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Written by Steve Turner "It's insane the amount of development, sign-off, and investment Ford does just for a set of springs and dampers," Vaughn enthused. "So, you know, we'd be foolish not to take advantage of that knowledge and development. I think it's a really cool collaboration." While RTR Vehicles still offers its Spec 1, 2, and 3 packages, which offer more styling and performance upgrades, the Series 1 carries that aforementioned Ford backing, while still delivering the kind of performance that puts smiles on faces. "It still has the DNA of what our suspension is, which is the adjustability...

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by Sean Szymkowski RTR Vehicles is back with more upgrades for the Ford Mustang. This time, the performance company offers a pony car with 700 horsepower. Founded by professional drifter Vaughn Gittin, Jr., the company has announced its 2019 Ford Mustang Spec 3, which includes the lofty 700-hp figure and a host of other performance parts. At the heart of the upgrades is a Ford and Roush-developed supercharger. The supercharger works with both automatic and manual transmissions for the Mustang and preserves the factory warranty. The 700-hp figure is achieved on 91 octane fuel, and the supercharger's 12 psi of...

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The special edition features a plethora of appearance and performance upgrades that'll do the trick for those who mainly stick to the pavement. By Rob Stumpf If you're a Ford fanatic, you've most definitely heard of RTR—now, the Vaughn Gittin Jr.-led outfit is bringing its own flare and applying it to the F-150 pickup truck. The purveyors of OEM-plus components for the Mustang have worked in tandem with Ford to offer a special edition of the best-selling model, and it's available now. Officially crowned the Ford F-150 RTR, the dealer-installed upgrade package transforms any brand new F-150 (excluding the Raptor)...

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  We’ve already seen how Ford celebrated St. Patricks’s Day, and now you can watch how pro drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr.used his skills (and maybe some luck) to bring in the holiday, taking his 900 horsepower Ford Mustang RTR around a cloverleaf interchange in Lake Worth, Texas. In this video Vaughn Gittin Jr. drives the same Ford Mustang RTR he drifted around the Nurburgring, but this time it’s very green, and yes, the road was closed down for safety thanks to local officials. And yes, there was lots and lots of tire smoke. “Entering a cloverleaf at maximum attack is something I’ve always wanted to do,” said Vaughn...

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  A new camera angle makes drifting easier in Forza Motorsport 7, too. The monthly updates for Forza Horizon 4 and Forza Motorsport 7 are here, and both of them add a trio of drift-ready Ford Mustangs to their respective games. The new vehicles let players pretend to be Formula Drift drivers Chelsea DeNofa and Vaughn Gittin Jr. as they slide around a fake English countryside or tracks around the world. The #25 2018 Ford Mustang RTR with Monster Energy sponsorship is Vaughn Gitten Jr's current weapon of choice in the Formula Drift series. It packs a naturally aspirated Roush-Yates-built V8 that redlines...

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