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Old 11-11-2010, 09:55 AM   #1
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Boss 302 = Still keeping me speechless.

If you thought the Boss 302 couldnt be more amazing or more fun...you were dead wrong.

As if the 2012 Mustang Boss 302 wasn't tempting enough with 440 horsepower and killer good looks, Ford is throwing in a few extra goodies to make it that much more desirable.

First off, the Blue Oval announced today that owners of the new Boss 302 will receive a dual set of keys, one of which, 'TracKey,' activates a secondary PCM race tune that alters nearly 200 engine management parameters for the 5.0-liter V8. "From an engine management standpoint, we've done just about everything possible to give TracKey users a full race car experience," says Jeff Seaman, Mustang powertrain engineer. "It's not for use on the street – for example, the deceleration is set up to preserve the brakes, and the throttle response is very aggressive. A skilled driver on a closed course will really appreciate the benefits." The TracKey also features a two-stage launch control feature similar to the one on the Cobra Jet Mustang that can be controlled via buttons on the steering wheel.

Not wanting all of that new technology to go to waste, Ford has also announced that it will be offering customers a complimentary track day to test out their new ride. Offered through Team Mustang and Ford Racing, Boss 302 owners will be treated to driving instruction and track time at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, UT. Owners will need to book their own travel arrangements, but once there, everything is free of charge.

With the way things are shaping up for the Boss, we're already pondering second mortgages and/or raiding our children's college funds for one of the coolest pony cars ever. If you're good at resisting such temptations, hit the jump and read all of the details in the press releases from Ford.

http://www.autoblog.com/2010/11/11/2012-mustang-boss-302-to-come-with-special-key-for-race-calibrat/

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Old 11-11-2010, 10:24 AM   #2
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Yeah, I heard about this while talking to one of the Ford people I'm working with. Should be really cool.

Should also make for better use of the seats too..
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OMG yes!

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Daughter: Daddy, can I move your Boss out the driveway for you?
Dad: uhhhhhh...Oh ok sweetheart, just go real slow and park it immediatly. (hands her the key)
Daughter: Thanks Daddy!
Dad: Great kid, (goes to pick up the paper and a black key falls on the floor.)
Wait, this keys is all black....NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
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Haha, that's awesome
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LOL. Yeah I love mustangs all around. I can't imagine what the BOSS is gonna be like. I actually drove a Shelby GT 500 last week, it was cool in a straight line after 2nd gear. But other than that its kinda not what it should be.
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Holy Crap! me is thinking Boss 302 > Bugatti Veyron

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hmm...... sweet LOL.

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