Tag Archives: Ford

Feast your eyes on this $5k Batmobile built from a Mustang

Florida giveth ... and it asketh for so little in return. Humorous and horrifying stories for the rest of the country seem to be its chief export, and business is booming for the Sunshine State. What's also booming is your chance of putting a Batmobile in your bat cave garage. This one is based on the original Barris Batmobile, itself built on the bones of...

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Jay Leno samples a sublime 1951 Ford Coupe

A 1951 Ford is a relatively plain car. For this particular model year, the Blue Oval filled its model lineup with a Tudor Sedan, the Victoria hardtop, a Country Squire wagon, and the Crestliner sport sedan. Engine choices fell between a 3.7-liter inline-6 and a 3.9-liter flathead V-8. These were modest cars for modest times. The version here that's rolled...

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This V-6-powered Ford F-150 beat a Hellcat in the 1/4 mile

Everyone enjoys a good sleeper, and by that, we mean a vehicle that looks unintimidating but ends up blowing the doors off of the competition. This tuned Ford F-150 is a prime example, and we'd bet it left more than a few drivers upset at a recent round of drag racing. Road & Track reports that the performance was made possible by the work done by Brew...

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Ford and Lyft partner on self-driving cars

Ford has partnered with ride-sharing company Lyft to help accelerate the rollout of a fully self-driving taxi service. It's a goal a number of firms spanning the automotive, ride-share and tech industries are chasing, and this has led to several partnerships like the one between Ford and Lyft. In fact, Lyft has been working closely with General Motors...

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2019 Ford Ranger spy shots and video

Ford's bringing back the Ranger for the 2019 model year, and prototypes for the new mid-size pickup truck have been spotted. The design is a familiar one as the 2019 Ranger will actually be an extensive update of the current Ranger that's been offered globally since the start of the decade, as opposed to a true next-generation design. The 2019...

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This 787-rear-wheel-horsepower Shelby GT350 sounds like heaven

Ford has something special on its hands in the Shelby GT350. Make it the R version, and ratchet up the degree of special a few ticks more. One of the best parts about the car, besides its wonderful on-track performance, is the noise it makes. The 5.2-liter V-8 engine sings its flat-plane-crank song to all who will listen, and that will be a lot of people...

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