The Detroit Auto Show doesn't open for the press until Sunday but our own Ray Wert managed to pry himself away from his busy schedule of eating Greek salads at Leo's Coney Island to snag these first photos of the Mustang Boss 302 in its new "Gotta Have It Green" paint job. Sometimes it is easy being green.
Even while Ford unveiled something that goes very fast in a straight line, the 2013 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet, it was quietly showing something new that goes around corners too. MustangsDaily reports that this 2013 Boss 302SX is a halfway house between the Boss race car and a Boss road car, developing more power, fitted…
Ford's Trackey setup for the Mustang Boss 302 promised to unlock the pony car's racing side with special software engaged by a separate key. Yet nearly a year after being announced, Trackey still isn't for sale, thanks to bickering between Ford and California environmental regulators.
Ford says it will build only 50 copies of the Mustang Boss 302S, a track-only demon that we've called the greatest track-day Mustang ever. The very first copy off the assembly line met the walls — and hopefully not its end — at the Mid-Ohio track last weekend. UPDATED!
The writer who wrangled the first 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 has eBay'd his ride, saying he's open to a 2-for-1 deal. H/T to Ford_racer
Writer Shane McGlaun never expected his decision to buy a 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 to turn into the story of a guy winning a lottery, for better and worse. — Ed.
It's easy to toss around horsepower figures; It's quite another to conceive of how much power is actually behind such figures. Like when this massive V8 blows up with the force of 850 ponies.
Ford's unveiled a fully-upgraded 2012 Mustang Boss 302 with a revised-intake 5.0-liter V8 delivering 440 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque, upgraded clutch, brakes, adjustable suspension, bitchin' side pipes and race-inspired interior. Very boss, indeed.
The Ford F-150 SVT Raptor 6.2 gives Dearborn's purpose-built off-roader an extra dose of power. Hennessey's 600-hp, twin-turbocharged version of the 6.2 gives it an Olympic-sized swimming pool full of testosterone.
Wednesdays suck. 1960s American muscle does not suck. Road racing does not suck. YouTube also does not suck. Can you see where we're going with this? In-car video of a 7500-rpm AMC Javelin and loud noises below. Eat me, Wednesday.
Forty years ago Parnelli Jones won Trans Am with a black-striped yellow Mustang. To celebrate, Ford's offering fifty copies of the fully race-prepared 2011 Ford Mustang Boss 302R, complete with a race-spec 5.0-liter V8.