Archives for June 20th, 2013

Watch this awesome R/C car chase scene made with cardboard and glue

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It never ceases to amaze us how much video production talent you can find on YouTube, especially when considering movies like Battleship actually exist on the silver screen. It's even better, of course, when cars are involved, which is why we can't stop watching this car chase between a pair of radio controlled Ford Mustangs. Racing through a detailed set built in the middle of a public street using just 'cardboard, hot glue and spray paint,' ...

Legends Collide: The Custom Mustang-GT40 Ford Mach 40

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The original Ford Mustang and the GT40 are arguably the two most legendary cars the Blue Oval has ever built. But what would happen if the two legends collided? The result isn’t a spectacular (and expensive) crash; rather it’s the one-off Ford Mach 40, and our sister publication Hot Rod has the details on how it came to be. The Mach 40 was originally the brainchild of Terry Lipscomb, who wanted to know how a 1969 ...

Ford Posts Billions in Earnings; Here Are Five Cars That Got It There

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Focus Between hatchback, sedan, and pure electric, there’s no question why the Ford Focus is number three on this list with 245,922 units sold. No doubt the rise of demand for electric cars helped the Focus Electric propel the number of units sold in 2012. The Focus boasts SYNC with MyFord Touch for those who like to stay connected to the technical world. ...

Europe’s Ford Fiesta ‘Van’ gets 76 mpg

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For anyone old enough to remember the '70s, the concept of a lowered van brings about images of groovy decals and Cheech & Chong, not fuel economy. But Ford Europe has other ideas. The US automaker's Ford Fiesta 'van' (OK, it's 'car-derived' from a really small car) starts sales in Europe this month, and features some fuel economy figures far better suited for a Honda Civic than an Econoline. Ford, which will start selling the model across ...