Mustang
Apr 14

Ford wins big at Barrett-Jackson celebrating 50th anniversary of Mustang

This 2015 Ford Mustang used in the 'Need For Speed' movie sold for $500K at last weekend's Barrett-Jackson auction. (Photo: Tom Jensen)

This 2013 used in the new “Need For Speed” movie sold for $300K at last weekend’s auction. (Photo: Tom Jensen)

Last weekend’s 12th annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction was a huge home run on several fronts for Ford Motor Co., which had a strong presence at the South Florida event.

One of the star of the show was a totally tricked out 2013 , which was used in the actual making of the “Need For Speed” movie and is just like the one used in the video game of the same name. The high-performance custom Mustang sold for $300,000 to Dave Flynn of the Flynn Automotive Group in Youngstown, Ohio. All of the proceeds went to benefit the Henry Ford Health System.

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Apr 10

Barrett-Jackson advance: Diverse lineup at Palm Beach

There is a 454 big block under the hood of this 1954 Chevrolet Corvette. (Photo: Tom Jensen)

There is a 454 big block under the hood of this 1954 Chevrolet . (Photo: Tom Jensen)

Final preparations are under way for the 12th annual Collector Car Auction and all indications are that it will be a sensational event.

About 550 are set to roll across the block Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with a spectacular and diverse assortment of and trucks. That’s up from about 410 last year. The vast majority of the will sell at no reserve, meaning the high bidder will win the car, regardless of the final hammer price. Fewer than a dozen will sell with a reserve, or a required minimum bid price to change hands.

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Mar 5

Cars: Special Edition Mustang Display Slated For Carlisle In June

Going Thing Mustang. (Photo: Courtesy of Carlisle Events)

Going Thing . (Photo: Courtesy of Carlisle Events)

As Carlisle Events celebrates its 40th Anniversary season, the 2014 schedule will host some additional milestones, including 110 years of and the 50th Anniversary of the Mustang as part of the Carlisle Nationals. By combining the season-long Carlisle celebration with the honors, the annual summer gathering, June 6-8 at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds, will wow enthusiasts like never before.

One of the special displays as part of the three-day wowing session is a special display dedicated strictly to Special Edition Mustangs which were built for specific purposes, promotional agendas, events or even regions of the world. Dozens of will be on display and while not every one of them can be singled out in print, the following will be “must see” rides for attendees of the Carlisle Ford Nationals.

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Jan 7

Cars: Photos Of The Fabulous Fords at Barrett-Jackson

Two-seat Ford Thunderbirds

Baby Birds
Two-seat Thunderbirds from 1955-57 are staples of every auction, and there will be a number of them in Scottsdale next week. (Photo: Tom Jensen)

 

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Click here for the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale on-air schedule. Watch the action live on the FOX family of networks beginning Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 2. In total, there will be 36 hours and six consecutive days of live, high-definition auction coverage across five channels.

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Dec 5

Cars: 2015 Ford Mustang — Unveiling Of An American Favorite

Cars: 2015 Ford Mustang — Unveiling Of An American Favorite

Motor Co. reveals the 2015 . (Photo: Courtesy of Motor Co.)

America’s first pony car — the — is celebrating its 50th birthday with a swoon-worthy new design and plans to go global.

Ford Motor Co. was to reveal the 2015 Mustang Thursday morning at events in New York, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Sydney, Barcelona and its hometown of Dearborn. It goes on sale next fall in North America and will arrive later in Europe and Asia.

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