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The fastest Mustangs of all time

Shortly after the Mustang's reveal, tuners and racers saw a chance to use the Mustang for on-track domination. Carroll Shelby began turning out special editions tuned to 302 hp, sold as the Shelby GT350 — with a handful like this example stripped down even further for SCCA racing.

Shelby, Cobra and the Boss: The fastest Mustangs of all time

5 December 2013

Performance lies at the heart of the Ford Mustang's success, from the early V-8 models to the modern reincarnations of the Boss 302 and Shelby GT500. Here's a look at those special Mustang models over the past 50 years that gave the pony car its reputation for speed.

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