Europeans will overpay for Ford Mustang nearly 13 thousand euros

January 30, 2015 at 10:12 pm

New Ford Mustang will finally get to European showrooms. According to German media, a modification to the Old World countries is more expansive comparing the similar US version for almost 13 thousand euros.
The European version of Mustang is available in Germany with two body styles: coupe and roadster, as well as two petrol engines in volume of 2.3 and 5.0 liters. In the first case, the return of the power unit reaches 310 horsepower, while in the second – 425 horsepower.
The German division of Ford estimated the car with a rigid roof, 310-horsepower engine family EcoBoost and 6-step “mechanics”, 34 000 euros, while in the United States the same sports car worth 25,300 dollars, which is equivalent to 20 800 euros In addition, for cars with retractable top of the Germans will have to pay an additional 4,000 euros.

Ford Mustang 2015 pics

Ford Mustang 2015 image

Ford will offer tuned EcoBoost engine for $ 595

January 29, 2015 at 10:09 pm

At Ford came up with an excellent way to make extra money – to sell the charged modification of models with engine EcoBoost, and then further to offer our clients maximize the value of power units while maintaining factory warranty – naturally for an extra charge. The new service will be at US dealers this year.
Ford engineers noted that since the appearance of the first car, car owners are trying to improve their cars. For getting an individual super version drivers are trying to change the original components to more expensive and productive. According to the manufacturer, these actions can improve the dynamic performance, but often it will be the price to pay for increased fuel consumption and reducing engine life Therefore, in the sports division of the company developed a “brand” firmware, which takes into account all features of modern powertrains EcoBoost.

Ford Fiesta St pics

Ford Fiesta St picture

Ford will release the new Focus RS

January 26, 2015 at 10:15 pm

Ford is planning to release a new (third) generation of “charged” version of the Focus RS. Front-wheel drive car will keep and will receive a new, more efficient turbo engine. To create new items manufacturer united previously independent of each other athletic department Team RS, Ford Racing and Ford SVT in one unit Ford Perfomance.
As the head of the department of new developments Raj Nair, Ford, Focus RS will be the future “is well suited for city driving, and show excellent results on the racetrack.” The new charged “hatchback” will receive a new 4-cylinder turbo unit 2.3-liter capacity of the EcoBoost family. The expected capacity of the motor will be around 335 hp, while it will work exclusively with a 6-step “mechanics”.

new Focus RS pics

new Focus RS picture

Europe has got new Ford Mondeo Hybrid

January 24, 2015 at 6:22 pm

Ford has started assembling the new hybrid version of the fifth-generation Mondeo. Europeans price tags on the car, which with an economical power plant consumes only 4.2 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers in combined cycle, is starting with 31 thousand euros.
Sedan Ford Mondeo Hybrid is equipped with a power unit, consisting of a 2.0-liter gasoline engine with 140 horsepower with two additional electric motors, and a set of lithium-ion battery capacity of 1.4 kWh. The total capacity of all hybrid motors is 186 horsepower. In addition, an additional charge a car battery is due to the recovery of 95% of the braking energy of the vehicle.

Ford Mondeo Hybrid pics

Ford Mondeo Hybrid picture

A unique prototype of the first Ford Mustang goes on auction

January 22, 2015 at 4:02 pm

One of the factory prototype Ford Mustang, built in 1964 and served as a harbinger of a sports car series, will be auctioned. At the auction will expose the current owner of the coupe-collector, who became the owner of a unique sports car after almost a detective story. Ford Mustang index 1964-1 / 2 and the nickname Shorty was a model of shortened by almost 400 mm modified sports car that never went into production. Design modification involved the designer Vince Gardner, who learned about the intentions Ford destroy not suitable prototype, simply stole it and put it on a rented warehouse. The official owner of a sports car – the company Ford – safely received insurance compensation, and a year after the disappearance of a sports car at Gardner lost the ability to pay rent warehouse, and he preferred to forget about the car.

 Ford Mustang Shorty pics

Ford Mustang Shorty picture

Ford self-tuning control unit turbo EcoBoost

January 20, 2015 at 3:53 pm

Ford will release a device for self-tuning control unit turbo EcoBoost.
Ford Motor Company will release to market a device that allows car owners with supercharged engines EcoBoost series independently reconfigure the engine control unit.
The device is called ProCal will be available for order on the official website Ford Racing for $ 595. It connects to the vehicle’s diagnostic socket and allows you to customize many characteristics of the machine – from the accelerator response and idling the engine to the parameters of the overflow valve supercharger, fuel and ignition maps.
ProCal existed before, but the device was offering in pair with other high-performance parts from Ford Racing division and was intended to facilitate their installation and configuration. Now, Ford intends to popularize family EcoBoost engines among fans tuning, adding new features ProCal.

Ford Focus ST pics

Ford Focus ST picture

Ford remade a van to transport prisoners

January 18, 2015 at 10:38 pm

In Hanover, the exhibition of commercial vehicles, Ford introduced the van to transport prisoners. Transit van was named Prisoner Transport Vehicle (PTV). It was developed in cooperation with police and specialized company from Pennsylvania.

Based on the full-size vans Transit, the paddy wagon can carry up to 12 prisoners in three separate prisons. For each detainee provide space for not the most comfortable-looking “bench” and, of course, the system of special “safety belt”. Van cargo compartment is divided into three separate zones of the same with three separate inputs – one side and two in the rear.
Area for employees, ie front, notable for a large remote control everyone and everything, plus a radio station with all the attendant poliskarovskimi attributes.

Prisoner Transport Vehicle pics

Prisoner Transport Vehicle picture