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  • New Ford Focus ST-3 in Australia

    July 19, 2021

    Top-shelf hot hatch comes fully loaded for a fourth-quarter launch The 2021 Ford Focus ST-3 has been revealed as as a limited-run, range-topping variant of the hot hatch’s model range for Australia. Headlining the features list are Adaptive LED headlights with a camera-operated cornering capability and sequential LED indicator function, along with a glass panoramic sunroof. Inside, Ford’s newest hot hatch scores a plethora of extra equipment as a no-cost option, such as a head-up display...

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    VFACTS June 2021: Ford Ranger leads the 4×4 ute category year-to-date

    July 13, 2021

    For only the second time in Australian automotive history, utes filled the top three sales spots outright in a given month, with record Ford Ranger sales leading the market ahead of the Toyota HiLux and Isuzu D-Max in June 2021. According to official new-car sales figures released today by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries, last month was a weak June result but the strongest month since the start of the pandemic – as semiconductor shortages continued to slow deliveries and stretch waiting times. The...

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    2021 Ford Ranger Wildtrak X Bi-Turbo Review

    July 7, 2021

    Ford’s best-selling Ranger is soon to be superseded by a next generation, but let’s see how the current Aussie favourite shapes up in Ford Ranger Wildtrak X flavour. What we love: Ride, handling and refinement among the best in the segment Quiet and comfortable country tourer High level of standard equipment and impressive tech interface What we don’t: Sudden driveline shunts One of the most expensive options in the segment Wide turning circle makes city...

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    Best Light SUV 2021 – Ford Puma

    July 1, 2021

    Buyers are becoming spoilt for good choices in a segment featuring the smallest and most affordable SUVs. Such is the proliferation of compact SUVs these days that official industry sales split them into two camps: Light SUV and Small SUV. And for 2021, Drive Car of the Year has done the same. Here we focus on the ‘Light’ SUV that is typically based on city-sized cars, and which in 2020 saw a whole range of...

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    Upgraded MY21.5 Ford Mustang Released

    June 22, 2021

    Australia’s top-selling sports car gains new tech and colours, for a price An upgraded MY21.5 version of the popular Ford Mustang muscle car is now on sale, bringing minor technical, cosmetic and pricing increases. The sixth-generation Ford Mustang now comes with more connectivity and paint colour choices, but Australia’s (and the world’s) favourite sports car is now also slightly more expensive across the board. The only technical upgrade for the MY21.5 update is the addition of...

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