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2022 Ford F-150 reviving ‘Lightning’ name, fully electric power (video)

May 12, 2021

Ford has confirmed it will revive the F-150 ‘Lightning’ name for its next-generation fully electric pickup for the 2022 model, and has released a teaser ahead of its debut next week. We don’t have any...

Ford confirms 200kW for upcoming E-Transit van, 350km range

May 05, 2021

Ford has announced customer trials for its all-electric 2022 Ford Transit van, called E-Transit, are underway, and the company has confirmed some of the technical specifications including power and range figures. Customer trials are being...

BMW & Ford co-developing solid-state EV battery tech

May 04, 2021

BMW Group and Ford have expanded their existing agreement to co-develop battery technologies with an additional US$130 million in funding for Solid Power, one of the industry-leading producers of solid-state batteries. The Series B investment...

Ford Australia teams up with ARB for Ranger & Everest accessories

May 04, 2021

Ford Australia has announced plans to team up with off-road specialists ARB for a range of official 4×4 accessories for its Ranger and Everest lineup. The blue oval company says that a suite of 4×4...

2021 Ford Ranger Raptor X flagship announced, FX4 returns

Apr 29, 2021

The 2021 Ford Ranger is receiving yet another update, with the local arm today confirming the introduction of a new Raptor X flagship variant and the return of the FX4. This follows on from other...

2021 Ford Ranger update adds XL Sport 4×2 variant in Australia

Apr 26, 2021

Ford Australia has announced a new variant to the 2021 Ranger lineup in the form of the 4×2 XL Sport, while confirming the 4×4 XL Heavy Duty Special Edition will remain in its showroom. The...

2021 Ford Focus ST-3 special edition announced for Australia

Apr 21, 2021

Ford Australia has announced a new special edition package for the 2021 Focus ST, called the ST-3. It includes advanced headlights that can ‘see’ the road ahead using on-board cameras, as well as other premium...

Fully electric 2023 Ford Transit Custom confirmed, with hybrid and ICE options

Mar 17, 2021

Ford has today confirmed the next-generation Transit Custom, due in 2023, will be available with a fully electric powertrain. Plug-in hybrid and hybrid models will also be available, along with traditional internal combustion engine options...

PerformanceDrive’s Top 10 Best Cars of 2020 – Editor’s Picks

Mar 11, 2021

It was definitely a year many of us will never forget. But in dusting off the turmoil, we thought we’d take a look back at some of the more positive aspects of the year in...

2021 Ford Puma ST-Line vs Nissan Juke Ti: Compact SUV comparison (video)

Feb 25, 2021

It’s easy to become overwhelmed if you’re on the prowl for a new small SUV in today’s market. So much so that VFACTS recently had to create a new market segment that slots below the...

For Sale: Original 1974 Ford XB Falcon GT, 160,000km on the clock

Feb 24, 2021

An original 1974 Ford XB Falcon GT is up for sale and will go up for auction later this week, owned by the same family since new. It has just over 160,000km on the clock....

2021 Ford F-150 Raptor V6 unveiled, Raptor R V8 coming in 2022

Feb 04, 2021

Say hello to the almighty new 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor V6, which will be joined by a Raptor R V8 next year. Ford is describing the new model as the most connected and best-performing version...