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When and Where is the 2018 Tampa Red, White and Blue Festival?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community, Just For Fun on Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 at 8:00 AM
shadowed silhouettes of people watching a fireworks display

2018 Red, White and Blue Festival Date, Time and Location Details

America’s 242nd birthday is quickly approaching, which means everyone in and around the Tampa area is trying to finalize their plans to celebrate that impressive milestone. Backyard BBQs are being planned, family and friends are working out who’s going to bring what dish or drink to pass around, and kids are getting ready to have a blast with sparklers. But there’s also one event people in and around Tampa, FL, are not going to want to forget – and that’s the 2018 Tampa Red, White and Blue Festival. But when is it? And where is it? We’re going to cover that right here as we check out the date, time and location details of the 2018 Tampa Red, White and Blue Festival. Read the rest of this entry »

What’s All-New for the All-New Ford Escape Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford Escape, Release date on Monday, June 18th, 2018 at 8:00 AM
classic blue and white Ford logo

2019 Ford Escape Lineup Release Date and Preliminary Information

Everyone here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, is always incredibly excited to see what Ford has in store for us each and every new model year. But that excitement has grown to whole new levels these last few model years thanks to Ford focusing more and more on releasing all-new models. This was especially true during the 2018 model year, and it’s going to stay especially true during the 2019 model year. One of the reasons for that is the all-new 2019 Ford Escape lineup, which we can’t wait to welcome here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. The 2018 Escape lineup was one of our favorites here at Brandon Ford, and we’re sure the 2019 Escape lineup will continue that tradition. With that in mind, let’s see what we can find out about the 2019 Ford Escape lineup by checking in on its release date and seeing what other preliminary information we can find out about it. Read the rest of this entry »

When Will the Ford F-150 Lineup Feature a Hybrid Powertrain?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford F-150, Release date on Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 8:00 AM
2019 Ford F-Series lineup all parked in a row

Release Date and Preliminary Info on 2020 Ford F-150 Hybrid

After years of waiting, the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup finally gave those who love the F-150 a diesel engine option in the form of the 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel. But just because the new Ford F-150 lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, has added the powerful and capable 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel engine to its engine lineup doesn’t mean Ford is done looking at multiple ways to improve future F-150 powertrain options. In fact, one of those new powertrain options will be coming in the 2020 model year in the form of the 2020 Ford F-150 Hybrid. That’s right, the F-150 is getting a hybrid powertrain option. Now, before you throw your hands up in disgust thinking a hybrid powertrain will sap the F-150 of all of its power and capability, let us tell you why a hybrid powertrain will actually improve the capability of the F-150 as we check out the release date and preliminary info for the 2020 Ford F-150 Hybrid. Read the rest of this entry »

How Has the All-New Ford F-150 Raptor at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL Improved its Off-Road Capabilities?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford F-150, Standard/Available Features on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 8:00 AM
side view of a red 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor with the sunset in the background

2019 Ford F-150 Raptor All-New Off-Road Features and Capabilities

After releasing the first-of-its-kind 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel, Ford looks to keep the momentum going in the 2019 model year with the all-new 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor. That means Ford is pulling out all the stops for the all-new F-150 Raptor, including gifting it with a slew of all-new off-road features and capabilities. The Ford F-150 Raptor has always been one-of-a-kind thanks to its impressive suite of features and capabilities, but the 2019 F-150 Raptor looks to take that tradition to whole new levels. To show you what we mean, we’re going to take a look at some of the best all-new off-road features and capabilities of the 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor. Read the rest of this entry »

Which 2018 Ford Focus Model at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL is Right for You?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Comparisons, Ford Focus on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 at 8:00 AM
2018 Ford Focus sedan vs 2018 Ford Focus hatchback

2018 Ford Focus Lineup Comparison at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL

Other than our new Ford F-150 lineup, by far our most popular new Ford model lineup here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, is our new Ford Focus lineup. And it’s really not hard to see why, considering how powerful, fuel efficient, versatile, varied, feature-filled, and fun to drive the 2018 Ford Focus lineup is. That’s why we routinely carry over 300 new Ford Focus models on our Brandon Ford lot at any given time. That’s a lot of new Focus models to choose from, which then leads to one very important question – which 2018 Focus model is right for you? We’re going to help you figure that out right here as we compare the 2018 Ford Focus lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. Read the rest of this entry »

Is There an All-New Ford Engine Under the Hood of the All-New 2019 F-150 Raptor at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford F-150, Powertrain on Monday, June 11th, 2018 at 8:00 AM
close up of the rear tailgate of a blue 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor

2019 Ford F-150 Raptor All-New Engine and Performance Features

Thanks to an unprecedented number of all-new model releases, including an updated 2018 Ford F-150 lineup that itself included the first-of-its-kind 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel model, Ford had an incredibly successful 2018 model year. And they’re keeping the pedal to the metal for the 2019 model year thanks to all-new models like the 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor. And while Ford always means all-new when they say it, the all-new F-150 Raptor takes the term to whole new levels. That’s because the 2019 F-150 Raptor is rumored to feature an all-new V8 engine. With that in mind, let’s see what we can find out about the all-new engine and performance features of the 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor. Read the rest of this entry »

When is the 2018 Independence Run 5K/10K in Tampa FL?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community, Just For Fun on Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 8:00 AM
Happy Independence Day written against an American flag background

2018 Independence Run 5K/10K Date, Time and Location Details

With the Fourth of July right around the corner, there’s no better time to start figuring out how you plan to celebrate our 242nd year of freedom. Now, if you’re like most people, your Independence Day plans will include a fireworks show, some grilling, and a big get together with family and friends. But is there any better way to start off your Fourth of July celebration than with an independence themed run? We don’t think there is, which is why you should plan to kick off America’s birthday with the 2018 Independence Run 5K/10K. But where is it? And when is it? We’re going to tell you exactly that right here as we check out all of the date, time and location details for the 2018 Independence Run 5K/10K in Tampa, FL. Read the rest of this entry »

Any and All Trades Accepted During the Month of June for Trade-A-Thon 2018 at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community, Dealer Information, Deals & Sales, Events on Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at 8:59 PM
a pair of motorcycles in the Brandon Ford showroom

Trade-A-Thon 2018 Going On Now at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL

June is a magical time here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. Not only are we in the midst of a monumental 2018 model year that includes all-new Ford models like the 2018 Ford EcoSport, the 2018 Ford Expedition and the 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel, we’re also getting ready to welcome our first batch of new 2019 Ford models to our lot. But that’s not all we’re welcoming here at Brandon Ford. That’s because Trade-A-Thon 2018 is going on now at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, and it will be continuing all throughout the month of June. But what exactly is Trade-A-Thon 2018 here at Brandon Ford? Well, we’re going to cover that right here. Read the rest of this entry »

Ford GoRide Helping Patients with Non-Emergency Medical Needs Get to Their Appointments

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community, Ford on Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at 8:00 AM
side view of a Ford GoRide van with an elderly lady in a wheelchair being help in by a Ford GoRide driver

What is the Ford GoRide Medical Transportation Service?

Anyone who knows anything about Ford knows Ford is about more than just offering an impressive array of new cars, trucks and SUVs. Yes, Ford cares about providing people with high-quality vehicles, but they also care about the communities we call home. For proof of that, you need only look at the new Ford GoRide non-emergency medical transportation service. But what is the Ford GoRide non-emergency medical transportation service? We’re going to answer that question right here. Read the rest of this entry »

What Does the All-New 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL Look Like in Action?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford F-150, Video on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 at 8:00 AM
side view of a blue 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor driving off-road

Watch the 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor in Action in this Video

Whenever a new Ford F-150 Raptor is released, there are a few things people instantly want to know. How powerful is it? How capable is it? What does it look like in action? The same holds true now that the first batch of information has been released about the all-new 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor. We’ll be covering the power and capability of the all-new 2019 F-150 Raptor in a future post, but first we wanted to wet everybody’s whistle with a video of the 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor in action – a video you can watch below. Read the rest of this entry »