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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...

Marketplace: Family off-road SUV buying guide

We've all heard about it: pulling the rug out from international travel has caused Australian tourists to look inward. Not spiritually, but geographically. Places like Aspen and the Andes might be out of reach at the moment, but domestic travel is shaping up to boom over the next twelve months for many Australians...

Ford’s virtual race car gets real

Physical manifestations of virtual concept cars are nothing new by now. The latest brand to join the party is Ford, with an e-sports-ready race car designed and modelled in physical form. Released under the Team Fordzilla umbrella, the P1 concept owes its design to the team's Twitter followers...

Top 5: Best Christmas-themed car videos of 2020

Christmas always means there's overall less car news hitting the wires, but that doesn't mean you can't get your daily car fix – complete with a little tinsel. Here are the top five fun Christmas-themed car videos to enjoy while you put your feet up and recover from a long lunch with family and friends...

2021 Ford new cars – what's coming over the next year?

The year 2020 marked the arrival of two fresh models for Ford – first, the overhauled Escape medium SUV in late 2020, followed closely by the all-new, European-made Puma compact SUV. The former only made up nearly 3 per cent of the brand's sales in 2020, outdone by Ford's more popular large, ute-based SUV, the Everest...

Around the tracks: Man has two Kia Sportages stolen in one month

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...

Every car leaving the Australian market in 2020

It was a big year for automotive in 2020, with the exit of Holden, the cancellation of international motor shows and the Australian Grand Prix due to coronavirus, and the steady decline of new car sales. In a challenging climate, it's perhaps unsurprising that carmakers reduced their ranges, discontinued under-performers and replaced older models with hybrids, electric cars or new creations altogether...

Ford reveals limited-edition MS-RT R120 Transit

Ford's UK-based modification partner MS-RT has revealed its limited-edition R120. Based on the Ford Transit Connect – Ford's small van that competes internationally against Volkswagen Caddy, Renault Kangoo and Peugeot Partner – the R120 will be offered with the choice of short or long wheelbase, in either two or three seat capacity, and with either a manual or automatic transmission...

The all-new models of 2020 – and how they're selling so far

The young up-starts, the fresh faces, the newcomers – whatever you want to call them, we've had a raft of new model arrivals in Australia over the course of 2020...

Armoured Ford Ranger and Everest: From workhorse to warhorse

You won’t find them in the pages of a glossy dealership brochure, nor listed on the Ford Australia website, but it turns out the Ford Ranger and Ford Everest come in a range of ‘security vehicles’ specifications. In the same way high-powered political officials can get themselves into ballistics-rated BMW X5s and sniper-proof Mercedes-Benz S-Classes, tradies living secret lives as undercover agents can bulk up their protection in a Ranger or Everest...

Cheap speed: The cars with the most power per dollar

In our era of turbocharging and electrification, it can seem almost weekly that a new, immensely powerful, absurdly expensive hypercar or super-sedan makes its debut. The Bugatti Bolide, SSC Tuatara, Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series and heavyweight GMC Hummer EV encompass some of the more recent additions to the high-horsepower club...