Fans of Ford’s American SVT and European ST and RS models will have plenty to look forward to in the next few years. As part of the company’s One Ford program to consolidate its platforms and designs, SVT and TeamRS have been brought together under a single organization led by Jost Capito. Earlier this week, we [Autoblog] sat down for lunch with Jamal Hameedi and Hermann Salenbauch to discuss what is going on and what we can expect to see in the next few years. Read the rest of this entry ?
Archive for January, 2009
Ford has so far been able to avoid suckling on the teat of the federal
government like its cross-town rivals, but after today’s announcement
of a 2008 fourth-quarter loss of $5.9 billion, serious questions are
beginning to arise about how FoMoCo will fair in 2009.
We don’t know what it is yet, but according to the folks at InsideLine, Carroll Shelby is preparing to unveil a new special-edition Ford Mustang next week. Rumored to be less powerful than the GT500KR, the limited-run model will make its debut as part of a benefit dinner for a new museum of the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), held during the Winternationals.