Post Tagged with: "Ford"

New dual-clutch PowerShift automatic gearbox for Ford’s mini-cars

Ford Motor Company have announced that they will be introducing their new dual-clutch PowerShift 6-speed transmission onto the 2010 small-cars. The dual-clutch PowerShift transmission can be seen in the Lincoln C Concept. With the use of the new ‘box the cars will drop 30pounds, due to the dual-clutch PowerShift being 30pounds lighter than the 4-speed automatic on the Focus. There […]

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Ford starts production on the Focus RS

Ford have finally created the first production version of the all-new Ford Focus RS. The car rolled off of the Saarlouis plant in Germany. The Focus RS features a 2.5-litre turbocharged 5-cylinder engine with 300-hp and 44Nm of torque. Ford’s Focus RS will have front-wheel-drive and it will get from 0-100km/h in 5.9 seconds with a top speed of 263km/h. […]

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Ford planning a global mid-sized sedan

Ford Motor Company’s CEO, Alan Mulally, has confirmed that he wants the automaker to use certain platforms for global vehicles. Derrick Kuzak, Ford’s group vice president of global development has said that Ford’s global mid-sized car, which will replace the Ford Fusion, will be the European Mondeo. “We’re transitioning to a Fusion-Mondeo convergence,” Kuzak told Automotive News at the 2009 […]

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Spy Shots: 2010 Ford Taurus SHO

The SHO has been spotted in as an aggressive looking 2010 Ford Taurus. The images show that Ford are currently working on a new SHO model for the 2010 Taurus. Although it has not yet been confirmed, the images do show the SHO model. The SHO model will feature a new dual exhaust system, a rear deck spoiler and larger […]

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Next Ford Focus might benefit from the Lincoln C Concept engine

The new Lincoln C Concept was at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show, and there is a big chance that the model might be an opening for Lincoln in a new segment. Lincoln’s C Concept also signals a new powertrain for the next-generation Ford Focus which would boost fuel-economy by around 23 percent. The current Ford Focus features a 2.0-litre naturally […]

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Ford planning new Police cars

Ford Motor Company are planning to save their police-car business. The police-segment from Ford accounts for around 65,000 annual sales of the Ford Crown Victoria. Jim Farley, Ford’s group vice president of marketing and communications, suggests that a new front-wheel-drive unibody vehicle with all-wheel-drive capabilities is the way to go for this project. Farley has said that there are many […]

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Video: 2010 Ford Taurus Sedan

We have a new video on the Ford Taurus which was revealed at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show. The Taurus will have a range of new engines with three trim levels available. The SE, SEL and Limited. Pricing for the Taurus will start at $25,995. For full news on the Taurus click here, for pricing click here, and for the […]

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