Mustang Aussie: Ford To Focus On The Falcon, Not So Much Mercury

We hear this AM that Ford's taking a page directly from GM's Aussie-loving playbook. Bryce Hoffman of the Detroit News, who's never met a job he couldn't hand-le when it comes to Ford, is reporting they're looking at bringing the rear-wheel-drive Falcon platform up from down under to provide the basis for the next… »3/24/08 8:15am3/24/08 8:15am

Angry Tow Truck Driver Attempts to Tow Cop Car

Upset over getting ticketed, a tow truck driver in Gresham, Oregon decided to take his revenge out on the first police cruiser he could find. Turns out there was an unmarked police car responding to a domestic disturbance call that was a fairly easy target. The angry driver was able to get the interceptor hooked up to… »12/14/07 10:15am12/14/07 10:15am

Ex-Police Call for De-Policified Surplus Ex-Police Cars

Because it's sometimes unnerving to get pulled over by a real unmarked patrol car, some police and safety advocates are calling for fleet services to do a better job of making ex-patrol cars more civilian-ized. While there are good reasons for wanting a used cop car (you might be on a "Mission from God"), there are… »11/12/07 1:15pm11/12/07 1:15pm

Report: Ford Australia Gears Up for US Rear-Drive Invasion

A right-hand-drive Mustang with a twin-turbo V6? You heard that right. Of course, the goofyfoot version would be for Aussie eyes only. From the other direction would come a new rear-drive Ford platform for the US market, a strategy GM's already following for a new line of burnout machines. That from a report today in… »7/20/07 2:30pm7/20/07 2:30pm

Detroit Auto Show: Ford Goes Butch; The Interceptor Sedan Concept!!

Just look at that handsome lump of bulging, muscular Americana (on the right). You know the story by now. The Interceptor is a four-door Mustang (no matter what Ford says and then denies). Which means it's a rear wheel drive sedan powered by a torquey V8. We like this fact so much that us bothering to explain why is… »1/08/07 11:24am1/08/07 11:24am