Tag Archives: Ford News

Can you guess the muscle car sacrificed for this Polish project?

Polish coachbuilder KHM Motor has a vehicular vision and it all starts with the Ford Mustang, a sixth-generation Mustang GT. Using the V-8 steed as its base, KHM has reimagined the Mustang's muscular lines into something...quite different. It's called the Warszawa M20 GT, and it's meant to pay tribute to a Polish automotive classic. Russian automaker GAZ...

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Supercharged Roush F-150 delivers off-road performance envy

Roush is ready to deliver serious power to the Ford F-150. The Blue Oval brand-focused tune unleashed on Tuesday a supercharged pickup dubbed the F-150 SC. Lift the hood and you'll spy Ford's 5.0-liter V-8 engine. Sitting atop it is a TVS R2650 Eaton supercharger and that pushes the engine output up to 650 horsepower and 610 pound-feet of torque. The truck...

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Veteran Ford designer J Mays joins appliance maker Whirlpool

Longtime Ford designer J Mays has a new position at appliance maker Whirlpool. The veteran designer has been appointed vice president and chief design officer of Whirlpool Corporation, based in western Michigan. Whirlpool announced Mays' appointment on Monday. He'll be responsible for "translating consumer insights, needs and wants...into next-generation...

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Jim Caviezel’s 2014 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake storms into Jay Leno’s Garage

A special 2014 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake roared into Jay Leno's Garage for a new episode. Actor Jim Caviezel is the proud owner, and he's turned the car into a rolling tribute for the fallen members of SEAL Team Six aboard Extortion 17. Caviezel is heavily involved with the military and the idea to turn this GT500 Super Snake into a tribute came after...

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Here’s how launch control works on the Ford GT

Since most of us will never have the pleasure of owning or ever getting behind the wheel of the modern Ford GT, we have others who can fill us in on how the supercar works. Today, it's all about launch control. This video from DragTimes shows us how to engage the system on a 2017 Ford GT...you know, just in case you find yourself in the rare moment behind...

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Here’s a 1973 Ford Bronco after a 1,500-hour restoration

With Ford working on a new generation of the Bronco for 2020, interest in the nameplate has seen a major resurgence in recent years. That's seen the price of classic Broncos shoot up along with demand for restoration services. One of the best in the business is Velocity Restorations of Pensacola, Florida, and it's just completed a 1,500-hour restoration of...

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Ford rules out building Focus Active in US

Ford in April made the shock announcement that by 2020 the only passenger cars in its lineup will be the Mustang and the Focus Active soft-roader based on the recently redesigned fourth-generation Focus. Ford planned to import the Focus Active from a plant in China but the 25-percent tariff introduced by the United States in July on vehicles imported from...

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2019 Ford F-150 Raptor’s new Trail Control is ideal for rock crawling

Ford's F-150 Raptor receives significant updates for 2019. No, there isn't a new V-8 option. Instead, the updates have centered on improving the truck's off-road credentials. Among them is a feature called Trail Control that Ford likens to a cruise control system for off-roading. When hitting challenging terrain, Trail Control automatically adjusts power...

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Angelo Paletta worships at the altar of Ford in his own Car Cathedral

There's no need to ask Angelo Paletta about which car company is his favorite. He has been a tried-and-true Blue Oval fan since his father was driving Ford products back in the 1950s. Now Paletta is grown up and his car collection has too. He calls it the Car Cathedral. Paletta's two-story garage is an ode to all things Ford. Inside sits a handful of...

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Ford has already ended national advertising for all cars bar the Mustang

Ahead of Ford sending its passenger cars out to pasture, the automaker has ended national advertising for the Ford Taurus, Fusion, Focus, and Fiesta models. Automotive News (subscription required) reported Wednesday that Tier 1 (national) marketing efforts for the models has finished. Mark LaNeve, Ford's vice president of U.S. marketing, sales, and service...

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