Archive for January, 2016

New Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R Back Seat Kit

Friday, January 29th, 2016
Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R Back Seat Kit

Generally, the fun in a Ford (whether you’re in a Super Duty or a Mustang) comes from being behind the wheel of one of the most powerful and engaging driving machines on the market. But when that’s just not enough excitement for you, know that the Ford company and Akins’ Wild Willies have the accessories you want and need. One of the latest new features is a new back-seat package on the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R. (more…)

See First-Hand What Makes a Super Duty Ford Tough

Thursday, January 28th, 2016
Ford Super Duty Torture Testing Videos

Have you every wondered what kind of stress goes into truck like the 2016 Ford Super Duty? These trucks can handle massive trailering and truckbed loads, and carry them over any terrain. They are put through some serious torture tests to make sure that they (and the new military-grade aluminum siding coming out on 2017 Super Duty models) deliver on the Built Ford Tough promise. Now Ford customers (and prospective customers) can experience first-hand what goes into making a Super Duty the most popular commercial truck in multiple industries, thanks to a serious of First We Own Work videos coming out next month. (more…)

A New Year of X-Files and a New Year of Ford Transportation

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
What car do Mulder and Scully drive in the new X-files?

What car do Mulder and Scully drive in the new X-files?

When the new X-Files miniseries hit the airwaves last weekend on Fox, you were probably more interested on the unfolding conspiracies and the unexplainable weird than transportation, but here at Akins Ford we are very exited about the featured vehicles. So what car do Mulder and Scully drive in the new X-Files? You guessed it! They drive a Ford. (more…)

Valentine’s Day Events 2016 in Athens GA

Monday, January 25th, 2016
Valentine's Day Events 2016 in Athens GA

Though we are still a few weeks away from that annual celebration of hearts, and love, and all thing romantic, it’s never too early to get started thinking about where to go and what to do with that special someone. While a pleasant night at home can be the ideal for some couples (or singles) here are a few of the Valentine’s Day Events 2016 in Athens GA  for the actual day (Sunday) and that weekend. You may decide on a cheesy romance movie at home anyway, but isn’t it nice to have options? (more…)

Auto Start-Stop Technology on Ford Vehicles

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016
Auto Start-Stop Technology on Ford Vehicles

Saving on gas money with your vehicle doesn’t always have to mean investing in a hybrid or plug in vehicle. Ford engineers are hard at work making sure that your vehicle is making the most of every drop of gasoline with features like Auto Start-Stop Technology on Ford vehicles. Recently Ford announced that this technology will be standard in all new Ecoboost-equipped F-150 trucks, in addition to several sedan and SUV models. But how does Auto Stop-Start work, and how does it save you money? (more…)

Ford Focus RS Takes Performance to the Next Level

Friday, January 22nd, 2016
2016 Ford Focus RS Release Date

Ford vehicles offer an impressive performance heritage. Vehicles like the award-winning Shelby GT350R are already on the streets, and soon other top-of-the-line performance vehicles will be arriving in the US. We mean the 2016 Ford Focus RS of course. This hot hatch promises to deliver top horsepower, breathless acceleration, and a heavy dose of style to satisfy any performance fanatic. Keep reading for the 2016 Ford Focus RS release date, and a few more performance statistics for this great new vehicle. (more…)

2016 Ram 1500 Rebel Receives Pickup Truck of the Year Title From Four Wheeler Magazine

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
2016 Ram 1500 Rebel Pickup Truck of the Year

While any 2016 Ram 1500 can deliver on top performance and the best fuel economy in the class when equipped with the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel, the off-road optimized Ram Rebel takes that capability to a whole new level. That model has recently taken the Pickup Truck of the Year title from Four Wheeler magazine, marking it as the best pickup on the road no matter the environment. Keep reading to learn more about this fantastic Ram model. (more…)

Check Out These Great Hybrid Options at Akins Ford

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
Hybrid Ford vehicles near Atlanta GA

Hybrid Ford Vehicles Near Atlanta GA

Many people have good reasons for wanting to switch to a vehicle that offers electric drive options. Whether it’s just a question of trying to increase your miles per gallon to save a little money at the pump, or working to put as few NOx emissions into the atmosphere as possible, electric and hybrid vehicles can deliver top gas mileage and environmentally-friendly driving. Keep reading to learn more about hybrid Ford vehicles near Atlanta GA. (more…)

2016 Jeep Cherokee Overland Debuts at New England Auto Show

Thursday, January 14th, 2016
2016 Jeep Cherokee Overland Release Date

2016 Jeep Cherokee Overland Release Date

When you hear the word “Jeep” you probably think of off-road excellence and lots of fun, and you would be completely right. However, with the new Jeep Cherokee Overland trim (possibly inspired by the Jeep Grand Cherokee Overlander model that made its debut at the Moab Jeep Safari), you can get some great new luxury features matched to the go-anywhere attitude of the traditional Jeep Cherokee. (more…)

Start Your Kids Out Right With Ford Raptor and Ford Mustang LEGO Sets

Thursday, January 14th, 2016
Ford Raptor and Ford Mustang LEGO Sets

If you’re a proud Ford driver, you probably want to start the next generation out right. So why not invest in the just-announced Ford Raptor and Ford Mustang LEGO sets and let your kids enjoy Ford vehicles long before you’re taking advantage of the Ford MyKey safety features when they practice driving in your actual truck. (more…)