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2020 Ford Explorer ST and Hybrid unveiled

Breaking with industry norms, the Ford Explorer ST and Ford Explorer Hybrid have been unveiled just days after the standard models were given their debuts in the USA. Explorer ST Under the bonnet is a turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 expected to deliver around 298kW of power and 563Nm of torque...

2020 Ford Explorer revealed, not for Oz.

Ford has revealed the all-new 2020 Explorer, ahead of a North American on-sale date in mid-2019. The Blue Oval says the three-row SUV has been "redesigned from the ground up", underpinned by a new rear-wheel drive architecture shared with the recently-revealed Lincoln Aviator...

2020 Ford Explorer previewed by new Police Interceptor Utility

The wraps have come off the Ford Police Interceptor Utility, giving the world its camouflage-free look at the 2020 Ford Explorer. Thanks to the car's black paint job, as well as its police livery, lighting and bull bar, a lot of Explorer's styling details are obscured from view. Despite that, we can see the new Explorer sticks pretty closely to the styling template laid out by today's car...

Ford Explorer dropped from various export markets

Ford has announced it will be dropping the Explorer from numerous low-selling markets in a bid to maximise its profits, ahead of the new-generation model's launch in the second half of next year. Speaking with industry journal Automotive News, Joe Hinrichs, Ford's president of global operations, said: "The cost of doing business there wasn't worth the trip for less than 100 vehicles"...

Ford unveils ‘no profile’ light bar for Police Interceptor vehicles

Law-breakers in the US will have an even harder time spotting Ford’s 2017 Police Interceptor, thanks to the addition of a super-low-profile light bar - meaning its Explorer-based patroller can stalk wrongdoers almost completely incognito. The new light bar is mounted on the interior of the car inside the visor, leading to Ford describing it as having ‘no profile’...

2016 Ford Explorer : New look, new technology for updated large SUV

The 2016 Ford Explorer has made a big statement at the Los Angeles auto show, introducing a tough new exterior, loads of technology, a new four-cylinder EcoBoost petrol engine, and a new luxury flagship variant. The Explorer becomes the third large seven-seat SUV premiered by Ford in less than a week, following the Ranger-based Everest and the three-row Edge that both bowed in China...

Ford Explorer caught in Melbourne

The latest Ford Explorer has been snapped driving in Melbourne by a keen-eyed CarAdvice reader, though don't get too excited about a return of the famous American SUV to Australia. The Explorer was spotted in the Melbourne suburb of Balaclava, though there was no disguise for this SUV that was launched in 2011 with Range Rover-inspired styling...

Ford Explorer rear inflatable seatbelt wins safety award

The Ford Explorer’s innovative rear inflatable seatbelt technology has earned a safety award at the New York International Auto Show, and Ford Australia says the technology is on its way Down Under. The inflatable seatbelt – the first of its kind by an automotive manufacturer – won the World Traffic Safety Symposium’s 2011 Traffic Safety Achievement Award...

2011 Ford Explorer images released

Here it is, finally. The highly-anticipated 2011 Ford Explorer has been unveiled today across America. The four-wheel drive features a 3.5-litre V6 developing 216kW and 345Nm of torque. The other, more interesting, engine available is the EcoBoost 2.0-litre, said to be used in the upcoming Ford Falcon. It's a 2...

2011 Ford Explorer available in two litre four cylinder to boost fuel economy

Ford Motor Company announced yesterday that the 2011 Ford Explorer will be available with a two litre EcoBoost, four cylinder - the same engine proposed for the upcoming Ford Falcon. The company says the engine reduces fuel consumption by 30 percent compared to the current 4.0-litre V6 variant...

2011 Ford Explorer CGI Spy Photo

While Ford has no plans to release the 2011 Ford Explorer in Australia, it's a great sign of things to come for the American manufacturer. We have also been keeping an eye on its development due to one of the powertrains being fitted to the vehicle. The 2011 Ford Explorer will be released to the public with the same 2...

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