John Hennessey took his personal 2015 HPE700 Supercharged Ford Mustang to the Continental Tire Proving Grounds in Texas to see just how fast the muscle car would go. It managed 195.4 miles per hour when it hit the limiter going down the straight.
Ford and Shelby American takes the wraps off the 2015 Shelby GT at the Barrett-Jackson auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona, upgrading the Mustang to 627 horsepower with all the bells and whistles to go with it.
An anonymous tipster has leaked a map of Ford's display stand plans for next week's Detroit Auto Show, and it supports the idea of a Ford GT revival, as well as a Shelby Mustang GT350R and F-150 SVT Raptor.
A page allegedly taken from a Ford training manual shows just how much power that the 2015 Ford Mustang's 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine loses when burning lower octane fuel. It appears to make around 275 horsepower and 300 pound-feet of torque – about 11 percent fewer ponies than when using higher-grade gasoline.
Now that 2014 is officially in the books, it's time to look ahead. We're now setting our sights at the hot new metal that's coming our way in 2015, and here are the cars we're most looking forward to driving.
James May is getting a chance to prove his love for the mechanical nature of the automobile by curating an exhibit for the London Classic Auto Show. Called The Cars That Changed The World, he is displaying 13 vehicles that illustrate the motorization of the world over the last century. They aren't all the obvious choices, either. One group is composed of the misunderstood oddballs of auto history that May wants to give more recognition.