Tag Archives: VMP Performance

News: Video Highlights From PRI 2016 – Part 1

Speed Visualized

SVTP interviews manufacturers at PRI 2016.

By SID297

Pics/Articles are great and all, but at some point it becomes a lot more rewarding to stop reading and start listening.  When it comes to getting the fat-skinny on your favorite go-fast parts you can’t beat going straight to the source.  In this instance we broke out the video camera and got conversational with some of the engineers and marketing personnel at your favorite performance manufacturers.

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Feature: Terminator-Swap 1965 Mustang

Challenge Accepted

Sam Anderson challenged himself to build a 733-horsepower classic

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Sam Anderson

If you have built more than one project car, you always want to push the next one to a higher plane than the last. That was definitely the case for Sam Anderson, who set out to see just what kind of build he was capable of creating. As you can see, he was capable of fusing two iconic Mustangs into one project-car masterpiece.
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Tech: VMP Gen2 TVS Coyote F-150 Install

Picking Up Power

VMP Performance boosts the performance of its truck with a better blower

By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of VMP Performance

When we last climbed aboard VMP Performance’s 2016 F-150 project truck it had put down over 566 horsepower and 521 lb-ft of torque to the wheels with a TVS supercharger and a VMP custom calibration (check out that story  here). The full-weight, otherwise-stock truck charged out of the gate with 12.06-second e.t.’s at over 113 mph and eventually dipped into the 11-second zone. Continue reading

Feature: Supercharged 2015 Mustang

Looks Fast

Cervini’s revamped a new Mustang with its body parts and VMP blower

By Steve Turner

If you have been around the Ford performance scene for as long as we have, you are undoubtedly familiar with Cervini’s Auto Designs. The company was one of the first outfits to build fiberglass hoods for Fox Mustangs. In the ensuing years the company has built hoods and other body enhancements for every Mustang since then. The company’s in-house project caught our eye at Mustang Week because it not only has subtly enhanced looks, but the performance to back them up.
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Feature: Coyote-Powered Factory Five

Five by Five

This Cobra replica is powered by a modern 5.0 and tuned by VMP

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of VMP Performance

Cobra. This slithery snake packs an insane combination of lightweight and big power in a short-wheelbase roadster. The original Shelby-built machines are worth huge money, but if you want one of your own, there are several companies offering built-it-yourself roadsters that embody the spirit of the originals but offers the opportunity to inject them with modern muscle.
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