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Sampling A V-8 Mustang With the Performance Pack 2

June 11, 2018

Courtesy of Automobile Magazine: Ford has changes in store for the Mustang Shelby GT350 designed to upgrade its uber-pony/sports car with handling improvements for the 2019 model year. The mid-cycle upgrade features new suspension calibrations, a new wheel design, new tires, and improved aerodynamics, according to Mustang engineering chief Carl Widmann. The new tires are Michelin Pilot Sport Cu...Continue Reading

Ford turns Mustang into high-performance powerhouse

May 26, 2018

Courtesy of Bloomberg: Mustang GT Fastback – an updated, faster and more beautiful version of sports coupe – transformed by all-new Performance Package 2 into car for the ages. Ford Motor Company is not well. Last month, total car deliveries plunged 15 per cent, while overall sales fell 4.5 per cent. Year-on-year sales in the United States dipped more than 4 per cent from 2016. The...Continue Reading

2018 Ford Mustang GT Performance Pack Level 2

May 24, 2018

Courtesy of Automobile Magazine: Curse you, Mother Nature, for cutting short our stint in the most track-focused modern GT to date. The skies are threatening as we pull up to the Monticello Motor Club, a picturesque private circuit carved out of a slice of the Catskills region of upstate New York. It’s not looking good. We’re here to drive a 2018 Ford Mustang GT dialed up to 2—a car that...Continue Reading

Driving a 2018 Mustang with the Performance Pack 2 at MMC

May 22, 2018

Courtesy of NY Daily News: The Ford Mustang has come a long way since its 1964½ debut. Hagerty, the classic car insurance company, brought one of the original V8 Mustangs to a Ford-hosted track day in Upstate New York, and while the car was charming, it was also slow. That turned out to be a good thing, because at speeds over 50 miles per hour, the all-drum-brake, lap-belts-only coupe was terrify...Continue Reading

Ford’s Mustang GT Goes for Hot Laps at MMC

May 18, 2018

Courtesy of Hot Rod: The release of a new Mustang is cause for enthusiasts to flock to Ford dealerships. Team Mustang has done it again, this time with the all-new Performance Pack Level 2, which is guaranteed to excite the Mustang faithful. Performance Pack Level 2 was born from Ford’s desire to fill its stable with exciting pony packages that meet the rigorous demands of performance, person...Continue Reading

ART IN MOTION AT MMC DONATES $27,660 TO BETHEL WOODS

May 17, 2018

2ND ANNUAL ART IN MOTION EVENT AT MONTICELLO MOTOR CLUB DONATES $27,660 TO BETHEL WOODS CENTER FOR THE ARTS Bethel Woods Center for the Arts received a $27,660 donation in January from the Art In Motion Concours d‘Elegance of Speed and Power held at Monticello Motor Club in October last year. The event, in its second year, drew an exclusive crowd of notable collectors, restorers, racing le...Continue Reading

New Mustang Test Drive at MMC Delayed by a Tornado

May 17, 2018

Courtesy of arstechnica: In April, Ford dropped a bombshell on us, announcing that it's going to cull almost its entire car lineup from the US market to concentrate on SUVs and crossovers. Not the Mustang, though. The Blue Oval's sedans might not be selling well, but that's not the case for its sports car, which has topped the sales charts for the coupe market for the third year in a row. On Wedn...Continue Reading

2018 FORD MUSTANG GT PERFORMANCE PACK 2 REVIEW

May 16, 2018

Courtesy of MotorTrend:  3.3 seconds. When we paired this dynamic pony-car duo earlier this year, the performance gap between the newly refreshed 2018 Ford Mustang with Performance Package and the Camaro SS 1LE (a fourth-place finisher in our 2016 Best Driver’s Car competition) was 3.3 seconds on our local Streets of Willow Springs handling circuit. The more powerful Mustang’s best lap was...Continue Reading

PS4S rides to MMC

April 30, 2018

Courtesy of BMWBlog: It was 5 a.m. and my alarm was going off. I didn’t mind though as I was on my way to Monticello Motor Club for an M Track Day put on by BMW of North America. A day filled with driving the latest BMW M cars on one of the premier race tracks in North America was very exciting and made it easy to roll out of bed! Michelin is one of the few sponsors of the BMW M Track Days ...Continue Reading

RABE AND FAULKNER LEAD IMSA

April 26, 2018

Courtesy of Autoweek: The IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge has undergone an evolution in recent years and Mike Bavaro, team owner of Bodymotion Racing and president of Bodymotion Inc., likes what he sees. Bavaro’s team currently fields two cars in the Continental Tire Challenge -- the No. 5 Porsche Cayman GT4 MR in the Grand Sport class and the No. 21 Porsche Cayman in the Street Tu...Continue Reading

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