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  • New Ford Everest Teased

    January 6, 2022

    Ford’s new-generation ute-based seven-seat 4×4 off-roader to inherit Ranger tech and more Just as night follows day, the second-generation 2022 Ford Everest that’s based on the incoming Australian-developed Ford Ranger has been officially previewed as it enters the final stages of testing ahead of its global reveal in early 2022. Disguised in what the Blue Oval brand calls “digitised camouflage”, the design of the new-gen Ford Everest predictably draws inspiration from the 2022 Ford Ranger on which it’s...

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    Next-Gen Ranger is here!

    November 25, 2021

    This week Ford revealed to the world the smartest, most versatile and most capable Ranger ever – delivering an even more iconic pick-up for Fords customers. The Next-Gen Ranger has been designed here in Australia using ‘human centred design’ philosophy and Ford’s Built Ford Tough DNA. Our designers and engineers conducted more than 5,000 interviews and dozens of immersive customer workshops to understand how customers used their pick-ups and what they wanted in the new...

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    Next-Generation Ranger Reveal Date

    November 2, 2021

    Ford Australia will reveal the much-anticipated next-generation Ford Ranger pickup on 18:00pm, 24 November, 2021. Ford has reimagined, redesigned and reengineered the Ranger to be the smartest, most versatile and most capable Ranger ever for customers in more than 180 markets around the world. Ford conducted more than 5,000 interviews and worked with hundreds of pick-up owners, in dozens of workshops across the globe to find out how owners used their trucks, what they liked,...

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    Next-Gen Ford Ranger edges closer

    October 27, 2021

    FORD has detailed the grueling testing regime undergone by its upcoming Ranger as part of an on-going teaser campaign ahead of the model’s launch at the of the year. The blue oval says Australian input has been an imperative part of the ‘T7’ Ranger’s development, and that local engineers pulled no punches in ensuring the ute is not only capable and customer ready, but that it also meets Ford’s stringent quality, reliability, and durability standards....

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    2022 Ford E-Transit All-Electric Van

    October 7, 2021

    FORD will take another step toward global carbon neutrality when its full-size, all-electric E-Transit launches in Australia midway through next year. The Ford E-Transit will be the first of five new electrified models the brand says it will deliver by the end of 2024, the all-electric commercial van promising a range of 317km (WLTP), or what Ford says is 2.5 times the distance an average commercial van travels each day. Powered by a 68kWh lithium-ion...

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    2022 Ford Fiesta ST

    September 20, 2021

    The 2022 Ford Fiesta ST facelift has been unveiled ahead of Australian showroom arrivals early next year. This is likely the last “analogue” version of Ford’s pint-sized pocket rocket before a switch to electric or hybrid power for the next generation. The updated 2022 Ford Fiesta ST will gain “matrix” LED headlights (that ‘mask’ other vehicles so as not to dazzle oncoming traffic), a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, new sports seats, and a bump in torque for the perky 1.5-litre three-cylinder...

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    2022 Ford Ranger

    September 14, 2021

    Ford Australia has finally confirmed its 2022 Ford Ranger will appear later this year, but you’ll have to wait just a little while longer to actually get behind the wheel of one. Along with releasing a photo of the new Ranger testing in “its natural habitat” – namely the red dirt of Australia’s vast outback – Ford also confirmed the covers would come off the ute “later this year” ahead of its 2022 launch. Now, there’s not that much “later”...

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    2021 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Review

    September 6, 2021

    When the new Ford Mustang landed in our fair nation back in 2015, few could have predicted its runaway success. The local Blue Oval outpost initially expected to sell about 1000 units a year but quickly found demand far outstripped supply, with a waiting list of over 12 months rapidly established. It’s a mainstay on the sales charts and comfortably owns the affordable sports car segment in pure volume, having sold over 20,000 examples locally since its...

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    Ford Transit Custom 2021 Review: Sport 320S SWB GVM

    August 30, 2021

    The Ford Transit is a light commercial vehicle that has always had a good reputation as a work van. The Custom Sport 320S* is a nice looking variant in the Transit line-up that builds on the range’s rep. (* In this case, the ‘320’ stands for 3200kg gross vehicle mass (GVM) – even though this vehicle’s GVM is actually listed as 3100kg. The ‘S’ stands for short-wheelbase.) This van is engineered to carry a load onboard, perform as...

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    2021 Ford Puma Wins Comparison

    August 25, 2021

    How does the Ford Puma stack up against the latest little hybrid from Australia’s favourite brand? Australians love SUVs in all shapes and sizes, especially at the smallest end of the market where the Yaris Cross and Ford Puma play. This market is running hot, moving almost three times as many cars in 2021 as it did in 2020. Part of that could be the Covid effect, but the light SUV segment is also well...

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