Tag: Ford

Ranger goes wild (Ford Ranger)

Ranger goes wild (Ford Ranger)

FORD has announced a new special edition Ranger Wildtrak. Available as a Double-Cab, loaded with extras and priced at £19,100 on the road, the Wildtrak is designed and equipped specifically for the outdoor adventure sports enthusiasts. The Wildtrak variant stands apart from the existing Ranger line-up with its metallic red […]

Five million not out (Ford Transit)

Five million not out (Ford Transit)

THE five-millionth Ford Transit has rolled off its Southampton assembly line. That’s enough vans to cover the entire length of the UK 15 times bumper to bumper. In a ceremony at the plant, Southampton MP, John Denham, employees and guests applauded as Robin Trowbridge, team leader on the production line, […]

Train of transits to mark 40th anniversary

Train of transits to mark 40th anniversary

MORE than 100 Ford Transit enthusiasts, owners and Ford employees will be driving across the Queen Elizabeth Bridge at 0715 hrs next Sunday, 17 July 2005, to mark the Ford Transit’s 40 years of success. Crossing the Bridge will be old, new, modified and standard Transits. Many lovingly restored historic […]

TOP TEN FAILURES

TOP TEN FAILURES

SCAN through any list of modern motors and it’s unlikely you will come across a truly unloved car. That is not always the case though, as rarely a manufacturer will face the horrible realisation that they have given birth to a car that could be more trouble than it is […]

TOP TEN DETECTIVES’ CARS

TOP TEN DETECTIVES’ CARS

IT’S A very simple formula. To create a popular detective series, your main protagonist needs just three things; a cool name, distinctive dress sense and a car that sums up their personality in an instant. UK car marketing website Cardata.co.uk has produced a list of ten detective’s motors, all of […]

Ranger prices cut

Ranger prices cut

FORD Ranger Double Cab and Super Cab models 4×4 pick-ups for delivery from late July will come with prices up to £1,300 lower than the previous recommended retail price (RRP), and some will also have more extra value standard features. The entry model Double Cab 4×4 is £1,300 less at […]

Ford tools up for new promotion

Ford tools up for new promotion

FORD is offering a useful incentive to buyers of its Ranger 4×4 pick-up that capitalises on its popularity among construction industry professionals. A kit of £1,000 worth of Makita professional power tools has been selected by Ford to encourage potential retail purchasers of new Rangers. Ford has previously offered a […]

Ford to preview new models at CV Show

Ford to preview new models at CV Show

FORD is to preview a number of new models and concepts, including its Transit Connect Crew Van, Transit Shuttle Bus, a Ranger Tipper and the Transit special editions launched to mark 40 years of Transit success at this year’s CV Show. Central to the stand will be a walk-through tunnel […]

Ford celebrates 40 years in Transit

Ford celebrates 40 years in Transit

IT WAS 40 years ago that the first Ford Transit rolled off the production line in Britain. To mark this milestone, Ford has created three special edition Transits and two special edition Transit Connects. Buyers gain additional comfort and convenience features on their new vehicles, saving from £100 to £1,500. […]

No limit to limited editions (Ford Transit)

No limit to limited editions (Ford Transit)

FORD has announced that its Ford Transit is now available in yet more limited editions, this time aimed at making working life more comfortable and efficient for British businesses. Ford Transit SilverBlue is available as a medium wheelbase, medium roof, 100 PS T280 Transit for £14,750 and the ExecAir Pack […]