The 1,005 HP Mustang GT-Based Scythe Concept Is An Overgrown Hot…

We've been cleaning out our memory card from SEMA » 11/11/08 9:15am 11/11/08 9:15am and can't believe we forgot about this evil-looking custom concept found in the Ford booth at the huge aftermarket parts show. It's from the good folks at and it's called the Scythe. The purple concept car is one of the rare few we've seen where the name is actually…

Anatomy Of A Ford Mustang Drift Racer

We caught up with professional drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. and had him walk us around his Ford Mustang to show us what makes his trick drift car tick. Not only did we get a close-up look at the machine, he even took us for a quick spin around some cones conveniently placed in the parking lot. This was our second time… » 8/27/08 1:15pm 8/27/08 1:15pm

Jalopnik How-To: Drag Racing

We know the thought of heading out to a drag strip for the first time can be both daunting and intimidating. This past weekend we did just that when we were invited to the second annual Ford Racing Invitational to try our hand at the straight-line game of drag racing. Having always focused more on the curves and less… » 6/18/08 12:00pm 6/18/08 12:00pm