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Your chance to be a movie stunt driver

Ford Go Faster event

Ever dreamed of being a movie stunt driver? Ford’s Go Faster event is back and it could be your big chance… From June 29 to July 8 lucky shoppers at intu Trafford Centre in Manchester will be able to act and perform stunt driving – and then see their newly-found …

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Historic Le Mans Ford GT40 up for auction

Historic Le Mans Ford GT40

A 1966 Ford GT40 – one of three that propelled Ford to its first-ever 24 Hours of Le Mans victory – is the latest star entry for RM Sotheby’s upcoming flagship auction in Monterey, California, on August 24-25. Chassis P/1016 (which sported No 5 on the day) was one of …

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Fast and furious in the new Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang Santa Pod

Two years on from the UK launch of the iconic Ford Mustang, some 6,000 examples have found homes here in the land of potholes, congestion and scenic countryside. Globally, Ford sold some 125,809 Mustangs in 146 countries in 2017, making it the world’s best-selling sports coupe (minus the accent). But …

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All-new Ford Focus breaks cover

2018 Ford Focus

Ford has unveiled the fourth-generation Focus family hatchback – “the most accomplished and technically advanced Focus ever”. Almost seven million Focus cars have been sold in Europe and more than 16 million around the world since the game-changing Focus was introduced in 1998. Available to order now in five-door and …

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Ford’s drive for mental health support

Ford's mental health campaign

Ford has launched a nationwide awareness campaign to “break the silence on mental health”. Mental health problems affect around one in four people, and young men are particularly vulnerable. Only a third of men (34%) talk openly about their feelings, while just under one third (31%) are too embarrassed to …

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Ford’s UK sales buck the trend

Ford Fiesta

Ford achieved its highest February UK registrations since 2004 across passenger cars and commercial vehicles. According to the official SMMT figures, overall February car sales in the UK were down 2.8% at 80,805 registrations, compared with February 2017. However, Ford reversed the industry trend with car sales up 21.6% compared …

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This taxi driver runs a Ford Focus RS

Ford Focus RS taxi driver

Meet Evald Jåstad – the Norwegian cabbie who drives a high-performance Ford Focus RS. In just 18 months Evald has clocked up an impressive 79,000 miles (127,000km) in his Focus RS, which is capable of 0-62 mph in 4.7 seconds and a top speed of 166mph. Regulars have nicknamed the …

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All-new Ford Mustang Bullitt unleashed

Ford Mustang Bullitt

Ford has revealed a 475bhp Mustang special edition which pays homage to the famed car from Steve McQueen’s epic Bullitt movie on its 50th anniversary. The Ford Mustang Bullitt is powered by an upgraded 5.0-litre V8 engine, giving the car a top speed of 163mph. The original 1968 Mustang GT …

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Ford EcoSport review

Ford EcoSport review

Three years on from its European launch, Ford’s baby SUV, the EcoSport, has been treated to a much-needed upgrade. A mild exterior makeover, new technology, more refinement and comfort, plus an extra engine and an all-wheel drive option, have transformed the car into a more serious contender in the blossoming …

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Watch Ford’s Paris cult car film remake

Ford Mustang

Ford reimagines iconic 1970s driving film, C’etait un rendezvous, in 360-degree VR – with a Mustang. The original nine-minute movie, created by French film maker Claude Lelouch in 1976, captured an audacious drive through Paris in the early hours of the morning. Ford’s ‘Re-Rendez-Vous’ follows a similar route past landmarks …

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