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2017 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Raptor is one monster ute!

  Ford has taken the wraps off its 2017 F-150 Raptor SuperCrew Cab at the North American International Auto Show. As the name suggests, the Raptor SuperCrew Cab comes with four full-sized doors, promising greater passenger comfort and storage space – thanks to an additional 30cm in wheelbase compared to …

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2015 Ford Focus Review

The Ford Focus is a car worthy of its accolades. Its 2015 debut brought all the best loved features to the table, while being wrapped up in a stylish new frame. Our Focus hatch came setup with the Sport package, this is Ford’s mid-level offering starting at a price of …

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Ford Mustang GT gets widebody treatment

We have seen puffed Lamborghini Huracan, extra-wide Nissan GT-R, and even fat Volkswagen Golf R. Now it’s the new Ford Mustang’s turn to get the widebody treatment. Developed by KAR Motorsports in California, the Ford Mustang GT is by no means subtle. Beefed up with one of the widest bodykits …

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2016 Ford Everest Review

It’s not hard to see why the Ford Everest has become the best rated 4 x 4 of its class in 2015; sharing the great features of the already popular Ford Ranger, this Australian designed SUV further solidifies Ford’s image as a progressive company that is well competitive with its European …

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Ford to begin autonomous vehicle testing in California

Ford has officially been granted an autonomous vehicle driving permit allowing the car maker the ability to test their latest autonomous technology on Californian public roads. Ford’s enrollment into the Californian Autonomous Vehicle Testing Program is key to their recently announced Ford Smart Mobility project. The project is a 10 …

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Ford’s Lara Proving Ground celebrates 50th Anniversary

Ford’s 900 ha You Yangs Proving Ground, near Geelong, is celebrating 50 years of operation. One of only several fully equipped Ford proving grounds in the world, the company chose the proving ground today to celebrate the arrival of the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang, alongside an original 1967 Ford Falcon …

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2016 Ford Everest spontaneously combusts during test drive

  A test drive by an Australian automotive journalist was cut short as the brand new 2016 Ford Everest test vehicle spontaneously bursts into flames. During the test drive, Peter Barnwell, noticed a number of warning lights appear across the instrument cluster. Before long, the display went black and the …

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It’s here! Ford Mustang arrives Down Under

The Pony is poised to accelerate out of the starting gate and take on Australian roads as the long-awaited Ford Mustang arrives Down Under. The first customer cars landed in the country today, arriving at Melbourne’s Appleton Dock. Three more ships carrying customer cars are expected within days. The all-new Mustang …

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M-Sport tuned Ford Fiesta packs 158kW/320Nm & limited slip diff

British tuner, M-Sport has introduced their Ford Fiesta M-Sport Edition that brings extra horsepower to the feisty hot hatch. Developed in collaboration with Permashine, the Mountune MP215 performance kit boosts the little Ford’s 1.6-litre EcoBoost engine from 134kW/240Nm to 158kW (215PS) and 320Nm of torque, and brings a Quaife ATB …

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VicRoads to offer Ford Mustang themed plates

Victoria road and transport authority VicRoads will soon offer a special commemorative license plate to mark the Australian launch of the Ford Mustang. The plates were a special request by Ford and designed around feedback provided by Mustang enthusiasts. Two color variants of the mustang plates will be offered and …

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2016 Ford Focus RS bows in at $50,990

The all-paw performance sports car arena is about to get shaken up in 2016 as Ford’s sizzling hot Focus RS is all set for Australian shores, arriving in dealerships from mid-next year. Bringing with it to the segment, which includes the Volkswagen Golf R, Subaru WRX STI, Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG …

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