2011 Ford Explorer

Bret Michaels' cars hit the block in Scottsdale.  Image: Barrett-Jackson

Bret Michaels' Cars Up For Grabs At Scottsdale Auction

Barrett-Jackson calls Bret Michaels a “rock star, entrepreneur, philanthropist & survivor,” but he’s also a bona fide car guy. Last year, Michaels’ 1969 Chevy Camaro SS sold for a respectable $220,000 at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction, so Michaels is bringing... read more

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2002 Ford Explorer

"Borrowing" Our Parent's Cars, and Why It Can Be So Much Fun

I've always had tiny coupes or sedans (see, e.g. beater Cavaliers and Grand Ams), but I won't lie that I've had a lot of fun playing with my parents' rides. Whether it was... read more February 4, 2011 by

2011 Ford Explorer used as a snowboard rail

Video: 2011 Ford Explorer Serves As Snowboard Rail

It looks as if the 2011 Ford Explorer may have won its spot at the top of the 2011 North American Truck of the Year awards by maxing out the points in a category none of the... read more January 14, 2011 by

2011 Chevrolet Volt

2011 North American Car And Truck Of The Year: Ford Explorer, Chevy Volt

The 49 jurors of the North American Car and Truck of the Year awards have spoken: the 2011 Chevrolet Volt and 2011 Ford Explorer are this year's best car and truck. The... read more January 10, 2011 by

2005 Ford Explorer 4-door 114" WB 4.0L XLT Front Exterior View

The Three Most Annoying Car "Bongs"

No, I don't mean that kind of bong. What I mean is all the irritating dings, bings, buzzes and other sounds your car makes to alert you about something really obvious. These... read more November 9, 2010 by

Funkmaster Flex Explorer

2011 Ford Explorer Playing Major Role At SEMA

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show; every year it stirs fans and non-fans alike with outrageously designed custom vehicles and the best that the... read more October 14, 2010 by

2012 Ford Focus

2012 Ford Focus Makes Smarter Airbags Standard

Ford has always been a leading innovator when it comes to safety technology. Ford was one of the first automobile companies to begin research into airbag usage 50 years ago... read more September 19, 2010 by

2011 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor

2011 Ford Explorer Will Join Taurus On Police Duty

The last couple of months have seen three different police vehicle concepts unveiled by each of the domestic automakers: the Chevrolet Caprice Police Detective PPV from GM... read more August 31, 2010 by

2011 Ford Explorer

2011 Ford Explorer: Four Videos And A New Gallery

The 2011 Ford Explorer just went live to the web at midnight, launching with a standard V-6 engine and optional EcoBoost four-cylinder in the car-based Taurus/Flex platform... read more July 26, 2010 by

2011 Ford Explorer

2011 Ford Explorer Preview

Finally, after months of drip-fed teasers, mysterious leaked shots and countless spy images, the all-new 2011 Ford Explorer has finally been revealed in all its glory. The... read more July 25, 2010 by

2011 Ford Explorer chassis in the camouflaging process

2011 Ford Explorer Camouflage Video Gives Glimpse At Interior

Like pretty much every other car-obsessed person on the 'net, you've probably seen as many camouflage-clad cars, including the 2011 Ford Explorer, as you have standard paint... read more July 23, 2010 by

New 2011 Ford Explorer Teasers Released As Facebook Unveiling Nears

2011 Ford Explorer Hits 30K Fans, Giveaway Is Go!

We're just a few short days away from the July 26th unveiling of the new 2011 Ford Explorer, but today the agony of drip-fed teasers is dulled a bit by Ford's announcement... read more July 22, 2010 by

2011 Ford Explorer Facebook teasers

New 2011 Ford Explorer Teasers Released As Facebook Unveiling Nears

If you've been wondering how Ford plans to launch the 2011 Explorer for sale in the middle of the summer during the auto show off-season, wonder no more: the launch will come... read more July 21, 2010 by

2011 Ford Explorer and Chief Engineer Jim Holland

2011 Ford Explorer With 2.0L EcoBoost Gets 30 Percent Efficiency Gain Over Current V-6

Ford’s new EcoBoost engine technology is heralded as the key to finding a balance between power and economy, and having seen the performance in cars like the Lincoln MKS... read more July 18, 2010 by

2011 Ford Explorer Leaked?

2011 Ford Explorer Leaked? Not Quite

After nearly completely undisguised spy shots, this image of the 2011 Ford Explorer is a bit anti-climactic, and to make it worse, it's not even real: it's a rendering. It... read more June 3, 2010 by

2011 Ford Explorer Gets New Terrain Management System

2011 Ford Explorer Gets New Terrain Management System

The Ford Explorer has had a mixed past--rollover lawsuits, relatively ancient underpinnings and styling that hasn't always kept up with the pace of the industry. But that's... read more April 15, 2010 by


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