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Ford Ranger gets some street cred: UK builds limited-edition road-focused model 

Ford in the UK has given the Ranger pick-up some extra street cred with a limited edition focused on daily driving. Based on the 2021 Ford Ranger Wildtrak powered by a twin turbo 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel paired to a 10-speed auto, the MS-RT edition gains a bold new look, OZ Racing wheels, and road-biased Michelin tyres...

Ford planning Bronco ute to take on Jeep Gladiator

A Ford Bronco pick-up could be in development to fight the Jeep Gladiator, according to sketches shown in a video released by Ford. An observant user on the Bronco6G.com forum discovered the illustrations in the video 'How Innovative Design Led to the All-New Bronco and Bronco Sport', further fueling speculation of a dual-cab ute being developed for the outdoor sub-brand, launched by Ford in July 2020...

2021 Ford Focus ST price and specs: Hot hatch gains tech, loses equipment

2021 Ford Focus ST updated Heated seats, premium sound system, blind-spot monitoring and more dropped New digital instrument cluster added, plus adaptive cruise control for manual models Changes arrived in August 2020, and carry over into 2021 Price increased by just $200, to $44,890 plus on-road costs Pricing and specifications for the 2021 Ford Focus ST have emerged, revealing an array of minor tweaks to Ford's hot hatch hero...

2021 Ford Ranger caught on camera in new spy photos – report

One of North America's biggest motoring websites has published what are believed to be the first spy photos of a 2021 Ford Ranger test mule. Images published on the website Motor1.com show the Ranger dual-cab ute with LED headlights and tail-lights, together with a long exhaust pipe more akin to those seen on larger Ford F-Series pick-ups...

2022 Ford Mondeo Active spy photos

The 2022 Ford Mondeo has been spied testing in the US, confirming rumours the long-running nameplate will adopt an all-new, SUV-inspired look for its next iteration. Expected to wear the Active moniker, the new Mondeo is set to morph into a high-riding, SUV-look wagon for its fifth generation, largely thanks to declining sales of traditional mid-size sedan and wagons such as the outgoing Mondeo, in favour of SUVs the likes of Ford's own Escape and Everest...

Ken Block and Ford part ways after 11 years

Fan-favourite rally driver Ken Block and American carmaker Ford have brought their partnership to an end, after more a decade of racing, rallying, brand sponsorship and the much-loved Gymkhana video series...

2021 Ford Ranger ‘Junior’ breaks cover in Mexico, no plans for Australia 

The 2021 Ford Maverick pick-up has been caught on camera on a production line in Mexico, an image of which was posted on the online forum Maverick Truck Club. While it appears to have the bold front end appearance similar to early spy photos of the 2021 Ford Ranger, this ute is car-derived and based on Ford’s new compact SUV platform...

Dying breed: Australia's last V8s under $100k

From the first choice of families looking for a torquey, flexible engine to make short work of towing and overtaking, to an endangered species. The V8's fortunes have changed dramatically over the years...

VFACTS 2020: Toyota HiLux tops the charts for the fifth year in a row

The Toyota HiLux ute maintained its title as Australia’s favourite car after notching up its fifth win in a row, according to official sales figures released today by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries. The 2020 result also marks the 20th year in a row the Toyota HiLux has been Number One in the Northern Territory, the 14th year in a row it has been the top-seller in Queensland, and the 13th year in a row at the top of the sales charts in West Australia...

Top 20: Your most-read reviews in 2020

Yesterday we took a look at the vehicle models which garnered the most review-reads in 2020, but what happens when we break it down further and look at the individual reviews you read most? There were some big launches across a lot of key segments in a year where traditional launch programs and motor shows were all but non-existent...

Oops: Bronco Raptor confirmed on Ford engineer's career profile – UPDATE: Could it be badged Warthog?

UPDATE, January 1, 2021: The hardcore, flagship Ford Bronco might not be badged 'Raptor' after all. An email sent to a member of the Bronco6G forum from Michigan-based automotive parts supplier Axis Automation details a number of upcoming internal-combustion and all-electric vehicles for which the company is producing components, including a 'Bronco Warthog', codenamed U725...