Back to the Fiesta

Thirty years ago, when filmgoers were first introduced to the “Back to the Future” franchise, 2015 seemed a very long time ahead. When Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel to Oct. 21, 2015 in “Back to the Future Part 2” they experience a world of flying cars, power-shoelaces and hoverboards. Then, as now, Fiesta was […]

Safe travels

We care about how our cars, look, drive, and perform – but above all we make sure that our cars are as safe as possible, for drivers, passengers and pedestrians. Crash-testing is a key part of ensuring that, in the event of an accident, our vehicles afford maximum protection. For the Ford Focus RS alone […]

Could you design a cool app for drivers?

We are inviting programmers to take part in a 24-hour challenge to design apps that can be voice-activated by drivers. The SYNC AppLink Developer Challenge Dublin offers €75,000 prize money and the opportunity to develop new apps with Ford. Organised with Web Summit, one of the world’s leading technology conferences, the challenge will see developers […]

Globe-circling, amphibious car-driving, donut-performing record breakers!

Want to set an auto world record?  Get a Ford. The Guinness World Records 2016 is full of them! The first circumnavigation by amphibious car …and the only one so far! It took Ben Carlin more than 10 years to complete the 50,000-mile journey over land and sea in a modified Ford GPA amphibious vehicle […]

Focus RS overload! Explore our fact-packed infographic

From its aggressive exhaust note and surging acceleration, to its impressive array of performance technologies, our interactive graphic reveals everything you need to know about the exciting new Focus RS. Complete with a roll-call of legendary Ford RS models, it’s the perfect complement to our “Rebirth of an icon” series – the behind-the-scenes story of […]

How ostrich feathers help make better cars

It was as far back as the 19th Century that ostrich feathers were first found to be perfect for removing dust. Today we also use the plumes for just that purpose. Thousands of ostrich feathers are used to dust models including Galaxy, Mondeo and S-MAX before painting, to help ensure a smooth finish. Measuring up […]

Ford GT is top choice – no kidding

Back in the 1960s we built the Ford GT40 to beat Italian supercars at their own game – on the race track. Half a century later the new Ford GT is still hitting the competition where it hurts even before the race-car version goes into action next year. Our new ultra-high-performance supercar has beaten the […]

All angles covered – 360-degree motor show

Take a virtual tour of the Ford display – including the Ford GT, Focus RS, and Mustang – with our innovative Google 360 virtual show-stand. Navigate by model, and discover video and car details on our fresh line-up for Frankfurt.  

First stop Silverstone for Ford GT race car

Earlier this year we revealed our new Ford GT race car would be making a historic return to Le Mans in June 2016 – 50 years after the legendary GT40 registered the first of four consecutive wins. Ahead of that though, in April, we in the U.K. will be the first to see a duo […]

No Need to Lose the Accent

From the Beatles, to Michael Caine, to Tom Jones, accents in the U.K have delighted and confused listeners – as well as providing impersonators with a living. Voice-activated technology though has sometimes been less forgiving, requiring users to attempt the received pronunciation of “My Fair Lady” to be understood. Ford SYNC has been developed with […]

VROOOM with a view! Focus RS sprint video

Select Launch Control, apply full throttle, and less than five seconds later the Focus RS high-performance hatchback hits 62 mph (100 km/h). And here’s the proof. And guess what happens if you keep your foot down? 165 mph – the highest top speed of any RS vehicle. The Focus RS is currently keeping good company […]

Everything you need to know about SUVs

The modern sports utility vehicle (SUV) can trace its roots back to rugged but lightweight vehicles like the WW2-era Willys Jeep developed for military use, and the original post-war Land Rover designed for farmers. The “SUV” of old wouldn’t be suitable for modern families. They were uncomfortable – with a pair of straps instead of […]