Archive for September, 2010

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Paris 2010: 2012 Focus ST Breaks Cover… Again…

September 30, 2010

We’ve had a sneak peak at the new hot version of the new global Focus – the ST – but Ford has officially unveiled the new-for-2011 pocket rocket to the world. 185kW (247hp) and 360Nm (265lb-ft) from its 2.0 litre EcoBoost 4 cylinder through the front wheels should prove to make this hot hatch one of the fastest – until, I suppose, the new RS…

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Paris 2010: 2012 U.S. Focus Details Announced…

September 30, 2010

We have shown you the 2012 Focus before, but Ford has released some more details at the Paris International Motorshow in Paris this week as to the specifications of the U.S.-bound version. Atop of this list is the confirmation that the new Focus, set to go on sale in the U.S. and Europe early next year, will be nearly identical in both markets – good news for our American friends.

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2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost V6 Figures Released…

September 22, 2010

Last month we reported to you about the four new powertrains being offered in the revamped 2011 F-150 truck range, but could not give you exact numbers on the F-Series version of Fords acclaimed EcoBoost twin turbo, direct-injected V6 engine. Well, Ford has spilled the beans, and WOW! This should be a real gem! Read on to hear those magic numbers…

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Paris 2010: Focus ST Lands the Wow Bomb…

September 15, 2010

We knew it was coming, but man! This is a bit more than we were expecting! To be officially unveiled on the 30th of September, here is a preview of the all-new 2012 Ford Focus ST:

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F-150 SVT Raptor Gets 2 More Doors And Loses 5.4L V8…

September 3, 2010

We have grown to love the SVT Raptor trim F-150, and Ford has gone one step further by adding a SuperCrew version – you know, to let the wife and kids join in on the fun too. In conjunction with the scrapping of the ancient 5.4L V8, Ford has added new bonnet decals to boot, oh, and has added Ignot Silver Metallic to make 5 delicious colour choices. Internally, Ford have slapped in a 4.2″ “Productivity Screen” in the instrument panel a la the 2011 Super Duty.

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The BOSS Is Dead, Long Live The (New) BOSS!!!

September 2, 2010

Ford Performance Vehicles has announced its all-new replacement for the long-serving 5.4 litre Boss V8 is the supercharged 5.0 litre “Miami” V8. Based on the Coyote V8 used in the current-generation Ford Mustang, the Miami will be available in two guises in FPV’s model range. Mild and Wild!

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2012 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor Unveiled…

September 1, 2010

After showing off the new 2012 Taurus Police Interceptor back in March, Ford has unveiled the second installment to it’s new Police duty duo – the Explorer Police Interceptor.

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