Archive for the ‘Performance’ Category
A good truck owner takes care of their truck bed. A typical truck bed will take some damage in its lifetime, but we do our best to minimize that damage as much as possible. A truck bed that is full of dents and holes isn’t that appealing after all.
Engine Choices on the 2020 Ford Super Duty
In addition to its new look and new options, the 2020 Ford Super Duty boasts an all-new available engine. On top of this, its old engines are getting refined and revitalized to bring back even higher numbers than the already ridiculous stats they boasted for 2019. Let’s look at what we know about the 2020 Ford Super Duty engine options. (more…)
Drivetrain Configuration on the 2020 Ford Explorer
Exciting news has hit for Ford Explorer fans- the trailblazing crossover SUV will be fully-redesigned for the 2020 model year. Originally launching in 1991 based on the body of the Ford Ranger pick-up, the Ford Explorer switched over to a car chassis framework in 2011. Sine then, it’s been consistently performing as the best-selling midsize SUV every year.
What changes can we expect when the 2020 iteration hits dealer lots in June or July this year? We know that, as usual, it will have more power, more space, and better technology. But what about drivetrain- will the 2020 Ford Explorer be rear-wheel drive? (more…)
A Potent Mix of Power and Efficiency
If you’ve been looking at the 2019 Ford F-150, you might have noticed that Ford is offering six different engines for it across all trim levels. Three of these engines are designated with the term, “EcoBoost®.” What exactly does this word mean? (more…)
Ford F-150 Raptor Boasts Impressive New Off-Roading Technology
Ford’s F-150 line has long been renowned for its off-roading abilities; nothing else in its wheelhouse compares in this all-important truck category. For its 2019 model, Ford is offering seven variations on the F-150. The 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor is a variation that specializes specifically in off-roading. Let’s take a look at what Ford has outfitted this beast with this year in order to blow away its already-massive off-roading expectations. (more…)
Every movie car chase has at least two highly-skilled drivers involved: the driver in the car that appears on film, and the driver in the car with the camera. The all-new 2019 Ford Edge ST performance vehicle is making it easier to capture those iconic car chases, thanks to a partnership between Ford and the Pursuit Systems camera car company. Together, they have built a custom vehicle that makes filming those iconic images even easier thanks to the performance advantages of the 2019 Ford Edge ST. (more…)
We’ve written before about some of the elite off-roading systems that will be available on the 2019 Ford Ranger when it makes its dealership debut early in 2019, but now we have great news for truck shoppers looking for a midsize pickup with plenty of capability. The engine output numbers for the Ranger have been released, and this midsize truck will offer best-in-class towing, torque, and payload capacity. So how much can the 2019 Ford Ranger tow and haul? Keep reading to find out. (more…)
Drivers looking for a midsize SUV have long been able to find their match in the competent and confident Ford Edge. While this crossover will not be getting a redesign for the new model year, it will be benefiting from improved mileage numbers thanks to a plethora of fuel saving technology including new all-wheel drive disconnect, active transmission warm-up, and a new eight-speed automoatic transmission. But what are the 2019 Ford Edge fuel economy numbers? And how does all-wheel drive disconnect work? (more…)
Assistance technology in vehicles has come leaps and bounds in recent years, and one of the coolest new features for an off-roading aficionado is Ford Trail Control. This system acts like cruise control for off-roading, and will autonomously maintain a consistent speed without the driver needing to keep a foot on the gas pedal. But what Ford vehicles have Trail Control? The 2019 F-150 Raptor is the second model to be available with this practical off-roading feature. (more…)
We’ve already written a little about the driver assistance features you can find on the 2019 Ford Ranger, but in this blog we wanted to focus in on one in particular: the Blind Spot Information System (BLIS). This system is standard on XLT and Lariat trim level and not only offers traditional warnings for drivers moving lanes, but can even offer more peace of mind when hauling a trailer. So how does the Blind Spot Information System work on the 2019 Ford Ranger? Keep reading to find out. (more…)