Ford reviews

2012 FPV Pursuit Ute review (video)

Jan 31, 2013

The 2012 FPV Pursuit Ute is the baddest and most exclusive ute currently on sale. It comes with the company’s brutal supercharged V8 engine, and it can only be had in this sinister Silhouette Black...

2012 Ford Falcon XR6 MKII review (video)

Jan 22, 2013

The 2012 Ford Falcon XR6 gets a midlife facelift, but is the improvement only skin deep? We jump into the XR6 MKII with all the options ticked to find out. 2012 FORD FALCON XR6 MKII...

2012 FPV GT-P MKII review (video)

Jan 16, 2013

Meet one of FPV’s hottest rides, the 2012 FPV GT-P MKII. It comes with a tyre-smoking 335kW supercharged V8 that is definitely not for the fainthearted. The only thing that stands between the GT-P and...

2013 Ford Focus ST review (video)

Jan 08, 2013

This is the new 2013 Ford Focus ST. It’s the replacement to the very popular XR5. For the new model, Ford decided to relegate the howling XR5 2.5-litre five-cylinder turbo engine – potentially upsetting enthusiasts...

2012 Ford Territory Titanium TDCi RWD review (video)

Oct 01, 2012

Ford Australia might be a bit late to the large turbo-diesel SUV market segment, but it doesn’t stop the 2012 Ford Territory Titanium TDCi from being a very worthy contender. Especially if you compare its...

2012 FPV GS Ute FG MKII review (video)

Aug 09, 2012

If you’re in the market for a balls-out performance utility, the 2012 FPV GS Ute FG MKII is about as kick-ass as they come. With 315kW and 545Nm from its 5.0-litre supercharged V8, you just...

2012 Ford Ranger XLT Double Cab review

Aug 03, 2012

Is the 2012 Ford Ranger XLT Double Cab ‘built Ford tough’? To find out, we set out on a 10-day long road test covering more than 2700kms, travelling through rural NSW and VIC, carting four...

2012 Ford Kuga Trend review

Jun 25, 2012

The 2012 Ford Kuga Trend is easily the best-sounding compact SUV on sale at the moment. Its 2.5-litre five-cylinder turbo engine is derived from the grin-inducing Ford Focus RS‘s power source, while the jumped up...

2012 FPV GT FG MKII review (video)

Jun 05, 2012

Since the GT nameplate was introduced back in 1967, we’ve seen quite a few interesting expressions of the famous Ford. The latest 2012 FPV GT FG MKII version is the most powerful yet. With a...

2012 Ford Falcon G6 EcoBoost review (video)

May 28, 2012

It’s finally here, the four-cylinder Falcon. Will it be a game changer? Will it save the Aussie Falcon? The 2012 Ford Falcon G6 EcoBoost is one of three variants to feature the new engine, so...

2012 FPV F6 FG MKII review (video)

Mar 17, 2012

Whether you like Holden or Ford, there is no denying the Aussie-built 2012 FPV F6 FG MKII is a very, very fast and intimidating piece of work. Once you get it going (and get traction),...

2012 Ford Falcon G6 EcoLPi economy test: Brisbane to Wollongong

Feb 27, 2012

PerformanceDrive is about driving, and for those who enjoy driving, no matter what the car. With petrol prices climbing higher and higher, there comes a point in all our lives when we become intrigued by...