ARTICLES RELATING TO FORD

Here's how the odometer was invented

2016-05-27 11:32

The odometer is used determine fuel efficiency and measure how far you've travelled. Here's how the humble odometer came about.

WATCH: How a new Ford Mustang SA owner made his V8 car roar even louder

2016-05-20 07:45

Wheels24 reader Brandon Almazan had a special car at his exhaust workshop. See how he tunes a brand new Ford Mustang to sound even more voracious.

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DriveThru review: 4 car journos, 1 hot Mustang in SA

The TopCar team tests the Ford Mustang, powered by a 2.3 four-cylinder EcoBoost, with a drive through Cape Town and end up having lunch at a famous fast food eatery.

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Reader: 3 generations of Ford Mustang in SA

2016-04-29 07:23

Wheels24 reader Leon Nel has been driving Ford Mustangs since 1964. Here's his version of three generations of Mustang in SA...

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WATCH: Ken Block drives the outrageous Ford Focus RS RX

Watch Hoonigan Racing Division drivers, Ken Block and Andreas Bakkerud, test the Ford Focus RS RX which is competing in the FIA World Rallycross Championship.

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Hail muscle-car royalty: Ford’s Mustang a huge success in SA

2016-04-15 15:06

'The demand has been so overwhelming that it's sold out through 2017,' says Ford SA as its iconic Mustang proves hugely successful in SA with 80% of local owners opting for the V8 version.

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These two men are attempting to drive around the world...in a Ford Model T

Driving around the world is no mean feat. Doing it in a 100-year-old Ford Model T car is a staggering challenge. That’s exactly what Dirk and Trudy Regter are attempting.

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2016 SA Car of the Year: And the winner is...

2016-03-08 22:18

The 2016 South African Car of the Year has been revealed. Find out which vehicle grabbed the title. What's more, we reveal Wheels24 users' Car of the Year choice.

Ford CEO looks to self-driving cars, sharing economy

2016-02-23 09:33

Ford CEO Mark Fields says his company is tripling its investment in new technologies that will ultimately lead to self-driving cars. He adds that the automaker will still produce cars for drivers who enjoy keeping their hands on the wheel.

Ford SA ups the ante: 4 new Focus models added

2016-02-10 08:53

Ford expands its Focus range with the addition of four new derivatives in South Africa.

 
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WATCH: Muscle cars disappoint in crash tests

The US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety put a trio of muscle cars, the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger, through a range of crash tests. Watch the clip to see how they fared, the results might surprise you.

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Big news for bakkie fans: Ford SA expands Ranger line-up

2016-05-19 08:13

Exciting news for Ford Ranger bakkie fans! The Ranger will receive a trend-setting model expansion this July.

Ford unveils new EcoBlue diesel engine

2016-04-29 10:17

Ford has introduced a diesel engine to sit alongside its eco-friendly EcoBoost petrol engines. The 'EcoBlue' 2.0-litre unit will replace the current 2.2 TDCI.

'First Ford Mustangs in SA': Reader's amazing story

2016-04-20 07:54

Wheels24 reader Fred Bebington, a former Ford SA employee, experienced the 'first three Mustangs' in SA nearly 50 years ago. Read his amazing story.

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Watch this self-driving Ford navigate in total darkness

Ford tests the limits of its autonomous driving tech by switching off the headlights of its Fusion hybrid and allowing the car to drive in total darkness.

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5 awesome automotive April Fools' Day pranks

2016-04-01 12:10

Think you have the best prank for April Fools'? Try topping these automotive manufacturers. Their ideas are so believable, we inquired about it! Just kidding!

SA Car of the Year: Users' choice revealed

2016-03-08 22:20

Nearly 8000 Wheels24 users voted for their favourite vehicle in our 2016 South African Car of the Year poll. Find out which vehicle came out tops!

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Ken Block's Gymkhana eight will blow your mind!

Ford unleashed stunt driver Ken Block in Dubai. Watch the gymkhana king take on supercars in his modified Fiesta WRC car. Did we mention he takes on a Bugatti Veyron?

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Hate potholes? Try driving on the world's 'worst road'

2016-02-19 08:56

Potholes and other rough road surfaces are a huge problem for drivers globally. Ford has created a diabolical 1.9km road that replicates the world's worst surfaces. Check out this infographic.

WATCH: Gorgeous stunt driver tests SA-bound Focus RS

2016-02-08 09:10

Ford's most powerful hot hatch, one gorgeous stunt driver... watch as Prestin Persson puts Ford's SA-bound Focus RS through its paces.

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