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2011 Ford Mustang RTR

Drift On Sunday, Sell On Monday At the 2009 SEMA Show, Vaughn Gittin Jr. wowed us with his RTR-C Ford Mustang. With a full carbon fiber body, supercharged V8 producing 550 horsepower and a custom interior, it was easily one of the coolest modern pony cars we had ever seen. The only problem was that to buy one of your own, you'd need a six-figure sum burning a hole in your "fun money" account. That's a lot of cash for any car, let alone a Ford Mustang. The solution is the Mustang RTR, a much cheaper version of the RTR-C that's actually fairly affordable for the average sports car buyer.... Read More

Vital Stats

5.0L V8
428 HP
6-Speed Manual
$44,495 (as tested)
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    MISC 2011 Ford Mustang RTR
    SEMA 2009: Vaughn Gittin's all-carbon fiber RTR-C Mustang

    Of all the Mustangs in the Ford booth, Vaughn Gittin Jr.'s carbon fiber RTR-C Mustang was by far our favorite. To answer the question everyone is wondering – no, it's not a wrap. The carbon fiber body panels are the real deal. According to Vaughn, the lightweight material saves 400-500 pounds, although some of that weight is added back thanks to the ...

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    MISC 2011 Ford Mustang RTR
    SEMA Preview: Vaughn Gittin Jr.'s Mustang RTR

    This year's SEMA Show promises to be an aftermarket Camaro orgy that would make Caligula blush. Not that there's anything wrong with that. But, as you know, there are Chevy guys and there are Ford guys and never the two shall meet (unless they're making fun of Dodge guys). So, here's one for you Ford heads – Vaughn Gitten Jr.'s RTR Mustang. Here's ...

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