Where Did The Compact Pickups Go?

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Where Did The Compact Pickups Go?
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Bigger isn’t always better, although domestic automakers are pretending not to hear you when it comes to compact pickups. Why? Continue Reading...

Future Mad Max Interceptor Concept, Prepared By Ford And Top Gear Australia

Future Mad Max Interceptor Concept, Prepared By Ford And Top Gear Australia
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There once was a time, when Mel Gibson was mad only on screen and drove a modified black Ford Falcon Interceptor in a movie called Mad Max. The movie is full of high speed chases and destruction in typical 1980’s fashion. You’d either love this movie or think it is one of the biggest time… Continue Reading...

Ford FPV Falcon GT Rumored for the U.S.; Rear-Drive Supercharged V8 and All

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Ford FPV Falcon GT Rumored for the U.S.; Rear-Drive Supercharged V8 and All
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Fans of rear-drive domestic performance sedans suffered a blow when General Motors decided to close the Pontiac brand and cease importing the rebadged Holden Commodore as the G8. While rumors continue to suggest GM will bring back a rear-drive Australian-sourced performance machine, they may have to act fast as a recent report suggests Ford may… Continue Reading...

Official: Ford Australia Debuts SHO-Slaying FPV F6 E

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Official: Ford Australia Debuts SHO-Slaying FPV F6 E
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Ford Australia has just officially launched its high-performance 2010 FPV F6 E; a car with even more punch under the hood that the new 2010 SHO. But how can that be? The SHO uses a twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 to make 365hp. Well, the Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) version of the Australian-market F6 E saloon out… Continue Reading...

Independent Rear Scrapped for 2005 Mustang so Ford Could Save $100 a Car

Independent Rear Scrapped for 2005 Mustang so Ford Could Save $100 a Car
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When Ford launched it’s all-new retro-inspired Mustang in 2005, the car received plenty of improvements, but according to a recent report in Motor Trend it could have been even better. The chassis, the S197, was originally scheduled to have a fully-independent rear end which would have provided superior performance and comfort, but that plan was… Continue Reading...

Ford Planning Return of the 5.0

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Ford Planning Return of the 5.0
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Few engines have received the iconic status of the Ford Mustang’s 5.0. The motor disappeared in 1996 but now appears to be ready to make a comeback. News of the return comes out of Australia where Ford Australia product development boss Russell Christophers has confirmed a new 5.0-liter V8 is currently undergoing development in the… Continue Reading...

Ford Australia Unveils 421hp F6 E Concept: And We Though the SHO Was Cool

Ford Australia Unveils 421hp F6 E Concept: And We Though the SHO Was Cool
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Ahead of the Melbourne Auto Show in Australia, Ford has released details of a concept car based on its FPV rear-wheel drive sedan. Called the F6 E, this concept car take the performance of the FPV F6 GT and the luxury and refinement of the FPV FE… hence the name F6 E. Don’t follow? We… Continue Reading...