12 May 2020

Ford revives Tradesman ute name on Ranger

Ford is offering a special edition Ranger, touting the Tradesman nameplate which adorned many Falcon utes. Ford Australia has thrown a bunch of extras on its Ranger XL to bring tougher appeal and better value in this limited edition model. Available only as a special edition kit on the Ranger

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Ford Mustang designer Dale Halderman dies
30 Apr 2020

The designer of the Mustang has died

Vale Gale Halderman, designer of the Mustang. DESIGNER OF the original Ford Mustang, Gale Halderman, died today at the Upper Valley Medical Center, a family spokesman has said. The last surviving designer of the iconic Pony car was 87. Halderman is known as the man behind the scenes of the

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New Ford Courier style ute
29 Apr 2020

New Ford ute “looks like first-gen Ranger”

A new small ute in Ford’s stable is reported to be getting ready for production next year. FORD’S NEW upcoming entry-level ute will reportedly revive the spirit of the first-generation Ranger. Also sold in Australia as the Courier for some time before Ranger became the blue oval’s local dual-cab hero,

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Ford Mustang Highway Patrol car Australia
23 Apr 2020

Exclusive: Ford Mustang Highway Patrol coming soon

We can exclusively report that a two-seat Mustang Highway Patrol car looks destined for NSW Police duties. IT SEEMS NSW Police will soon be prancing on highways with a very special Ford Mustang interceptor built by Melbourne-based tuning workshop Herrod Performance. The project, which is understood to have been underway

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02 Apr 2020

2020 Ford Fiesta ST review

FORD’S FIESTA ST is one of the benchmark hot hatches of the last decade. Given a chance to drive the new-generation ST here in Australia, we were more than keen to see if it will carry the baton into the 2020s. IN A NUTSHELL: The new Fiesta ST is a

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27 Mar 2020

Ford V6 diesel turbo could power next-gen VW Amarok

Ford and VW’s new partnership will bring many efficiencies to production, including the sharing of drivetrains. FORD AND Volkswagen have already confirmed they are working together to produce the next-generation Volkswagen Amarok and Ford Ranger, and it leads to some interesting questions as to who will supply what in the

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20 Mar 2020

2021 Ford Bronco Sport specs leak

Baby Bronco’s specs and engine details hit the internet ahead of the car’s official launch. FORD’S UPCOMING Bronco Sport – the baby to the bigger Bronco – will be powered by a choice of 1.5 and 2.0-litre engine options, according to a leak. Posted on the Full Size Bronco forum,

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Ford Puma Australia pricing
12 Mar 2020

Ford Puma pricing and specification revealed

Ford’s newest SUV will land in showrooms from $30k this year. FORD AUSTRALIA has announced local pricing and specifications for its Ford Puma SUV. Landing in showrooms form the second half of 2020 around October, the all-new model is priced from $29,990 plus on-road costs and available in three different

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Ford Falcon XR8 ute new Ford Focus
10 Mar 2020

Ford’s new car-based ute takes shape

The blue oval is close to launching a ute that’s smaller than the Ranger and based on a small-car platform. THE FORD Falcon ute could finally have a sort-of successor if Ford’s new passenger-based utility lands down under. But firstly, it needs to be revealed, and secondly, it has to

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Ford Bronco full size leak
10 Mar 2020

Full-size Ford Bronco image leak

It seems there’s a leaky ship at Ford, with images of the full-size Bronco leaking just after the Ford Bronco Sport. NOT LONG after we reported leaked images of the baby, soft-roading Ford Bronco Sport, an image of the full-size Ford Bronco landed in our inbox. This time, the alleged

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Ford Bronco Sport image leak
10 Mar 2020

Ford Bronco Sport image leak

The baby to the Bronco, the Bronco Sport will bring a softer, more affordable throwback to Ford’s iconic offroader. IMAGES OF Ford’s upcoming Bronco Sport have leaked on to the internet ahead of the blue oval’s official launch. Showing what looks like a production-ready version of the new SUV, the

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Ford Ranger Raptor V8
24 Feb 2020

Cold water thrown on Ford Ranger Raptor V8 rumour

The Ford Ranger Raptor V8 isn’t coming… at least not in the way we think it is. FOLLOWING REPORTS that Ford is readying a Ranger Raptor V8, the supposed engineering firm behind the project, Melbourne-based Premcar, has dismissed the rumours. Speaking last week at Premcar’s facility in Epping where it

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24 Feb 2020

Ford Focus could be on the chopping block

Not long after it axed the Mondeo, Ford says it is evaluating its other passenger car, the Focus. FORD IS KEEPING a sharp eye on its Focus small car and could axe conventional variants in the lineup as a result of Australia’s changing automotive tastes. The blue oval has confirmed

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Ford Ranger Raptor V8 Australia
21 Feb 2020

Ford admits “desire” to create V8 Raptor and further variants

Rumours are swirling about Ford Australia producing a Ranger Raptor V8, and the local arm says it wants one in its lineup, along with other performance utes. 

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Ford Mustang R-Spec australia front track 80%
21 Feb 2020

2020 Ford Mustang R-Spec Review

CARS ARE ALL about numbers, especially those exotic machines built specifically for driving enthusiasts. The bigger the number, the faster it is. The more desirable it is. And usually the more expensive it is. So, what happens when a car is missing one of those crucial figures? Well, in the

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