25 Sep 2020

Lack of auto rules out Ford Puma ST for Australia

Ford has finally shown us the production Puma ST hot crossover but it will not come to Australia. UPDATE: Ford Australia has told us that the new Puma ST, while potentially appealing to Australians, won’t make it here because it is not offered with the choice for an automatic transmission:

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24 Sep 2020

New Ford Puma safety tested

Full five-star rating awarded to new Ford Puma in ANCAP assessment. Ford’s all-new Puma SUV launches in Australia with a five-star ANCAP rating, thanks to a safe body structure and safety assistance technology. Announced this morning, the Australiasian New Car Assessment Program confirmed that the Puma would carry over the

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22 Sep 2020

Five best trick dual-cab utes for fifty-odd grand

The car market isn’t exactly brimming with action so it’s a top time to buy a ute. There are plenty of different utes on the market but here we’re looking at the top deals for tricked-up dual-cab utes on the market for between $50-60K. This eliminates pure work dogs like

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18 Sep 2020

Raptor-inspired Ford Ranger FX4 Max

Tough new ute joins the Ranger lineup with a unique set of towing and off-road abilities from factory. It’s official – Ford Australia has revealed the FX4 Max for Australia, a much-anticipated model that was expected to be a ‘mini-Raptor’, and it is. But it’s also more than that. This

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16 Sep 2020

What’s the new Ranger Tremor/FX4 Max all about?

It’s the mini Ranger Raptor that anyone who needs to tow and carry and go off bush really wants. Ford Australia has officially confirmed that a new Ranger model is on its way, showing what appears to be a homegrown version of the Ranger Tremor released to the North American

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15 Sep 2020

Ford missed the mark with Bronco case for Australia

Has Ford missed a trick in not approving the new Bronco for right-hand drive? We think so. Not letting emotions get in the way (although yes, we do also really want to see the Bronco on Aussie roads and bush tracks too), it is the business case for the Bronco

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10 Sep 2020

Ford Ranger XLT gets new cab-chassis model

Ford dubs its new XLT 4×4 dual-cab cab-chassis ‘adventure-ready’. UPDATE: Ford Australia has clarified that the tow bar tongue is standard. Ford has introduced a new dual-cab cab-chassis model to the Ranger XLT trim level. The four-door ute with a flexible chassis rear allows customers to fit their own setup,

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09 Sep 2020

Incentives to buy the new Ford Puma later this month

Ford is throwing freebies and cash at customers to consider buying the all-new Puma. Ford Australia will launch its all-new Puma crossover later this month on Australian showroom floors, but it is expecting many customers won’t actually be walking in the door. Instead, the blue oval will take to the

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26 Aug 2020

2020 Ford Ranger Raptor, Wildtrak And Wildtrak X updated

Ford introduces Ford Pass Connect, more equipment, and some nicer technology to its range-topping utes. Ford has announced pricing for its top-of-the-range Ranger utes, the Raptor, Wildtrak, and Wildtrak X. Notably, it’s the rugged Ranger Wildtrak X that sees the most upgrades, now fitted with brighter Bi-LED headlights that the

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26 Aug 2020

More upsetting news for Aussie Ford Bronco fans

Oh no! The great-looking Ford Bronco will come in range-topping Raptor guise too. As if it wasn’t disappointing enough that Ford declined to bring its Ford Ranger-underpinned Bronco to Australia, we now know that there will also be Bronco Raptor. The flagship of the new Ranger and also the F-150

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24 Aug 2020

Ford Raptor ponies up with new V8 power

Ford’s F Truck Raptor is apparently getting V8 power to take on the Hellcat-mad RAM TRX. The battle of the heavy-weight pickup trucks is becoming deliciously ludicrous with Ford reportedly preparing a V8 Raptor that will outpower the upcoming RAM 1500 TRX. As we reported last week, RAM has confirmed

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14 Aug 2020

2020 Ford Ranger XL and XLT get loaded up

Ford has updated 2020 Ranger models with special packs for XL and XLT models. Ford has revealed an upgraded Fully Loaded pack for its XLT ute, along with toughened XL Special Edition and revisions elsewhere in the range. Included in the updates is the very new Ford Pass Connect system.

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04 Aug 2020

New CEO at Ford Australia and New Zealand

New boss for Ford Australia will see in the new decade. Ford has appointed the man in charge of the new Ranger program to head Ford Australia and New Zealand as CEO. Following more than 26 years at the blue oval in a career that started within the brand’s customer

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31 Jul 2020

Ford Falcon XA GT RPO 83 sold for $300K

One of Australia’s greatest barn finds has gone to auction, here’s the latest live result. July 31: Chicken Coupe sells for $300,909! July 27: Grays Online opened bidding on the “Chicken Coupe” this weekend and, while punters said it should exceed $200,000, as of this Monday morning, it has exceeded

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23 Jul 2020

How is it you can still buy a Ford Mustang R-Spec?

Forget burying money under the chicken coop like your nan did, just buy a limited edition muscle car and reap the rewards. With our locked down island still crazy for special locally developed cars, we wonder how it is that there’s any limited-edition Mustang R-Spec stock still left. Though somehow

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