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.
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2016 Ford Taurus revealed

The all-new, Australian-designed Ford Taurus has been unveiled at an exclusive event just hours out from its official public unveiling at the 2015 Shanghai motor show...

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Ford Mondeo facelift spy photos
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Ford Mondeo facelift spy photos

A facelift for the American Ford Fusion sedan, known in the rest of the world as Ford Mondeo, has been spotted by our spy photographers on the streets of Detroit. Although the Mondeo has just gone on sale across Australia after a much delayed introduction in Europe, the Fusion sedan actually went on sale in North America in 2012 and is rapidly approaching the half-way point of its current model cycle...


More details on Ford patent for eleven-speed automatic transmission
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More details on Ford patent for eleven-speed automatic transmission

As was revealed recently, the Ford Motor Company has filed a patent in the United States that documents the development of an eleven-speed automatic gearbox in several configurations — a cool reference to Spinal Tap? But to understand it better we decided to take a look at the actual gear ratios to determine just what makes this 'box different to existing Ford units...


Shelby Baja 700 takes the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor to the max
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Shelby Baja 700 takes the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor to the max

The Shelby Baja 700 takes the standard issue previous-generation Ford F-150 SVT Raptor and turns the craziness factor up to 11. Thanks to an engine makeover that includes a Whipple supercharger and a Borla exhaust kit, as well as a new throttle body, injectors and heat exchanger, the Shelby Baja 700 is said to produce over 522kW (700hp) of power...


2015 Ford Territory Review: Titanium Diesel AWD
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2015 Ford Territory Review: Titanium Diesel AWD

It's the final hurrah for the Ford Territory. Pricing and equipment changes make it better value than ever. But, is it still a worthy family SUV?

Priced At
$56,740

Ford Australia explains the long wait for new models
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Ford Australia explains the long wait for new models

The updated Ford Focus range won’t premiere in Australia until the third quarter of 2015, up to 18 months after it made its global premiere at the 2014 Geneva motor show, but the blue oval brand’s local arm says it’s all part of a bigger plan. Some readers out there have noted a pattern in which we see new-generation Ford models appear, and then take a longer-than-usual time to make it into Australian showrooms...


2015 Ford Mondeo Review: Hatch and Wagon
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2015 Ford Mondeo Review: Hatch and Wagon

The new Ford Mondeo is here at last. It remains a well-equipped and spacious mid-sizer that is now more high-tech than before, albeit a little softer around the edges.

Priced At
$32,790 - $49,340

2015 Ford Mondeo pricing and specifications
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2015 Ford Mondeo pricing and specifications

The long-awaited 2015 Ford Mondeo has been launched at last, and its maker is confident of making a serious splash in a relatively static segment. Launched to media this week but due in showrooms from the start of May, the new mid-sized Mondeo arrives some time after it premiered in the US as the Fusion, though only four months after going on sale in the UK...


2015 Ford Focus ST priced at $38,990
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2015 Ford Focus ST priced at $38,990

The revised, 2015 Ford Focus ST will cost $38,990 plus on-road costs when it goes on sale from May 1 — a $700 price increase on the outgoing model. Sporting a new, angrier frontal design and some slick new 18-inch alloy wheels, the new Focus ST also gets a much-need interior makeover and some (less badly needed) suspension modifications...


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

The 2015 Ford Kuga has seen the addition of a new entry-level auto front-wheel drive model. Matt Campbell finds out how it stacks up.

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$27,490 - $28,990

Ford developing radical experimental powertrain for Mondeo - UPDATED
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Ford developing radical experimental powertrain for Mondeo - UPDATED

Breaking: While Ford is still to confirm an arrival date for the new Mondeo Hybrid to the Australian market, footage has emerged of Ford testing even more advanced drive options at the You Yangs Proving Ground near Melbourne. Discovered in a shared folder of media images for the upcoming Mondeo launch was a short video depicting the medium sedan undergoing tests with an experimental propulsion system...


Lincoln Continental to return in 2016
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Lincoln Continental to return in 2016

One of the most famous names in the automotive world is about to make a comeback. The Lincoln Continental, an icon of US car culture for decades, will return to roads in 2016 as a full-size sedan that signals a “future of quiet luxury” for the brand — a brand that has struggled against German luxury brands in recent times but is in the midst of a multi billion-dollar overhaul...


Google and Apple car development a "wake up call", says Ford
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Google and Apple car development a "wake up call", says Ford

Google and Apple’s much-publicised interest in entering the automotive space is both validating and a “wake up call” for the existing industry, says Ford’s vice-president of research and advanced engineering Ken Washington. Washington made a flying visit to Australia last week for discussions at the Blue Oval’s Melbourne research, design and engineering centre — a site that serves as the blue oval brand’s R&D hub in the entire Asia Pacific region...


SUV v MPV: Kia Carnival v Ford Territory
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SUV v MPV: Kia Carnival v Ford Territory

SUVs are more popular now than ever before – and seven-seat models remain a top choice for buyers with young kids.

But for similar money, those who need practicality ahead of potential off-road ability have options they may not have previously considered.

We’ve brought together two closely priced models to see which is a better family buy – the Ford Territory Titanium and the Kia Carnival Platinum...


2015 Ford Everest First Look : Bangkok motor show
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2015 Ford Everest First Look : Bangkok motor show

The wraps have been taken off the 2015 Ford Everest. Designed and engineered in Australia, the Everest has been revealed at the Bangkok International Motor Show...


Ford Ranger equipment charge driven by demand for high-spec utes
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Ford Ranger equipment charge driven by demand for high-spec utes

Unveiled to the world at this week's Bangkok motor show in Thailand, the 2015 Ford Ranger brings an unprecedented level of equipment to the pick-up category. With technology that, until recently, was only available in premium brand vehicles, the new Ranger's specification boost is driven largely by demand for the higher trim level vehicles in all markets...


Ford Ranger Wildtrak v Toyota HiLux Black Edition : Comparison review
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Ford Ranger Wildtrak v Toyota HiLux Black Edition : Comparison review

The challenger takes on the champion. That’s the best way to describe this twin test, which puts Australia’s long-reining best-selling ute, the Toyota HiLux, up against the increasingly popular Ford Ranger. The Ford is catching the Toyota in terms of sales: in 2014, there were 38,126 HiLux models sold in 4x2 and 4x4 configurations, while a total of 26,219 Rangers were sold (4x2 and 4x4 combined)...


Ford S-Max debuts automatic speed limiting technology that reads road signs
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Ford S-Max debuts automatic speed limiting technology that reads road signs

The Europe-only Ford S-Max people mover will be offered with a new system dubbed Intelligent Speed Limiter. In the S-Max, the Intelligent Speed Limiter effectively marries together two existing technologies: the driver adjustable speed limiter and road sign recognition...


2015 Ford Everest revealed
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2015 Ford Everest revealed

Ford has taken the wraps off the 2015 Ford Everest at the 2015 Bangkok motor show in Thailand, ahead of the vehicle's local launch. The Australian designed and engineered Everest, which will be built in Rayong, Thailand, debuts with a number of class-leading safety and entertainment features, and will come with the option of two diesel engines at launch...


2015 Ford Ranger First Look : Bangkok motor show
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2015 Ford Ranger First Look : Bangkok motor show

The 2015 Ford Ranger has been unveiled at the Bangkok motor show, revealing a raft of class-leading features, revised engines and changes to the exterior and interior. Ford Australia has also confirmed that Ranger will launch locally in quarter three of this year...


2015 Ford Ranger revealed ahead of Q3 local launch
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2015 Ford Ranger revealed ahead of Q3 local launch

The 2015 Ford Ranger has been unveiled at the Bangkok motor show, revealing a raft of class-leading features, revised engines and changes to the exterior and interior. Ford Australia has also confirmed that Ranger will launch locally in quarter three of this year...


Ford Falcon XR8 demand surges, production increased
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Ford Falcon XR8 demand surges, production increased

Ford Australia says it will more than double its planned production run for the brutal new Falcon XR8. Initially expecting to produce about 1200 units, Ford now says its Broadmeadows plant in Melbourne is on track to crank out 2800 of these “future classics” before its local factory is slated to close in late 2016...


Ford Australia president Graziano retires
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Ford Australia president Graziano retires

Ford Australia/New Zealand has announced a major change at its summit, with president and CEO Bob Graziano to retire at the end of March. Stepping into the boss’s shoes will be current vice-president of marketing, sales and service Graeme Whickman, a Ford veteran of 18 years who grew up in England and New Zealand and has played a role in Ford’s growth into China...


Ford Mustang:: 'brand new' 1964 Pony cars team V8 power with IRS
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Ford Mustang: 'brand new' 1964 Pony cars team V8 power with IRS

Everything old is new again. This year will see a return of the 52-year-old Mustang nameplate to Ford showrooms around Australia. And while the 2015 Ford Mustang has plenty of interest from prospective buyers, what about people who want a new car, but desperately love the classic look? Revology Cars in the US has the answer...


2015 Ford Everest details leaked ahead of Bangkok motor show
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2015 Ford Everest details leaked ahead of Bangkok motor show

A suite of 2015 Ford Everest grade specifications and engine details have leaked ahead of the car's reveal at the Bangkok motor show this month and launch later this year. According to prominent Thai Facebook fan page, MZ Crazy Cars, the Ford Everest will be launched in three variants with two engines, as originally expected...


Five stars for Ford Mondeo, Toyota Prius V and Lexus NX in ANCAP crash tests
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Five stars for Ford Mondeo, Toyota Prius V and Lexus NX in ANCAP crash tests

The new Ford Mondeo, Toyota Prius V and Lexus NX have all achieved a maximum five-star safety rating from the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) following the latest round of crash tests. Each variant of every model achieved the five-star rating, meaning they also benefit from a 2015 ANCAP date stamp...


Ford Fiesta spy photos may be of an early Fiesta RS prototype
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Ford Fiesta spy photos may be of an early Fiesta RS prototype

Rumours about the Ford Fiesta RS have been circulating for a while now, and these spy photos may be the first proof that such a car is under development. Our spy photographers spotted a convoy of partially disguised Focus RS prototypes along with this Fiesta mule, which features revised front and rear bumpers, and plenty of diagnostic equipment on board...


2015 Ford Everest spotted in production trim
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2015 Ford Everest spotted in production trim

With the release date of the 2015 Ford Everest closing in, freshly leaked images continue to flood in as the car maker prepares to begin full-scale production of the upcoming full-size SUV. These latest images - published on a Vietnamese automotive website - show what appears to be a high-specification Ford Everest in right-hand-drive production trim...


Ford Territory TS diesel v Subaru Outback 2.0D Premium : Comparison review
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Ford Territory TS diesel v Subaru Outback 2.0D Premium : Comparison review

The Ford Territory and Subaru Outback have a few things in common. They’re both quite car-like due to the fact they share their DNA with sedans, they’re both widely recognised nameplates, and they’ve both been either updated (Territory) or entered a new generation (Outback) in the past few months...


2015 Ford Ranger Wildtrak Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Ford Ranger Wildtrak Review

The Ford Ranger Wildtrak is a worthy flagship model for the popular ute range.

Priced At
$59,930