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.
2014 Ford F-250 Review
  • Serious performance; massive torque; unmatched tow rating; enormous tray size; proper second row seating; luxurious interiors
  • It's biiiiiiiiiig; long wheel base can suffer on bumpy country roads; step up to F-350 and you'll need a light truck licence

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2014 Ford F-250 Review

Conversion specialist Performax International has just announced large-volume RHD conversions for the legendary Ford F-250. CarAdvice gets behind the wheel to test out the original tough truck.

Recent Ford News & Reviews
Ford F-250 on sale in Australia from $105,000
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Ford F-250 on sale in Australia from $105,000

Performax International has announced its right-hand-drive-converted Ford F-250s will hit the Aussie market starting from $105,000. The Gympie-based independent importer was recently approved as Australia’s newest full-volume manufacturer, which means there is no theoretical limit to the number of vehicles it can convert to right-hand drive and sell...


Ford's virtual reality: We strap on Blue Oval's headset and sit inside a digital Mustang
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Ford's virtual reality: We strap on Blue Oval's headset and sit inside a digital Mustang

Ford Australia’s healthy Australian design and engineering division has invested in an upgrade of its immersive virtual reality studio that lets you ‘sit’ inside a car’s cabin before it’s actually built — and it was kind enough to give CarAdvice a go...


2015 Ford Ranger spied in Sydney
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2015 Ford Ranger spied in Sydney

The 2015 Ford Ranger upgrade has again been spied testing in Australia about 12 months out from launch, this time by the CarAdvice team in downtown Sydney.  The testing mule features significant frontal camouflage, pointing to a significant redesign. Behind the black cladding it is possible to discern a new hexagonal chrome-ringed grille, similar to the Everest concept...


FPV GT F auction yields almost $400,000 for National Breast Cancer Foundation
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FPV GT F auction yields almost $400,000 for National Breast Cancer Foundation

An auction of two FPV GT F models has raised nearly $400,000 for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. The two FPV GT F cars - with build plates 001 and 500 - were sold to buyers from Western Australia and Victoria, respectively. Car 001 sold for $157,600 after 84 bids, while the final Australian-bound sedan which is yet to be built saw 106 bids and attracted a huge $236,100...


Ford Australia R&D team looks to develop more upmarket cars for the globe
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Ford Australia R&D team looks to develop more upmarket cars for the globe

Ford’s Asia Pacific design and engineering facilities in Melbourne have the potential to branch out and lead the development of a range of more upmarket global models than we’ve seen from them before, according to a pair of senior staff in the design and vehicle integration departments...


2015 Ford Falcon and Territory set to get state-of-the-art cabin tech
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2015 Ford Falcon and Territory set to get state-of-the-art cabin tech

The final Australian-made 2015 Ford Falcon and Ford Territory models due to launch in November this year look set to feature the very latest multimedia and voice-control technology offered by the blue oval brand...


Ford to rival Toyota Prius with dedicated hybrid from 2018 - report
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Ford to rival Toyota Prius with dedicated hybrid from 2018 - report

Ford will introduce its first dedicated hybrid model by the end of 2018, according to a report out of Detroit. Quoting two sources with knowledge of the car maker’s future product plans, Reuters says the hybrid model will be a compact car designed to go head to head with the Toyota Prius...


FPV GT-F : Fundraising auction accelerates quickly
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FPV GT-F : Fundraising auction accelerates quickly

Ford Australia is auctioning off two FPV GT-F sedans to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. The auction, which launched last night, has already included bids of more than $100,000 each for car number 1 and car number 500 in the limited 550-unit production run...


FPV GT-F Challenge for the National Breast Cancer Foundation
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FPV GT-F Challenge for the National Breast Cancer Foundation

Read the full article: http://www.caradvice.com.au/302165 Bid on the FPV GT-F: http://www.ebay.com.au/GTFAuction Ford Australia is auctioning off two FPV GT-F sedans to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. We challenged Jo Page, breast cancer survivor and National Breast Cancer Foundation ambassador, to a 0-100km/h acceleration test in the GT-F series development car...


2015 Ford Falcon FG X and Territory SZ II model codes, rear styling revealed
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2015 Ford Falcon FG X and Territory SZ II model codes, rear styling revealed

The final Ford Falcon will be known as the FG X when it goes on sale towards the end of this year. Ford Australia explains the new model code retains the existing FG component, continuing to pay tribute to the long-running ‘Fairmont’ and ‘Ghia’ nameplates, and reintroduces the letter X, which featured in the designations of every Falcon from the original 1960 XK to the XH ute that was produced until 1999...


FPV GT F: Ford auctioning final GTs for breast cancer research
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FPV GT F: Ford auctioning final GTs for breast cancer research

Ford Australia will auction two FPV GT F sedans later this month to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Up for grabs will be build number 001 – the first GT F produced – and build number 500...


2015 Ford Falcon XT spied
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2015 Ford Falcon XT spied

A CarAdvice reader has sent in two images that appear to uncover the 2015 Ford Falcon XT for the first time. Though low-resolution, the rear-three-quarter shot provides a fresh angle on the Falcon sedan’s overhauled back half, while the tightly cropped front-side image highlights its headlights and front bumper, alloy wheel design and side indicators...


Medium SUV Comparison : Jeep Cherokee v Mazda CX-5 v Toyota RAV4 v Nissan X-Trail v Ford Kuga v Subaru Forester v Hyundai ix35 v Honda CR-V v Mitsubishi Outlander v Kia Sportage
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Medium SUV Comparison : Jeep Cherokee v Mazda CX-5 v Toyota RAV4 v Nissan X-Trail v Ford Kuga v Subaru Forester v Hyundai ix35 v Honda CR-V v Mitsubishi Outlander v Kia Sportage

Assembled for this mega-test are 10 models that represent one-third of total SUV volume in Australia – and that’s without including sales for the newest contender here and catalyst for this test, the Jeep Cherokee. It looks bold, it’s available only with petrol engines (for now), and it’s priced under $40,000 to compete with the mainstream...


2015 Ford Falcon Ute uncovered
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2015 Ford Falcon Ute uncovered

The new 2015 Ford Falcon Ute and 2015 Ford Falcon XR8 have been caught together alongside the new-look G6E model. These images, sent in by a CarAdvice reader, show for the first time how the new-look Falcon Ute (above) will appear when it makes its debut towards the end of this year...


2015 Ford Falcon rear end revealed in FB post
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2015 Ford Falcon rear end revealed in FB post

A spy shot that offers the first look at the rear end of the new 2015 Ford Falcon has been posted anonymously on Facebook. The photograph appears genuine and captures a Falcon G6E, revealing a back end as dramatically changed as the large car's front (pictured below) and matched in terms of the much cleaner look...


2015 Ford Falcon G6E revealed
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2015 Ford Falcon G6E revealed

The drip-feed of the 2015 Ford Falcon is continuing, with the first reveal of the Ford Falcon G6E following the XR8 and XR6 models last week. Ford Australia's single image of the G6E shows the subtle front-end differences between the executive-style G-series model and the sportier XR6...


2015 Ford Territory revealed
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2015 Ford Territory revealed

  The last ever version of Australia's only locally built SUV, the 2015 Ford Territory, has been revealed officially. Ford Australia's single image of the updated Territory confirms the design CarAdvice published earlier in July, showing far fewer visual changes compared with the new Ford Falcon revealed last week...


Van comparison : Toyota HiAce v Hyundai iLoad v Ford Transit Custom v Renault Trafic v Fiat Scudo v Mercedes-Benz Vito v Volkswagen Transporter
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Van comparison : Toyota HiAce v Hyundai iLoad v Ford Transit Custom v Renault Trafic v Fiat Scudo v Mercedes-Benz Vito v Volkswagen Transporter

Matt Campbell assesses seven load-lugging light commercial vans to see whether buyers are making the right business decision.


New Falcon big news but other Fords more critical
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New Falcon big news but other Fords more critical

So after the now commonplace drip-feed of teasers, we’ve finally seen the first images of last ever Ford Falcon. Ford Australia insiders told me recently that key people within Dearborn, US, and Broadmeadows, Victoria, were so delighted with the look of the 2015 Falcon that the model was one of the quickest design sign-offs ever...


2015 Ford Falcon XR8, XR6 revealed : V8-powered sedan and ute on sale come fourth quarter
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2015 Ford Falcon XR8, XR6 revealed : V8-powered sedan and ute on sale come fourth quarter

The new-look 2015 Ford Falcon XR8 and XR6 performance twins have been revealed ahead of their on-sale date late this year. Claimed by Ford to be "the best Falcon ever", the new Ford Falcon XR8 is said to have been designed to blend the iconic high-performance sedan's past with Ford’s new global design DNA into a refreshed premium look...


2014 Ford Falcon XR8 teased in new video
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2014 Ford Falcon XR8 teased in new video

The 2014 Ford Falcon XR8 has been teased yet again, this time via an official video released by the local manufacturer. Coming just four days after the new performance Ford Falcon had its 'XR8' badge teased, the clip highlights the facelifted car's bonnet scoop, grille, tail-lights, XR-stamped headlights and various badges...


2015 Ford Falcon XR8 teaser image emerges
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2015 Ford Falcon XR8 teaser image emerges

Another day, another 2015 Ford Falcon teaser image. But this time there is a performance edge, with the returning XR8 hero car the subject matter.  The third instalment of Ford Australia’s drip-feed campaign leading up to the reveal of the upgraded FGIII (or perhaps FH) Falcon later this year was released on social media this morning...


2015 Ford Mustang performance data revealed
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2015 Ford Mustang performance data revealed

The new Ford Mustang GT will produce 324kW of power and 542Nm of torque from its 5.0-litre V8 when it arrives in Australia in 2015. Ford overnight announced final performance data of the three initial Mustang variants that will enter production in the US later this year...


2015 Ford Territory sprung?
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2015 Ford Territory sprung?

Styling changes to the final Australian-made 2015 Ford Territory, due to launch by November this year, will be very minor indeed if this pair of images obtained by CarAdvice prove representative.  Blink twice and you’ll miss them, but these two images — sourced from a reliable location — appear to indeed be shots of the next Territory, given they feature very mild differences to the current model...


Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 successor spotted at the Nurburgring
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Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 successor spotted at the Nurburgring

The tyre-shredding 2016 Ford Mustang ‘SVT’ successor to the Shelby GT500 may be a quintessentially American muscle car, but spy photographers have captured a development version lapping Germany’s Nurburgring.  And, courtesy of the high-speed nature of the testing, we can now make out more of the car beneath its lighter camouflage, including its mean and menacing body kit that states for the record its place as the hottest factory-fit Mustang on the road...


2015 Ford Falcon tail-lights revealed as premiere draws closer
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2015 Ford Falcon tail-lights revealed as premiere draws closer

The second instalment of the 2015 Ford Falcon teaser campaign has arrived, showing the ‘FG Mk3' update of the Australian large-car staple will have new styling at the back as well as the front. Five days after Ford uploaded the first Falcon image — a closely cropped shot of the revised headlights — onto Facebook, the Blue Oval has uploaded a picture of the redesigned tail-lights...


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Ford Kuga Review : Trend

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2015 Ford Falcon teaser campaign begins
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2015 Ford Falcon teaser campaign begins

The first official image of the 2015 Ford Falcon has been revealed today ahead of its debut later this year, potentially as early as September. The company took to Facebook to reveal the teaser image — likely the first in a ‘drip-feed’ campaign in which tidbits about the car will be doled out piecemeal to build anticipation — replete with the hashtags #2014Falcon and #Official...


2015 Ford Ranger spied testing in Victoria
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2015 Ford Ranger spied testing in Victoria

Ford Australia is preparing a facelift for the Ranger ute that will bring its styling into line with the forthcoming Everest SUV. CarAdvice’s spy photographers snapped three prototypes testing in Victoria with plastic cladding disguising their revised front ends...