Ford Car News:

  • Ford-designed Santa’s sleigh

    17 December 2008 by Tim Pollard

    Ford Santa's sleigh

    Blue Oval designers at Dunton in Essex, UK, penned this trio of Ford-inspired sleighs to help fashion Santa’s just-in-time delivery system. It’s a job they’re familiar with, working on successive...

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  • Ford Fiesta saloon: first photos

    19 November 2008 by Digby Fullam

    Ford is keeping true to its word in making the Fiesta a truly global car, taking the wraps off the new Fiesta saloon in China this week. Why China? Isn’t the LA Show on this week? Ford has earmarked...

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  • Ford Mustang GT500 - Gone in 60 Seconds

    20 October 2008 by Ben Pulman

    Ranking: 6        Year of release: 2000 The car: Ford Mustang GT500 Why it’s special: Because Hollywood came up with an excuse to make a film about 50 of the hottest...

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  • Ford Mustang - Bullitt

    20 October 2008 by Ben Pulman

    Ranking: 2        Year of release: 1968 The car: Ford Mustang 390 GT Why it’s special: The greatest car chase ever. Period! Best bit: When Lalo Schifrin’s theme tune...

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  • Ford Gran Torino - Starsky & Hutch

    20 October 2008 by Tim Pollard

    Ranking: 33       Year of release: 2004. The car: Several Ford Gran Torinos – in homage to the original Seventies TV series. Why it’s special: The way it lampoons...

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  • Ford Falcon - Mad Max

    20 October 2008 by Andrew Franklin

    Ford Falcon - Mad Max

    Ranking: 13       Year of release: 1976. The car: Ford Falcon XB Coupe. Why it’s special: Mad Max manages to make the cop car look so cool that – for once – you want to...

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  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

    20 October 2008 by Greg Fountain

    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

    Ranking: 17       Year of release: 1968 The car: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Why it’s special: Because it was written by Ian Fleming – whose stories revelled in cool cars –...

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  • Ford Ka at the Paris motor show 2008

    02 October 2008 by Gavin Green

    Ford at the Paris motor show 2008

    Ford’s latest Ka – high style meets low cost – makes its bow at the Paris show. It’s a funky little thing based on the Fiat 500/Panda, and built in the same Polish factory. It dials up driving brio...

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  • Ford Focus RS has 1000 UK orders

    11 September 2008 by Nick Eaton

    Ford UK has confirmed its dealers have received more than 1000 orders for the new Focus RS, despite the rampant hot hatch having only been unveiled at the British motor show two months...

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  • Ford Ka (2009): more photos and details

    08 September 2008 by Tim Pollard

    Ford Ka (2009): the new one arrives at the 2008 Paris motor show

    Ford has issued more details and photographs of its Ka city car, the Blue Oval's twin of the cutesy Fiat 500. The new Ka will – for the first time – be available as a diesel in the shape of the 74bhp...

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  • Ford Ka stars in latest Bond film

    15 August 2008 by Ben Whitworth

    Bond Ford Ka side view photo

    Ford’s new Ka is going to be a film star. Continuing Ford’s relationship with the James Bond film series, the Ka will appear in the latest spy thriller Quantum of Solace, driven by Ukranian actress...

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  • Ford Ka (2009) unveiled: first photos

    01 August 2008 by Ben Pulman and Ben Barry

    Ford’s Ka – the cheeky, lovable and classless city car – is back. Still called Ka, the new model will make its show debut at Paris in autumn 2008, before going on sale in the UK by the end of the...

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  • Ford supercars

    29 July 2008 by

    The Blue Oval might be more at home building Escorts and Mondeos, but it too has dabbled in the superecar arena in the past four decades. And considering the company's main engineering focus, the two...

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  • VIDEO: Ford Focus RS - old and new

    28 July 2008 by Tim Pollard

    See Ford's new Focus RS in CAR's new video – where we drive the Mk1 RS and pore all over the new 2008 RS, with a little help from the man responsible for both models: Jost Captio. CAR's new video is...

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  • Ford at the London motor show 2008

    23 July 2008 by Ben Barry and CAR reader reporter Jacomoseven

    Ford Focus RS: one of the handful of world debuts at the 2008 London motor show

    Ford's stand is one of the undisputed highlights at this year's London motor show, with something for visitors of all persuasions. Like hot hatches? They don't come much hotter than the new Focus RS,...

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  • Ford Focus RS the first pictures

    04 July 2008 by Tim Pollard

    The wait is over. Ford today officially took the wraps off its new Focus RS – the hottest hatch on the planet, judging by the first official details. We'll see the new fast Ford at the 2008 London...

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  • Ford Fiesta ST500: first pictures

    10 June 2008 by Dimitri Pesin

    As we prepare to wave goodbye to the current Fiesta, Ford has released a special edition ST to keep interest in its hot-hatch alive. A hard job indeed, with the stunning looks of the Verve...

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  • 'Jaguar-Land Rover deal in two weeks'

    06 March 2008 by Tim Pollard

    It was the story that never happened. Rival media reported that the Jaguar/Land Rover sale would be completed at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this week, but CAR Online spoke to executives close to...

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  • Ford Fiesta shown

    04 March 2008 by Ben Pulman

    What’s new on Ford’s Geneva Motor Show stand? The Fiesta of course. Both three and five-door versions of the supermini were on display, and both looked brilliant. Ford also showed off the facelifted...

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  • Ford Fiesta (2008): first official pictures

    15 February 2008 by Tim Pollard

    You’re looking at Ford’s new Fiesta. The new supermini shares around half its parts with the Mazda 2 – which means the newcomer is the same size as today’s Fiesta but slightly lighter. Its diet will...

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  • Ford Focus: the musical

    05 February 2008 by Ben Pulman

    How do you make the facelifted Ford Focus musical? Employ jazz musician Bill Milbrodt to rip one to shreds. In the latest March 2008 issue of CAR Magazine Gavin Conway meets the Emmy television...

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