Tag "Ford"

Ford Australia investigating performance Mustangs

Ford Australia is currently investigating offering a range of factory-backed performance parts for its Mustang muscle car. Speaking at a Ford event today, Communications and Public Affairs Director Wes Sherwood told MOTOR: “We’ve been working on our own Ford-branded performance

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Ford Falcon XR Sprints

One newton metre – piffling, but enough for the new Falcon XR6 Sprint to pip its XR8 sibling for the title of Australia’s torquiest engine ever, 576 v 575Nm. It’s fun to imagine this was deliberate. Ever since the XR6

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KAR Motorsport Ford Mustang

As the first shipment of shiny new-gen Mustangs was landing in Australia, I was having a different type of Mustang experience over in the US. But the Mustang I was driving was lower, wider, louder and a whole lot meaner

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HSV GTS vs Ford Mustang GT

It’s crunch time, kids. It ain’t no news flash, but if you want to buy a brand-new muscle car for sensible money in the next couple of years, chances are it’s going to come from the US. Fact. But is

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Aussies to make carbon wheels for Ford’s GT

Ford’s Ferrari-fighting supercar is set to sex-up with carbon fibre wheels made right here in Australia. It was confirmed overnight by the manufacturer its much hyped ‘GT’ will offer an optional carbon fibre wheel package that will see it fitted

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Ford Falcon Sprints: the full story

It was inevitable there would be a final Falcon of some kind. Not even the most cold-hearted bean counter could countenance closing the book on 56 years of tradition and heritage without a celebratory farewell model. As it turns out,

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Ford XR8 Sprint No. 1 donated to charity

Demand for Ford’s final Falcon Sprint models has been huge, with only a handful of cars believed to remain unsold. However, if you’re prepared to pay a little over the odds, here’s your opportunity to secure XR8 Sprint No. 001

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Ford Focus RS Drift Mode: Geek Speak

Given that all-wheel drive turbo cars tend to deliver slingshot speed and sure grip ahead of spectacle, the Drift mode feature in the forthcoming Ford Focus RS could make it a uniquely awesome proposition among rivals. A six-speed-manual-only, white-hot hatch

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HSV Clubsport LSA vs Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint drag race

We’re going to assume if you’ve got this far you’ve already watched the video. If you haven’t, do so, then read on. Obviously, the Sprint is soundly thumped by the Clubsport and you’re all going to want to know why.

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PCOTY 2016: Ford Falcon XR8 #11

The XR8’s participation in this year’s Performance Car Of The Year had more than a whiff of the farewell tour about it. And, sadly, like many farewell tours, it quickly became clear that it might’ve been best if the fast

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