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2020 Ford Ranger prices raised, new XL and XLT editions announced

Ford Australia has given its Ranger line-up a price increase – joining other brands in recent currency-driven changes – while adding new variants and new options to the range. Almost every variant has risen in cost by $400 since May, with the exception being the flagship Ford Ranger Raptor, which has increased by $700...

2021 Ford Puma ST teased ahead of September 24 reveal

Ford has teased an ST-badged performance version of its Puma small SUV, ahead of its scheduled unveiling on September 24. A short video was posted by the Blue Oval’s European arm to its social media pages, showcasing the performance crossover’s array of sporty interior and exterior design changes...

Ford Bronco ute: will it come to Australia?

A Ford Bronco pick-up is said to be coming to showrooms by 2025, according to unconfirmed reports out of the US. However, its chances of being sold in Australia remain unclear. The Ford Bronco two-door and four-door heavy duty four-wheel-drive wagons have been developed solely for the US market at this point in time, even though both models share their DNA and core underpinnings with the Australian-developed Ford Ranger ute and Everest SUV...

Around the tracks: Joe Biden's Corvette Stingray and Audi's awkward ad

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

Jim Farley named new global Ford boss, Jim Hackett to retire

Ford has appointed a new global boss – former Toyota and Lexus executive Jim Farley – after current CEO Jim Hackett announced he will retire in October, following three years in the top job. Mr Farley joined Ford 13 years ago – in 2007 – after 17 years in senior roles at Toyota and Lexus USA...

Ford Australia appoints new boss: Andrew Birkic

Ford has appointed its first Australian boss in 10 years – Andrew Birkic – after former CEO Kay Hart was promoted to a new global role based in the UK. Mr Birkic has been with Ford for more than 26 years; his most recent role was in charge of the new-generation Ford Ranger program...

Barn-find Ford Falcon XA GT RPO 83 ‘Chicken Coupe’ sells for record $300,909

An anonymous car collector from South Australia has paid $300,909 for an old, run-down 1973 Ford Falcon XA GT RPO 83 that had been left to rot in a chicken coop in rural Queensland for the past 32 years. The barn find – dubbed the “Chicken Coupe” because of where it had been stored for most of its life – was sold in a Graysonline auction on Wednesday night...

Ford's Mustang Mach-E reimagined as Dakar racer

The Ford Mustang Mach-E is yet to arrive in showrooms globally, but already it's spawning spin-off versions – like these renderings that reimagine the electric crossover as a Dakar Rally racer. Digital designer Mo Aoun created a few different versions of the Mustang Mach-E, all boasting off-road-ready body kit with performance credentials...

Barn find! Ford Falcon XA GT RPO 83 “Chicken Coupe” could sell at auction for $200,000

An old, banged up, barely drivable Ford Falcon found in a chicken coop in regional Queensland could fetch as much as $200,000 in an online auction that starts this Friday. The 1973 Ford Falcon – dubbed the “Chicken Coupe” due to where it was stored for the last 32 years of its life – is being sold “as is, in ‘barn find’ condition, complete with flat tyres, cobwebs, dust and rat droppings,” says auctioneer Grays Online...

Ford releases Mustang Mach E drift video

A video of a Ford Mustang Mach E drifting and doing burnouts has been created in an attempt to silence critics who believe the famous badge should never have appeared on an electric SUV. The highly-modified vehicle is far from a showroom version, with wider bodywork, massive wings, and racing rubber – and noisy high-output electric motors...

Is this Ken Block’s Gymkhana Mustang Mach E electric stunt car?

UPDATE: Ford has now revealed its drifting Mustang Mach E. Story here. Is this Ken Block’s next stunt car? A heavily modified Ford Mustang Mach E electric car fitted with wings – and so much power it can smoke all four tyres – has appeared on the official Twitter account of Ford Performance...