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  1. Nameplate History & Halloween Ready

    The Lounge
    * I love following the lineage of nameplates, particularly when the history is so varied! The Mercury Cougar was a relative of the Mustang, Elite & Thunderbird: http://www.oldcarsstronghearts.com/2015/10/29/throwback-thursday-38/ Raining here, so may not see many trick-or-treaters; will see my...
  2. History of Detroit and Lincoln Dealership help needed!!

    The Lounge
    Hello all! I hope that I am in the correct section here. I was wondering if there was anyone out there that can help me get some history pertaining to the first Lincoln dealership in Detroit. The Gilmore Car Museum in Richland, Michigan just opened a new section dedicated to this dealership...
  3. redrawing history? Mod Obsession

    Ford Inside News Design Talent Center
    sometimes vintage cars make me want an alternate timeline = my "MK47 Torpedo" not to sacrifice an original 1947 but to make a replica on a modern chassis - and in this case adapting an MKS interior and a Fwd EcoBoost with rear electric motors for Virtual-Awd - somehow that feels more 'right'...
  4. The history and future of the Ford Bronco

    Ford Brand News - Global
    The history and future of the Ford Bronco With Escape, Edge, Explorer and Expedition currently providing Ford shoppers a fair range of utility options, the current lineup seems to lack only something butch and off-road minded for rounding out. There's enough interest in a Raptor-type SUV that...
  5. All-new 2015 f-150 most patented truck in ford history

    Ford Brand News - Global
    ALL-NEW 2015 F-150 MOST PATENTED TRUCK IN FORD HISTORY Ford NEW INNOVATIONS BOLSTER NEXT-GENERATION LIGHT-DUTY PICKUP - 2015 Ford F-150 has more new Ford technology patents and/or patent applications than any truck in Ford history, offering customers innovative technologies throughout –...
  6. Ford F-150 King Ranch celebrates 'history and authenticity' for 2015 [w/video]

    Ford Brand News - Global
    Ford F-150 King Ranch celebrates 'history and authenticity' for 2015 [w/video] What's life like on an authentic Texas ranch? We honestly have no idea, having never lived on such a ranch, but we imagine it requires lots of hard work, grit and determination to keep all 825,000 acres – that's...
  7. A Collaboration of Lincoln Performance History

    Lincoln Discussion
    I thought it would be fun to take a look at Lincoln’s performance history. Believe it or not Lincoln DOES have one; however it may be the shortest out of any luxury automaker out there. What I hope to do is for us to come together and collaborate so if I do miss anything we can add it to this...
  8. This Day in History: Ford Model A goes on sale

    Vintage Ford Discussion
    This Day in History: Ford Model A goes on sale By Jeff Sabatini Dec 2nd 2011 Autoblog.com The Ford Model A doesn't get the historical respect of its 15-million-unit predecessor, the Model T, nor is it as beloved as the 1932 Ford V8 which followed. But when the Model A went on sale on December...
  9. Mercury rolls into history with build of final Grand Marquis

    Ford Corporate News
    Mercury rolls into history with build of final Grand Marquis By LAUREN ABDEL-RAZZAQ AND DAVID PHILLIPS 1/04/2011 Autoweek The last Mercury--a Grand Marquis--rolled off the production line Tuesday at Ford Motor Co.'s assembly plant in St. Thomas, Ontario, marking the official end of another...
  10. Ford thunderbird owners head to dearborn to celebrate 55 years of history

    Vintage Ford Discussion
    FORD THUNDERBIRD OWNERS HEAD TO DEARBORN TO CELEBRATE 55 YEARS OF HISTORY DEARBORN, Mich., June 25, 2010 – The Ford Thunderbird is known for its classic design cues and the character of a true American sports car. But it also has 55 years of history to go along with that, and owners across the...
  11. Autonews confirms what we all knew. Sable is history as of April.

    Mercury Discussion
    We knew about the Taurus X, and now . . . ******************************** Ford to kill Taurus X, Mercury Sable AMY WILSON AUTOMOTIVE NEWS DECEMBER 4, 2008 - 4:40 PM ET Ford Motor Co. has notified dealers to ready their final orders for the two vehicles before production ends in the...
  12. Another one bites the dust: Taurus X is history after Feb. 2009 Autoblog reports

    Ford Car Discussion
    Autoblog Ford Taurus X to ride off into the sunset in February When the Freestyle failed to capture the attention of the crossover-buying public, Ford took action. Designers slapped a three bar grille on the front end, got creative with the headlights and upped the power with a Duratec 3.5L V6...
  13. Ford Fusion Hybrid To Make Nascar History

    Ford Car Discussion
    2010 FORD FUSION HYBIRD TO PACE FORD 400 FIELD; FIRST EVER HYBRID PACE CAR IN NASCAR SPRINT CUP The 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid and 2010 Ford Fusion Sport have been chosen to be the official pace cars of the Ford 400, the NASCAR Sprint Cup season finale and the final race of Ford Championship...
  14. Spare Tire is History (Autosavant.net)

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    MUCH MORE : http://www.autosavant.net/2007/09/spare-tire-is-history.html Igor
  15. History Lesson: Sperlich speaks out (1989 Interview)

    Vintage Ford Discussion
    Sperlich speaks out - former Chrysler Motors president Harold K. Sperlich - interview Ward's Auto World, August, 1989 by Al Rothenberg In his first interview since his surprise retirement, Chrysler's former rebrand resident reveals the reasons why he left the automaker. Economically, World...
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