Taking the Fusion name from the soon-to-be-extinct sedan, the Blue Oval is looking to model the new iteration after the Outback, the ever-more-popular wagon-ish vehicle renowned for its symmetrical all-wheel drive and off-road capabilities.
I haven’t written about Ford lately, right? I don’t have a bad taste in my mouth, so probably not.
Anyway, it seems that Dearborn, MI-based auto manufacturer is dealing with some problems (that does sound familiar.) This time it’s based on lowered profits and decreased demand for their vehicles. Continue reading “Ford to Stop With the Cars. Unfortunately, Not the Trucks”
Our last post was a reluctant ode to the job Ford’s development of true-blue sporty vehicles. Despite a lifelong bias against the Blue Oval for purely geographic reasons, to say nothing of my complete lack of interest in most of their vehicles, it was important to recognize and acknowledge the existence of the Focus RS and the Fiesta ST.
Thank god they provided us with an opportunity to balance out my judgement’s karma.
I grew up in a GM town. My dad worked for the General as did at least one parent of most of my friends. I don’t really care for most GM products, they get my token sympathy when it comes to American cars.
Shelby, the tuning house that gave us one of the all-time most gorgeous cars, the Shelby Cobra, is expanding upward. Taking their philosophy of dumping a big motor in a small car, they’re, uh, dropping a big motor in a big truck.
Suspiciously coinciding with Track Pants in a Coffee Shop Parking Lot Day, April 17th is also Mustang Day, for which Ford was reminded that they have new versions of both the GT350 and the GT350R to come out this year. Continue reading “2018 GT350 Gets No Upgrades”