This weekend we featured a story from guest contributor Max Prince about the "Coyote," the tire-murdering "battle axe" built from spare parts at Missouri tuner shop Nocturnal Motorsports.
A Ford F-250 carrying 23 people veered off the road and crashed into two huge trees Sunday evening, killing 11 passengers and injuring 12. The crash, which involved both adults and children, occurred about 100 miles southeast of San Antonio, Texas.
The experts in pony car animal husbandry knew their talents would not go to waste when Ford revived the 5.0-liter V8 dubbed Coyote. Here's one of their first crossbreeds, a swap into a Fox-body Mustang. Call it the Foxyote.
Other outlets have trashed the embargo further on the new 2011 Ford Mustang GT's 412 HP 5.0-liter V8, blabbing about head design, VVT, all-aluminum construction and other engine tech. Plus, oh yeah, torque numbers.
The 2011 Ford Mustang V6 will get a Camaro-beating 315 HP V6, according to leaked info posted on The Mustang Source. The new "Coyote" V8, however, will only make 400 HP, slightly behind the Camaro SS. More below.
"It just started smoking like crazy. And it smelled terrible. I didn't see anything in the mirror, so I was like, ‘I wonder where it went?'" Where it went below, but be warned, it's troubling and NSFW.
Pity the poor Coyote, his brand image marred by one, inept lout with an insatiable hunger for bird flesh. If that weren't enough, he now must share his name with a kit car whose 1986 Pontiac Fiero chassis is its most judiciously applied part. We're not sure if it's a relative of the Cody Coyote from the 1980s TV…