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

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