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Ford Mustang Named Ultimate Stunt Car By Former 'Stig' Ben Collins In New Film; 10,000 Mustangs Sold In Europe

The all-new Ford Mustang has been named the ultimate stunt car by Ben Collins – top Hollywood stunt driver, racing driver and former “Stig” on the BBC’s “Top Gear” – in his new film “Ben Collins: Stunt Driver”.

All-new, Highly Capable 2015 Jeep Renegade

For those enthusiasts who relish the off-road capability of Jeep’s iconic Wrangler model offerings, but would prefer more sophistication in a style that’s less utilitarian, there’s a new kid in town — it’s the all-new 2015 Jeep Renegade that builds on and enhances the Wrangler’s bold athletic stance, rugged packaging and aggressive proportions, incorporating best-in-class approach and departure angles that were purposely designed to deliver the best capability in its class.

Ohio Farm Creates Giant Corn Maze Inspired By All-New Ford F-150

Inspired by the all-new Ford F-150, Leaders Farms near Napoleon, Ohio, has created a seven-acre corn maze as a tribute to Ford’s latest half-ton pickup – the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever.

Leaders Farms has been entertaining Midwestern families and local schools for 18 years with challenging corn mazes that can take up to an hour to complete – assuming visitors don’t get lost in the wheels.

Lansing workers celebrate Chevy Camaro’s return to U.S.

Spirits were high Monday at General Motors Co.’s Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant, as workers celebrated Chevrolet Camaro production officially returning to the United States for the first time since 1992.

“It’s here. The American muscle car comes back home to Lansing,” said United Auto Workers Local 652 President Mike Green to the cheers of workers. “We’ve been talking about this for four or five years now.”

Ford Warriors In Pink Gives 100 Percent Of Net Proceeds To Support Breast Cancer

Ford Warriors in Pink launches initiative to help those with breast cancer by partnering with Meal Train and Lyft to provide an easy way to offer support. This initiative consists of scheduling meal deliveries, childcare, rides to treatment facilities and more to breast cancer patients across the country.

GM Preps First Shipments Of Redesigned Chevy Camaro

Chevrolet dealers soon will see the sixth-generation Camaro on their lots.

General Motors said Monday the first wave of 2016 Camaros will leave the company’s assembly plant in Lansing, Mich., by the end of the week. The cars should arrive at dealerships for customer delivery by mid-November.

GM said the first Camaros to be shipped will be 6.2-liter, V-8-engine-powered SS coupes and 3.6-liter, V-6 engine LT coupes.

Production and shipment of the convertible and models with a 2.0-liter turbo engine will follow in early 2016.

Ford Works with Petty's Garage to Release Three Mustang GT King Edition Models

Featuring up to 727 horsepower, the new Petty’s Garage 2016 Mustang GT King edition means that Ford’s pony will be hell for some cats.

Petty’s Garage – the in-house speed shop of NASCAR legend Richard “The King” Petty – returns with a limited number of highly modified Mustang GTs built to the specifications of The King himself.

This Cadillac Zooms From Zero to 60 In Absolute Comfort

These are not words I could have ever imagined parking anywhere near each other. Cadillacs are big. They’re luxurious. They’re couch cruisers. They’re pricey.

But when did you ever look at one and say, “Man does that thing look like it could rip!”

So here comes the 2016 ATS-V to rewrite all those sad old memories of Cadillac. Fire the launch control and you are up to 60 miles per hour in 3.8 seconds. My grandfather’s Cadillac—one of those classic Fleetwoods that seemed as big as a house—went from 0 to 60 in 3.8 minutes. What’s gotten into the ATS-V?

Jeep Grand Cherokee wins inaugural Phoenix Automotive Press Association (PAPA)

“The Jeep Grand Cherokee ticked all the boxes for our PAPA panel of automotive journalists as a durable go-anywhere vehicle with plenty of room for people and gear,” said Bob Golfen, automotive journalist and PAPA member. “PAPA jurors also were impressed by the Jeep's premium interior and superior drivability, which make it an ideal all-around SUV for daily driving and vacation fun.”  

Ford To Release Limited Edition 727-Horsepower Mustangs

Ford Motor Co. will release an extremely limited number of special-edition Mustang GTs that get up to 727 horsepower — 20 more than Dodge’s popular Hellcat Charger and Challenger sports cars.

The Dearborn automaker partnered with NASCAR legend Richard Petty to create three Mustang GT King Edition pony cars. Only 300 — 243 King models, 43 King Premier models and 14 King Premier convertibles — will be built. The Mustangs will range from $67,495 to $90,495 and customers can now order them through their local Ford dealerships.