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 Bronco R

2021 Ford Raptor Will Have V8 Engine and 2023 Bronco Will Have V8-Powered Raptor Version

Ford will challenge rivals with V8-powered Raptor truck and V8-powered off-road Bronco. High-performance truck and Bronco should be music to the ears of those who have clamored for V8 power. Rumors of both remained unconfirmed from Ford, but all signs and information appear to point to it.
Water Can Be Very Tricky For Your Truck

Ford F-150 Can Weather Any Storm, Provided You Are Careful Stay Out Of The 'Deep End'

You've probably heard the saying "turn around; don't drown." This is the brief motto of the Weather Service and the Weather Channel that tells you to watch where you are driving. It doesn't matter if you are driving the best all-wheel-drive crossover or your new Ford F-150. There comes a point where you just can't trust the calm-looking water ahead.
Tesla Model S charging at a Supercharger

How Can Tesla Make Everyman's Car Like Ford and Dominate Market Share

Tesla reportedly is outselling it’s three main competitors (Chevy, Nissan and BMW) combined. How much more would Tesla be able to sell if the competitors found ways to make their cars available to everyone? This report will explore some ways in which Tesla could increase its dominance in the EV market, and how it could emulate Ford’s approach to automobile manufacturing during the 1920s. H. Rosenmayer reports for Torque News.
Ford INRIX Sync 4 parking system

Ford Teams With Connected Car Service To Make Sync4 System Even Better

Sync4 partner INRIX will provide mobility data to drivers of Mustang Mach-E, Bronco and F-150. Data like open nearby parking spots, recharging stations and gas stations will come through Sync4 system. Ford’s latest Sync iteration will debut in 2021 Mustang Mach-E, 2021 Ford Bronco and 2021 Ford F-150.
2021 Ford Raptor rendering

Dear Mr. Farley, Please Put A Supercharged V8 Into The 2021 Ford Raptor

With rival Ram announcing the Raptor-like Rebel TRX with a V8 and more than 700 horsepower, will this force Ford to pivot on the Raptor and offer a V8? Current generation Raptor lacks V8 and previous Ford leadership opposed the V8. Now is the time for Ford to rethink the performance truck.
2021 Ram 1500 TRX in Dirt

How the Ram TRX is the Most Powerful Production Truck

There are aftermarket tuning companies and some dealerships that offer packages that increase the output of the Ford F-150 to more than 702 horsepower, but unlike the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX, those are not produced by the automaker and they are built on a per-unit basis, so they don’t meet the criteria for a production vehicle or a mass-produced vehicle.
2021 Ford Bronco yellow

Ford Showcases Bronco Adventure Concepts And Announce Several Drive Experiences And A Return To Baja

Bronco and Bronco Sport adventure concepts showcase hundreds of factory-backed accessories for adventure-oriented Bronco enthusiasts. New off-road ride experiences announced as well as a return to Baja for the legendary Bronco R. All part of Ford’s Built Wild initiative for relaunch of Bronco brand vehicles.
Ford Raptor To Have New Rear Suspension

2021 Ford Raptor Rear Suspension To Improve Handling

Ford has had some great intros this month. The Intros include the iconic Bronco series as well as the 14th generation Ford F-150. Well, there's still another intro that should interest off-roaders, the F-150 Raptor which is undergoing over-the-road testing. The test mule showed some interesting changes as my story points out.
Outgoing Ford CEO Jim Hackett with incoming CEO Jim Farley

Ford Names Jim Farley New CEO, What This Means For the Ford F-150 and Ford Bronco

Outgoing CEO Jim Hackett is retiring October 1 and Farley has been named his replacement. Seamless CEO transition underscores strength of Ford’s leadership team, succession planning, and company progress over the past three years, Executive Chairman Bill Ford says.
Ford's Bronco Sport Was Born With Biking -- And Other Sports -- In Mind

Ford's 'Little Bronco,' The Sport, Is A Great Addition To The Lineup And The Brand

Ford's latest key move is the revival of the iconic Bronco, one of the first modern successful mass-market SUVs. Introduced in 1965, the Bronco was a winner from the start. Indeed, it won the first -- 1969 -- Baja 1000, which also helped to establish its identity. In the current reintroduction of the Bronco, it has expanded the line, adding a second set of doors (the first Bronco was a two-door), and a new, smaller model that we discuss today.
2020 Ford F-150 Dearborn Truck Plant

It’s Been A Whirlwind Week For Ford: From F-150 Shortages To Huge Bronco Reservations To Ford’s Impressive Second Quarter Economic Outlook

Looking back at the week, there’s a wide range of good and bad news for Ford Motor Company. 2020 F-150 shortage leaves dealers scrambling while 2021 Bronco reservations are going strong. Best of all but perhaps overlooked is Ford exceeded Wall Street expectations from Second Quarter projections.
2021 Ford Bronco off road

Ford’s New Navigation Partnership Allows For Navigating Far Off The Beaten Path In New Bronco, F-150

Ford partners with Telenav for special navigation packages that include off-roading route suggestions. System runs through Sync 4 in both 2021 Ford F-150 and 2021 Ford Bronco. Ford continues to advance navigation services for Sync 4 system in new vehicles.

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