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Ford recalls 1.48 million F-150 trucks in the US

Ford Motor Company has made three separate safety recalls in North America, the largest being 1.48 million F-150 pick-up trucks for potentially faulty transmissions. The manufacturer says F-150 models fitted with the six-speed automatic transmission from 2011-13 may experience an "intermittent loss of the transmission output speed sensor signal to the powertrain control module, potentially resulting in a temporary, unintended downshift into first gear"...

Ford Mustang Supercar revealed without camouflage

Ford Australia has whipped the covers from its 2019 Mustang Supercar, ahead of next week's team livery reveals. The car was first shown in full camouflage last year, at which stage it was undergoing testing at the hands of DJR Penske, Tickford Racing, Ford Performance and Ford Australia, driven by Scott McLaughlin...

Ford patents all-wheel drive hybrid V8 system

Ford appears to be preparing a hybrid, all-wheel drive system built around a V8 engine, hinting at what could be to come for the legendary Mustang nameplate. The patent was actually filed in 2017, but the US Patent and Trademark Office published it this week. The filing was initially reported by AutoGuide in the USA...

2020 Shelby GT500: Dive deep into Ford's new hero - video

The new 2020 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 launched with much fanfare at the 2019 Detroit motor show, becoming the most powerful road-legal Mustang ever created in the process. There are plenty of high-end mechanical parts, from the carbon-fibre driveshaft to the magneto-rehological suspension, along with enough vents, scoops and intakes to make even the most devout boy racers weak at the knees...

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 unveiled

Ford has unveiled the Mustang Shelby GT500 at the 2019 Detroit motor show, finally un-caging the meanest, maddest production pony (or should that be snake?) ever to grace public roads. The Shelby GT500 is powered by a hand-built 5.2-litre V8 engine with a 2.65-litre Roots-type supercharger nestled within the vee...

Ford beats Holden first time in 21 years

Ford fans have a big reason to cheer in the New Year. In 2018 Ford outsold Holden for the first time in 21 years – since 1997 – which was also the last time Ford led the entire new-car market (at the time the end of a three-year winning streak)...

Aviar Motors R67: All-electric '67 Mustang revealed

Aviar Motors, a Russian electric vehicle (EV) start-up, has revealed its first creation: the R67. Based on a 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback, the Aviar R67 is claimed to be "the first electric muscle car with incredible acceleration, dynamics, and a high level of comfort"...

CarAdvice podcast 133: Camaro v Mustang!

Join Mandy Turner, Trent Nikolic, and Tony Crawford in Sydney for the CarAdvice Christmas Party! Tony talks about his new purchase, a Ford Mustang Bullitt, and we announce the winner of guess the exhaust. In car news, external airbags have been put to the test, an i30 N Line has joined the Hyundai range, the McLaren 720S Spider has been revealed, and the Toyota GR Supra Super GT Concept has been teased...

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 to use 3D-printed brake parts

The upcoming Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 will make use of two 3D-printed parts in its brakes, developed at its Advanced Manufacturing Centre in Michigan. Along with the GT500, printed parts will be used in the interior of the F-150 bound for the Chinese market. The company says it has a bank of 23 3D printers at the facility in Redford, Michigan, where around 100 people are employed...

Ford teases new Mustang Shelby GT500

Ford has teased the arrival of the 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500, posting a picture of its supercharger cover on Twitter, along with the date of its expected reveal: January 14, 2019. While Ford is yet to specify details of the upcoming GT500, the company has previously stated it will be "the most powerful street-legal production Ford ever built", producing upwards of 700 horsepower (522kW)...

Ford Mustang Supercar breaks cover

Ford Australia has offered the first peek at its upcoming Mustang Supercar, the replacement for its long-serving Falcon, during testing. The car undergoing testing is being developed by DJR Penske, Tickford Racing, Ford Performance and Ford Australia, and was driven by current Supercars Championship leader, Scott McLaughlin...