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Horse’s Mouth - Mustang and Ford News and Notes - December 2014
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RTR reveals Hot Look for 2015 Ford Mustang
RTR (Ready to Rock) is proud to announce the new '15 Ford Mustang RTR. The all-new Spec 1 and Spec 2 serialized vehicles will hit dealers worldwide in January 2015. The vehicles will include the aggressive styling features and the all-encompassing performance offerings expected from the RTR brand, led by world champion drifter and all-around Mustang Mad Man Vaughn Gittin Jr.
“Ford's Mustang team has done an incredible job with the new 2015 Ford Mustang,” says Gittin. “The RTR team and I are pumped to work with such an incredible platform for RTR builds. Without question, the performance and overall presence of the new Mustang RTR will impress and keep a smile on our customers' faces whether cruising the streets or getting crazy on the track. I cannot take delivery of mine soon enough!”
RTR vehicles will be exclusively available at an increasing number of Ford dealers around the world. “For the past couple years we have focused on building relationships with the best dealers out there,” says Gittin. “Excitement is very high around this next generation Ford Mustang.”
Also in January, Mustang RTR will make available for aftermarket purchase many of the same components that make up the RTR serialized vehicle packages for those who would like to personalize the look and/or performance of their 2015 Ford Mustang one piece at a time. All aftermarket Mustang RTR products will be exclusively available through Ford Mustang RTR (www.mustangrtr.com) and American Muscle (www.americanmuscle.com).
Nitto Tire Launches Website
Finding the best tire for your Mustang or Ford can be challenging. Thankfully, Nitto Tire recently launched an interactive website that makes it easier for you to determine which tire is right for your Ford performance needs. Complete with advanced design elements and vivid imagery, the site offers a personalized experience and sophisticated search functionality. Whether you are on a desktop, tablet, or smartphone, the site has been optimized to perform flawlessly. To check out the new website and learn more about Nitto Tire, visit www.nittotire.com.
Steve Baur Hired As Editor of Fastest Street Car
Former MM&FF tech editor and Modified Mustangs editor Steve Baur has joined the ProMedia LLC team as editor of Fastest Street Car magazine. FSC is the official monthly publication of the NMCA Flowmaster Muscle Car Nationals drag racing series. Each month, the magazine includes technical articles, features, and human interest stories as well as racing coverage from NMCA events. Baur, a Florida-based writer/photographer, will oversee all of the editorial components related to FSC magazine. He will also attend NMCA events to coordinate the live reporting for each race.
“We're excited to have Steve join our staff of editors,” said Steve Wolcott, president and CEO of ProMedia LLC. “His experience makes him a good fit for our team. However, it's his lifelong love of the quarter-mile that makes him the perfect new addition to our group of drag racing fanatics!”
The NMCA Flowmaster Muscle Car Nationals is the home of the “World's Fastest Street Cars”, attracting the most passionate racers, fans, sponsors, and contingency in the U.S. Each NMCA event features heads-up drag racing, a two-day car show, a manufacturers midway, swap meet, and burnout contests. For more information, please visit www.nmcadigital.com.