Fitter, faster, leaner…

With its huge “whaletail” spoiler, the Sierra RS Cosworth made an Orca-sized splash when it debuted in 1985. And not just for its looks either. This was a car that packed a punch too. The Sierra RS Cosworth’s engine was turbocharged for maximum thrust, producing 204 PS from just 2.0 litres to become the first […]

Good things come to those who wait

Calling all Mustang fans! The wait is finally over… From today, customers across Europe can place an order for a new Ford Mustang for the first time ever in more than 50 years of production. From Lisbon to London and Marseille to Munich, Mustang fans can now also build the car of their dreams using […]

Mondeo Made Easy – Clever Materials

Ford’s straight-talking guide to its new flagship car   Today we’re talking about some of the clever materials used in new Ford Mondeo Did you just say “clever” materials? Well, they’re stronger and lighter – seems clever to us Stronger I get. Lighter equals good? The lighter the vehicle the less power is required for […]

Mondeo Made Easy – Safety Systems

Ford’s straight-talking guide to its new flagship car Today we’re talking about the tech that prevents accidents happening, and protects when they are unavoidable OK, I’d rather avoid an accident altogether, how does Mondeo help do that? To start with, Mondeo’s Pre-Collision Assist technology can spot obstacles ahead, warn the driver, and apply the brakes […]

Mondeo Made Easy – Climate Control

Ford’s straight-talking guide to its new flagship car Are you ready for a heated discussion about the new Mondeo’s climate control and comfort systems? Heated? Oh, I see what you did there. Go on then… They will warm you up in double-quick time thanks to equipment that includes heated seats, and a heated steering wheel […]

Mondeo Made Easy – Parking technologies

Ford’s straight-talking guide to its new flagship car   Today we’re talking about the new Ford Mondeo’s parking technology You mean it beeps when you’re reversing? No, it’s a bit more advanced than that. The Mondeo can actually find a space for you Really, how? By scanning for gaps at the side of the road […]

Mondeo Made Easy – Mondeo Hybrid

Ford’s straight-talking guide to its new flagship car   Today we’re talking Ford’s new Mondeo Hybrid Hybrid? Isn’t that some kind of electric car? Think an electric car with a petrol engine OK. And the point is? When you are driving in electric mode you’re saving fuel and reducing CO2 emissions Sounds good. So why bother […]

Mondeo Made Easy – LED lighting

Ford’s straight-talking guide to its new flagship car Today we’re talking about Light Emitting Diodes Excuse me? LED lights Aha, got you. Something to do with televisions? And cars. They make it easier for you to see, and easier for other people on the road to see you OK, tell me more… LED Lights were […]

Mondeo Made Easy – Intelligent All-Wheel Drive

Ford’s straight-talking guide to its new flagship car Today we’re talking Intelligent All-Wheel Drive Is that a good thing? It means the Mondeo will help drive you round the bend I repeat. Is that a good thing? Yes, actually the Intelligent All-Wheel Drive system is really helpful when driving around corners in tricky conditions Such […]

Mondeo Made Easy – Inflatable Rear Seatbelts

Ford’s straight-talking guide to its new flagship car Today we’re talking Inflatable Rear Seatbelts Inflatable? You’re making this up right? Nope. Ford is launching them in Europe on the new Mondeo So, how do they work? They are triggered by collisions – just like airbag technology And the point is? Passengers may find them to […]

A bolt from the blue

Lightweight carbon fibre body. ✓ Tick. Powerful 600 PS engine. ✓ Tick. Super-sleek aerodynamic body. Definitely a big ✓ tick. No, it’s not a checklist for a Formula 1 car – it’s the specification of our jaw-dropping new Ford GT supercar, unveiled during a surprise announcement at the North American International Auto Show. The new […]

What’s in store for 2015?

We thought 2014 was a busy year. (Check out our “In Case You Missed It” round-ups, part 0ne and two if you want to check). Well, this year we are planning what will be one of our busiest years ever. Around 45 per cent of the cars we sell are expected to be new, or […]