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by Viknesh Vijayenthiran RTR Vehicles, the semi-official Ford performance division founded by professional drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr., is about to expand into the pickup scene. A year ago, RTR, which stands for “ready to rock,” rolled out the F-150 RTR concept truck at the SEMA show. It featured a number of performance upgrades, namely a 5.0-liter supercharged V-8 generating over 600 horsepower. Well, we can finally confirm that the concept is ready for production. It's coming in the first quarter of 2019, though RTR is holding back the specs until closer to the market launch. “I am a longtime fan...

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DEARBORN – World champion drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. and his RTR Vehicles team are working with Ford Performance to provide a definitive collaboration of style, performance and fun with the new Series 1 Mustang RTR Powered by Ford Performance – the latest addition to the Mustang family. “Our goal was to take the driving and owner experience of the iconic Ford Mustang to the next level,” said Gittin, President and Chief Fun-Haver of RTR Vehicles. “This collaboration has created a Mustang that offers smile-inducing street driving, diverse capability on the track and a very distinctive owner experience for those looking to stand out from the crowd.” The Series...

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BY Michael Gauthier The Nürburgring is the home of speed, but that hasn’t stopped Ford and Vaughn Gittin Jr from turning the Green Hell into a personal drifting paradise. Noting the event was all about having a “good time” and not setting a lap time, Vaughn Gittin Jr has become the first driver to drift the entire 12.8 mile (20.7 km) long Nürburgring Nordschleife. His car of choice for this undertaking was the Ford Mustang RTR Drift which features a supercharged 5.0-liter V8 engine that produces up to 900 hp (671 kW / 912 PS). Ford didn’t release a lot...

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We’ve all been patiently waiting for the RTR Spec 3 giveaway car to arrive and—here it is! In this episode of AmericanMuscle’s Hot Lap, Justin Dugan shows you around 2018 Mustang RTR Spec 3 chassis #3 while detailing differences between current packages and previous versions.   Watch it here: https://www.americanmuscle.com/mustang-hot-lap-august2018-2.html Read more: http://fastmusclecar.com/video/2018-mustang-rtr-spec-3-review/#ixzz5QG5k5Dte

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Drift superstar Vaughn Gittin Jr. stopped by the Ford booth at the 2018 Woodward Dream Cruise to officially hand over keys to the 700-horsepower Eagle Squadron Mustang GT to its new owner Brayton Williams. Williams’ bid of $420,000 was the highest last month at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s The Gathering fund-raiser and auction in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. 2018 marks the 20th year Ford has supported the Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture fly-in and the 10th one-off Mustang the company has provided for auction. All proceeds are donated to the association’s youth education programs, which encourage and support the next generation of pilots....

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