Posts Tagged ‘EcoBoost’

2016 NAIAS: 2017 Ford Fusion

January 11th, 2016 No comments

Now on the market for ten years, Ford is not satisfied to rest on its laurels as it continues to use its midsize Fusion to scrape sales away from the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord. Ford has massaged the front fascia slightly, added optional LED headlamps, and introduces a rotary shift knob that replaces the more conventional console shift lever. The Fusion Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid both remain available, the latter of which offers options for monitoring and scheduling charging through the MyFord Mobile app. Those who want to wring a little bit more fun out of their commute should look to the Fusion Sport which offers a 2.7L turbocharged EcoBoost V6 as well as all-wheel drive. A Platinum trim level offers a unique front grille and 19” polished-aluminum wheels. Three EcoBoost engines are offered across the range with the 1.5L and 2.0L 4-cylinders in addition to the Sport-exclusive 2.7L V6.  Sadly, it appears that the rare manual transmission has been cut from the line-up.

2011 Ford Police Interceptor (Preview)

March 12th, 2010 No comments

      With the Crown Victoria being completely phased out at the end of 2011 Ford needed to prep another car for Police duty, or lose that market to Charger and Impala / Caprice completely. Enter the 2011 Ford Police Interceptor Concept. Think of it as a tough as nails Taurus. Read more…

2011 Ford Edge (Preview)

March 6th, 2010 No comments

      We’ve always been a fan of the Ford Edge and it’s Lincoln MKX twin, but we’ve also always wondered what they would look like if Ford just took one more step away from the cautious line it’s been toeing for the better part of the 2000’s. Well now we know, and it looks like Ford loosed the cuffs on Dearborn’s imagination a bit. Read more…