Ford and LEGO introduce the first-ever Ford Mustang and Ford F-150 Raptor LEGO sets. The 185-piece Ford Mustang kit includes a time board and race driver. The 664-piece F-150 Raptor set includes a well-equipped garage, trailer, a drag racing Christmas tree and Model A hot rod, plus a crew of Ford workers to ensure top-quality work.
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Ford Capri mk3 presented new front section with dual halogen headlights. The new front end design, together with an integrated front spoiler, improved car’s aerodynamic performance. Ford Capri provided better performance and fuel economy compared to the predecessor.
The first ever Transit came down the line at the company’s Langley commercial vehicle plant in Berkshire, England on August 9. in 1965. It was already packed with innovations like a printed circuit in the instrument panel, an optional steering lock, a side loading door and seatbelt attachment points.
Ford unveiled the 2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicle at the Chicago Auto Show. Since its introduction in 2012, Police Interceptor Utility quickly became America’s best-selling police vehicle, helping Ford capture 55 percent of the U.S. law enforcement vehicle market.
The Shelby GT350R features the first-ever production V8 from Ford with a flat-plane crankshaft plus a specially tuned suspension. It is fitted with revised spring rates and antiroll bars, lower ride height, unique track-tuned alignment settings, revised bushings and jounce bumpers, cross-axis ball joints in the front suspension, and revised calibration controlling the MagneRide dampers.
The all-new 2015 Ford F-150 will be available with a new 2.7-liter EcoBoost with standard Auto Start-Stop and a 3.5-liter V6 engine with twin independent variable camshaft timing join the proven 3.5-liter EcoBoost and 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V8.
The new 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine brings turbocharging to the Ford Mustang powertrain lineup. Designed to meet the needs of drivers looking for outstanding performance and projected best-in-class fuel efficiency, this EcoBoost engine has been developed specifically for Mustang. The 2.3-liter continues to take advantage of state-of-the-art technologies including direct fuel injection, twin independent variable camshaft timing and turbocharging to produce big-engine power and torque with improved fuel efficiency. With a projected 305-plus horsepower and 300-plus lb.-ft. of torque, this EcoBoost engine fits the bill for a true Mustang powerplant.
Ford unveiled the new Ford Mustang, which will also be available in Europe. Ford Mustang’s upgraded V6 and V8 engines are joined by an all-new 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine that brings state-of-the-art technology to Mustang. Mustang GT continues with the latest edition of the throaty 5.0-liter V8, now featuring an upgraded valvetrain and cylinder heads that yield more than 420 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque.
Ford F-150 SVT Raptor has had record sales during 8 of the past 10 months and sales are up 14 percent in 2013. Raptor is also one of the fastest-turning vehicles in the automotive industry, with only a 15-day supply on dealer lots. With Raptor sales expected to remain strong, Ford will increase Raptor production, growing assembly from three trucks per hour to five trucks per hour.
A new technology available for Ford Police Interceptor will provide an additional measure of security for law enforcement officers by mitigating their risk of being snuck up on from the rear while working in their vehicles. The new surveillance mode technology works by using existing Ford driver-assist technologies – a backup camera, cross-traffic alert and reverse park assist – to give police officers added situational awareness and a first line of defense from potential assailants.