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Ford GT’s V6 Ecoboost could power other supercars

Ford says it could offer the twin-turbo 3.5-litre V6 EcoBoost engine used in its new Ford GT supercar to other carmakers and private racing teams. According to Ford Performance boss, Dave Pericak, the engine is already well proven in multiple applications and that includes working in other cars in the …

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2016 Ford Kuga Ambiente now with sat-nav & reverse camera

Ford has refreshed its 2016 Ford Kuga Ambiente with more features, including the 8-inch SYNC2 voice-controlled satellite navigation, dual zone climate control and reverse camera now standard. From April, the Ambiente model receives the following upgrades: SYNC2 – Simple voice commands help make calls, play music, adjust the interior climate and …

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2016 Ford Mondeo Review

With the locally made Ford Falcon’s imminent departure, the latest Ford Mondeo is expected to take over the baton from its bigger brother, and the news is encouraging. The fourth-generation Mondeo arrived in Australia mid last year, but only in wagon and hatch body style. The sedan, which is available …

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Ford releases new documentary on Focus RS RX development [video]

Ford has released the first in a multi-part series outlining the design and development of their 447kW Focus RS RX Rallycross car. The RS RX development was a global collaboration between Ford Performance, Ken Block’s Hoonigan Racing Division and U.K.-based M-Sport. The new Focus is all-wheel drive and features a …

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Ken Block shows off his 447kW Ford Focus RS RX in Portugal

Ken Block and teammate Andreas Bakkerud are set to race their new Ford Focus RS RX at this season’s Bompiso Rallycross in Portugal. The Bompiso circuit presents a unique challenge for race engineers: at 1,800 metres above sea level, it is the highest event on the World RX calendar and …

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Ford GT configurator goes live for prospective buyers

Keen on buying the 2016 Ford GT supercar? Then, it’s time to head to FordGT.com and fill out an ‘ownership application’ where interested customers will go through a ‘screening’ process before being approved for ownership. Successful customers will then work with the Ford GT Concierge Service to finalise their purchase. …

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Shelby GT350 Mustang gains new Track Package

Ford has announced a series of updates to the Shelby GT350 Mustang. The hardcore version of the pony car receives a new standard Track Package that includes an aluminium strut tower brace, MagneRide variable damping sport suspension and rear spoiler. Keeping things cooled are new engine oil, transmission and differential …

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611kW Ford Mustang and Carbon-Fibre Body Kit From GeigerCars

Usually, it’s the Americans that go to excess with power mods but not this time. The German tuner GeigerCars took the already impressive Ford Mustang GT and undoubtedly made it better. The stock muscle car produced 303kW and 525Nm of torque, impressive figures and generally adequate for 99% of the …

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A closer look at Ford’s Glare-Free High-beam system [video]

Ford has finally caught up to the pack with the introduction of their Glare-Free Auto Highbeam system, which promises not to blind other drivers on the road. The Glare-Free High-beam system works by utilizing a windshield-mounted camera to detect the headlights or taillights of vehicles and bicycles, and appropriately blocks …

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Gymkhana 8 teases widebody Ford Focus RS RX [video]

Rally driver Ken Block has unleashed the eighth installment of Gymkhana, a seven minute video that treats viewers to spectacular automotive stunts on the streets of Dubai. Strapped into his Ford Fiesta WRC race car, the Hoonigan racing star shows what’s it like to live life sideways, sliding around a …

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Shelby presents new Terlingua Racing Ford Mustang

Over the past decade, Shelby has unveiled three special edition models in honor of Terlingua Racing Team. Now it is time for another Terlingua-themed car. But unlike all the models that came before it, the latest Terlingua special edition is a Hellcat-stomping 559kW (750hp) tweaked Ford Mustang GT. The power …

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