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4×4 SUV or 4×4 UTE?

July 18, 2022

Should I buy a 4×4 SUV or a 4X4 Ute? So, you like going on adventures beyond the bitumen, but you don’t have the finances to afford a dedicated holiday vehicle. What’s the right steed for you that combines weekday practicalities with weekend escapes: A dual-cab ute with four-wheel drive or an offroad wagon with four-wheel drive?  Dual-cab utes are hugely popular. Three of the five best-selling vehicles in Australia are dual-cab 4x4s. Six of...

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2024 Ford E-Transit Custom electric van revealed

July 5, 2022

The electric version of the next Ford Transit Custom van has been unveiled – but it’s not due in Australian showrooms until 2024. The next-generation 2024 Ford Transit Custom van has been revealed in all-electric E-Transit Custom guise – though first arrivals in Australian showrooms are not due until sometime in 2024. The next Transit Custom mid-sized van will be offered with conventional diesel power – or, in a first for the nameplate, an all-electric...

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Next-Gen Everest Specifications Released

May 4, 2022

Ford Australia has confirmed specifications of its hotly anticipated Everest. The Ranger-based SUV will be offered from launch with the choice of 3.0-litre V6 or 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel engines with 184kW/600Nm and 154kW/500Nm respectively. Both will be paired to Ford’s 10R80 10-speed automatic transmission with two- and four-wheel drive configurations available within the line-up. Four grades: Ambiente, Trend, Sport and Platinum will be offered, with all available in 4WD format. Ambiente and Trend variants will...

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Confirmed: Ford F-150 is coming to Australia

March 31, 2022

It’s official: Ford F-150 coming to Ford Australia showrooms next year. The Ford F Series pick-up will return to Ford Australia showrooms mid-2023 – after a 16-year absence – following the announcement today of a factory-backed local remanufacturing operation. Ford Australia has confirmed the Ford F-150 will be coming to Australia next year, and sold via its national showroom network with a five year/unlimited kilometre warranty alongside the rest of its model range. Before the Ford...

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Introducing the Next-Gen Everest

March 15, 2022

TOUGHER LOOKS AND MORE CAPABILITY FOR NEXT-GEN EVEREST A fundamentally overhauled new-generation Ford Everest has made its global debut clothed in butch sheet-metal and powered by a benchmark 3.0-litre V6 turbo-diesel engine. Like the outgoing model, the new Everest is an Aussie-developed member of Ford’s versatile T6 family, along with the incoming new-generation Ford Ranger ute with which it shares a significant amount of specification including the front two-thirds of its ladder frame, drivelines and a massive...

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Next-Gen Ford Ranger Raptor Revealed

February 24, 2022

NEW FORD RANGER RAPTOR GOES FROM FAST TO GOBSMACKING WITH ALMOST TWICE THE POWER AND A HUGE SUSPENSION UPGRADE Launched in 2018, the original Ford Ranger Raptor turned out to be one of the great automotive highlights of recent years. The Aussie-developed high-performance dual-cab displayed on- and off-road capability that simply embarrassed standard utes. But for some people that wasn’t enough and Ford Performance heard their cries. Enter the new Raptor with a 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 petrol...

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New Ford Ranger clever storage and lighting solutions

February 10, 2022

NEXT-GENERATION RANGER DRIP-FEED CONTINUES AHEAD OF ITS MID-2022 AUSTRALIAN LAUNCH Ford has revealed some of the more utilitarian details about the highly-anticipated new 2022 Ford Ranger. Ahead of the all-new Australian-developed ute range’s local release by June, Ford says the next-generation ‘T6.2’ Ranger will go “all-out with a wider cargo box packed with features and opportunities to transform the space”. With a body that’s 50mm wider than before, the new Ranger’s tub will accommodate a standard European...

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2022 Ford Everest Teased

January 6, 2022

Ford has taken the wraps off the all-new Ranger, but details on the next-generation Everest have been scarce. But with the company dropping a fresh teaser on the 2022 Ford Everest, we thought we’d go over what we expect will be offered with the new model when it’s revealed in early 2022. When will the 2022 Ford Everest go on sale? We expect Ford will reveal the Ford Everest in 2022. Semiconductor and supply chain shortages...

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New Ford Ranger Arrives

November 25, 2021

The exterior look of the Australian-designed 2022 Ford Ranger was based on extensive customer research and two internally developed guiding principles: ‘Bring in the Future’ and ‘Built Ford Tough’. That combination of influences were refined by ongoing customer clinics as the design developed, resulting in what 2022 Ford Ranger chief designer Max Tran calls a “tough dominating front-end” and “more athletic and muscular side”. While design details including grille lowers, colours and headlight tech vary across the model range – we...

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Next-Generation Ranger Reveal Date

November 2, 2021

Ford Australia will reveal the much-anticipated next-generation Ford Ranger pickup on 18:00pm, 24 November, 2021. Ford has reimagined, redesigned and reengineered the Ranger to be the smartest, most versatile and most capable Ranger ever for customers in more than 180 markets around the world. Ford conducted more than 5,000 interviews and worked with hundreds of pick-up owners, in dozens of workshops across the globe to find out how owners used their trucks, what they liked,...

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