Ford News and Reviews

Come to this section of Torque News to read general Ford news and reviews. The Ford F Series has been the bestselling vehicle in the United States for over three decades and here you will find the latest Ford news and reviews about of Ford models. The Ford brand is far more than just trucks. Models like the Fusion, Focus EV, Taurus, Fiesta, Mustang, Escape and Explorer make Ford a top competitor in pretty much every major automotive segment in both the American and global markets. Torque News reporters update the news on this page about Ford vehicles daily.

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Ford Claims Top Four Spots in VW-Sponsored GRC Event, VW Teams Suffer Engine Problems

This past weekend marked the third event of the 2015 Red Bull Global RallyCross event with the Volkswagen Rallycross DC and for the first time this season, Scott Speed and his VW failed to take the win as Ford Fiesta racers claimed each of the top four spots after both VW teams ran into engine problems.
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The New 2015 Ford Mustang Will Be the Safest Mustang Ever

The 2015 Ford Mustang will be the first marketing global, the fastest ever and the most efficient ever which is all very impressive, but what we have failed to consider thus far is that the next generation Mustang will also be the safest of the fabled pony cars with extensive safety innovations inside and out.

The 2015 Ford Mustang GT Fastback Offers the Most Bang for the Buck

Yesterday we took a close look at the pricing and options for the 2015 Ford Mustang GT Premium Fastback and today, we price out the more affordable non-Premium GT Fastback, a model that packs all of the power and none of the frills so for those looking to go fast on a budget – this is your car.
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In Depth Pricing for the 2015 Ford Mustang GT Premium Fastback

While we have previously looked at the basic pricing breakdown for the 2015 Ford Mustang in all trims, the full configurator for the next generation Mustang is live on Ford’s site – giving us a chance to price out our dream 2015 Mustangs and begin trimming expenses for the big purchase.
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2015 Ford Mustang GT, EcoBoost 50 Years Appearance Package Detailed

Now that the configurator for the 2015 Ford Mustang has arrived online, we have full official details and pricing information for all of the various options, features and packages of the new Mustang – including the 50 Years Appearance Package that we have heard about since the first dealer screen captures hit the web.
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The 2015 Ford Mustang Weight Arrives Online - Less Than Expected

While there still aren’t “official” weight figures for the 2015 Ford Mustang, the folks at Mustang6g have gotten a hold of information said to be from dealership information and while these numbers are a little higher than the figures for the 2014 models – the 2015 Mustang weighs significantly less than what the rumors suggested.
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When the 2015 Ford F150 Succeeds, More Trucks Will Use Aluminum Very Soon

Ford Motor Company kind of shocked the world when they introduced the new 2015 Ford F150 pickup with a body that is comprised heavily of aluminum rather than steel and when (not if) the newest F150 succeeds – we will quickly see the competition follow suit as the other truck makers scramble to keep up with the bestselling truck in the world.
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The 2015 Ford Mustang GT Gets First NASCAR Pace Car Gig

The 2015 Ford Mustang will take the common first step to being a sports car superstar on June 15th as a new S550 leads the field at NASCAR’s Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway – helping to both build anticipation for the new model will also serving as another part of the Mustang’s 50th birthday celebration.
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The Lightweight 2015 Ford F150 Could Result in a Stunningly Fast SVT Lightning

Since the new 2015 Ford F150 was introduced in Detroit with a body that is heavily construction from aluminum, all of the attention has been paid to the fuel economy benefits and the toughness of the materials – but this new lightweight F150 could also account for the most impressive SVT Lightning sport truck ever.
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Listen to the 2016 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang Growl (Video)

While we still don’t know for sure if the high performance S550 will be called the 2016 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang – the folks at Road & Track caught one of the new super-Stangs leaving a parking lot in California and the exhaust tone of what we expect to be a high performance 5.0L Coyote engine is nothing shy of awe inspiring.

The 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Could Be More Boss 302, Less GT500

Ford has done a remarkable job of protecting the details of the next generation high performance Mustang so while we don’t even know for sure what it will be called – be it the Shelby GT350 or the new SVT Cobra – I expect a high powered Mustang that is more like the previous Boss 302 than the previous Shelby GT500.
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Steeda Clarifies Standpoint on 2015 Ford Mustang Weight

Steeda Autosports seemingly dropped some bad news about the 2015 Ford Mustang recently when they claimed that it would be 200-300 pounds heavier, but the Mustang accessory gurus have since clarified that those figures are based solely on their best guess – meaning that this weight increase for the S550 Mustang is anything but official.
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The 2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost is Priced to Kill the Base V6

While we only have leaked pricing for the 2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost models, those unofficial numbers seem like a solid enough deal that most buyers considering the base V6 or the more powerful and more efficient EcoBoost turbocharged 4-cylinder will opt for the slightly pricier yet much more impressive EcoBoost Mustang.
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2015 Ford Mustang GT, EcoBoost Models Pack 3 Steering Modes, 4 Drive Modes

Back in January, we talked about the steering and drive mode switches in the 2015 Ford Mustang GT and as more information is surfacing on the upcoming next generation pony car, it is all but official that the 2015 Mustang in GT and EcoBoost trim will have 3 steering modes and 4 drive modes.

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