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Ford to bring tuned 2013 Explorer and Escape models to 2012 SEMA Show

Three SUV’s will now be joining Ford’s massive Sema fleet at this year’s upcoming show in the form of one 2013 Explorer and two 2013 Escapes. The 2013 Ford Explorer comes in the form of the 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost Sport variant and was crafted by Forgiato. While the tuning house has yet to detail the […]

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2013 Ford Explorer Sport secures EPA-rated 22 mpg highway

The 2013 Ford Explorer Sport has received its EPA-certified fuel-economy rating and has scored 16 mpg city and 22 mpg highway. “Explorer Sport hits a sweet-spot combination of power, usable torque, 4WD capability, with class-leading fuel efficiency,” said Bill Gubing, chief engineer for Explorer, Taurus and Police Interceptor vehicles. “The Explorer Sport EcoBoost engine matches […]

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2012 New York: It’s SHO time for the 2013 Ford Explorer Sport

When it comes to performance SUVs built in the United States, Chrysler’s Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 and Chevrolet’s TrailBlazer SS (until it was killed) were always the two to chose from. Ford’s previous sporty versions of the Explorer were nothing to really go crazy about. The Dearborn automaker is now taking a crack at getting into the […]

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2013 Ford Explorer Sport makes 350-hp, meet the SHO version of the Explorer

Following a short teaser earlier in the week, Ford has taken the covers off of the first-ever high-performance version of the Explorer prior to its world debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show next week. Known as the Ford Explorer Sport, the model will be powered by a 3.5 liter twin-turbo EcoBoost V6 making […]

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Video: Sporty version of Ford Explorer teased, will debut on March 28

Ladies and Gentleman, mark your calendars, Ford will be showing off a new Explorer model on March 28 at 1 pm EST on the Ford Explorer Facebook page. Check out more new on the Ford Explorer. “Please join us Wednesday, March 28 at 1 p.m. EST / 10 a.m. PST on http://www.facebook.com/fordexplorer for a live […]

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New Ford Explorer and F-Series trucks to show of style, capabilities at SEMA 2011

Ford trucks and SUVs will have their own special display at this year’s SEMA Show where they will flex their style muscle along with unmatched capabilities. A total of three Ford Explorer SUVs and four F-Series trucks will be on display. Click here for more news on the Ford Explorer. “The all-new Ford Explorer lends […]

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Consumer Reports: Ford’s reliability has fallen, Chrysler on the rise

In Consumer Reports’ 2011 Annual Auto Survey, Ford, which has been the model of America reliability for many years, is slowly starting to fall. Consumer Reports attributes three of the Dearborn automakers newest models for the fall in reliability. “The new Ford Explorer, Fiesta, and Focus all had below-average reliability in their first year,” Consumer […]

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2011 Ford Explorer hits the 100,000 sales mark

As the fastest growing mid-sized SUV in the U.S., the 2011 Ford Explorer has reached the 100,000 mark in sales for this year. This number also represents the 290 percent increase from the previous year, with the 2.0L EcoBoost engines accounting for 15 percent of sales. Amy Marentic, group marketing manager, says “The Explorer continues […]

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Ford teams up with LEGOLAND Florida to build life size Lego Explorer (w/ Video)

I don’t know about you folks, but I have always been a fan of Legos. In fact, I still purchase sets from time to time. So this little bit of news will definitely get both Ford and Lego fans excited. LEGOLAND of Florida has teamed up with Ford to create an Explore made almost entirely […]

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The SUV is Back: Dodge launches 2011 Durango ad campaign, takes stab at Ford Explorer

Chrysler AG has just unveiled a series of new commercial TV spots for the new 2011 Dodge Durango. Several of the new spots have began airing this week with the overall theme that “the SUV is back.” “In all of our advertising campaigns, we look for creative solutions that entertain the audience, capture the essence […]

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