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Mustang Beats Superman and Batman in 2014's Most Common (and Worst) Internet Passwords


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It’s never a good idea to use simple words as passwords on the Internet, but for some reason people continue to do so, as a recent study by SplashData reveals.

Ken Block Talks about His 650HP Ford F-150 RaptorTRAX


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Ken Block is a man who has a lot of expensive toys to play with and the RaptorTRAX is probably the most shocking of all. As its name suggests, the RaptorTRAX features tracks instead of wheels, which allow it to go on tarmac, mud, gravel and, first and foremost, snow. Each track mechanism weighs about 350 lbs (159 kg), which explains why Ken Block decided to also modify the engine.

2016 Shelby GT350R Allegedly Laps 'Ring in 7:32.19, 5 Sec Faster Than Camaro Z/28


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Let's get right to it: citing an insider, Horsepower Kings claims the 2016 Shelby GT350R has recorded a staggering 7:32.19 lap time around the Nurburgring. If confirmed (and take this with a grain of salt), it will make the Shelby GT350R more than five seconds faster over the Camaro Z/28's 7:37.40 lap time.

Appreciation for Ford’s Mondeo Yields Yet Another Rendering: A Shooting Brake


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It seems that the Ford Mondeo is a car that surprisingly tickles enthusiasts’ fancy (even if it's overweight and not as sharp to drive as before). Lots of people want to see it turned into a full-blown ST model (preferably with all-wheel drive), but so far that’s only happened in PhotoShop.

Veteran Of Chrysler, Ford PR Calls NY Times Reporter "Piece of Sh!t", Takes Shots At CEOs


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Sometimes, you want to know what someone in automotive PR really thinks about a person or a product. And sometimes, you really get to know what he or she thinks about a person or a product.

How Would You Take Your 2016 Shelby Mustang GT350? [w/Poll]


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It seems like, no matter how mean and powerful other muscle cars are, there is just something special about the Mustang. People stand up and take notice regardless if it's a GT, a Shelby, a Boss or anything else of that nature.

Ford Focus ST Diesel Estate "Battles" ST Petrol Hatch


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Ford of Europe really wants you to want one of its Focus ST estate diesels, a car that’s capable of keep the petrol-powered hatch behind it on a wet track – in the hands of Steve Sutcliffe, that is.

It's Official: 2016 Ford Focus RS Debuts on February 3


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Ford confirmed via a video teaser that the all-new 2016 Focus RS will be officially revealed on February 3. As previously announced, the third-generation Focus RS will be a global vehicle, which means it will be available in the United States for the first time.

Updated Ford EcoSport for Europe Arriving in May, Will Ditch Tailgate Spare Wheel


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The India-built Ford EcoSport has failed to impress customers in Europe, despite being part of the fast-growing small SUV segment. Ford has only sold 11,257 EcoSport SUVs in Europe through November 2014 after launching the model in April, according to figures from JATO Dynamics.

Ford Started Shipping Mustangs to Asia Pacific Markets [w/Video]


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While European countries have to wait until midyear for first deliveries of the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang, the first pony cars destined for Asia Pacific markets have already been shipped.

New Ford Mustang Officially on Sale in the UK, Starts from £28,995


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For the first time in the Mustang's 50-year long history, Ford's pony car is officially available in the UK where it goes on sale in right-hand drive.

First Retail Shelby GT350R Mustang Sold for $1 Million at Scottsdale Auction


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Fresh from its debut at the Detroit Auto Show, the first retail production Shelby GT350R model carrying VIN#001 has raised $1 million for charity at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale 2015 auction.

Ford Increasing Fiesta, Focus and C-MAX Production in Germany


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Ford announced it will increase production at its assembly plants in Saarlouis and Cologne, Germany, due to growing demand for several top-selling models.

2017 Ford GT Rendered In Martini, Gulf Livery


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What is the 2017 Ford GT without its motorsport heritage? History was made when the legendary Gulf Racing Ford GT40 won at the 24 Hours of LeMans two years in a row (1968, 1969). To date, the Gulf GT40 remains arguably the most iconic American racing car in history.

2016 Ford Shelby Mustang GT350R Revs For The Public


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One of the stars of the 2015 NAIAS was without a doubt, the new Shelby GT350R, looking menacing and promising hardcore performance to those in need of a track-ready muscle car.

XCar Celebrates Ford Model T in All its Historic Glory


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The Ford Model T is often misrepresented by statements suggesting its only real merit is that it happened to roll off an ingenious production line. It actually drove very decently for what it was and the era and it did have some strong points.

Ford Cutting its Global Platforms to 8, Will Launch 15 New Products This Year


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Platform sharing is a surefire way to reduce costs, as well as complexity, across your entire range and many manufacturers are into it. You can count Ford, too, which will reduce its global car and truck platform to eight.

The Other 2015 Shelby Mustang GT has a 627HP Supercharged V8 [w/Video]


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It must be great to be a Mustang fan these days, as you have more choices than you can shake a stick at, from Ford's entry models to the Shelby GT350 and GT350R, and now, Shelby itself has something for you.

Review Looks at How Americans View Ford Fiesta ST


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While there has been the occasional unwatchable review from RegularCarReviews, this one about the Ford Fiesta ST is actually worth your time. It looks at how the Fiesta ST was received and perceived in the US and why people have taken a liking to it.

5 Things To Know About The 2016 Ford GT So Far


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We were reminded what a genuine surprise feels like when the stunning 2016 Ford GT was unveiled at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show.

Although it is only January, it would not be a surprise if the daring new supercar by the American automotive giant would become the most significant car of 2015.