Archive for the ‘Performance’ Category

What is Ford F-150 EcoBoost®?

Friday, January 18th, 2019
Red 2019 Ford F-150 towing a speedboat.

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…)

What are the Off-Road capabilities of the 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor?

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019
A red 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor sits on a cliff in the desert with a pink sunset behind it.

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…)

Ford Performance SUV Makes Movie Magic Possible

Monday, October 29th, 2018
2019 Ford Edge ST camera car

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…)

Engine Output and Capability on the 2019 Ranger

Monday, October 15th, 2018
2019 Ford Ranger towing a boat

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…)

2019 Edge Offers Fuel Savings, Improved All-Wheel Drive

Monday, September 17th, 2018
2019 Ford Edge with all-wheel drive

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…)

Trail Control Now Available on the Ford Raptor!

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
close front view of a 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor

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…)

Blind Spot Monitoring and Trailering on the 2019 Ranger

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
2019 Ford Ranger Lariat branding

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…)

Raptor Engine, Updated Interior Make the 2019 F-150 Limited Event Better

Thursday, July 26th, 2018
2018 Ford F-150 Limited, side view

2019 Ford F-150 Limited New Features

We are anticipating a fall release for the 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor, but now we have great news for drivers that long for the Raptor’s high-performance engine wrapped in elite luxury. One of the most mouth-watering of the 2019 Ford F-150 Limited new features will be the addition of the Raptor’s elite V-6 EcoBoost engine to the already cutting-edge technology advantages of this top trim. (more…)

What’s New on the 2019 Raptor?

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
2019 Ford F-150 Raptor rear applique, truck driving away

Every since it appeared on the scene, the Ford Raptor elite racing truck has captured the minds and hearts of off-road enthusiasts and racers alike. For 2019, this model is going to be even better, with an upgraded suspension, the arrival of the new Trail Control feature, and enhanced seating that will allow drivers even more comfort in some of the wildest situations. To learn more about the 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor release date and new features, just keep reading! (more…)

Diesel 2018 F-150 Offers Best-in-Class Highway MPG!

Thursday, April 19th, 2018
fuel section of the gauge cluster of the 2018 Ford F-150 diesel

We’ve already posted about the fuel economy ratings for the five gasoline powered engines available in the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup, but now we have 2018 Ford F-150 diesel engine mileage numbers as well! The 3.0-liter Power Stroke V-6 offers not only class-leading horsepower of 250 and up to 440 pound-feet of torque, but will end up offering best-in-class mileage numbers as well! Designed from the tried-and-true 6.7-liter Power Stroke diesel engine that comes on Ford Super Duty models, this new diesel powertrain on the light-duty Ford F-150 should turn heads and deliver confident power and fuel economy. (more…)