Ford Super Duty prototype melts down in the desert

Prototypes break. That's the whole point. Something fails, and instead of Joe Public cursing at a service manager for an hour, it's an engineer cursing at a clipboard, and muttering about all the paperwork she'll have to file to fix the issue. Sometimes, though, the failure is more spectacular.

This 2016 Ford Super… » 8/04/14 10:57am 8/04/14 10:57am

Watch These Dealership Employees Thrash Some Dude's Mustang

As gearheads we all have that recurring fear when we hand our keys over to someone else. That fear that they will not respect our beloved chariot and may return it in less than ideal condition. For this Mustang owner who took his car in for service, that nightmare came true. » 8/02/14 10:05am 8/02/14 10:05am

The '732 Lbs Lighter' 2015 Ford F-150 V6 Was Weighed Against A 2014 V8

It is very impressive that a 2015 Ford F-150 Lariat four-door, one of the model's heavier setups, will only weigh 4,942 pounds. But it's important you know part of that "732 pound weight savings" came from the 2014 having a V8, while the 2015 had Ford's new 2.7 V6. » 7/24/14 11:47am 7/24/14 11:47am

The 6.2 V8 Ford F-150 Is Officially Dead For 2015, And Good Riddance

"The F-150 is dropping the 6.2 V8 for 2015. The 3.5 EcoBoost will become the premium engine, it along with the 5.0 will be carried over... but stay tuned for the new output of those engines." Ford told me last night. Guess that pretty much confirms we're looking at a turbo Raptor in the pipeline. » 7/24/14 9:36am 7/24/14 9:36am

Spies Say The Next-Gen Ford Raptor 'Sounds Like An EcoBoost V6'

Spy shots of been cropping up here and there of the next-generation Ford Raptor. They pretty much look like regular Raptors with weird rags draped over the grille, but a photographer has finally reported something interesting about it: apparently it sounds like a turbo V6. » 7/22/14 5:04pm 7/22/14 5:04pm

2015 Ford F-150 Weighs Less Than 5,000 Pounds, 2.7 V6 Makes 325 HP

The 2015 Ford F-150's little 2.7 EcoBoost V6 will be able to tow 8,500 pounds with 325 horsepower and 375 lb-ft of torque. Official curb weight a 2015 F-150 SuperCrew Lariat, one of the larger models, is a slim 4,942 lbs. The current 3.7 base V6 is dropped for a 3.5, but the 3.5 EcoBoost and V8 from 2014 will remain. » 7/22/14 11:13am 7/22/14 11:13am