Tag "Ford"

Ford Mustang 2017 model year update announced

Ford’s racing to keep up with Australia’s overwhelming appetite for its brand new Mustang. Being the first made-for-Oz Pony car offered here, local interest has exploded and today’s waiting Mustang list stretches long as 6000 people – significantly more than

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Ford Falcon XR6 Sprint

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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Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint

Welcome to the best V8 performance Falcon ever. But the best performance Falcon ever? We’re not actually sure. Could be the XR6 Turbo Sprint – and what a problem to have. For the Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint the Aussie engineers

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Ford Falcon Sprints prototype drive

If you want a comprehensive review on the new Sprint twins, we’re afraid you’ll have to wait until tomorrow, but we can offer you an early taste on what the last fast Falcons are like. UPDATE: You can now find

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FPV F6 vs Ford XR6 Turbo engines: what's the difference?

Since the FG-series FPV F6 debuted in 2008 there’s been quite a bit of debate amongst the Ford faithful as to how its 310kW/565Nm 4.0-litre turbo six differs from that of the regular 270kW/533Nm XR6 Turbo. The argument has reignited

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Ford XY Falcon GT-HO Phase III for sale

It’s not every day an example of Australia’s most revered muscle car, the Ford XY Falcon GT-HO Phase III, pops up for sale. However, it’s always an interesting barometer of the Australian muscle car market when one does, as it

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GENEVA MOTOR SHOW: Ford Fiesta ST200 revealed

Ford has unwrapped a mouth-watering new version of its brilliant Fiesta ST at the Geneva Motor Show. It’s dubbed the ST200 in reference to its 200ps power output, which equates to 147kW backed up by 290Nm of torque. These are

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Ford Falcon Sprints: the engines

In the lead-up to the release of the Falcon Sprints, there was plenty of media speculation – including from us at MOTOR – about just how far Ford would go for these last hurrahs. On paper, the answer is not

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Ford Focus ST vs Holden Astra VXR

Welcome to the next generation of Ford versus Holden. For some die-hard traditionalists, the fact these vehicles are no longer Australian-made makes the rivalry an irrelevance, however for the companies themselves the competition for market share is fiercer than ever.

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Faster Ford Focus & Fiesta ST now available

Mounting pressure from enthusiasts has helped lead Ford Australia to officially offer Mountune Performance modifications with warranty support for Fiesta and Focus ST. Available in Europe for some time on both Sport Technologies hot-hatchbacks, the dealer-fitted performance-enhancing hardware boosts power

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