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This mean Mustang was perhaps the ultimate pony car

The Shelby Mustang GT350, a high-performance variant of the Ford Mustang, debuted this week back in 1965.

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Ford designer Jennifer Seely's "High Gear" Mustang concept will debut at the 2012 SEMA show this fall after collecting the most online votes out of three female-created Mustang concepts.

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The 2011 model year brought big powertrain upgrades for the Ford Mustang – that's when the 5.0-liter V8 and 3.7-liter V6 were introduced – and for 2013, Ford's Pony Car is getting some updated style, tech and packaging to make it a more competitive offering in the segment.

After decades of dominating the pony car sales charts, the Ford Mustang has finally met its match in the latest Chevrolet Camaro. Naturally, this high-profile segment, is one that Ford is loathe to concede. After being infused with completely new engines in 2011, the Mustang will soon receive a visual refreshening that aligns this horse's looks even more with the range-topping Shelby GT500 model.

You can forget baseball – it seems like Americans have a new favorite pastime on their hands. No, we're not talking about saddling up to the feeding trough at the local Golden Sizzlin'. Now more than ever, we love to argue. As a country, we'll leap into a debate half-cocked, half-informed and fully armed faster than you can say, "You're fired!"

Most available choices at your local car rental agency are tame appliances built to shuttle you from Meeting A to Hotel B. Back in the day, however, things were a bit different thanks to Shelby and Hertz. In 1966, the rental car company and Carroll Shelby partnered up to offer a custom Ford Mustang. Shelby built 1,000 units, Hertz rented them out and a horde of happy customers used them to rip up their local dragstrips and main streets. In 2007, the duo joined again joined forces to supply some

2010 SEMA Mustang Preview - Click above for high-res image gallery

Jay Leno reviews the 2011 Ford Mustang – Click above to watch video after the jump

2011 Ford Mustang GT promo – Click above to watch video after the jump

They can keep their retail therapy, we have configurator therapy. It soaks up just as much time, you can get your "help" in your jammies, and provided you don't go through with a purchase, it's much, much cheaper.

2011 Ford Mustang GT – Click above for high-res image gallery

2011 Ford Mustang GT - Click above for high-res image gallery

2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0 hits the dyno - Click above to watch the video after the jump

2011 Ford Mustang V6 burnout – Click above to enlarge

Ford's all-new 5.0 V8 – Click above for high-res image gallery

According to the pony car lovers over at Mustang Heaven, a Ford will pace the Daytona 500 for the first time since the Torino GT convertible did the deed way back in 1970. As you may have surmised, the actual pace car will be a 2011 Ford Mustang GT, equipped with the long-awaited 5.0-liter V8 engine with 412 horsepower. Last year, the honor went to the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS.

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2011 Ford Mustang GT - click above to watch the video

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