Event: Mustang Week, Day 2

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Packed House Kicking off the official Mustang Week action with the Meet ’N Greet, an SVTP pizza party, and a little autocrossing By Steve Turner and StacyStangz While we got the party started a day early, the official Mustang Week events kick in on Tuesday with the Meet ’N Greet at the Palace Theater. Run […]

Mustang Week, Day 2 Featured

Packed House

Kicking off the official Mustang Week action with the Meet ’N Greet, an SVTP pizza party, and a little autocrossing

By Steve Turner and StacyStangz

While we got the party started a day early, the official Mustang Week events kick in on Tuesday with the Meet ’N Greet at the Palace Theater. Run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., this event is a free gathering that really sets the tone for the week’s festivities. Think of it as the biggest, happiest midday car show you’ve ever attended.

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News: 2015 Mustang F-35 Lightning II Edition

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Flying High Again Ford builds a one-off 2015 Mustang to benefit young pilots By Steve Turner Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company and EAA AirVenture Today in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual AirVenture begins. For the seventh year running, Ford has been heavily involved in the event, and each of those years the […]

EAA 2015 Mustang Featured

Flying High Again

Ford builds a one-off 2015 Mustang to benefit young pilots

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company and EAA AirVenture

Today in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual AirVenture begins. For the seventh year running, Ford has been heavily involved in the event, and each of those years the company has constructed a unique Mustang, which the auction off to the benefit of EAA’s Young Eagles program. So far the Mustangs auctioned at the event have earned over $2.5 million for the program.

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Event: Mustang Week, Day 1

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Welcome Home SVTP greets the Mustang Week early birds with an informal pre-party By Steve Turner Photos by Steve Turner and StacyStangz Here at SVTP we like to take things up a notch. You know how it is. Fast isn’t fast enough. Powerful isn’t powerful enough. That’s just the way it goes when you are […]

Mustang Week, Day 1 Featured

Welcome Home

SVTP greets the Mustang Week early birds with an informal pre-party

By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and StacyStangz

Here at SVTP we like to take things up a notch. You know how it is. Fast isn’t fast enough. Powerful isn’t powerful enough. That’s just the way it goes when you are addicted to Ford performance like we are. As such, we couldn’t just let an epic event like Mustang Week go off without a few enhancements.

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Caption Contest

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Walk This Way Make us laugh and you just might score an SVTP sticker By Steve Turner When you are photographing a drag race, there can be some occasional downtime. If a car breaks and leaves a trail of transmission fluid right down the center of the track the racing has to pause until the […]

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Walk This Way

Make us laugh and you just might score an SVTP sticker

By Steve Turner

When you are photographing a drag race, there can be some occasional downtime. If a car breaks and leaves a trail of transmission fluid right down the center of the track the racing has to pause until the track is cleaned. You must have a safe surface.

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Tech: SCT X4 Power Flash

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Flash Player SCT Performance’s new X4 Power Flash offers a number of new features, including wireless updates By Steve Turner Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Matt Alderman/SCT Performance When it comes to modding modern Fords, you can’t change much without telling the computer running the show what is going on. If you don’t […]

SCT X4 Power Flash Featured

Flash Player

SCT Performance’s new X4 Power Flash offers a number of new features, including wireless updates

By Steve Turner

Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Matt Alderman/SCT Performance

When it comes to modding modern Fords, you can’t change much without telling the computer running the show what is going on. If you don’t do so, you are asking for trouble. What that means is tuning your vehicle’s powertrain control module with a handheld flash tuner.

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Event: NMRA vs. NMCA Super Bowl

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Reign In Blue The NMRA and NMCA clash at Route 66 Raceway and the Blue Oval boys come out on top again By Steve Turner There’s nothing better than a crossover. Whether it is your favorite movie hero, comic book character, or racing sanctioning body, it’s always fun to see how residents of different worlds […]

NMRA vs. NMCA Super Bowl Featured

Reign In Blue

The NMRA and NMCA clash at Route 66 Raceway and the Blue Oval boys come out on top again

By Steve Turner

There’s nothing better than a crossover. Whether it is your favorite movie hero, comic book character, or racing sanctioning body, it’s always fun to see how residents of different worlds compare. Fortunately both the NMRA and the NMCA are owned by the same promoter—Promedia—so it was easy enough for them to host an event where both sanctioning bodies racers can compete.

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News: 2015 Mustang Ride Impressions

2015 Mustang Ride Impressions Featured

Shotgun Sally After riding in the EcoBoost and GT versions of the S550, we can’t wait to drive them By Steve Turner and Dale Amy Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Ford Motor Company We hope you took the time to read our story on the S550 powertrain updates. If so, you know there […]

2015 Mustang Ride Impressions Featured

Shotgun Sally

After riding in the EcoBoost and GT versions of the S550, we can’t wait to drive them

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

We hope you took the time to read our story on the S550 powertrain updates. If so, you know there is clearly more to the tale than just the raw numbers that tore around the Internet last week. Now, what we didn’t get to in that installment is that our representative at the intimate press event in Dearborn was also able to ride shotgun in both the EcoBoost Mustang and the Mustang GT.

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Tech: SVTP GT Appearance Mods

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Mean Muggin’ Giving the SVTP GT a more aggressive visage with a selection of gear from AmericanMuscle.com By Steve Turner Photos by SID297 and StacyStangz As much as we love the Mustang in its stock form, for anyone reading this site, the as-delivered Mustang is just a starting point. When it comes to personalizing vehicles, […]

SVTP GT Appearance Mods Featured

Mean Muggin’

Giving the SVTP GT a more aggressive visage with a selection of gear from AmericanMuscle.com

By Steve Turner

Photos by SID297 and StacyStangz

As much as we love the Mustang in its stock form, for anyone reading this site, the as-delivered Mustang is just a starting point. When it comes to personalizing vehicles, there are even stats that support the concept that the Mustang is the most modified vehicle. However, no matter what the vehicle, it is usually the exterior of a car that gets the most attention because it’s what we see first.

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Tech: 2015 Mustang Powertrain Updates

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Power Improved We dig deeper into the hardware behind the S550 performance specs By Dale Amy After months of anticipation, yesterday we finally got Ford’s official power figures for the 2015 Mustang lineup. As you now know, those numbers are: • 5.0-liter V8: 435 hp & 400 lb-ft • 3.7-liter V6: 300 hp & 280 […]

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Power Improved

We dig deeper into the hardware behind the S550 performance specs

By Dale Amy

After months of anticipation, yesterday we finally got Ford’s official power figures for the 2015 Mustang lineup. As you now know, those numbers are:

5.0-liter V8: 435 hp & 400 lb-ft

3.7-liter V6: 300 hp & 280 lb-ft

Ecoboost 2.3-liter I4: 310 hp & 320 lb-ft

But there’s more to the story than mere numbers, so let’s have a quick look at some of the S550’s powertrain hardware and changes.

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Caption Contest

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U Mad Bro? Make us laugh and you just might score an SVTP sticker By Steve Turner Context is one of the most important aspects of communication. It’s funny how often things can be misconstrued with out the proper context. As they say, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. That sort of circumstance brought […]

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U Mad Bro?

Make us laugh and you just might score an SVTP sticker

By Steve Turner

Context is one of the most important aspects of communication. It’s funny how often things can be misconstrued with out the proper context. As they say, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. That sort of circumstance brought us this week’s caption contest shot.

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