Tag Archives: Ford News

Here’s your chance to safely purchase a Ford GT

Remember the song and dance one had to perform to be among the lucky few afforded the chance to buy a 2017 Ford GT? Ford was extremely picky about who it wanted driving its latest halo vehicle. Any hand raisers were required to produce a video and sell themselves before they could spend $450,000 and call the car their own. It makes a bit of sense though as...

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Hit Go Baby Go in your very own Eleanor Mustang for $189K

Although the days of Toby Halicki's 40-minute chase scenes seem to be long and lamentably gone, his production company has licensed the Eleanor name of the special “Gone in 60 Seconds” Mustang for recreation. No, not the 1974 version of the movie but 2000's remake starring Nicolas Cage and one very cool 1967 Ford Shelby GT500 finished in...

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2019 Ford Ranger leaked

Ford is bringing back the Ranger for 2019 and the first photos of the mid-size pickup truck have hit the web. The photos were posted to the NewRangerClub forum and show the Ranger designed for Thailand and other Southeast Asian markets. The version we'll get will feature slightly revised styling and extra features. The 2019 Ranger is expected to make...

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This original Shelby Cobra 427 should fetch millions at auction

It's amazing what you can do if you just think outside the box a little bit. That's what Carroll Shelby did when used a hefty dose of American ingenuity to transform a little British roadster called the AC Bristol into the Shelby Cobra. By ingenuity, of course, we mean a massive V-8 engine. Pairing an oversized mill with the small AC Bristol created a...

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How the Ford GT’s trick suspension has two unique spring rates

The second-generation Ford GT packs incredible engineering no matter where one's eyes may scan. Be it aerodynamics, engine technology, or the suspension, there's always more than meets the eye. Here, however, we're talking about the GT's suspension, which is anything but traditional. It uses coil springs, but in a very unique way, as well as electronically...

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Report: Ford cancels redesign of Fusion for North America

Ford in a letter sent to suppliers has stated that the redesign of the Fusion for North America and the related Mondeo for Europe has been canceled, The Detroit News reports. The canceled program, referred to in the letter as CD542N, called for the redesigned Fusion's arrival in 2020. The car is still on track for China, however. The news could simply...

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Brazilian Ford F-75 originally started out as a Willys

First off, it's pronounced Will-Us. But that's of no use here really, as we're looking not at a Willys Rural but rather a Brazilian-market Ford F-75. Looking stand-out sharp in its clean aqua paint, this rare beast was spotted rumbling through city streets in its native country before being posted to the always enjoyable Curbside Classic blog. Willys began...

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Documentary details iconic McGee/Scritchfield 1932 Ford roadster

If you had to pick one car as the quintessential hot rod, the McGee/Scritchfield Roadster would be as good a choice as any. It's one of the most legendary, historic, and iconic hot rods in the history of the hobby, and it's a car that lived numerous lives. This documentary, by the Historic Vehicle Association's ThisCarMattersFilms, traces the history of the...

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Documentary details iconic McGee/Scritchfield 1932 Ford roadster

If you had to pick one car as the quintessential hot rod, the McGee/Scritchfield Roadster would be as good a choice as any. It's one of the most legendary, historic, and iconic hot rods in the history of the hobby, and it's a car that lived numerous lives. This documentary, by the Historic Vehicle Association's ThisCarMattersFilms, traces the history of the...

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