As another year goes into the history books, we take a look back at the top news stories the AmericanMuscle blog had to offer. From the 2015 Mustang spy photos to the new 1000+ HP Shelby GT1000, we give you a quick run-down of the best of 2012!
With Ford Racing’s upcoming release of the Cobra Jet intake, Mike and the Bama team got a chance to test out a new prototype on our 2013 GT. Here’s some photos of the install and testing, as well as a little of what you can expect when these new intakes hit the streets.
We all know the new 5.8L Supercharged DOHC v8 in the 2013 Shelby GT500 is nothing to mess with. After all, what do you think would happen if you had to race the 662 horsepower / 631 lb-ft torque beast? I’d suspect most of us would not be calling for a rematch. Well, it looks like Ward’s Auto is keen to the new power plant’s amazing power, promoting it to their list of the “Best Engines of 2013” as the lone v8 to make the list.
Following in the footsteps of the traditional Boss 302, the 302S takes the standard Boss platform to a whole new level. When it comes to price and performance, this track-only build by Ford Racing is a balance between the Boss 302 Laguna Seca and the all-out Boss 302R race car. With tons of suspension upgrades separating it from the Laguna Seca, this 302 is bound to dominate racetracks during the 2013 race season.