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Archive for December, 2016
Check out the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor in race actionThursday, December 29th, 2016
Images of the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor race truck
Ford fans will already be familiar with the capabilities of the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor. This impressive truck starts with the high-performance version of Ford’s third-generation 3.5-liter V-6 engine and the tacks on a slew of off-road-oriented features. The truck was so impressive, Ford made a racing version of it. If you are looking for images of the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor race truck, take a look at this gallery. (more…)
Learn more about the fuel economy ratings on the 2017 Ford Focus EcoBoostThursday, December 29th, 2016
2017 Ford Focus EcoBoost Fuel Economy Ratings
The Ford EcoBoost lineup of engines is impressive. By turbocharging smaller engines, the company is able to provide impressive performance ratings without sacrificing performance. This allows Ford to produce some of the most fuel efficient compact cars currently on the market. The 2017 Ford Focus EcoBoost fuel economy ratings are a great example of how impressive this performance is. (more…)
How much can the 2017 Ford F-150 tow?Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
2017 Ford F-150 Towing Ratings
Towing capabilities are something most shoppers consider when looking to buy a new pickup truck. The 2017 Ford F-150 towing ratings are impressive, helping this truck fulfill the needs of just about any owner. So just how much can the 2017 Ford F-150 tow? (more…)
Video: Learn about the technology behind the new autonomous Ford FusionWednesday, December 28th, 2016
How was the autonomous Ford Fusion Hybrid developed?
Ford has been one of the companies at the forefront of the development of autonomous vehicles. The latest development in this pursuit of the self-driving car will be revealed at the North American Auto Show in January, but Ford has released a video that tells us a little more about this new car. So how was the autonomous Ford Fusion Hybrid developed? Watch the video to learn more about this revolutionary new car. (more…)
2017 Ford Super Duty offers class-exclusive systemsWednesday, December 21st, 2016
2017 Ford Super Duty new technology systems
The 2017 Ford Super Duty has not been on the roads for very long, but the truck has already made a habit of excelling far and beyond the competition. The 2017 Ford Super Duty new technology systems continue this trend of dominance. Five class-exclusive technologies have made their debut on the 2017 Ford Super Duty, continuing to set the truck apart from the competition. (more…)
Video: Watch a pro rally driver put the Raptor through its paces in the snowWednesday, December 21st, 2016
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Snow Performance
The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is truly an impressive truck. Ford has designed this specific trim level to take on any terrain, giving it a powerful engine and a slew of other off-road performance features. In order to demonstrate the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor snow performance, Ford gave the keys to one of these trucks to professional rally driver Ken Block and sent him out into the winter wilderness with a camera crew. You can take a look at the video they brought back right here. (more…)
Ward’s Recognizes 2017 Ford Focus RS EngineWednesday, December 14th, 2016
Has the 2017 Ford Focus RS engine won any awards?
Ever since the 2017 Ford Focus RS was brought to North America, the hot hatchback has been an instant success. This success has received a significant amount of attention and recognitions. So has the 2017 Ford Focus RS engine won any awards? (more…)
Check out this first look at the new Ford EcoSportWednesday, December 14th, 2016
Video of the new Ford EcoSport
The Ford EcoSport will be making the trek across the ocean and entering the North American market. This subcompact crossover will offer turbocharged performance in a fun and sporty package. If you would like to take a look at this fun new crossover in action, check out this video of the new Ford EcoSport. (more…)
Check out all the 2017 Ford Taurus Engine OptionsTuesday, December 13th, 2016
How many engines are offered on the 2017 Ford Taurus?
The 2017 Ford Taurus will be making its debut soon. The latest version of Ford’s powerful and capable large sedan is ready to serve as a moving living room for car drivers everywhere. At the heart of the 2017 Taurus are multiple powerful engine options. So how many engines are offered on the 2017 Ford Taurus? (more…)
2017 Ford Fusion offers new “Return to Park” featureThursday, December 8th, 2016
How does the Ford “Return to Park” feature work?
Ford is a company that is always attempting to push the limits of vehicle technology forward. The 2017 Ford Fusion arrived at dealerships everywhere with a slew of new technology features and systems. One of the systems that will be making its debut on the new Fusion is Ford’s “Return to Park” feature that is part of the new dial shifter. So how does the Ford “Return to Park” feature work? (more…)