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ROUSH® To Build Raybestos® Brakes 2013 Mustang 
ROUSH Performance Commissioned To Build 2013 Mustang for 2012 Giveaway Promotion  
 
Las Vegas, NV (Nov. 3, 2011)  Following up on the excitement surrounding the build and SEMA display of its 2011 promotional giveaway car, the 1964 Raybestos GTO-R road racer built by Hot Rod Chassis & Cycle, the company today unveiled plans for its 2012 giveaway project: a Raybestos-edition 2013 model year ROUSH Stage 3 Mustang. 

Racing legend Jack Roush will direct his engineering team on construction of the Raybestos project at ROUSH Performance in Plymouth Township, Michigan.  The Raybestos ROUSH Mustang is sure to be a monster on the street -- motivated by a 540 horsepower, ROUS charged®and intercooled 5.0L 4-valve DOHC TiVCT power plant.  Race-ready stopping power will be delivered by the huge Raybestos “Generation 2” NASCAR-spec brake package specially adapted to fit the Mustang – the very same Raybestos brakes equipped on Roush Fenway Racing’s Sprint Cup cars in NASCAR competition.

Plans for the Raybestos ROUSH Mustang were announced yesterday at the SEMA show by Josh Russell, Director of Sales & Marketing for the Racing & Performance division of Affinia Global Brake & Chassis, manufacturers of Raybestos Brakes & Chassis products.  The Raybestos ROUSH Mustang will be given away to one lucky professional mechanic or do-it-yourselfer Raybestos customer as part of an upcoming summer 2012 North American sales promotion, and the build process will be chronicled in national television, magazines, social media, and exclusive content on the company’s RaybestosGarage.com micro site.  The project celebrates Raybestos unrivaled brake and chassis product lines – which boast coverage for modern performance cars, vintage applications, a pro-racing pedigree, and the latest in advanced technology design, materials, and construction. 

After building a ’64 GTO and ’32 Ford Roadster Pickup in Raybestos promotions over the previous two years, the new 2013 ROUSH Stage 3 Mustang will be the first project on an entirely modern platform.  “We’ve enjoyed seeing what was done with the last couple of Raybestos hot rod builds,” said ROUSH VP of Sales & Marketing Tim Wheeler.  “We can’t wait to show the performance world what ROUSH can do on this special signature edition Mustang for Raybestos Brake & Chassis.”


For more information on ROUSH Performance Products, a company offering an extensive line of aftermarket performance parts, vehicles and crate engines,

2015 Roush Mustang Lineup Officially Revealed







Just last week, Saleen revealed initial details of its tuning program for the new Ford Mustang. And now Roush is following suit.

Available in three stages – based on the V6 (RS), EcoBoost (RS1) and V8 (RS2) models – the 2015 Roush Mustangs all feature the venerable Ford tuner's latest R7 aero kit complete with remodeled fascia, five-blade grille, gaping air dam with integrated driving lamps and splitter. Around back there's a one-piece deck spoiler and "race-inspired lower aero-valance."

Stage 1 and Stage 2 models also get a quad-tip exhaust, and all versions are available with an enhanced suspension and 20-inch alloys. The cabin's been upgraded as well, but Roush has not as of yet released actual engine upgrades, leaving the 3.7-liter V6 with its stock 300 horsepower, the 2.3-liter turbo-four with 310 hp and the 5.0-liter V8 with 435 hp. Hopefully Jack Roush and company will have some horsepower-boosting changes to announce in the near future.

Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 vs GT500

(Posted on Jun 3, 2015 at 10:21AM )
Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 vs GT500
 

 
From the moment Ford conceived the idea of a 2015 Shelby GT350, the plan was to capture the essence of the original, the 1965 Shelby GT350. Built for tackling SCCA B-Production rules, the R-model of the Shelby was modified for racing and scored the champion three years in a row. Road going GT350 Mustangs featured a hot 289ci engine, and all were Wimbledon White.
 
Starting with a clean slate and the new 2015 chassis platform, engineers sculpted a radical design, including an R model. With a modernized unibody and IRS, Ford’s Global Performance team was ready to attack. But what shocked most enthusiasts was the lack of a blower. Considering the success of supercharged and intercooled Ford powerplants over the last decade, including the newer turbocharged line of EcoBoost engines, we fully expected the trend to continue.
 
But Ford chose a different path for the GT350. It’s really a bold move to chart a new course when the old one worked so well. The 2007-2014 Shelby GT500 has cemented itself in the history books. In fact, the last GT500 packed such a strong punch it can run solid 11s at close to 130 mph and it’s a smashing success with all Mustang lovers. So why didn’t Ford simply add a blower to the 435 horsepower Coyote? Well, that would’ve been too easy.


 
Modern Shelby Mustangs have offered the exclusivity of having a different engine, enhanced suspension, upgraded brakes—and a slathering of unique touches, like embroidered seats, Shelby wheels, and Lemans stripes. But, because Ford wanted the Shelby GT350 to outperform anything in class on a road course, it needed to slash weight. That essentially canned any thought of a blower, which requires the heavy supercharger compressor unit, along with the intercooler, heat exchanger, pump, tank and cooling fluid. According to a Ford engineer we spoke with, a blower would have added close to 150 pounds to the nose weight—the very thing the group was trying to avoid.
 
Instead, they selected the 5.2L Voodoo engine, a derivative of the Coyote, albeit with revised cylinder heads, intake and a flat-plane crankshaft. Ford says it will produce well over 500 horsepower and rumor has it that the engine has a glorious note from idle to the 8,000-plus rpm redline!
 
But still, we’re left wondering if enthusiasts will crave the Earth-rotating torque of the 5.8L beast that powers the 2013-2014 GT500. Few passenger car V8 engines can match its output of 662 horsepower and 613 lb-ft of torque. And few engine can match the ease with which it can be taken to the next level. Improve the breathing and add boost, and you’ll get 700-900 ground-pounding ponies. Modifications are something Mustang owners have become accustomed to and we’re not so sure the 5.2 engine will offer the same growth. It’s got very high compression, so adding a blower will be tricky and the heads are already ported. Not that getting over 500 hp from a 5.2L isn’t impressive, however Mustang owners always want more.
 
We’re certain Ford has its target on the 2014-2015 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, and frankly, the Mustang should have the upper hand. But will it handle the lighter 2016 Camaro? Chevy dumped about 150 pounds from the Camaro SS and added a new engine producing 455 hp and 455 lb-ft of torque. This would make the SS 100 pounds lighter than a 2015 5.0 Mustang GT and give it a 20 hp and 55 lb-ft advantage. With a base Camaro looking strong, what type of punch will the 2016 Z/28 pack?

Roush 670HP Mustang

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(Posted on Jun 2, 2015 at 07:19AM )
 

 
You may have noticed the big announcement that ROUSH Performance made last week: that our all-new 2015 ROUSH Stage 3 Mustang is producing 670 horsepower and 545 lb-ft of torque. That’s an incredible 235 horsepower and 145 lb-ft over a stock 2015 Ford Mustang 5.0L
 

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PWT Supra Boats Powered by ROUSH Indmar Engines
After three years and over 6,000 hours of extreme lab, durability, and open water testing, the innovative minds at ROUSH and Indmar have delivered a breakthrough engine to change the world of towed watersports.
 

Novlan Bros Offers Roush In Saskatchewan

(Posted on Nov 4, 2013 at 02:22PM by Steven)
Novlan Bros is expanding it line up by offering Roush Performance line of high performance mustangs. Novlan Bros has a long history of offering quality products to its customers.

Come in an see the 2014 examples we have of this exciting performance automobile.