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2017 Ford Ranger updates announced: Reverse camera on more variants, Sync 3, Euro 5 engines

The Australian-developed Ford Ranger line-up will receive a host of new features from the third quarter of 2016, as the Blue Oval guns for the top-selling Toyota HiLux in the ute sales race...

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2017 Ford GT ‘66 Heritage Edition revealed
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2017 Ford GT ‘66 Heritage Edition revealed

The Ford GT ‘66 Heritage Edition has been unveiled, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the company’s historic 1-2-3 cleansweep of the 1966 Le Mans race. Only months after the ‘standard’ Ford GT’s order books opened - and closed - in left-hand-drive markets only, the company has released a special edition of its all-new supercar to commemorate 50 years since it took out a 1-2-3 sweep of the Le Mans event in 1966...


Ford Kuga Vignale special joins European line-up
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Ford Kuga Vignale special joins European line-up

Ford’s European arm has confirmed a premium Kuga Vignale variant based on the concept car that appeared at the Geneva motor show earlier this year. While not confirmed for Australia, the new Ford Kuga Vignale is scheduled to go on sale in Europe later this year, joining the Mondeo Vignale, Edge Vignale and S-Max Vignale in Ford’s luxury sub-brand range...


CarAdvice Podcast episode 9: ANCAP audits Picanto, Subaru Levorg reviewed, Jeeps recalled, and much more
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CarAdvice Podcast episode 9: ANCAP audits Picanto, Subaru Levorg reviewed, Jeeps recalled, and much more

Welcome to episode 9 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week's episode, or you'd like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here. This week, Paul Maric and Mandy Turner are joined by Mike Costello to discuss the latest news in the automotive world and CarAdvice's latest reviews. As usual, you can expect some foolin' around, too...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 24
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 24

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2017 Ford Fiesta ST spied at the Nurburgring
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2017 Ford Fiesta ST spied at the Nurburgring

The next-generation Ford Fiesta has been spied again, this time at the Nurburgring. However, this particular prototype is mooted to be a hotter 2017 Fiesta ST variant. With the standard Fiesta test vehicle snapped a fortnight ago in the European Alps, this prototype has a large, visible intercooler behind the front bumper - in addition to the Nurburgring setting behind it - which hints at a forced-induction, high-performance Fiesta ST...


2018 Ford Mustang: 10-speed auto details surface online
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2018 Ford Mustang: 10-speed auto details surface online

It appears earlier reports that an updated 2018 Ford Mustang will launch with a 10-speed automatic transmission option are true, if this latest leak is any indication. Following reports last year that the Mustang will swap its current six-speed auto option for a 10-cog self-shifter, the transmission has appeared on Microcat, the online database that Ford dealers use to look up parts for its vehicles...


2017 Ford Focus RS500 spied testing - UPDATE
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2017 Ford Focus RS500 spied testing - UPDATE

Update - The Rs500 prototype was spied again at the Nurburgring sporting some more visual upgrades. See bottom of article for details. A development vehicle believed to be the new Ford Focus RS500 has been spied testing. While no confirmation of the powered-up hyper hatch has been given, these photos look to be the first clear evidence that Ford is working on an even more powerful version of the already-manic Focus RS hyper hatch...


2016 Le Mans 24 Hour race report: The greatest motorsport show on Earth can also be the cruelest
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2016 Le Mans 24 Hour race report: The greatest motorsport show on Earth can also be the cruelest

To an outsider, the class formulas and regulations applied to the World Endurance Championship (WEC) can seem both baffling and impenetrable. It’s believed that Stephen Hawking once sat down with the rule book that governs the top-tier LMP1 class at Le Mans, only to shake his head in defeat and go back to something far more simple like quantum physics...


Ford Everest Trend RWD variant added, cuts price by $5000
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Ford Everest Trend RWD variant added, cuts price by $5000

The Ford Everest range will expand in September with the introduction of a new rear-wheel drive variant, availably solely in mid-level Trend specification. The Ford Everest Trend RWD will cost $5000 less than the 4WD Everest Trend, at $55,990 plus on-road costs, making the mid-range offering more accessible to a greater number of prospective buyers...


2017 Ford Everest getting Sync 3, ISOFIX
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2017 Ford Everest getting Sync 3, ISOFIX

The Ford Everest will get a welcome equipment upgrade from September, with Sync 3 infotainment to be added as standard across the Trend and Titanium variants. The Sync 3 system means both the mid- and top-spec Ford Everest models will come with 8.0-inch touchscreens with pinch-and-swipe capability, a new home screen, embedded apps (Spotify, Pandora and Google Maps) and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto connectivity...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 17
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 17

  Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Ford Australia offering free map updates
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Ford Australia offering free map updates

Ford Australia will offer free annual Sync 2 satellite-navigation updates at scheduled services (from participating dealers) from July 1. The new initiative, a global Ford first, saves owners about $79 per year over a total period of seven years. Australia has a rapidly changing road infrastructure with more than 120,000 kilometres of roads added annually, almost 23,000 road name changes and around 2000 roundabout changes...


Ford Australia growing customer satisfaction rating at a rapid pace
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Ford Australia growing customer satisfaction rating at a rapid pace

Ford Australia’s decision to style its franchise dealers after the likes of Apple and Disney has given it the biggest improvement in customer satisfaction of any Ford region globally. The company’s Dealerships of the Future model, introduced in late 2014, has now been ported into 75 per cent of all Ford dealers, co-funded by the brand and its franchise dealers...


Ford Focus RS waiting list well into 2017 already
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Ford Focus RS waiting list well into 2017 already

Huge demand for the Ford Focus RS, launching next month, has created a waiting list pushing increasingly deep into 2017. Off-the-chart interest for Ford’s hyper hatch (review here) means the 2016 allocation is essentially spoken for, while some dealers are in a position to exhaust their allocations for next year already as well...


Ford Territory replacement plan due soon
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Ford Territory replacement plan due soon

Ford Australia still won’t officially confirm what will replace the Australian-made Territory large SUV, but it has promised to do so before October this year — the time when its local car-making operation shuts for good. That said, the coming announcement is not expected to hold too many great surprises...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 10
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 10

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2017 Ford Fiesta spied
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2017 Ford Fiesta spied

The next-generation 2017 Ford Fiesta hatch has been photographed testing on public roads in Europe. With the current Fiesta already eight years old, it shouldn't be too long until we see a new model take the fight to the Volkswagen Polo, Mazda 2 and Honda Jazz. Up front, the latest Fiesta features a new, slimmer version of Ford's six-pointed grille, flanked by taller headlights on each side...


2016 Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint Review
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2016 Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint Review

It's the last iteration ever of the Falcon V8, and it may be the best yet...


Ford Fiesta and Focus ST-Line sports packs revealed
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Ford Fiesta and Focus ST-Line sports packs revealed

Ford has added a new sports-inspired styling pack to its Focus and Fiesta models, but Australian availability has yet to be confirmed. Revealed for the European market this week, the new ST-Line follows in the footsteps of similar packages offered locally by the likes of Renault and Kia - which both offer packs dubbed GT-Line - among others...