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What are the 2018 Ford F-150’s Exterior and Interior Updates and Upgrades?

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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2018 Ford F-150 New Exterior and Interior Style Features

When Ford first unveiled the new 2018 F-150, people immediately wanted to know what engines would be available, how much it can tow and haul and what new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features would be included. Well, we’ve covered all of that in the F-150 section of our Brandon Ford Blog. But there’s a lot more to the 2018 Ford F-150 than just its toughness, power, ruggedness and dependability. It also includes an excitingly refreshed new exterior, new packages and new interior seating trim colors. So, let’s dig a little deeper and find out all about the 2018 Ford F-150’s new exterior and interior style features. (more…)

Is the 2017 Ford F-150 Really Winning “Green” Awards?

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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2017 Ford F-150 Wins AAA Top Green Vehicle Award

When you think of “green” vehicles, your mind probably goes straight to impressively fuel efficient models like the 2017 Ford Fusion, the 2017 Ford Focus or the 2017 Ford Escape. Honestly, you’re probably not thinking about trucks at all. But that’s all going to change thanks to the 2017 Ford F-150 winning the Top Green Vehicle Award for Pickups in the 2017 AAA Green Car Guide. More specifically, it was the 2017 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew model that won the award thanks to its best-in-class fuel efficiency, powerful and efficient engine and strong yet light body. So now, when you’re bragging to your friends about how powerful, rugged, tough and dependable your Ford F-150 is, you can add another descriptor to the list – green. (more…)

Ford Teams with the Guardians of the Galaxy for New Commercial and Comic

Monday, May 15th, 2017
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2018 Ford EcoSport Featured in New Marvel Comic and Commercial

What’s better than saving the galaxy? Saving the galaxy in the all-new 2018 Ford EcoSport, of course. That’s exactly what Baby Groot of the Guardians of the Galaxy is doing with his new best friend in an entertaining and fun new commercial for the new EcoSport. And the 2018 EcoSport is also featured in a new limited-edition “What If…EcoSport Adventure” Marvel comic featuring the entire Guardians of the Galaxy team. How does the EcoSport fit in with their adventure? Well, you’ll have to read it to find out. But, thankfully, you can watch Baby Groot enjoy his ride in the 2018 Ford EcoSport any time you want. (more…)

What is Ford Doing with Bamboo?

Friday, May 12th, 2017
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Ford Experimenting with Bamboo

Ford has been doing a lot lately to “go green.” With its upcoming Hybrid F-150 and the future Mustang Hybrid model, along with all of the other electric and hybrid models Ford manufactures, Ford is taking its global footprint serious. But “going green” means a lot more than just making new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs impressively fuel efficient. It also means using sustainable and recyclable materials while building those impressively fuel efficient models. Ford already does a lot of that, as you’ll see later in this post, but they’re now taking that a step further as Ford has begun experimenting with bamboo. What are they doing with bamboo, you ask? Let’s take a closer look and find out. (more…)

2017 Ford F-150, F-250, Transit, Transit Connect and Taurus Take Home Vincentric Best Fleet Awards

Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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2017 Ford Lineup Wins Numerous Vincentric Best Fleet Awards

Some people or businesses are fortunate enough to be able to get a new car, truck or SUV each and every model year. But for the rest of us, especially those of us whose businesses depend on our fleet, we want a model that’s going to stand the test of time – one that’s going to be with us for the long haul full of errands, trips to the jobsite and all of the other hard work that gets thrown at us. And that’s exactly what you get when you purchase a new Ford car, truck or SUV. All you have to do is look at the fact that the 2017 Ford model lineup won numerous 2017 Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America awards. In fact, five different Ford models took home awards. So, let’s take a closer look to see how Ford pulled off such an impressive haul of awards. (more…)

Ford Mustang Achieves Planetary Milestone

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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Ford Mustang Now Best-Selling Sports Car on the Planet

For over 50 years, the Ford Mustang has been the best-selling sports car in the United States. Thanks to the impressiveness that is the 2018 Ford Mustang, that looks to continue for another 50 years and beyond. But it’s not just the United States market that the Mustang is dominating anymore – it’s the entire world. That’s right, the Ford Mustang is now the best-selling sports car on the planet. At one time, the Mustang was only available in the United States. Now, it’s available in 140 countries around the world, with six more countries being added this year. And, as you can see, the rest of the world loves the Mustang as much as we do here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. (more…)

What are the Five Drive Modes for the All-New Ford GT?

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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2018 Ford GT Drive Mode Features

Speed enthusiasts all over the country are anxiously awaiting the all-new Ford GT. It’s going to pack a punch that no other supercar can match, which means we’re all in for one heck of a ride. And that ride is going to be fully optimized thanks to the all-new GT’s five drive modes, which enable it to achieve ideal performance no matter what conditions you’re driving in or on. What are these five drive modes, you ask? Let’s find out as we take a closer look at the 2018 Ford GT’s drive mode features. (more…)

Is the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Still Winning Awards?

Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Popular Mechanics Names 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Truck of the Year

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor continues to impress everyone that comes in contact with it. This time, it was the editors at Popular Mechanics that took notice, naming the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor the Pickup Truck of the Year during the 2017 Popular Mechanics Automotive Excellence Awards. The Popular Mechanics staff takes a year to closely study and evaluate all of the competitors in each category. After all of that evaluating, they decided there was no better truck than the new Ford F-150 Raptor. (more…)

Turn Your Phone Into a 2018 Ford Mustang

Thursday, May 4th, 2017
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Ford Offering Revving Ringtone that Matches Sound of 2018 Mustang

If you’re anything like us here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, you’re incredibly excited about the 2018 Ford Mustang. Ford has promised it will be the most advanced Mustang ever, while also offering the usual choice of multiple powerful and efficient engines. Speaking of those iconic Mustang engines, Ford has announced it is offering a revving ringtone that matches the engine sound of a 2018 Mustang that’s been set to track mode. And best of all – it’s free! (more…)

Are There Any Memorial Day Parades Around Tampa?

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Memorial Day 2017 Parades and Events Around Tampa FL

We have a lot to be thankful for here in the United States. We enjoy freedoms unheard of in many countries, but, as the old saying goes, freedom isn’t free. That’s why we come together as a country each and every year on Memorial Day to remember and celebrate every member of our armed forces who gave their lives so we can continue enjoying everything that makes our country so great. With that in mind, here are some of the best Memorial Day 2017 parades and events around Tampa, FL. (more…)