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  • 2019 Ford Mustang

    For Mustang fans, there may be no greater dealership from which to buy the popular pony car than Lebanon Ford. This is the Ohio-based outfit that offers up serious power upgrades for far less cash than you think would be required. The latest offer? A 2019 Mustang GT packing 800 horsepower on sale for just $39,995, and that includes the car. The car is called the LFP Hellion. That last bit refers to the Hellion Power Systems turbocharger upgrade found under the hood. This is a twin-turbo setup that includes dual bypass valves and a high-flow intercooler. Lebanon Ford pops in upgraded fuel...

  • Ford GT Race Car, 2016 Rolex 24 At Daytona
    Breakthroughs in racing helps speed up car development at Ford

    It's long been known that race car technology eventually filters down to and improves cars designed for the road. However, the technology can also benefit the way cars are designed and the speed at which they are developed. That's what Ford is discovering by getting its race car engineers to work...

  • Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts a 900-horsepower Ford Mustang at the Nürburgring
    Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts a 900-horsepower Mustang around the 'Ring

    You saw him drift around the Nürburgring earlier this year in a Ford F-150 Raptor. Now watch famous drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. return to the German racetrack in his 900-horsepower Ford Mustang Formula Drift car. As you may have guessed, the result is a lot of noise, tire smoke and even some...

  • 2019 Saleen 35th Anniversary Edition Ford Mustang
    Saleen celebrates 35 years with commemorative 2019 Mustang

    Saleen celebrates 35 trips around the sun this year, and it's marking the occasion with a Mustang-based special edition. The car is appropriately called the SA 35, for Saleen Automotive 35, and just 10 examples will be built. These days, Saleen is actually an automobile manufacturer, but the...

  • 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor
    2019 Ford F-150 Raptor $2,180 pricier than a year ago

    Ford has introduced a worthy round of updates on its F-150 Raptor for the 2019 model year, but you're going to have to pay a premium for them as the prices have been increased on the off-road performance truck. Cars Direct has learned from Ford order guides that the base 2019 F-150 Raptor Super Cab...

  • Ford Trucks F-Vision Future Truck concept
    Electric self-driving semi concept previews Ford's long-haul vision

    Ford isn't exactly known for semitrucks around the world, but that may soon change. At the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Germany on Thursday, Ford showed off its F-Vision Future Truck concept. Ford Otosan, based in Turkey and the automaker's largest commercial vehicle production base, debuted the...

  • The Warszawa M20 GT is a coach built Ford Mustang

    Polish coachbuilder KHM Motor has a vehicular vision and it all starts with the Ford Mustang, a sixth-generation Mustang GT. Using the V-8 steed as its base, KHM has reimagined the Mustang's muscular lines into something...quite different. It's called the Warszawa M20 GT, and it's meant to pay tribute to a Polish automotive classic. Russian automaker GAZ licensed its M20 Pobeda to Polish automaker FSO during the Soviet era. FSO then created a version of its own called the Warszawa M20, and it's the first Polish automobile developed after World War II. KHM has chosen that vehicle as the origin...

  • Roush Ford F-150 Supercharged
    Supercharged Roush F-150 delivers off-road performance envy

    Roush is ready to deliver serious power to the Ford F-150. The Blue Oval brand-focused tune unleashed on Tuesday a supercharged pickup dubbed the F-150 SC. Lift the hood and you'll spy Ford's 5.0-liter V-8 engine. Sitting atop it is a TVS R2650 Eaton supercharger and that pushes the engine output...

  • J Mays
    Veteran Ford designer J Mays joins appliance maker Whirlpool

    Longtime Ford designer J Mays has a new position at appliance maker Whirlpool. The veteran designer has been appointed vice president and chief design officer of Whirlpool Corporation, based in western Michigan. Whirlpool announced Mays' appointment on Monday. He'll be responsible for "translating...

  • 2014 Shelby GT500 tribute car on Jay Leno's Garage
    Jim Caviezel's 2014 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake storms into Jay Leno's Garage

    A special 2014 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake roared into Jay Leno's Garage for a new episode. Actor Jim Caviezel is the proud owner, and he's turned the car into a rolling tribute for the fallen members of SEAL Team Six aboard Extortion 17. Caviezel is heavily involved with the military and the...

  • Ford GT launch control
    Here's how launch control works on the Ford GT

    Since most of us will never have the pleasure of owning or ever getting behind the wheel of the modern Ford GT, we have others who can fill us in on how the supercar works. Today, it's all about launch control. This video from DragTimes shows us how to engage the system on a 2017 Ford GT...you...

  • 1973 Ford Bronco by Velocity Restorations
    Here's a 1973 Ford Bronco after a 1,500-hour restoration

    With Ford working on a new generation of the Bronco for 2020, interest in the nameplate has seen a major resurgence in recent years. That's seen the price of classic Broncos shoot up along with demand for restoration services. One of the best in the business is Velocity Restorations of Pensacola...

  • 2020 Ford Focus Active

    Ford in April made the shock announcement that by 2020 the only passenger cars in its lineup will be the Mustang and the Focus Active soft-roader based on the recently redesigned fourth-generation Focus. Ford planned to import the Focus Active from a plant in China but the 25-percent tariff introduced in July on vehicles imported from China caused the automaker to cancel the plan in August, meaning the Mustang could soon be the only model in the Blue Oval's lineup that isn't an SUV or utility. Ford has already stopped advertising for the Fiesta, Focus, Fusion and Taurus. Following Ford's...

  • 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor
    2019 Ford F-150 Raptor's new Trail Control is ideal for rock crawling

    Ford's F-150 Raptor receives significant updates for 2019. No, there isn't a new V-8 option. Instead, the updates have centered on improving the truck's off-road credentials. Among them is a feature called Trail Control that Ford likens to a cruise control system for off-roading. When hitting...

  • Angelo Paletta loves all of his Ford cars
    Angelo Paletta worships at the altar of Ford in his own Car Cathedral

    There's no need to ask Angelo Paletta about which car company is his favorite. He has been a tried-and-true Blue Oval fan since his father was driving Ford products back in the 1950s. Now Paletta is grown up and his car collection has too. He calls it the Car Cathedral. Paletta's two-story garage...

  • 2019 Ford Fusion
    Ford has already ended national advertising for all cars bar the Mustang

    Ahead of Ford sending its passenger cars out to pasture, the automaker has ended national advertising for the Ford Taurus, Fusion, Focus, and Fiesta models. Automotive News (subscription required) reported Wednesday that Tier 1 (national) marketing efforts for the models has finished. Mark LaNeve...

  • 2020 Ford electric SUV teaser
    Ford teases Mustang-inspired electric SUV due in 2020

    Ford's performance-oriented electric SUV due in 2020 has been previewed in a teaser sketch. The sketch reveals the rear of the SUV and confirms the rumors that the Mustang served as inspiration for the styling. It looks like the Mustang's three-bar taillight design and flat rear are present, and...

  • 2019 Hennessey Heritage Edition Ford Mustang on the dyno
    Hennessey's 808-horsepower Heritage Mustang hits the dyno

    Hennessey Performance Engineering in August unveiled the 2019 Heritage Edition Ford Mustang to celebrate hitting the 10,000-build milestone. The fiery red car, which features a design inspired by the livery of a 2018 Ford GT Heritage Edition supercar owned by Hennessey boss John Hennessey, is based...

  • PaxPower Ford F-150 Raptor conversion

    The Ford F-150 Raptor is a capable, powerful, and all-around awesome machine straight from the factory. You could pick one up at the dealership and head straight to Baja. Still, plenty of folks miss the noise from the prior version, which was fitted with a V-8 engine. PaxPower is clawing out its own niche market to appeal to those people by turning V-8 equipped F-150 pickups into Raptors. You'll need to start with a 2015 model year or newer Ford F-150. Using that truck as the base on which to build, PaxPower swaps out all of the suspension parts for the bits used on the from-the-factory...

  • 2020 Ford electric SUV spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Ford electric SUV spy shots

    Feast your eyes on the first spy shots of Ford's performance-oriented electric SUV. This is the 300-mile small electric SUV promised for 2020. Ford in early 2018 teased the possibility of using the Mach 1 name for the vehicle but only this week we learned that a strong negative response from...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang
    Ford's Mustang-inspired electric SUV won't use Mach 1 name

    Ford's performance-oriented electric SUV due in 2020 won't be called a Mach 1. Ford teased the possibility of using the name of the cherished Mustang trim for the SUV back in January, but a strong negative response from fans has persuaded the automaker to seek another name. "We put that out there...

  • 2017 Ford GT originally commissioned by John Cena - Image via Russo and Steele
    John Cena's 2017 Ford GT sold again, this time for $1.5M

    The mockery of Ford's attempts to block flippers from profiting from early sales of the GT supercar continues with news that the 2017 example originally ordered by actor and pro-wrestler John Cena has been sold for the second time. The car went under the hammer at Russo and Steele's auction held...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang
    Next Ford Mustang said to be coming in 2021, and with available AWD

    Ford is in the process of developing a redesign for its Mustang, one that will see the car move to a modular platform now that the Blue Oval is shrinking its platform count to just five. Automotive News (subscription required) reported Monday that the redesigned Mustang, the seventh generation of a...

  • 2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition
    2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition wears famous Gulf Oil livery, 2020 GT will too

    Vintage design meets modern engineering in the latest Ford GT Heritage Edition, which was unveiled Friday in the iconic Gulf Oil livery that emblazoned the 1968 GT40 bearing chassis number 1075. This is the car that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1968 with drivers Pedro Rodriguez and Lucien...

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