When the Mustang was introduced in the mid-1960s, performance cars were just starting to appear, and while youth-oriented, it would be a couple of years before Ford’s pony car would receive big engines and handling packages that it is known for today.
Monday, 06 July 2020 14:12 Published in Streetwise
Ford has re-entered the small pickup scene with the all-new Ranger after dropping the popular pickup in 2011 to concentrate on building and selling its F-150.
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 17:21 Published in Streetwise
As Ford drops its car lines, except for its Mustang, the automaker has given its SUV and pick-up vehicles some performance upgrades for buyers who wish enhanced driving. The Ford Performance people have introduced an ST version of its popular Edge, but this mid-size five-seater SUV lacks the sporty and agile DNA of its ST-built cars.
Thursday, 14 March 2019 19:32 Published in Streetwise
LAS VEGAS -- Telcel/TELMEX Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS), winner of seven of the last 10 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype Championships, will switch to the power and fuel-efficiency advantages of the new Ford EcoBoost sports car engine package starting next year.
Wednesday, 06 November 2013 12:52 Published in Press Releases
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 12:42 Published in Breaking News
Dearborn, MI (March 9, 2012) – Ford F-Series Super Duty® customers demand a truck with toughness and capability, yet they still appreciate the amenities that make their driving experience more enjoyable. The 2013 F-Series Super Duty offers both, with a first-ever Platinum series model and the addition of SYNC with MyFord Touch®.
Friday, 09 March 2012 16:39 Published in Industry News & Products
CONCORD, n.c, Jan. 24, 2012 – Manufacturer brand identity is back in NASCAR. - The 2013 Ford Fusion NASCAR Sprint Cup car, unveiled today as part of the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour, was worked on by Ford designers in an effort to bring brand identity back to the sport. The result is undeniable with the 2013 Sprint Cup car mirroring the recently unveiled 2013 Ford Fusion production car.
Tuesday, 24 January 2012 15:26 Published in Press Releases
Multimatic Motorsports to Take Ford Into Ultra Competitive ST Class of the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge
MARKHAM, ONTARIO (January 17th, 2012) – After almost two decades of competition success in the Grand Sport (GS) class of the Continental Challenge, and its predecessor series, Multimatic Motorsports is returning to its roots with a two car entry in the highly competitive and exciting Street Tuner (ST) class. This new direction has been born from Ford Racing (FR) adding the new Focus to its competition programs with Multimatic Motorsports. The highly successful Mustang FR500C and Boss302R customer race programs will remain a priority for both Ford Racing and Multimatic with comprehensive at-track support serving the needs of privateer race teams who campaign in GS. Ford's factory race effort will be directed at its new global racing platform, the Focus ST-R powered by EcoBoost. This catalogue racer is built on the recently launched third generation Focus, which is a truly global vehicle powered by Ford's 2.0L EcoBoost, identical versions being built at manufacturing facilities around the world. Once again, FR chose Canada's Multimatic Motorsports to develop the new ST-R, the first version of which being specifically configured for Grand-Am Continental ST competition although the base platform, which includes an FIA certified safety cage, can be tailored for a wide range of regional competition, based on local rules.
Wednesday, 18 January 2012 09:51 Published in Press Releases