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Project 2012 Mustangs expected to turn heads at SEMA

Mustang ForgiatoWhat will be a SEMA without Ford Mustangs on display. This week at the auto show, a good dose of modified 2012 Fod Mustang will be showing up. Each car will surely tickle every car owner’s desire to have these Mustangs in their garage.

Each of the Mustang will demonstrate how it can be unique from the other. The Ford Mustang has an excellent foundation in terms of performance and design so consumers. Ford also recently launched the customizer at the Ford website especially for those who love the Mustang.

Here are some of the 2012 Mustangs as done by different teams:

Forgiano Wheels

The 2012 Mustang by Forgiano wheels will showcase a staggered wheel configuration sporting 22 inch rims on the rear and 21 inches in front. It will also have a body kit by TS Designs and 3dCarbon Boy Race. This Mustang GT will be in pearl silver matte finishing. The aggressive appearance is backed up by a Vortech Supercharger to give the car that extra oomph.

Creations n’ Chrome

This Mustang is all about styling. Finished in red with the hood, trunk and roof made of carbon fiber. It will also have a Vortech supercharger, roll cage, and forged 18-inch rims.

MRT Performance

TKO Mustang boasts of a complete setup with ProCharger Supercharger, sport exhaust system, upgraded suspension, custom hood, custom paint, and race seats.

H&R Springs

This ride gets an upgraded chassis, stainless steel pipes, a supercharger by Edelbrock E-Force, and Pirelli tires on all fours. They also improved the body with kits from Street Scene Equipment with finishing by the Tri-Star Enterprise.

2012 Ford Edge hits 30 miles per gallon with EcoBoost 2.0L engine

Ford has been making some headlines in the auto news world with the expected release of their line up that will be making use of their EcoBoost 2.0L 4 cylinder powerplant in North America for the model year 2012. Just recently, the car manufacturer announced that the new Ford Explorer can hit a 28 mpg mark while cruising on the highway. Now, sources are saying that the new Edge is even better with Edge Ecoboost returning a 30 mpg rating.

There are reports that Ford dealers will be updating their order guide for the Ford Edge 2012 model updating the sheet with the 2.0L EcoBoost EPA ratings. The guide will have the Edge at 21 miles per gallon during city driving and 30 mpg on the highway.

Just like its Ford Explorer Ecoboost sibling, the Edge Ecoboost will have around 275 lb-ft of torque and can generate around 240 horsepower.

The EcoBoost powerplant will be an option fo all trims of the Ford Edge: Limited, SEL, and SE. The engine will be paried with a 6-speed automatic gearbox.

Aside from its new heart, the Ford Edge also gets some tweaks for some of its exterior elements. Changes made were primarily based on how it will contribute to the fuel efficiency of the vehicle. Some consumers will likely miss the extra power and torque of the V6 3.5L engine used today but the wallet will most likely be smiling as drivers will not frequent the petrol stations much.

The production of the 2012 Ford Edge kicks off on August 8.

2011 Shelby GT350 unveiled during the Barrett-Jackson Car Auction in Arizona

The gala opening night of the Barrett-Jackson Collector auction in Arizona served as the stage for the unveiling of the 2011 Shelby GT350 derived from the 2011 Ford Mustang GT.

The 2011 Shelby was specifically designed in commemoration of the 1965 Shelby GT350 and the Shelby Cobra. The 2011 GT350 comes roaring with a supercharged V-8 5.0L engine derived from the stable of Mustang.

The 2011 Shelby GT350 is a product of collaboration of the Shelby American team with experts from Goodyear, Borla, Ford Racing, Cragar, and Baer. Everything revolves around the idea of making a car that is very fast but has very good handling. The idea came into life with the design of the small but powerful engine derived from the Mustang.

The Shelby GT350 will be rolling out in the traditional white donning the Guardsman blue stripes as it was known in Le Mans. The V-8 power plant is coupled with a six speed transmission on manual control. The supercharged engine has a Blue Shelby valve covers. Baer brakes are set up as 6 piston kit for the front and 14-inch rotors for the back, and matched with cooling ducts for all the corners.

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