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Ford Focus BEV will appear for the first time on "The Jay Leno Show"

The actress Drew Barrymore will accept the “Green Car Challenge” – a rubric part of "The Jay Leno Show". The car, which will be used through the first season of the Challenge will be the new Ford Focus powered only by electricity. The celebrities will be behind the wheel, driving quickly to establish a fast lap time. The electric Focus in the show is based on five door hot hatchback Focus ST. It is modified into battery electric vehicle

2010 SALEEN 435S – Affordable high performance sports car

The new Saleen 435S is based on 2010 Ford Mustang. This is the first car launched under new ownership. It is targeted to a clients, who seek high adrenaline and driving pleasure at affordable price. The power unit is 4.6 liter SOHC V8 engine with 3 valves per cylinder equipped with twin-screw supercharger cooled by

2010 Ford C-MAX will hit Frankfurt

All-new Ford C-MAX is going to hit the forthcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. The new C-MAX’s design is based on the stunning Ford iosis MAX concept car unveiled at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, with its vision and dynamism the all-new Ford C-MAX brings new levels of style and desirability to the compact multi-activity vehicle (MAV) market. 2010 Ford C-MAX features the 'kinetic design' styling language which adopts to the MAV more dynamic passenger-car look. The new Ford C-MAX will host a

GGR's RS 340 engine tuning for Focus RS

Few days ago the leading Ford RS specialist Graham Goode Racing Ltd (GGR) announced the RS 340 engine tuning package for the new Mk2 Ford Focus RS. The newly developed engine upgrade requires no additional mechanical modifications, because it is purely an engine management conversion. Consisting of an ECU upgrade using the Superchips platform, the conversion requires firmware modifications and software reprogramming, the latter using the renowned Superchips Bluefin hand-held unit. Bluefin

Ford's Intelligent Vehicle-to-Grid Communication System

Ford Motor Company announced today that it has developed an intelligent vehicle-to-grid communications and control system for its plug-in hybrid electric vehicles that “talks” directly with the nation’s electric grid. This new technology – which builds on Ford’s advancements such as SYNC®, SmartGauge™ w

Ford 3-Wet paint technology - Greener than the others

Global paint shops in India, Romania, Mexico and China are in the process of rolling out a Ford-exclusive paint technology that will not only save the shops time and money, but will lessen their environmental footprint and result in a high-quality product. Ford continues its leadership position in implementing the n

Ford Transit SportVan limited edition

Ford Transit SportVan limited edition is created for customers who want to make a bold statement. The model is based on the popular 260, short wheelbase Transit with front wheel drive, the 140PS 2.2-litre TDCi diesel engine and a six-speed transmission. The exterior features: frozen white paintwork, Le Mans-style blue bonnet stripes, twin exhausts, 18-inch 'snowflake pattern' alloy wheels, low profile 235/45 tyres, front and rear lower spoilers, side skirts and extended wheel arches. The i

Ford Focus and Ford Focus ST received JMS styling

The German tuners JMS Racelook in co-operation with Stoffler Autotechnik proudly presents two new bodykits for the Ford’s 2008 models: Focus Facelift and Focus ST Facelift. Both cars are equipped with H&R lowering springs (181 euro), which lowers the front with 40mm and the rear with 35mm. The Wheel-Tire combination for both vehicles are Tomason TN6 8,5x19 wheels with 225/35 19 tyres (1599 euro). Ford Focus Facelift Aerodynamic Package: Sporty Front Lip   (249 euro) Side Skirts (299 euro)

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Ford Mustang AV-X10 "Dearborn Doll"

Ford Motor Company created a truly one-of-a-kind vehicle, the Mustang AV-X10 “Dearborn Doll,” to be sold at auction during the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) 2009 AirVenture Oshkosh, the world’s greatest aviation celebration. Ford is the exclusive automotive partner with EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and all of the proceeds from the sale will benefit the Young Eagles organization. EAA AirVenture Oshkosh will be held from July 27 to Aug. 2 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

The New Ford Taurus Sculpted for Optimal Fuel Economy

To the untrained eye, it’s just another facet in the chiseled, muscular shape of the expressive new Ford Taurus. As the sunlight glints off the rear decklid of Ford’s poised new driver’s sedan standing ready to hit the road, the slight but precise lip of the decklid reflects the rays. It is just one of many inter

Ford's Ecoboost Turbochargers - High Altitude Power Showcase

Advanced twin turbochargers rev up the power of the new 3.5-liter EcoBoost™ V-6 engines that will be available on several vehicles, including the 2010 Ford Flex, later this summer. Customers already are excited that the lighter-weight, all-aluminum 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 delivers the power of a high-powered V-8 engine while maintaining V-6 fuel economy. Extensive testing of the powertrain ensures that the EcoBoost engine meets customer deman

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Super Snake Package for 2010 Ford Shelby GT500

Continued demand for a “Super Snake” post title package has led Shelby Automobiles to unveil a new program to turn a limited number of 2010 Ford Shelby GT500s into Shelby super cars. The Super Snake package will include enhancements to the 2010 Ford Shelby GT500’s handling, styling and power; output ratings will range from 630 to over 725 horsepower. Exclusivity will be assured as a limited number of Super Snakes will be built at the Shelby Autos facility in Las Vegas or one of the Mod Shops, beginning in Aug