Ford reviews

2020 Ford Mustang 2.3 High Performance review (video)

Sep 07, 2020

Yes, we know what you’re thinking. Why would you buy a four-cylinder muscle car? Well, on the face of it, the new 2020 Ford Mustang 2.3 High Performance represents great value for money, it looks...

Andrew Birkic becomes new Ford Australia boss

Aug 03, 2020

Ford of Australia and New Zealand has appointed its Ranger and Everest chief, Andrew Birkic, as its new president and CEO. His predecessor, Kay Hart, takes up a global position at Ford in Europe. Birkic...

2020 Ford Fiesta ST review (video)

Jul 14, 2020

It’s definitely been one of the – if not the – benchmark vehicles in the compact hot hatch segment. But now there’s an all-new model. Can the 2020 Ford Fiesta ST live up to the...

Ford cutting 7000 jobs globally, works towards increased profit margins

May 21, 2019

Ford is cutting 7000 jobs around the world as part of a “smart redesign” of the company, with positions to be cut in South America, China, Europe and the US by the end of August....

Ford & Volkswagen announce strategic alliance

Jun 20, 2018

Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG have announced they have signed into a Memorandum of Understanding agreement that will see the two pair up to strengthen each other. The two companies are “exploring potential projects...

Ford opens new ‘Weather Factory’ for extreme testing in Germany

May 20, 2018

What’s involved in vehicle testing before carmakers release their products to market? Well, some pretty hardcore stuff. Ford has just revealed its new ‘Weather Factory’ in Germany, which is capable of testing vehicles in almost...

Ford Australia announces 5-year/unlimited km warranty

May 14, 2018

Ford Australia is looking to get back in the good books with local customers following years of transmission-related complaints, today announcing a new five-year/unlimited kilometre warranty for all new models. You might remember a couple...

Ford Australia slammed with $10 million fine over PowerShift complaints

Apr 26, 2018

Ford Australia is in strife over its PowerShift dual-clutch automatic transmission and the way it handled complaints, resulting in one of the biggest fines under the Australian Consumer Law ever handed down. Ford is being...

2018 Honda Civic Type R vs Ford Focus RS: hot hatch comparison (video)

Dec 20, 2017

SPECS PACKAGE DRIVE VERDICT Right now these two are on fire. Hot hatches don’t get any hotter. The Ford Focus RS blew everyone’s mind when it was launched last year, and now the all-new Honda...

2017 Ford Ranger Wildtrak review (video)

Oct 23, 2017

It’s arguably the most popular double-cab ute in Australia, the Ford Ranger, if you exclude fleet and government sales. And in top-spec Wildtrak form it is easily one of the most desirable off-road trucks currently...

2017 Ford Mustang GT review (video)

Sep 03, 2017

PerformanceDrive has finally got its hands on the 2017 Ford Mustang GT, the American legend with staggering pent-up demand that hasn’t waned since its 2015 launch. This is unusual for a sports car, whose sales...

2017 Ford Everest Trend review (video)

Jul 01, 2017

The 2017 Ford Everest is the only Australian-designed SUV in its class, with all major design and engineering work carried out by the Asia Pacific regional headquarters in Campbellfield, Victoria. It may be surprising to...