Tag Archives: Ford

Muscle where it matters: XCAR drives a Shelby Mustang

The latest video from our friends at XCAR sees them driving an automotive legend – a Shelby Mustang GT S/C. A big supercharged V8, loads of power and a truly apocalyptic noise, the Shelby Mustang GT is all that is American and then some. That is probably why it makes sense at home, but not really anywhere else. Watch what the XCAR team thinks and enjoy!

Mustang Review!

Mustang Review!
Here is one of the first reviews of the new Ford Mustang that is heading down our way shortly. It sounds good. Needless to say, we are looking forward to getting our hands on it when it lands here… Click here to read Jalopnik’s first impressions of the new Mustang!

The dog we all want!

Go on, admit it – you want a dog just like this one! And a Ford Fiesta ST. And the ability to drive like Vaughn Gittin Jr.

Hear OVERSTEER talk nonsense!

Hear OVERSTEER talk nonsense!
We have done our first podcast! Well… sort of… On a recent Ford event I was a invited to be a guest on the NZ Tech Podcast by host Paul Spain who was also attending. We talk about car-related tech stuff, some non-car gadgets and about the reason we were there – a visit to Ford Australia to tour their design, engineering and testing facilities in Melbourne. Click here to give it a listen online, or even better, subscribe to the NZ Tech Podcast by clicking here. You can also ...

Ford to GM: You keep talkin’ like a bitch…

Ford to GM: You keep talkin’ like a bitch…
… I’m gonna slap you like a bitch. It’s from the Quentin Tarantino movie Reservoir Dogs and it is how Mr. Blonde gets Nice Guy Eddie to shut up. In a similar vein, Ford has delivered one of the better corporate bitch-slaps of recent time Ford with a perfectly timed and brilliantly executed response to an utterly pretentious and fatuous General Motors TV ad. The GM ad for the new Cadillac ELR Plug-in Hybrid (think an expensive Holden Volt with new clothes) features ...

Serious muscle

Check out this video of an utterly incredible Hot Rod called Double Trouble. It is a 1927 Ford Model T sitting on a custom-built 1.5-inch tube chassis. It is powered by TWO 4.6-litre Ford modular V8s with FOUR, yep that’s right, FOUR superchargers that produce an approximate power output of around 900kW!! And it is built by a kiwi! The first thing that Gordon Tronson, the creator of this magnificent beast, says in the video is that he grew up in New Zealand. As if this explains it. ...