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Mustang Boss 302: From Racing Legend to Modern Muscle Car Hardcover – Aug 29 2011


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  • Hardcover: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Motorbooks; First edition (Aug. 29 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0760341419
  • ISBN-13: 978-0760341414
  • Product Dimensions: 24.5 x 1.9 x 28.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 Kg
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #423,102 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Words blur like dotted white lines on a dark empty highway, and life is just cool as can be in the new book: Mustang Boss 302: From Racing Legend to Modern Muscle Car. This isn’t a book merely for Mustang enthusiasts; it is a given they have to own it. That is just one of the rules. For others, get it because this is a book that will re-energize your character. A reader regains that carefree whimsical do-it-all energy you used to hold so dear like the times before you became such a politically correct stiff." - Go2Geiger.com / Radioactive Drag Racing News

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Boss 302: The name invokes visions of stripes, spoilers, and Parnelli Jones screaming to a Trans-Am championship in a School Bus Yellow Mustang. When Ford needed a muscular Mustang to homologate a special engine for Trans-Am and to compete against the Camaro Z28 on the street, the Boss 302 met the challenge – and became a legend in muscle car and racing history.
 
For over 40 years, Ford waited for the right Mustang and the right 5.0-liter engine to bring back the Boss 302 name for a modern reincarnation of the original. Like its 1969-70 predecessor, the 2012 Boss 302 Mustang was bred for racing, by racing.
 
Donald Farr’s Boss Mustang: From Racing Legend to Modern Muscle Car is the complete story of the Boss 302 Mustang, from Trans-Am victor to modern muscle…


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Great book about this legendary Mustang. Great pictures, well documented. You might be able to afford a 302 Boss (one day she'll be mine) but you van keep dreaming with this book.
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SpeedReaders.info review Dec 28 2011
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Format: Hardcover
Farr has been involved with Mustangs for several decades now, from being a passenger in grandpa's new `66 (a car he now owns) to being bought his own--a Boss look-alike--in 1970 to learning what a real Boss was all about, then buying a used Boss, researching the model's history, and thereby laying the groundwork for a full-fledged professional life revolving around writing about Mustangs. These days he is the Editor of "Mustang Monthly Magazine". His 1982 book on the same subject has become the benchmark title. As before, Farr has interviewed many of the principals, obviously from the current but also the original project, and the many verbatim quotes lend the book authority. A number of new insights have come to light since the 1980s so the old book would have benefited from updating whether or not there is a new Boss 302.

Little is said of the '94 retro-styled Mustang for which the Boss' original designer Larry Shinoda developed a "re-creation" graphics package, and nothing is (or, rather, this being an "official Ford book, can be) said about the Boss Shinodas that are still being made toady.

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Mustang Boss 302; From Racing legend to Modern Muscle Car Sept. 10 2011
By John A. Plewa - Published on Amazon.com
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Excellent Product and fast shipment. Pleasure doing business with. Friendly, courteous servive. Easy ordering and the customer is always treated exceptionally.
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Excellent Nov. 2 2011
By Wrenchead - Published on Amazon.com
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Lots of info on both the new as well as the old Boss 302. Good pics. Well worth the price if you are interested in these classics.
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Great Followup BOSS 302 Book - Will Be Another Collectible Aug. 11 2011
By Peter L. Sigwardt - Published on Amazon.com
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Donald Farr is considered by most Mustang enthusiasts as the best author possible to update the iconic Ford BOSS 302 Mustang history. He authored the very best book in the 1980's about the car MUSTANG BOSS 302 - FORD's TRANS-AM PONY CAR which is now a collectible and highly prized by Mustang enthusiasts. This new book includes more historical information about the original 1969-70 BOSS 302's plus a great deal of development information about the new 2012 BOSS 302's. I am proud to have added this new book to my personal Mustang history library. Congratulations to Donald Farr and thanks to John Clor and all the contributors to the new book.
Excellent Book for any Mustang Enthusiast! April 17 2014
By Steve Smith - Published on Amazon.com
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Very informative history of the Boss 302 and insight to effort made to bring the Boss 302 back.
Makes you appreciate how special the new Boss 302 is!


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