

By Steve Turner

Taking the world by surprise on a Friday night, Ford Racing revealed the results of its drag racing efforts. The factory’s performance division recently teased us with a screen cap of an EcoBoost Mustang hanging the hoops, and now we know that image is legit. What we also know is that Ford Racing isn’t waiting around for others to go fast in 2015 Mustangs.
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Caption Contest

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Blow Off Some Steam Post a caption, make us laugh, and you might win an SVTP decal By Steve Turner Photo by Stacy Stangz One of our favorite moments at Mustang Week is, obviously, the SVTP/Discount Tire burnout contest. It’s one of the wildest displays of tire smoke and car control—or out of control in […]

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Blow Off Some Steam

Post a caption, make us laugh, and you might win an SVTP decal

By Steve Turner
Photo by Stacy Stangz

One of our favorite moments at Mustang Week is, obviously, the SVTP/Discount Tire burnout contest. It’s one of the wildest displays of tire smoke and car control—or out of control in some cases—you will see this side of Formula Drift.
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News: 2015 Mustang Exhaust Dyno

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Loud and Proud See and hear a 2015 Mustang GT run on the chassis dyno with Magnaflow’s new Competition cat-back By Steve Turner Photos courtesy of Magnaflow If you are a regular SVTP Front Page reader—and shame on you if you aren’t—you know that we broke the news about the availability of Magnaflow’s lineup of […]

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Loud and Proud

See and hear a 2015 Mustang GT run on the chassis dyno with Magnaflow’s new Competition cat-back

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Magnaflow

If you are a regular SVTP Front Page reader—and shame on you if you aren’t—you know that we broke the news about the availability of Magnaflow’s lineup of cat- and axle-back exhaust systems for the 2015 Mustangs in all their powertrain flavors. What we didn’t know at the time was how much power could be gained by adding one of these systems. Now, in the case of the 2015 Mustang GT, we know the gains are big.
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Event: LA SAAC Car Show

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Santa Monica Dreaming The Tony Souza Memorial show had 15 special guests—2015 Mustangs By Steve Turner Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Ford Motor Company When you visit the Los Angeles area, you can’t go wrong stopping by the pier in Santa Monica, California. It’s a view that’s served as the backdrop for numerous […]

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Santa Monica Dreaming

The Tony Souza Memorial show had 15 special guests—2015 Mustangs

By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Ford Motor Company

When you visit the Los Angeles area, you can’t go wrong stopping by the pier in Santa Monica, California. It’s a view that’s served as the backdrop for numerous TV shows and movies. The pier is really a boardwalk full of restaurants and attractions, including a Ferris wheel and a mini roller coaster. So when we learned that the Los Angeles Shelby American Automobile Club was having its annual show there, we couldn’t think of a better way to spend a Saturday morning.
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Tech: Coyote Tuning with HP Tuners

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Name That Tune Tuning a VMP-boosted Coyote with HP Tuners’ powerful VCM Suite software By Steve Turner When it comes to performance, we live in glorious and wonderful times. Today’s Fords deliver great thrust right off the dealer lot, and they readily respond to modifications. However, whether those mods are minor or major, they won’t […]

HP Tuners VCM Suite Featured

Name That Tune

Tuning a VMP-boosted Coyote with HP Tuners’ powerful VCM Suite software

By Steve Turner

When it comes to performance, we live in glorious and wonderful times. Today’s Fords deliver great thrust right off the dealer lot, and they readily respond to modifications. However, whether those mods are minor or major, they won’t do much good unless you teach the car’s onboard computer to work with the new hardware.
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First Drive: 2015 Mustang EcoBoost

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Viable Option Ford finally succeeds in making a four-cylinder Mustang worth considering By Tom Wilson Photos by Steve Turner, Tom Wilson, and courtesy of Ford Motor Company For the traditional Mustang performance faithful there’s no question the GT is the only way to squeal a tire, but boy was our curiosity piqued by the time […]

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Viable Option

Ford finally succeeds in making a four-cylinder Mustang worth considering

By Tom Wilson
Photos by Steve Turner, Tom Wilson, and courtesy of Ford Motor Company

For the traditional Mustang performance faithful there’s no question the GT is the only way to squeal a tire, but boy was our curiosity piqued by the time we finally got to slide behind the wheel of a EcoBoost 2.3-liter Mustang. We’ve enjoyed Ford’s combination of turbocharging, direct fuel injection, and variable cam timing in everything from the 1.0-liter Fiesta to the 3.5-liter F-150. How it would impress as a 2.3-liter in the new Mustang was fraught with variables for foregone conclusions.
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First Drive: 2015 Mustang GT

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Pony Star The 2015 Mustang GT sets a new standard for pony car prowess, but the real star is the Performance Pack By Steve Turner Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Ford Motor Company By now we all know that Ford redesigned the iconic Mustang for a new generation of drivers, both domestic and […]

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Pony Star

The 2015 Mustang GT sets a new standard for pony car prowess, but the real star is the Performance Pack

By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Ford Motor Company

By now we all know that Ford redesigned the iconic Mustang for a new generation of drivers, both domestic and abroad. In addition to its revitalized styling the 2015 Mustang marks the return of an independent rear suspension to the pony car. It also features a varied lineup of powertrain options in the all-new chassis.
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Caption Contest

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Make It Rain Make us laugh and you might win an SVTP decal By Steve Turner Photo by Chris Johnson They say a picture is worth 1,000 words. If so, how much is a stack of old floppy discs worth? Not much, unless your boss captures you looking super excited about finding a pile of […]

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Make It Rain

Make us laugh and you might win an SVTP decal

By Steve Turner
Photo by Chris Johnson

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words. If so, how much is a stack of old floppy discs worth? Not much, unless your boss captures you looking super excited about finding a pile of technological relics. Then that stack of floppies becomes caption-contest gold…
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Tech: Coyote ProCharger Install

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Boost Mobile Blow-By Racing installs a ProCharger on a 2013 Mustang GT—at Mustang Week! By Steve Turner Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Blow-By Racing Mustangs and bolt-on modifications are a marriage that has grown stronger and stronger since our favorite pony car hit the streets. Bolt-ons are popular because they are easy to […]

BBR MW ProCharger Install Featured

Boost Mobile

Blow-By Racing installs a ProCharger on a 2013 Mustang GT—at Mustang Week!

By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Blow-By Racing

Mustangs and bolt-on modifications are a marriage that has grown stronger and stronger since our favorite pony car hit the streets. Bolt-ons are popular because they are easy to install, you can usually do them in the driveway, and you can immediately reap their benefits.
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