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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...

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2019 Ford F-150 Raptor review
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2019 Ford F-150 Raptor review

What's big, beastly and anti small car? The Ford F-150 Raptor, of course. It's the big cousin of the Australian-engineered Ranger Raptor, but how much does it draw from this big truck? Paul Maric finds out.


Ford F-Series, Transit to gain pure electric versions
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Ford F-Series, Transit to gain pure electric versions

Ford has confirmed it's planning to create pure-electric versions of its legendary F-Series pickup truck, which will sit alongside a plug-in Transit. Speaking at the Deutsche Bank Global Auto Industry Conference, CEO Jim Hackett told attendees the company is "going to electrifying the F-Series with battery electric and hybrid, and we are doing the same for Transit"...


Ken Block 'Hoonitruck' revealed
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Ken Block 'Hoonitruck' revealed

Ken Block has become one of the best-known figures in global motoring, having set the internet alight with his smokey, sideways antics. Having drifted Subaru Imprezas, Ford Focuses and a hotted-up Mustang, he's revealed his latest franken-car. Meet the Hoonitruck. Built in the shell of a 1977 Ford F-150, the truck is powered by a twin-turbo EcoBoost V6 engine lifted directly from the Le Mans-winning Ford GT racer...


Ford F-150, Toyota Corolla lead global sales during first half of 2018
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Ford F-150, Toyota Corolla lead global sales during first half of 2018

JATO Dynamics says global car sales totalled 44 million during the first six months of 2018, up 3.6 per cent on the same time last year, with SUV sales up 14 per cent to at least 14.95 million units. Analysts from the firm crunched the numbers from 57 markets, including 29 countries in Europe, China, the USA, Canada, Russia, Japan, South Korea, India, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific...


2019 Ford F-150 Limited gets Raptor power
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2019 Ford F-150 Limited gets Raptor power

Ford has revealed the 2019 F-150 Limited for North America, which now comes with the same high-output 3.5-litre 'Ecoboost' twin-turbo V6 as the F-150 Raptor and GT supercar. Developing a meaty 335kW of power and 691Nm of torque, the new F-150 Limited is claimed to be the "most powerful light-duty pickup in America"...


Ford F-150 Raptor updated for 2019
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Ford F-150 Raptor updated for 2019

Ford USA has announced a slew of changes for the 2019 F-150 Raptor, headlined by a new set of electronically-adjustable shock absorbers. A new set of Fox Racing Shocks is hooked up to a set of sensors capable of reading the road and adjusting their behaviour to suit. Ford even says the truck can sense when it's in the air and prepare for landing, minimising the risk of bottoming out upon touchdown...


Ford F-150 Raptor drifts around the 'Ring – video
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Ford F-150 Raptor drifts around the 'Ring – video

The Ford F-150 Raptor is something of an on- and off-road weapon. Powered by a twin-turbo 3.5-litre V6, the super truck develops 335kW of power and 691Nm of torque. In a new clip posted by Ford Performance, the Blue Oval's performance truck is driven by drift racer Vaughn Gittin Jr...


Ford details 2020 product onslaught: Bronco and more
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Ford details 2020 product onslaught: Bronco and more

Ford has detailed its upcoming product rollout – for the United States, at least – which will focus on the SUV and pickup segments. The Blue Oval says will replace "more than 75 per cent" of its current portfolio by 2020, while also adding four new trucks and SUVs. Additionally, the company will commence the rollout of hybrid and electric variants of existing models form 2020...


Ford F-150: Two new reasons RHD might happen next generation
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Ford F-150: Two new reasons RHD might happen next generation

Two key factors might make the return of a right-hand drive (RHD) Ford F-Series pickup economically feasible for the first time in years - opening the door for a hypothetical return to Australia. The more obvious of these is the recent addition of a diesel engine to what has long been the US market’s number one vehicle (more than 800,000 annual sales there)...


Ford reveals special F-Series trucks and SUVs for SEMA
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Ford reveals special F-Series trucks and SUVs for SEMA

Ford has revealed a set of concept vehicles for the 2017 SEMA show, this time based on its F-Series truck and SUV range. While there are too many individual cars to detail all of them, here are three of our favourites: Ford F-150 by Air Design (top) The best selling car in America has been given a makeover, inspired by the sport truck mania of the 1990s, including a range of accessories by Air Design...


Shelby reveals Mustang Super Snake concept, F-150 Super Snake
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Shelby reveals Mustang Super Snake concept, F-150 Super Snake

The 2017 Shelby Super Snake widebody concept and Shelby F-150 Super Snake have been revealed this week, both packing supercharged V8 power and eye-catching bodywork. For the first time on the current-generation Mustang platform, Shelby has created a widebody concept which adds an array of performance-oriented options including a more aggressive wheel and tyre package - with 12...


Ford Mustang and F-150 hybrids coming in 2020
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Ford Mustang and F-150 hybrids coming in 2020

Hybrid versions of the Ford Mustang and Ford F-150 have been locked in for 2020. Ford's executive vice president for product development Raj Nair outlined more details at today's Detroit motor show media day. The petrol-electric versions of two of Ford's most iconic models are among a planned 13 new global electrified cars to be rolled out over the next five years...


Ford F-150 gets diesel for the first time
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Ford F-150 gets diesel for the first time

The mighty Ford F-150 has scored a series of updates three years into its life cycle, headlined by the addition of a new 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 engine. The 2018 model-year version of America's top-selling vehicle for 35 years running also gets revised front and rear styling, trims, more active safety features (such as pre-collision braking, adaptive cruise control and pedestrian detection), and revised V6 and V8 petrol powertrains...


Ford promises 13 electrified cars by 2021, including Mustang Hybrid, EV SUV, F-150 Hybrid
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Ford promises 13 electrified cars by 2021, including Mustang Hybrid, EV SUV, F-150 Hybrid

Overnight Ford announced that it has plans for 13 new electrified cars, all of which will hit the market by 2021. Ford has so far confirmed what seven of those vehicles will be. The headline product in this green onslaught will be a new electric small SUV due by 2020, which will have a range of "at least" 480 kilometres (300 miles)...


2017 Ford F-150 Limited review
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2017 Ford F-150 Limited review

If you need luxury with your truck, look no further than the 2017 Ford F-150 Limited. We hit the road to see what it's like.


Five things to love about the 2017 Ford F-150
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Five things to love about the 2017 Ford F-150

Guess which vehicle has been the best selling car in the United States for more than 30 years — I bet you'd never figure it's the beastly Ford F-150. The 2017 Ford F-150 has been released with an updated EcoBoost V6 engine that produces more power and torque, and a GM co-developed 10-speed automatic transmission...


Ford teases more concepts for SEMA 2016
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Ford teases more concepts for SEMA 2016

Ford has revealed renderings and sketches of more concepts based on production models ahead of the 2016 SEMA show, with the latest crop including vehicles based on the Mustang, Fusion (Mondeo), F-150, F-250, and Transit. Like the Fiesta and Focus concepts previewed last week, these show cars feature numerous styling, performance and mechanical upgrades...


Hennessey VelociRaptor: 6x6 Ford F-150 Raptor unveiled
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Hennessey VelociRaptor: 6x6 Ford F-150 Raptor unveiled

The Hennessey VelociRaptor is a new 6x6 off-roading pickup truck that's based on the Ford F-150 Raptor. The VelociRaptor is available to order now and is priced from US$295,000 ($387,000). Although that price includes the base vehicle, it's a steep step up from the four-door Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew that begins at US$52,505 ($68,800)...


2016 Ford F-150 Special Service Vehicle joins US police fleet
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2016 Ford F-150 Special Service Vehicle joins US police fleet

Ford has unveiled the latest addition to its range of vehicles on offer to the US police force, in the form of the F-150 Special Service Vehicle package. As well as being on offer to law enforcement, other Government and fleet agencies that require “the toughest, smartest, most capable vehicles for their work”, will also be able to get their hands on the big specialised F-150...