Granny Andrea on Le Mans 24 Hours GTE AM podium
She was all smiles as she got out of her sizzling Doran Ford GT. And she had good reason to smile, because she became the first women to be on a Le Mans 24 Hours podium since 1931! Andrea Robertson, mother of one and grandmother of three, and her husband David, associated to driving instructor David Murry finished their first (and probably last) Le Mans 24 Hours with flying colors as 26th overall and 3rd in GTE AM class!
When too much is just enough: BOSS429 roundy-rounder
If you think that the Trans-Am 5 liter V8 ponies of 1969-1971 like the 302 BOSS is the ultimate machinery, think again! Here comes the really hairy horse: Dennis Leech of England went all the way at the national RAC races with a BOSS429! Yes, you got that right, the famous way too nose heavy machine that Knudsen had Kar Kraft build to get the BOSS429 engine homologuated by NASCAR. More about real McCoy Dennis Leech is to be found on the German PonySite and on the Autosport Bulletin Board!
V8 and Ford Capri: only in South Africa
Here is the Capri that most european fans often dreamed that Ford Germany should have built. Basil Green Motors, a Ford dealership in Johannesburg, South Africa, showed that a 302 V8 could be fitted with no major surgery. Basil was already know for his powerfull Cortina V6 conversion, so the Capri V8 was a logical step in the same direction. The resulting muscle machine was rightfully named the Perana! The Perana Capri was even raced nationaly with great success by Team Gunston. The pristine example here belongs to Mr. K. from beautiful Switzerland.
Next Ford Ka unveiled
Here are the first clear pictures of the eagerly-awaited next-generation Ka, which will debut at the Paris Motor Show in October.
Ford Mondeo four-door coupé in 2012
Ford is reported to develop a variant of the Mondeo set to compete with the Passat CC.
Next Europran Focus, C-Max and Kuga in the US
After the Fiesta, Ford has plan to sell other European vehicles in the US. The next-generation Mondeo was previously reported to come to the US. Closer to us, the next Focus will be developed in the US and sold in the US.
Ford considers building a smaller pickup
Ford is seriously considering creating a new pickup truck positioned below the top-selling F-150 in an attempt to maintain its sales in the shrinking heavy SUVs and pickups market segment.
Ford Australia reveals new FPV Falcon range
Ford Australia has revealed a range of new powerful Falcon saloons set to compete with the HSV Clubsport R8.
Ford spices up the Ford Mondeo with the Titanium X Sport trim level
Ford has unveiled a new topping trim level on the Mondeo dubbed Titanium X Sport that combines luxury and sporty look.
Ford unveils the facelifted Focus ST
A few months after the Focus’ facelift, Ford has unveiled the revamped ST version that benefits from the new exterior and interior styling changes introduced across the rest of the Focus line-up.