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Forza 6 "Confirms" 2017 Raptor Horsepower and Torque - Ford-Trucks.com

Forza 6 "Confirms" 2017 Raptor Horsepower and Torque - Ford-Trucks.com | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
According to the Xbox One release, Forza Motorsports 6, we know the the horsepower, torque, and weight of the 2017 Ford Raptor. Check it out!
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Did Forza 6 really just reveal horsepower/torque specs for the 2017 Raptor? Chad with Ford_Trucks.com thinks they may just have... ;)

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2015 Ford Focus ST: A Bigger, More Fun Fiesta!

On this episode of Ignition, presented by Tire Rack, Carlos Lago tests and reviews the refreshed Ford Focus. What’s new? A couple of visual upgrades (bumpers...
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The editors at Motor Trend declare the new 2015 Focus ST the "best driving FWD car on sale in the US"! Who am I to argue? ;)

 

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Carscoops: Ford Is Yet Again, World's Most Ethical Car Company, Claims Study

Carscoops: Ford Is Yet Again, World's Most Ethical Car Company, Claims Study | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
Ford named Ethisphere Institute's World's Most Ethical Car Company for 2015, marking the 6th consecutive time they've won this award
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Currently the only car maker to earn this distinction...6 years in a row! Ford named as the Worlds Most Ethical Car Company, AGAIN! Blue Oval Boom :)

#GoFurther most ethically  

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Ford and Petty collaborate on a 627-hp Mustang GT

Ford and Petty collaborate on a 627-hp Mustang GT | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
Ford and Petty’s Garage are collaborating on a new limited-edition fastback. The Petty’s Garage Mustang GT is based on the 2014 SEMA concept and corrals 627 hp underhood with the addition ...
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Only one hundred and '43' of these awesome Pony's will be built. See what  they did there? 43.... cool right?! ;)

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Mustang is 16th Most Popular Password on Internet - Motor Trend WOT

Mustang is 16th Most Popular Password on Internet - Motor Trend WOT | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
You can love the Ford Mustang, just don't use it as your password since it's one the most popular ones.
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Most of us choose a password easy to remember often its something we really love... which is probably why Mustang is the 16th most popular password!

#GoFurther Pony security ;) 

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The Most Googled Cars Of 2014

The Most Googled Cars Of 2014 | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
Google just published its year-end "Trends" reports; outlining what people searched for in 2014. Here's the breakdown of what people wanted to know about in the "cars" category, and where they were searching from.
Mike TheCar Guy's insight:

Huge attention for the new Mustant and F-150 help Ford hit the top of "The Most Googled Cars Of 2014".
Also highly searched.... the Ford Ranger! #BringBackTheRanger ;)

#GoFurther listen to your customers! 

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Ford Motor Company Announces Truck Camper

Ford Motor Company Announces Truck Camper | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
Ford Motor Company partners with Livin Lite RV to design and develop an aluminum truck camper to match their all-new aluminum bodied 2015 Ford F150.
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The Blue Oval partners with Livin Lite RV to design and develop an aluminum camper to match their all-new aluminum bodied 2015 F150.

#GoFurther camping light with Ford!  

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Ford previews facelifted global market Ranger pickup [VIDEO]

Ford previews facelifted global market Ranger pickup [VIDEO] | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
The Ranger gets a new look that borrows styling cues from the Everest SUV.
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Near the top of my holiday wish list is that Ford would bring the new Ranger here to the States!!! Are you listening #Ford?!! ;)

#GoFurther bring us the Ranger! 

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All the specs on the new 2015 F-150's!

All the specs on the new 2015 F-150's! | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it

Ford advances to the next level in providing customers with more fuel-efficient vehicles, as the new 2015 F-150 lineup includes the highest EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of any gasoline-powered full-size pickup sold in America.

Mike TheCar Guy's insight:

With the all-new 2015 F-150 due to arrive at dealerships in the next few weeks the Blue Oval has released much anticipated specs for; horsepower, torque, tow/payload capacity AND mileage estimates!

#GoFurther new standards for #BuiltFordTough :) 

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Carscoops: New Galpin Fisker Rocket is a Wild 725HP Coachbuilt 2015 Mustang

Carscoops: New Galpin Fisker Rocket is a Wild 725HP Coachbuilt 2015 Mustang | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
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Bringing back the (nearly) lost art of coachbuilding, Galpin and Fisker team up to 'launch' the Rocket; an insane 725hp coachbuilt #2015Mustang :)

#GoFurther #MustangInspires coachworks  

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The 2015 F-150 is ready to ship!

The 2015 F-150 is ready to ship! | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it

The first of the all-new 2015 F-150's near the end of the line at the Dearborn Plant, shipments begin soon...

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As the first of the all-new 2015 #Ford F-150's rolls off the line dealers can't wait for delivery!

#GoFurther future of #BuiltFordTough :) 

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New Ford Mustang GT350 Unveiling on 11.17.2014 - Average Car Guy

New Ford Mustang GT350 Unveiling on 11.17.2014 - Average Car Guy | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
Ford is about to take the covers off of the 2016 Ford Mustang GT350 in just two weeks. It looks like it's going to be a track-focused monster!
Mike TheCar Guy's insight:

Pony fans rejoice! The rumors and speculation can be put to bed about the 2016 Mustang GT350 being real and actually going into production.... Yes, its really coming! 
H/T to my man Chad, the #AverageCarGuy

#GoFurther Pony Awesomeness 

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HUMP DAY JUMP Raptor Flies at Silver Lake Sand Dunes! - Ford Trucks

HUMP DAY JUMP Raptor Flies at Silver Lake Sand Dunes! - Ford Trucks | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
There are always mixed opinions regarding the Ford Raptor. Some Ford truck enthusiasts love it while others find it to just be a souped-up F-150. Regardless of your opinion on the truck itself, there is no denying that the thing can, indeed, fly. This particular truck is a 2010 Raptor which has been improved upon [...] More »
Mike TheCar Guy's insight:

What better way to enjoy #HumpDay than watching a Raptor fly over one!! 

#GoFurther in the air! ;) 

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Ford Unveils Ranger Wildtrak for Australia - Average Car Guy

Ford Unveils Ranger Wildtrak for Australia - Average Car Guy | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
Check out the brand new, Ford Ranger Wildtrak. It's another piece of forbidden fruit available to the people of Australia, but won't ever be sold in the US.
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There is just SO much awesome about the new Ranger Wildtrack, well.... except the fact that it WONT be available here in the States ;)

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This is what a 550 hp Taurus looks like

This is what a 550 hp Taurus looks like | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
With 550 horsepower and 600 lb-ft of torque, Curtis Haley's 2011 Taurus SHO might be the ultimate sleeper.
Mike TheCar Guy's insight:

Ford fan SHO's the Blue Oval what the Taurus SHO 'could' be.... and its awesome! 550hp, 600lb-ft of twist and a whole bunch of pinnin yer ass in the seat! 

Dear Ford, please take note :) 

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The Ford Focus RS Has A Drift Mode

The Ford Focus RS Has A Drift Mode | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
The Ford Focus RS is a wonderful, wonderful thing -- a 320 horsepower, AWD bruiser Escort Cosworth of a car. It is a hooligan's car, right down to the drift mode.
Mike TheCar Guy's insight:

Um... 'Drift Mode'?? What chu talkin bout Willis?? ;)

Now WANT even more!!!

#GoFurther Drifting... 

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Ford tops GM in U.S. factory jobs

Ford tops GM in U.S. factory jobs | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it

Dearborn company's UAW work force has trailed rival's since at least '30s

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Rebuilding the economy one Blue Oval at a time, #Ford now tops GM in U.S. factory jobs!

#GoFurther growing the workforce ;)

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The 2016 Ford Bronco Is Not Happening, Shut Up About It Already

The 2016 Ford Bronco Is Not Happening, Shut Up About It Already | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
Four Wheeler thought it'd be hilarious to photoshop the Ford Atlas concept into a small SUV and tell everybody: "2016 Ford Bronco!" It was funny, on April Fool's Day. But it keeps burbling back every time somebody's uncle posts it to Facebook with a casually racist, politically-charged caption. And it needs to stop.
Mike TheCar Guy's insight:

I tried to tell ya...... No Bronco!

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New Pony stampedes to best Nov sales since 2006!

New Pony stampedes to best Nov sales since 2006! | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it

As the holiday season kicks off, sales figures for Ford Mustang show the best November for the nameplate since 2006. 8,728 new Mustangs found owners last month, a leap in total sales of 62 percent compared to 2013. Sales are up all over the United States, including the Northeast and Great Lakes regions. Mustang’s largest markets, Texas and California, saw retail sales increases of 46 percent and 76 percent, respectively.

Mike TheCar Guy's insight:

New Mustang sales are brisk as the all new Pony sits on the lot for an average of only eight days!

#GoFurther everybody wants some.... :)

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Ford’s Planning a Performance Buffet for the Detroit Auto Show

Ford’s Planning a Performance Buffet for the Detroit Auto Show | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
We’re counting down the days until next month’s Detroit Auto Show, and apparently so is Ford: We’re hearing from multiple sources that the company will bring a plethora of performance models to its hometown show. Here’s what we know about the hot-rodded Fiesta, Focus, Mustang, and F-150 that could grace the Ford booth at January’s show. At the tiny, […]
Mike TheCar Guy's insight:

Is Ford planning to fulfill our hi-performance holiday wish list at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show?

#GoFurther horsepower dreams!

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Buffalo Snow Storm Affecting Ford Production - Average Car Guy

Buffalo Snow Storm Affecting Ford Production - Average Car Guy | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
The snow storm in Buffalo has affected Ford's stamping plant there, causing some dealerships to have their Edge orders cancelled.
Mike TheCar Guy's insight:

Huge Buffalo Snow Storm Affecting Ford Edge Production causing delays and even orders to be cancelled. 

#GoFurther ridin the storm out ;) 

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And the Esquire Car of the Year Is...

And the Esquire Car of the Year Is... | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
Functional, affordable, stylish, fun, well built (finally), and really, really fast. It retains the soul that made it an icon. There's no other automobile like it.
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Esquire calls the #2015Mustang GT "the most approachable performance car on the planet"! Simply could not agree more!

#GoFurther Pony Performance 

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Ford sells 7-millionth Explorer in America

Ford sells 7-millionth Explorer in America | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
Ford's staple utility vehicle reaches a major milestone on the eve of its 25th anniversary and next iteration.
Mike TheCar Guy's insight:

Another Blue Oval milestone as the Explorer hits seven million sold!

#GoFurther and Explore 

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Vildosola Racing Newsletter

Vildosola Racing Newsletter | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
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Vildosola Racing qualifies both of their 'Flyin Ford F-150' trucks for the 2014 TECATE-SCORE Baja 1000!
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Carscoops: 2015 Ford Transit Gets Unexpected Attention from Tuning Specialists for SEMA

Carscoops: 2015 Ford Transit Gets Unexpected Attention from Tuning Specialists for SEMA | Mikes Auto News | Scoop.it
Ford is previewing five custom Transit vans for the 2014 SEMA Show.
Mike TheCar Guy's insight:

Even the Transit gets in on the Awesomization for SEMA! Yes, you read that right... the Transit!

#GoFurther big boy ;) 

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