A dummy’s guide to crash tests

Ever wondered what crash testing looked like – from a dummy’s perspective?   That’s how we decided to showcase our new £13.75 million “sled test” facility.   Bridging the gap between full-scale crash tests and virtual crash tests, sled tests subject vehicles – and the dummies inside them – to the same accelerations experienced in […]

Mustang is comic strip on wheels

When this Mustang suffered irreparable internal damage, it looked like the end of the road. But cartoonist and illustrator Fabrizio De Tommaso had other ideas that – from the outside at least – it could become a work of art. Called Mustang #FightTheDarkness, the reinvented car, created using spray cans, was revealed at international comic […]

TAKING ON THE WORLD’S MOST ICONIC MOTORCYCLE COURSE – ON FOUR WHEELS

The Isle of Man TT Festival is among the most famous motorsport festivals in the world. Every year, over two weeks, 30 million fans tune in to see top motorcyclists test their talent on the incredible “Mountain Course”. But you don’t have to be on two wheels to get the best out of what is […]

Follow your headlights! New tech predicts what’s coming

According to a recent survey, most people are scared driving after dark, something that, with the clocks about to go back, will soon be happening for more and more people. We are the first manufacturer to introduce technology that uses road signs and lane markings as the cue to adjust headlight beams that better illuminate […]

Watch a Mustang drift for 20.7km

Known as the “Green Hell”, the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife, in Germany, is a must-drive destination for petrolheads around the world. Even for experienced drivers, it can be demanding.   So how about drifting the full 20.7-kilometre circuit?   That’s exactly what champion drifter Vaughn Gittin Jnr has done – behind the wheel of his 900hp […]

New Transit is the business

We’re heading to Hanover in Germany this week to show off our latest Transit van. Our largest Transit, with a 2-tonne capacity, will be showing off its capacious size, efficient engine options and even a lower emission mild hybrid version. It has some welcome additions for drivers too, the big van now more car-like to […]

Focus is top of the class for space

Did you know the average school-child grows at a rate of 6 centimetres a year?   Kids can even shoot upwards a whopping 16 centimetres in one year… with spurts of up to half a centimetre in a single night.   That means that some students will be hopping into the family car to return […]