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Ken Block x Ford Hybrid Function Hoon Vehicle – A Day on the Streets of L.A. | Video

If the latest Gymkhana video of Ken Block getting sideways and smokey in his Ford seems a bit like a car commercial, there’s a reason. In exchange for Ford’s deep support of Block’s drift rocket adventures, Block has been a very willing spokesman for the company; this … READ MORE

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2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302

A fresh coat of paint in School Bus Yellow, the 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302 is a tribute to the original 1970 Trans-Am championship car drove by Parnelli Jones. Appointed with the same reflective racing stripes and the so-called “hockey stick” appliqué, the car’s appearance comes to … READ MORE

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2013 Ford Shelby GT500

Living up to the revered name of Carroll Shelby, the new Ford Shelby GT500 for model year 2013 roared out of the Ford press outlet this morning. Powered by a new 5.8-liter V8 and a giant supercharger, the Ford Shelby GT500 embodies the storied era of the … READ MORE

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Ford Flex – 2013 Edition

The 2013 Ford Flex is set to debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show next week. Fans of the retro styled crossover will be happy to know the vehicle retains is distinctly boxy shape, even as it gets a front-end makeover. Gone is the three-bar grille, and … READ MORE

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ICON .001 Ford Bronco

One trend seen at the 2011 SEMA auto show is tuners shying away from the gaudy chrome that was the blingy bread and butter of the custom auto scene for decades. Thankfully, toning things down has actually inspired aftermarket designers like Icon 4X4 to get a little … READ MORE

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LEGO – Life-Size Pixelated Ford Explorer | Video

If you’ve ever had occasion to wonder how many LEGO bricks it would take to assemble a full-sized Ford Explorer, you’re in luck — the answer is 380,000. More pertinent facts: it takes 22 designers over 2,500 hours to complete the build, and the replica vehicle would … READ MORE

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Ford E-Bike Concept

Ford quietly unveiled its electric bicycle concept, aptly called the E-Bike, at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show. A 340Wh lithium-ion battery pack powers a 350W electric motor concealed in the front wheel hub, propelling the lightweight carbon fiber and aluminum frame up to 85km on a full … READ MORE

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Vaughn Gittin Jr. x Team Need For Speed – The Making Of Ford Mustang RTR-X

Inklings of this project first appeared in 2009 when pro-drift racer Vaughn Gittin Jr. helped with the introduction of the Ford Mustang RTR. Then, the opportunity presented itself in the form of Gittin Jr.’s long time sponsor, Team Need For Speed, wanting to build an one-off vehicle … READ MORE

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Ford EVOS Concept – Plug-In Hybrid Design Study

Things are looking up at Ford. Under the guidance of CEO Alan Mulally, the former Boeing exec with a knack of turning corporation around, Ford reported a profit of $2.7 billion dollars in 2009, the first profitable year after a four-year slump. With its finance in order, … READ MORE

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DC x Ken Block – Gymkhana FOUR: Hollywood Megamercial | Video

DC Shoes co-founder Ken Block is well known for making a grand entrance though there’s never been something this epic before. In part to the introduction of his newest Gymkhana FOUR, a heavily modified Ford Fiesta aptly called Hybrid Function Hoon Vehicle (H.F.H.V.), Ken Block and DC … READ MORE

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Ken Block x Ford – Hybrid Function Hoon Vehicle (H.F.H.V.)

Ken Block is making noise again, figuratively speaking and literally speaking, with his newest weapon in his automotive arsenal. The Hybrid Function Hoon Vehicle, aka H.F.H.V., is a unique race car built by Ford Fiesta to facilitate for Ken Block’s versatile racing discipline. Block can now attack … READ MORE