Ford Fusion and Fusion Hybrid have both received the five-star safety rating from the NHTSA. The highest five-star rating is a great upgrade for the Ford Fusion, which was redesigned. The previous model scoring only three stars in the frontal crash test and four stars in the side crash test and rollover evaluations. The new [...]
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January 24th, 2013 · No Comments
January 3rd, 2013 · No Comments
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has revealed its annual Top Safety Picks List for new 2013 year. As we know, IIHS only evaluated 29 vehicles with its new testing procedures for TSP+. Luxury cars were the first groups evaluated.
Tags: · Acura TL, Chrysler 200, Dodge Avenger, Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, iihs, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Kia Optima, Nissan Altima, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback, Suzuki Kizashi, Volkswagen Passat, Volvo S60
November 20th, 2012 · No Comments
Today Ford has confirmed the update of its 1.0-liter turbocharged three-cylinder gasoline engine. The new engine made for redesigned Fiesta that will go on sale in the U.S. early next year. The new 3-cylinder EcoBoost unit is offered in two states of tune delivering 99HP and 123HP, in North America, Ford will bring the most [...]
September 5th, 2012 · No Comments
Here are the first images of the facelifted Ford Fiesta for European markets. The most interesting change for the redesigned Fiesta is the new 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine in its line-up. Its a three-cylinder unit, which has won the ???2012 International Engine of the Year??? award, and claimed to offer ???best-in-class??? fuel economy.
Tags: · Ford Fiesta
June 26th, 2012 · No Comments
Ford presented the 2013 F-150 SVT Raptor with some minor enhancements. The latest Raptor will be offered directly from the factory with beadlock-compatible alloy rims. Beadlocks secure the edges of a tire to the wheel between two surfaces to prevent the tire from rolling off the trim when the tire pressure is low.
Tags: · Ford F-150
May 10th, 2012 · No Comments
According to The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Ford recalls F-150, Mustang, Expedition, Lincoln Navigator models due to a defective transmission sensor. Some 10,000 vehicles are affected, including 2011 and 2012 F-150 pickups, 2012 Expedition and Lincoln Navigator, and 2012-2013 Ford Mustang.
November 16th, 2011 · No Comments
Ford today unveiled its new compact crossover, called Escape (Kuga in Europe). The new Ford Escape is more modern than the model it replaces. Ford’s design boss, Martin Smith, say: “The Escape’s athletic good looks are no accident, we wanted to create the impression of an athlete like a runner or swimmer in the new [...]
Tags: · Ford Escape
October 26th, 2011 · No Comments
All-new Ford Ranger is the first pickup tested by the Euro NCAP to achieve a five-star top rating. The Ranger’s overall score was 89%, one of the highest regardless of class. The new Ford Ranger received the best rating ever for pedestrian protection among the cars tested by the Euro NCAP since 1997, with an [...]
July 6th, 2011 · No Comments
Ford has unveiled a new Fiesta Sport Special Edition, developed on the base of the European market Fiesta Sport + (called the 1600S in the UK and Sport S in Germany). The new Fiesta Special Edition is available with two engine options, the 1.6-liter Duratec Ti-VCT petrol unit delivering 134-horses and 160Nm torque at 4,250rpm. [...]
Tags: · Ford Fiesta
May 11th, 2011 · No Comments
The hot version of the Ford Focus hatch is testing now in Europe. The new sport variant will follow the company’s “One Ford” strategy and go on sale in Europe, North America and Asia under the same Focus ST nameplate. 2012 Focus ST hatch will be powered by a new 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine delivering 250 [...]