Capri – The car you always promised yourself

It was the year man walked on the moon for the first time, the legendary Woodstock festival took place and the very first Boeing 747s reached for the skies. In that same year, half a century ago, Ford’s Capri hit Europe’s roads for the first time. When it launched in 1969, it was billed as […]

Classic Transit makes Forza Horizon 4 debut

From the ultra-high-performance Ford GT supercar to the “bad-ass” Ranger Raptor pickup, Forza Horizon 4 lets driving game fans experience some of our most exclusive and exciting models in locations around the world. Among the latest additions is one that might come as a surprise. Our legendary, original Transit Mk 1 van from 1965 – […]

Forgotten Stretch of Road Could Be Europe’s Greatest; Driving Nirvana Found in the Portuguese Mountains

Heading across mountains in the north of Portugal and cutting into the Parque Natural do Alvão, the winding N304 may just be Europe’s greatest driving road. It’s wide, has a perfect road surface, offers rhythmic bends and incredible views. Best of all, other drivers rarely use it. “In three days of filming, we barely saw […]

On track for back to back

The Tour de France is the world’s most demanding cycling race. For three weeks, the riders spend up to six hours each day in the saddle, with mountain stages higher than 2,000 metres. Certain stages feature exciting races against the clock, known as Time Trials, where riders go flat out to gain valuable seconds on […]

It’s GT: the sequel… and it’s better than ever

Thought our Ford GT ultra-high-performance supercar couldn’t get any better? Think again. We revealed at the Goodwood Festival of Speed the Ford GT Mk II, a limited-edition, track-only GT that represents the next stage in Ford GT performance.  With a 700 horsepower 3.5-litre EcoBoost engine, race-proven aerodynamics and competition-oriented handling, the GT Mk II has […]

Turning plastic bottles into carpets

Each of our EcoSport SUVs is fitted with carpets made using 470 single-use plastic drink bottles. And since we launched the EcoSport globally in 2012, it has provided a new lease of life for more than 650 million 500-millilitre bottles, weighing an estimated 8,262 metric tons * and that – if laid end to end […]

Sunscreen – bad for your car’s health?

Bought in ever increasing quantities, hand sanitisers and higher sun protection factor lotion may be good for our health but they can be bad news for our cars. Chemicals found in some such products can react with surfaces, causing them to wear prematurely unless they are protected by special finishes. This is a challenge that […]