Archive for April, 2015

Luxurious New Ford Taurus Set to Hit Streets of China

Monday, April 20th, 2015

All-New Luxury Ford Taurus Specs and Features

Although the Taurus is the flagship sedan of the Ford Motor Company—and therefore offers an impressive set of features and capabilities—it isn’t really considered a luxury vehicle. However, the world just got its first look at a newer, more refined version of the Taurus at the Shanghai Motor Show, and based on what we’re seeing with the all-new luxury Ford Taurus specs and features, Ford is stepping up their game. (more…)

Focus RS Will Come With Unrivaled All-Wheel Drive System

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Advantages of Ford Focus RS Torque-Vectoring AWD System

Just about every automaker claims to have the best product on the market, but when the Ford Focus RS arrives next spring, Ford will possess the proof to back their claim of superiority. The high-performance RS continues to be compared to the Subaru WRX STI and Volkswagen Golf R as all three of the vehicles will offer similar features and capabilities, such as a turbo-four engine and torque-vectoring all-wheel drive systems, but when it comes to the abilities of those systems, the Focus RS will definitely reign supreme. (more…)

2016 Ford Focus RS Will Be the Hot Hatch to Beat

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Benefits of 2016 Ford Focus RS over WRX STI and Golf R

For a number of years, Americans were forced to sit back and watch in envy as Europeans had all the fun with Ford Focus RS, but thankfully, that will all change when the performance hatchback finally makes its way to U.S. soil next spring. To prepare you for its arrival, we thought it would be helpful to look at how the compact car will compare to the competition. Not surprisingly, its rivals have already been chosen. The 2016 Ford Focus RS will take on the 2015 Subaru WRX STI, as well as the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R. (more…)

Aluminum F-150 Earns Five-Star NHTSA Safety Rating

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Aluminum 2015 Ford F-150 NHTSA Safety Ratings

Just about every area of the Ford F-150 has been under question since Ford announced that they would be making a switch to a body composed predominantly of aluminum, but the new lightweight pickup continues to prove itself and to silence all of its critics. Most recently, Ford was able to prove that the aluminum body is as capable as the steel body of providing some impressive safety. It was recently subjected to a range of tests, and the aluminum 2015 Ford F-150 NHTSA safety ratings show just how capable it really is. (more…)

All-New Ford Raptor Will Get Efficient 10-Speed Transmission

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

2017 Ford Raptor 10-Speed Automatic Transmission Benefits

With fuel economy restrictions set to change the automotive market, Ford has been making a serious push to increase the fuel economy ratings of their vehicles. They are one of the few automakers that are getting a head start, and not surprisingly, Ford is focusing on increasing the efficiency of their most notorious fuel gulpers: the vehicles in their pickup lineup. Just last year, they rolled out their new aluminum body, but they are taking it a step further with a new transmission that is sure to ramp up efficiency ratings even higher. (more…)

Ford Announces Plan For Innovative New Ridesharing App

Monday, April 6th, 2015

How the Ford Dynamic Social Shuttle Ridesharing App Works

As services like Uber are beginning to gain a great deal of popularity, many consumers—especially those in larger cities—choose to utilize ridesharing services rather than purchase their own vehicle. A great deal of automakers are sitting back and watching as their sales numbers drop, but innovative companies such as Ford are embracing the changes. The automaker has been developing an Uber-like ridesharing service, and although it’s not quite ready to go to market, the Dynamic Social Shuttle app could be available soon.

Seeing as the system is still in the development stages, there isn’t too much that is known about its abilities, but to clear up some of the confusion and to answer some of the most common questions that are floating around online, we thought it would be helpful to look at how the Ford Dynamic Social Shuttle ridesharing app works. (more…)

Explorer Will Get New Turbo-Four Engine for 2016 Model Year

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Changes for New Facelifted 2016 Ford Explorer

The Ford Explorer continues to be one of the best-selling sport utility vehicles not only in the Ford lineup, but on the market in general, and for that reason, it comes as no surprise that the automaker is always keeping it updated. The popular full size crossover has been in its fifth generation since 2011, and now that it has been five years, Ford is giving the Explorer a serious facelift. Here is what you can expect to see. (more…)

Ford Announces Plans to Cut Weight With Carbon Fiber

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Lightweight Carbon Fiber Materials in Ford Vehicles

Fierce emissions restrictions and fuel economy standards are still a few years in the future, but they are definitely looming, and only a few automakers are making an attempt to become compliant before those laws are put in place and before those limitations stop them off from manufacturing their products. Among the select number of automakers is Ford. The company is making a push to reduce fuel consumption, and they recently teamed up with a company to help drop some pounds from the weight of their vehicles. (more…)

New Raptor Will Be More Off-Road-Capable Than Previous Model

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

2017 Ford Raptor Off-Road Features and Capabilities

Seeing as it’s classified as a high-performance off-road pickup truck, it comes as no surprise that so many Raptor enthusiasts are wondering what the off-road features and capabilities of the redesigned Raptor will be. At this point, there hasn’t been too much information released on the specific capabilities, but with the news that has been announced, there are a few things in particular that we expect to see. Let’s take a look at some of the 2017 Ford Raptor off-road features and capabilities that are likely to be offered. (more…)

Ford Has No Current Plans to Bring ‘Liquid Blue’ To Production

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Ford Vehicles Available With ‘Liquid Blue’ Paint Color

When Ford unveiled their first batch of performance vehicles in Detroit, there were many questions about the eye-catching paint that they were sprayed with. As it turns out, the name of the unique color is “Liquid Blue,” and although the new models were first shown with the alien blue hue, if the Ford Focus RS is any indication, it doesn’t seem that there will be any Ford vehicles available with the Liquid Blue paint color. (more…)