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Ford GT production count grows by 350 units

Ford has expanded production of its GT supercar again, announcing 350 new vehicles will be offered atop the existing production run of 1000. When it was first announced, there were only plans to build 500 examples of the GT...

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2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 leaked
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2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 leaked

The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 has been ousted on social media, giving us a first look at the manic pony-snake flagship. Posted on Instagram by user sinister_lifestyle, the blue example you see pictured features a new set of massive alloy wheels, a unique front fascia, a more aggressive body kit, and a massive fixed rear wing...


Ford Ranger Raptor ruled out for the US
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Ford Ranger Raptor ruled out for the US

Hermann Salenbauch, vehicle line director at Ford Performance, has ruled out the introduction of the Ranger Raptor in North America according to new reports. Speaking with Autoblog, Salenbauch explained there are a couple of reasons why the company's smallest Raptor wouldn't be heading Stateside...


Automotive advertisement code facing review amid road-safety lobbying
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Automotive advertisement code facing review amid road-safety lobbying

The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) has promised to review current automotive advertising standards, after complaints from a long-time road-safety activist. Harold Scruby, Pedestrian Council of Australia chief executive, recently raised concerns about Ford's latest Ranger Raptor campaign, which involves the pumped-up dual-cab running at high speed off-road...


2019 Ford Ranger 2.0-litre XLT Bi-Turbo review: First look
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2019 Ford Ranger 2.0-litre XLT Bi-Turbo review: First look

The new 2.0-litre bi-turbo diesel 2019 Ford Ranger is smoother, quieter, and more advanced. It further blurs the lines between built-for-purpose and built-for-families – especially in high-spec XLT trim – and looks set to continue its streak as the jewel in Ford Australia’s sales crown.


2019 Ford Mustang Ecoboost pricing and specs
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2019 Ford Mustang Ecoboost pricing and specs

Ford Australia has announced pricing and specifications for the new 2019 Mustang Ecoboost, joining the V8-powered GT models that arrived in local showrooms earlier this year. Priced from $49,990 plus on-road costs for the Ecoboost Fastback manual, the MY19 model is a significant $4000 dearer than the model it replaces, though this is offset by an increase in standard specification...


2007-2017 Ford Mondeo added to Takata recall
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2007-2017 Ford Mondeo added to Takata recall

Ford has added the 2007-2009 and 2014-2017 Mondeo to the ever-growing list of vehicles in line to have their faulty Takata airbags replaced. As with all Takata recalls, a combination of heat and humidity can make the airbag propellant in affected vehicles degrade...


China: Car sales fall 11.6 per cent, manufacturers feel the pinch
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China: Car sales fall 11.6 per cent, manufacturers feel the pinch

China has posted a 11.6 per cent decline in new vehicle sales for the month of September – with a sales figure of 2.4 million units – marking the third month in a row the market has fallen year-on-year. A new report by BBC News attributes the decline to a slowing Chinese economy, something being felt by vehicle manufacturers around the world...


Ford Mustang Bullitt almost sold out in Australia
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Ford Mustang Bullitt almost sold out in Australia

Keen to get your hands on a Mustang Bullitt? Best be quick, they're almost all gone in Australia. The limited-edition throwback to Steve McQueen's legendary movie Mustang was today revealed for the Australian market in Melbourne, but very few of the 700 examples offered locally are still available...


2019 Ford Ranger: Half of XLT/Wildtraks are bi-turbo
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2019 Ford Ranger: Half of XLT/Wildtraks are bi-turbo

Were you wondering whether buyers would take to the 2.0-litre bi-turbo engine offered in the new Ford Ranger? Wonder no longer, because it appears they're happily hopping aboard the downsizing train. Martin Gunsberg, Ford Australia communications head, today told media 50 per cent of Ranger XLT and Wildtrak buyers are opting for the new 2...


2019 Ford Ranger XLT review: 2.0 Bi-Turbo
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2019 Ford Ranger XLT review: 2.0 Bi-Turbo

Revised for the second time in its model run, the Ford Ranger steps up power and safety in high-spec models for the 2019 model year.

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Ford begins production of electric Transit vans
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Ford begins production of electric Transit vans

Production of an electric Ford Transit van has begun in Europe as part of a partnership with Deutsche Post. Dubbed StreetScooter, these vans start life as a standard Transit chassis built in Turkey. They're fitted with unique bodies and drivetrains at a site near Ford's European headquarters in Cologne, Germany, and finished in DHL's distinctive yellow livery...


Ford patents smartphone-based autonomous vehicle steering
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Ford patents smartphone-based autonomous vehicle steering

Ford has been granted a patent in the United States for a system it calls ‘Non-Autonomous Steering Modes’, which would allow an autonomous car to be steered using a smartphone. First discovered by carbuzz.com, Ford's patent allows the vehicle to be controlled through the accelerometer and gyroscope within most smartphones...


Ford confirms Mondeo Hybrid estate for Europe in 2019
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Ford confirms Mondeo Hybrid estate for Europe in 2019

Ford Europe has confirmed it will offer a petrol-electric Mondeo Hybrid estate in Europe next year, forming part of an "enhanced range" of hybrid vehicles headed for the region in 2019. Developed "exclusively for Europe", it's the first time the Blue Oval has offered its hybrid mid-sizer in wagon form. Currently, the Mondeo Hybrid pairs a 2...


2019 Ford Everest Trend review: new bi-turbo 2.0-litre!
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2019 Ford Everest Trend review: new bi-turbo 2.0-litre!

The 2019 Ford Everest is still worth a premium over its fellow ute-based SUVs, and stacks up in most ways against the Prado or Grand Cherokee. By adding a Bi-Turbo engine, Ford now has a more refined diesel seven-seat SUV that might appeal to some more adventurous families out there, and it’s certainly more at home than many competitors in handling urban duties...


2019 Ford Endura pricing and specs
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2019 Ford Endura pricing and specs

Australian pricing and specifications for the new, imported 2019 Ford Endura have been announced today, almost exactly two years since the company killed its Australian manufacturing program. The last Aussie-made Territory and Falcon models rolled down the line on the 7th of October, 2016...


Ford Fiesta ST hits 237km/h on Autobahn - video
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Ford Fiesta ST hits 237km/h on Autobahn - video

If you're keen to find out how the Ford Fiesta ST sounds and goes before it lands in Aussie showrooms next year, this new video could be the answer to your prayers. Published on YouTube by AutoTopNL, the clip shows the Blue Oval's smallest performance model hitting north of 230km/h on a German autobahn, along with a 0-100 test...


Ford Edge ST takes on Focus, Fiesta - video
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Ford Edge ST takes on Focus, Fiesta - video

Ford Performance is making a big deal of the Edge ST in the USA, pitting it head-to-head with two of its other ST models to prove the high-riding family hauler is properly quick. With 264kW and 515Nm on tap from its 2.7-litre twin-turbo EcoBoost petrol engine, the Edge ST will likely hit 100km/h in around 6.0 seconds...


Ford Focus Active: Australian debut confirmed through dealer bulletin
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Ford Focus Active: Australian debut confirmed through dealer bulletin

The higher-riding Ford Focus Active now appears set for an Australian debut, likely after the wider hatchback range rolls out in November. According to a dealer bulletin distributed this month, the Focus Active will be listed above the Trend in the Focus line-up but below the Titanium, suggesting it'll be priced similarly to the ST Line ($28,990 hatch, $30,990 wagon)...


Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts the Nurburgring - video
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Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts the Nurburgring - video

It seems like new Nurburgring records crop up weekly, and the whole caper can get a bit fatiguing. Vaughn Gittin Jr, drifter and certified madman, has managed to circumvent that fatigue with his smokey, sideways lap of the legendary 'Green Hell'. Central to the attempt was a supercharged Mustang GT, putting around 671kW to the rear wheels...