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New Ford Explorer Interceptor Utility quickest police vehicle in America

Baddies beware because Ford has a new Police Interceptor on the way, and it happens to be the quickest cop car in America. On Thursday Ford revealed that Michigan State Police have concluded testing for the 2020 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor Utility and found it to be quicker than any other police vehicle on the market. That includes V-8 powered sedans...

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2019 Ford Focus ST spy shots

Ford engineers have been caught testing the new Focus ST hot hatch set for a reveal early next year. Ford unveiled a new Focus in April, and we were meant to get one variant of the popular compact in the United States, a soft-roader called the Focus Active (shown below), but new tariffs on Chinese-made cars entering the country introduced in July has caused...

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The deal is back: 800-horsepower Ford Mustang GT for $39,995

For Mustang fans, there may be no greater dealership from which to buy the popular pony car than Lebanon Ford. This is the Ohio-based outfit that offers up serious power upgrades for far less cash than you think would be required. The latest offer? A 2019 Mustang GT packing 800 horsepower on sale for just $39,995, and that includes the car. The car is...

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Breakthroughs in racing helps speed up car development at Ford

It's long been known that race car technology eventually filters down to and improves cars designed for the road. However, the technology can also benefit the way cars are designed and the speed at which they are developed. That's what Ford is discovering by getting its race car engineers to work more closely with their counterparts from the road car side...

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Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts a 900-horsepower Mustang around the ‘Ring

You saw him drift around the Nürburgring earlier this year in a Ford F-150 Raptor. Now watch famous drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. return to the German racetrack in his 900-horsepower Ford Mustang Formula Drift car. As you may have guessed, the result is a lot of noise, tire smoke and even some moments of air. Unfortunately there isn't a full lap shown, but...

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Saleen celebrates 35 years with commemorative 2019 Mustang

Saleen celebrates 35 trips around the sun this year, and it's marking the occasion with a Mustang-based special edition. The car is appropriately called the SA 35, for Saleen Automotive 35, and just 10 examples will be built. These days, Saleen is actually an automobile manufacturer, but the company began with a focus on tuning Mustangs in 1983, with its...

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John Cena’s 2017 Ford GT to trade hands for third time

The 2017 Ford GT originally commissioned by actor and pro-wrestler John Cena is set to cross a Mecum auction block next month—less than two months after it was sold for $1,540,000 at a Monterey Car Week auction. The 647-horsepower supercar, whose chassis number 77 matches Cena's birth year, is listed as lot S69 at Mecum's auction running October 3-6...

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2019 Ford F-150 Raptor $2,180 pricier than 2018 model

Ford has introduced a worthy round of updates on its F-150 Raptor for the 2019 model year, but you're going to have to pay a premium for them as the prices have been increased on the off-road performance truck. Cars Direct has learned from Ford order guides that the base 2019 F-150 Raptor Super Cab will be priced from $54,350, including destination, when it...

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Electric self-driving semi concept previews Ford’s long-haul vision

Ford isn't exactly known for semitrucks around the world, but that may soon change. At the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Germany on Thursday, Ford showed off its F-Vision Future Truck concept. Ford Otosan, based in Turkey and the automaker's largest commercial vehicle production base, debuted the F-Vision as an electric tractor with Level 4 self-driving...

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Electric self-driving semi concept previews Ford’s long-haul vision

Ford isn't exactly known for semitrucks around the world, but that may soon change. At the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Germany on Thursday, Ford showed off its F-Vision Future Truck concept. Ford Otosan, based in Turkey and the automaker's largest commercial vehicle production base, debuted the F-Vision as an electric tractor with Level 4 self-driving...

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