Ford

Ford Motor company was founded in 1903 by Henry Ford. The company currently produces the Territory and Falcon models and derivatives in Australia with other models coming in from Thailand and other nations. Ford sells 11 passenger models in Australia such as the Focus & Fiesta plus its Ford Performance Vehicles range (FPV). The American company has recently launched its "Green" range of vehicles with the "ECOnetic" brand.
Ford Fiesta RS a possibility; petrol Focus ST automatic problematic - reports

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Ford Fiesta RS a possibility; petrol Focus ST automatic problematic - reports

A senior engineer has given hope to those hanging out for a Ford Fiesta RS, but cautioned that a self-shifting petrol Focus ST was a technical challenge. Tyrone Johnson, senior vehicle engineer at the newly merged Ford Performance division, spoke to members of the British press about the company's plans to grow its performance portfolio...

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Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute v Holden Ute SS V Redline : Comparison review
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Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute v Holden Ute SS V Redline : Comparison review

Ford and Holden. Good start. Ford and Holden utes, at the beach. Getting even better...


2015 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2015 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute Review

Maintaining its role as the Falcon's flagship performance two-door, the latest Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute is entertaining but far from sharp...

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$37,610 to $39,810

Ford opens new US research centre alongside Google, Apple, Facebook
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Ford opens new US research centre alongside Google, Apple, Facebook

In a move that signifies us moving ever closer to the 'connected car', Ford Motor Company has opened a new research centre in California's Silicon Valley to aid in the development of technologies that will herald the next step change in automotive evolution. The new Ford facility is in Palo Alto, the centre of Silicon Valley, where the automaker's neighbours will be tech giants Google, Apple, Facebook and many others...


Ford Focus RS teased, will be revealed February 4
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Ford Focus RS teased, will be revealed February 4

Ford of Europe has posted a highly edited teaser clip of its soon-to-be-released Ford Focus RS uber-hot-hatch on YouTube. At the end of the video the company confirms that the Focus RS will be unveiled, and hopefully detailed, on February 3 European time...


Ford EcoSport to ditch tailgate-mounted spare, get new cabin plastics and suspension - report
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Ford EcoSport to ditch tailgate-mounted spare, get new cabin plastics and suspension - report

The Ford EcoSport will get an overhaul in Europe in May as the company aims to turn around dismal sales of its Indian-built baby SUV. Automotive News Europe reports an updated version of the sub-compact EcoSport will launch in Europe from May without the spare wheel mounted on its tailgate, giving it a more urban-friendly appearance...


2015 Shelby GT Mustang : 522kW-plus for supercharged pony car
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2015 Shelby GT Mustang : 522kW-plus for supercharged pony car

Iconic pony car tuner Shelby American understands that the 373kW/542Nm-plus GT350R Mustang unveiled at last week’s Detroit motor show won’t be hardcore enough for some fans, so it’s followed up with this: the 2015 Shelby GT. Based on the 2015 Ford Mustang GT, the Shelby GT may be down 200cc on the GT350R, but gains a Ford Racing supercharger to help extract 468kW of power from the 5...


Ford unlikely to start making aluminium cars, despite F-150 move
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Ford unlikely to start making aluminium cars, despite F-150 move

According to its North American president, Ford is not considering constructing its cars out of aluminium, despite going down that route for its top-selling F-150 ute. Ford's president of North America, Joe Hinrichs, told the Automotive News World Congress that although aluminium "has a place" in future Ford passenger cars (sedans, hatches, wagons, car-based SUVs), it's "not the same kind of place" that it occupies in the new F-150...


Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R First Look : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015
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Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R First Look : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015

When a Ford Mustang is marketed as the “most track-capable production Mustang ever built”, you know it’s a serious piece of machinery – and that’s exactly how the Blue Oval brand is touting the new Shelby GT350R Mustang, which has been unveiled at the 2015 Detroit motor show...


Ford GT First Look : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015
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Ford GT First Look : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015

Powering the new Ford GT will be a fresh, twin-turbocharged 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine with about 450kW of power on tap. The engine is based on the architecture of the company’s IMSA Daytona Prototype endurance racer. The mid-mounted twin-turbo V6 engine is paired to a seven-speed dual-clutch transaxle which, according to Ford, offers “near-instantaneous gear changes and exceptional driver control”...


Ford F-150 Raptor mates 10-speed auto with high performance turbocharged 3.5-litre V6
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Ford F-150 Raptor mates 10-speed auto with high performance turbocharged 3.5-litre V6

The latest version of Ford's uber pick-up, the Ford F-150 Raptor, was unveiled overnight at the 2015 Detroit motor show. Although the hot pick-up truck stays true to the current ute's basic concept (high performance matched with get-out-of-the-way looks), the way it achieves the former goal is radically different...


Shelby GT350R Mustang unveiled with carbonfibre wheels, race suspension, less weight
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Shelby GT350R Mustang unveiled with carbonfibre wheels, race suspension, less weight

When a Ford Mustang is marketed as the "most track-capable production Mustang ever built", you know it's a serious piece of machinery - and that's exactly how the Blue Oval brand is touting the new Shelby GT350R Mustang, which has been unveiled at the 2015 Detroit motor show...


2016 Ford GT : New carbonfibre supercar revealed with new high-output EcoBoost engine
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2016 Ford GT : New carbonfibre supercar revealed with new high-output EcoBoost engine

The all-new 2016 Ford GT supercar has been revealed, with Ford claiming the stunning, swoopy new two-door coupe pushes the boundaries with a carbonfibre body, a new high-power EcoBoost turbocharged engine and advanced aerodynamics...


Ford GT : Walkaround at NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015
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Ford GT : Walkaround at NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015

The all-new 2016 Ford GT supercar has been revealed, with Ford claiming the stunning, swoopy new two-door coupe pushes the boundaries with a carbonfibre body, a new high-power EcoBoost turbocharged engine and advanced aerodynamics.


Ford Sync 3 entertainment system should arrive in Australia in 2016
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Ford Sync 3 entertainment system should arrive in Australia in 2016

Ford's new-from-the-ground-up Sync 3 entertainment, navigation and telephony system will not be coming to Australia in 2015. The bad news for potential Ford buyers was related to Car Advice on the floor of CES by Ford Asia Pacific's Abhi Mahapatra, product strategy manager for communications...


Ford applies to trademark 'EcoBeast' name
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Ford applies to trademark 'EcoBeast' name

Ford Motor Company has applied to trademark the term ‘EcoBeast’, sending enthusiasts into overdrive speculating just what the car maker could be up to. The EcoBeast application, discovered by automotive website Motrolix, was filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office on December 22 under the ‘automobiles and automobile engines’ category...


Ford Falcon FG X XR8 - Visiting a Falcon Fanatic
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Ford Falcon FG X XR8 - Visiting a Falcon Fanatic

With the launch of the Falcon FG X, Ford invited Falcon Fanatics from around the country to come and see the car, but not everyone could make it. So we're on our way in a Ford Falcon XR8 to see a very appropriately named Falcon Fanatic, Ozzie, who was busy working that day, to get up close and personal with the new FG X.


Ford Falcon FG X Range - What the Falcon Fanatics think
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Ford Falcon FG X Range - What the Falcon Fanatics think

With the official launch of the Ford Falcon FG X, Ford invited eager Falcon Fanatics down to Avalon Airport to see the new car. We ask the people what they think of the FG X range.


2015 Ford F-250
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2015 Ford F-250

The 2015 Ford F250 is one of the most accomplished trucks on the North American market. With acres of interior space, on road comfort, off road ability and proper towing prowess, it’s an all-rounder with history on its side. Thanks to Brisbane-based Performax International, we recently got behind the wheel of the 2015 F250 for a two-day test...


2015 Ford Ranger Wildtrak spotted undisguised
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2015 Ford Ranger Wildtrak spotted undisguised

The 2015 Ford Ranger Wildtrak ute has been spotted on the road in Thailand ahead of its official unveiling in the coming months. Images of the facelifted model driving on the road in Thailand have appeared on Australian site Performance Forums, with the pictures appearing to show the new-look Ford Ranger ute in top-spec Wildtrak guise...


2015 Ford New Cars
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2015 Ford New Cars

Details of the new and updated Ford models launching in Australia in 2015.   Ford Mondeo – March/April The 2015 Ford Mondeo will become the most technologically advanced model in the company’s local showroom when it arrives in autumn...


Ford Falcon XR8 v Holden Commodore SS : Comparison review
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Ford Falcon XR8 v Holden Commodore SS : Comparison review

History dictates that (power) wars don’t end in draws. When the Ford Falcon XR8 arrived in 1992 it made an identical 165kW of power to the Holden Commodore SS and with 388Nm of torque listed a crucial 3Nm ahead. From either side of the trenches the two 5.0-litre engines threw grenades until Holden used Yank weaponry in 1999 with the 220kW 5...


Ford Falcon XR8 v Holden Commdore SS V Redline Track Review
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Ford Falcon XR8 v Holden Commdore SS V Redline Track Review

In the great Australian V8 war, the Holden Commodore SS in recent years has been consistently victorious. Not only has it defeated the Ford Falcon on the motorsport battlefield, it has also wounded its arch enemy both on the road and in the showroom...


Ford Falcon G6E v Holden Calais : Comparison review
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Ford Falcon G6E v Holden Calais : Comparison review

Luxury versions of the Ford Falcon and Holden Commodore have for decades enticed Australians into their sumptuous cabins with a clear marketing message. “World-class luxury” became the tagline that accompanied the very first Holden Calais, the VK of 1984...


2015 Ford Falcon FG X gallery
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2015 Ford Falcon FG X gallery

The Ford Falcon XR8 is back! The last iteration of Australia's Ford Falcon range is here. CarAdvice has compiled a collection of images showcasing the FG X XR8, XR6 Ute and G6E EcoBoost sedan. All photos shot in-house by the CarAdvice team. Ford Falcon FG X XR8 - rear Ford Falcon FG X G6E Ecoboost - front   Click the Photos tab to see all the images...


Ford Mustang pre-orders total about 1200 in Australia a year out from launch
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Ford Mustang pre-orders total about 1200 in Australia a year out from launch

The Ford Mustang won’t launch in Australia until the end of 2015, but the company’s new online dealer-focused pre-ordering system has already logged about 1200 customer orders, 600 of whom have laid down deposits.  In response to what it calls unprecedented pre-interest in one of its cars — Ford has received about 15,000 requests from interested consumers so far — the company’s local arm set up a company-first pre-ordering website for its dealers...


Ford Falcon v Holden Commodore Evoke : Comparison review
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Ford Falcon v Holden Commodore Evoke : Comparison review

Once upon a time, if you worked for a big company that gave you a fleet car, chances are it was one of this pair’s ancestors. Entry versions of the Ford Falcon and Holden Commodore — Forte and Executive anyone? — dominated the nation’s car parks and driveways, a source of national pride and limited choice in equal portions...


Ford Focus RS confirmed for production
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Ford Focus RS confirmed for production

The Ford Focus RS will make its long-awaited return, likely in 2016, as one of 12 new performance models from the blue oval brand planned to launch between now and 2020. Ford confirmed the Focus RS would be developed under its new global Ford Performance team, which unifies the existing Ford SVT, Team RS and Ford Racing divisions around the world...


Ford Sync 3 entertainment system debuts, ditches Microsoft
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Ford Sync 3 entertainment system debuts, ditches Microsoft

Overnight Ford unveiled its latest generation entertainment and navigation system, which will wear the name Sync 3 globally. Both on the surface and under-the-skin, the Ford's new Sync 3 is a complete overhaul of the systems that have gone before it...


2015 Ford Kuga Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2015 Ford Kuga Review

The revised Ford Kuga gets some potent new engines and reduced entry pricing, putting compact SUV rivals on notice

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$27,490 to $46,990