Watch everyone's second-favorite Monster Energy-sponsored, Ford-powered hoonigan take his new 900-horsepower Mustang RTR for a sideways spin.
Ford Mustang Rtr
2015 marked the launch of the 7th generation Mustang. It’s been a busy year trying to keep up with all things Mustang. We sent Autoblog’s Eddie Sabatini to the historic proving grounds in Dearborn to get a closer look at some more high performance Mustang excitement in the 2015 Mustang R
Behold the latest Ford Mustang RTR drift car, showcased by none other than Vaughn Gittin Jr., himself on a frozen track. It's a match made in just the kind of icy heaven that we can get behind.
Drifter Vaughn Gittin, Jr. and his tuning shop, RTR has shown off a preliminary rendering of the tuned 2015 Ford Mustang it's going to rock this year's SEMA show. About two months after that, they'll start showing up fully built in select Ford dealerships, plus garage rats can order the parts through Mustang RTR or American Muscle.
There are more varieties of the Ford Mustang than coffee concoctions at Starbucks, yet enthusiasts always seem eager to embrace one more. Vaughn Gittin Jr., the driving champion most famous for his sideways antics in Formula Drift, developed the Mustang RTR as a dealer-installed appearance package and performance upgrade to the popular Ford coupe.
Last year Formula Drift star Vaughn Gittin Jr. let us go for a quick drive in his 2011 Mustang RTR, and while we were impressed with the styling and price, the harsh suspension tuning and lack of performance options left us wanting. Gittin must have taken our review to heart, as he unveiled the 2013 Mustang RTR today with a new adjustable suspension setup and up to 624 horsepower with an optional supercharger system.