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Review Says All-New Ford Mondeo's Handling Is Not Best-in-Class Anymore

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Almost three years ago, Ford unveiled the Fusion sedan in the United States, with the model expected to arrive in Europe badged as Mondeo a few months later.

Ford Details 725HP Gold-Obsessed Galpin Auto Sports Mustang

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Ford has released additional details about the customized Mustang built by Galpin Auto Sports for SEMA to celebrate Ford Mustang’s 50th birthday.

The golden anniversary car features a restyled front fascia to match the three streaks found in the factory headlights, but the latter are replaced by new headlights with integrated LED turn signals and turn on in sequence. The car also features carbon fiber front splitter and rocker panels, as well as a more aggressive rear diffuser.

The exterior is finished in paint that may appear black, but a closer look reveals that it is filled with gold metallic flakes. The 20-inch wheels, side sills, brake calipers and badging are also finished in gold. Inside, everything that is normally chrome or metallic has either been blacked-out or given the gold treatment. The Recaro seats are covered with a fabric finished in black and gold, and the headliner is black microsuede.

Under the hood, a gold powder-coated Whipple supercharger helps the 5.0-liter V8 develop 725 horsepower. Suspension components from Steeda and an all-new exhaust from Magnaflow complete the mechanical upgrades.

“We like the black and gold idea, and really wanted to get the color as close to 24-carat gold as possible,” Brandon Boeckmann, GAS operations manager, explained the gold theme.

Ford said the spotlight at the 2014 SEMA will be on the all-new 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine, which has “much more potential for performance,” according to the automaker. Several tuners will unveil high-powered versions of the new turbo four-cylinder which produces 310 hp and 320 lb-ft (434 Nm) of torque in standard form.


Ford Cuts Focus EV’s Price by a Further $6,000 on Weak Demand

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It’s no secret that Ford has failed to attract EV buyers with its Focus Electric in the US, and the fact that the automaker has operated a second consistent price cut speaks for itself.

2015 Mustang Goes All Na-Na-Na Batman with 1966 Batcave Shoot

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You won't mistake it for any past or future Batmobile, but you have to admit that a blacked-out 2015 Mustang looks pretty darn cool standing at the entrance of the Batcave from the 1966 Batman TV show.

Stock-Looking 1975 Ford Bronco for Sale in Washington

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There’s just something deeply endearing and almost cute about the way the first-gen Ford Bronco looks, especially if it’s not jacked up on silly suspension stilts and off-road rims.

This example looks like it came out of the factory gates in 1975, and while not completely stock, it does a great job of looking like it.

Ford Promises a Stampede of 2015 Mustangs for SEMA Show

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Even before we laid eyes on the new Mustang, we knew that the first SEMA Show after its presentation would be dominated by Ford's pony car. No surprise here, as it goes with the territory.

Ford Gives 2016 Explorer SUV a Mid-Cycle Facelift with New Turbo Engines

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Our spy shooters have tracked down a disguised prototype of the upcoming 2016 Ford Explorer SUV that gains a proper facelift five years after its debut.

Ford Gives 2015 F-150 Two Different Personas for SEMA

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Ford has previewed two radically different concept cars for the SEMA Show based on the all-new 2015 F-150 pickup truck.

COBB Tuning Details Available Ford Fiesta Mods

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While modding your Ford Fiesta ST yourself by ordering parts online and then either doing a DIY job or going to a regular mechanic is fine, giving it a specialized pack is not a bad way to go either. One tuner that provides such a service is COBB, and its pack is said to improve the Fiesta in every way.

Ford Gets into Halloween Mood with Car Wash Prank

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It takes a lot of courage (or health tests beforehand) to play a prank like the one Ford played on 30 strangers who were on their way to a filmed test drive.

4-Cylinder 2015 Ford Mustang Proves it Has Excellent Daily Driver Capabilities

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While not particularly fast, particularly light or particularly sharp to drive, the new Ford Mustang makes sense in EcoBoost trim.

Its engine isn’t at all high-revving, and most of the fun happens in the mid range, but that’s not necessarily a negative point, particularly from the standpoint of everyday usability.

Ford Mulls Selling U.S.-Market Plug-In Hybrids In Europe

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Given the praise Ford's hybrids have received in the States, it's interesting the company has only just announced they'd be available in Europe.

Hennessey's New 2015 Mustang GT Supercharged HPE600 and HPE700 Kits from $15k

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Let the 2015 Mustang horsepower wars begin; Hennessey has dropped its new HPE600 and HPE700 Ford pony car packages with 620hp and 717hp respectively.

Ford's Mustang Turbo-Powered 2016 Focus RS Spied

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The compact hot hatch segment is about to get a whole lot warmer with the pending arrival of Ford's new generation Focus RS.

So, We Meet Again Says the 2015 Mustang GT to the 2015 Camaro SS [w/Poll]

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Yep, the time has come for a face-to-face encounter between two of the most iconic nameplates on this side of the Atlantic: the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang vs. the 2015 Chevy Camaro.

Steeda Prepares a Flurry of 2015 Ford Mustang S550 Tuning Parts

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One of America's most well-known Ford tuning brands, Steeda Autosports, is gearing up for the 2015 Mustang launch with plenty of performance enhancements, some of which are readily available, while others are on a pre-order.

Ford GT Smacks a Toyota and Then Runs Away!

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If you can afford a supercar like the Ford GT, you should have no problem whatsoever dealing with an accident that you caused on the road, right?

This is What Ford Mustang EcoBoost Fake Engine Noise Sounds Like

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The secret’s out that the new turbocharged Ford Mustang EcoBoost gets fakery pumped into the cabin to make the driver feel racy. However, the question is just how much of what you hear inside is real and how much is artificially generated.

GM Brags About Silverado's Frame Twisting Less Than Ford F-250 [w/Video]

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The pickup truck sales war under way between the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and the 2015 Ford F-250 just took a new twist after GM released its findings on frame rigidity.

2015 Mustang Gets a Rather Enthusiastic Review from Auto Express

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As the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang will be offered officially in Europe for the first time in the nameplate’s history, it’s obvious that automotive media from across the pond are interested in it.