Why do 2011 Ford Mustang driveshafts keep exploding?

The 300+ horsepower V6 Mustang spelled great news for budget-conscious racers, right? Mostly. A notable exception: Those who've blown their driveshafts doing speed pulls. Why is this happening? » 12/21/11 1:30pm 12/21/11 1:30pm

NHTSA grenades Mustang transmission investigation

Earlier this year, after Jalopnik pointed to a tide of transmission complaints from owners of 2011 Ford Mustangs, Ford identified several issues with the car's Chinese-built Getrag MT82 six-speed, and issued a pair of service bulletins. Now, the Feds are done poking around. The verdict? No recall. The transmission's… » 12/21/11 10:30am 12/21/11 10:30am

Ford silent on broken Mustang transmissions

Two weeks ago, we wrote about hundreds of 2011 Ford Mustang owners reporting problems with the six-speed manual transmissions in their vehicles. We're now hearing more complaints — almost daily — but we have yet to hear from Ford. Color us puzzled. UPDATE: Silence broken. » 4/27/11 3:30pm 4/27/11 3:30pm

Faulty Chinese-built transmissions plague new Ford Mustang

The 2011 Ford Mustang debuted last year to glowing reviews, strong sales and swaddled in American pride. But over the past several months, hundreds of owners have complained of broken Chinese-built manual transmissions — a problem Ford has yet to rectify. » 4/15/11 12:45pm 4/15/11 12:45pm

How To Install an iPad In Your Mustang

Want to retrofit an iPad in place of your Mustang's stock Sync-ified infotainment console? You'll need to relocate Sync to the ceiling, but with some basic carpentry skills the install is surprisingly easy. » 12/31/10 12:30pm 12/31/10 12:30pm

Ford Issues Service Bulletin On 2011 Mustang GT For Clutch Problems

Ford has issued a technical service bulletin for six-speed manual-equipped 2011 Ford Mustang GTs built before 4/25/2010. Seems at high engine RPM, the clutch pedal might not return from the floor after a shift. Save the manuals? » 9/23/10 10:40am 9/23/10 10:40am

Eat This, Hybrids: Ford Mustang V-6 Gets 48.5 Mpg At Bristol Speedway

Ford has finished its "1000 Lap Challenge" with the 2011 Mustang V-6, cruising at 43 mph for 18 hours. One tank of gas, 1457 laps, and 48.5 mpg. Not bad for a 305-hp pony car. » 6/24/10 4:30pm 6/24/10 4:30pm

2011 Shelby GT500 Sets New Track Record

Ford's tire-shredding 2011 Shelby GT500 drops its Virginia International Raceway lap time nine seconds in this video after dropping 120 pounds with a new aluminum block on its 550-hp supercharged V8. » 5/18/10 12:30pm 5/18/10 12:30pm

New Mustang Ad Gives Us Confusing Feelings

It's no secret we dig the 2011 Mustang. The new 412HP 5.0-liter V8 made a decent pony car coherent. This ad, however, features the 31MPG, 305HP V6 dressed in dark gray with black wheels. It looks... awesome. We're now conflicted. » 5/11/10 4:45pm 5/11/10 4:45pm

2011 Ford Mustang: First Drive

For the last year, every Mustang review has essentially read, "an involving, exciting sports car, but it's slower than the Camaro." In the muscle market, it's power, not handling, which sells. Luckily, the 2011 Ford Mustang fixes that. Moar power! » 3/29/10 12:00am 3/29/10 12:00am

2011 Ford Mustang GT: First Burnout of the New 5.0!

Some publications do burnouts with V6-engined Mustangs. Not that there's anything wrong with that, but we're not like those kind of publications. Instead, we've got this — the first burnout of a 2011 Ford Mustang GT. The 5.0 is back! » 3/24/10 3:45pm 3/24/10 3:45pm

2011 Ford Mustang GT: 412 HP And 26 MPG

It's not just the V6-engined 2011 Ford Mustang with impressive fuel economy chops. We're now told the 412 HP 5.0-liter-engined 2011 Ford Mustang GT will see a bump up to 26 MPG on the highway. Not too shabby. » 3/16/10 12:01am 3/16/10 12:01am

2011 Ford Mustang V6 First 300 HP+ Car To Achieve 31 MPG

2011 Ford Mustang V6 EPA certification just finished and, though Ford predicted 30MPG from their 305HP 3.7-liter V6, they actually got 31. According to Ford, it's the first 300HP+ car ever to return over 30MPG. Having cake, eating it too. » 3/04/10 12:01am 3/04/10 12:01am

2011 Shelby GT500: What To Expect

Doing anything at 1:30 PM EST today? OK, doing anything important? No? OK, then come here to see the 2011 Shelby GT500 unveiled online ahead of the in-real-life unveil at this week's Chicago Auto Show. But what should we expect? » 2/08/10 10:20am 2/08/10 10:20am

2011 Shelby GT350: One Pudgy New Mustang

It may seem like sacrilege to ask this but, does the Shelby name mean anything anymore? The 2011 GT350 seems like a 'Stang with a supercharger and a chubby body kit. Considering the upgrade's $34K asking price, color us unexcited. » 1/19/10 12:01am 1/19/10 12:01am

2011 Ford Mustang Priced Higher, Still Worth It

Prices for the engine-upgraded 2011 Ford Mustang have mysteriously found their way to the Internet. Starting prices for V6 and GT models are up to $22,995 and $30,495 — a price jump of $750 and $1,250 respectively. » 1/18/10 9:30am 1/18/10 9:30am

Rollin' With The 5.0: New Mustang V8 Up Close And Personal

For the 2011 model year Ford's bringing back the 5.0-liter V8 in the Mustang GT, at 412 HP and 390 lb-ft of torque, it's a nice piece of kit and here's a look at some of the details. » 1/12/10 11:45am 1/12/10 11:45am

The 5.0 Mustang Is Back!

The 2011 Ford Mustang GT doesn't look much different than the 2010 on the outside. But underhood? The return of the 5.0-liter V8! Only now it's making 412 HP and 390 lb-ft of torque with an expected 25 MPG. » 12/28/09 12:00am 12/28/09 12:00am

2011 Ford Mustang GT: The 5.0 Is Back!

This is the first photo of the 5.0-liter all-aluminum beatin' heart of the 2011 Ford Mustang GT that'll pump at a rockin' 412 HP and 390 lb-ft of torque. Merry Christmas. More below. » 12/24/09 11:30pm 12/24/09 11:30pm