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Comparing the 2019 Ford Mustang Lineup and the 2018 Ford Mustang Lineup in Terms of Power and Special Editions

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
2019 Ford Mustang vs 2018 Ford Mustang

2019 Ford Mustang vs 2018 Ford Mustang at Brandon Ford in Tampa

The 2019 model year is going to be a big one for the Ford Mustang, as it has received a bevy of enhancements and improvements to go along with a pair of all-new special edition models that are sure to make any Mustang lover out there drool with anticipation. This all has everyone here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, incredibly excited to see what the all-new 2019 Mustang lineup has in store for us, which is why we decided to create this 2019 Ford Mustang versus 2018 Ford Mustang head-to-head comparison. Because the 2018 Ford Mustang lineup was so impressive, you’re going to be very interested to see the ways in which the 2019 Mustang lineup tops it. (more…)

How Ford is “Torturing” the All-New 2019 Ranger to Ensure It’s Built Ford Tough

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
side view of a gold 2019 Ford Ranger on a snowy peak

2019 Ford Ranger Undergoes Rigorous Testing Prior to Its Release

Simply announcing that it is reentering the midsize pickup truck segment with an all-new 2019 Ranger model is really all Ford needs to do to put the rest of the automotive industry on notice. But Ford has never been one to rest on its laurels, which means the company is doing everything in its power to make sure the all-new Ranger lineup lives up to the legacy of lineups like the 2018 Ford F-150 and the 2018 Ford Super Duty. That includes making the 2019 Ford Ranger undergo rigorous testing prior to its release in early 2019. For more on what Ford is making the all-new 2019 Ranger go through, check out the video below. (more…)

Let’s Compare the All-New 2019 Ford Focus Lineup to the 2018 Ford Focus Lineup

Monday, May 28th, 2018
Global 2019 Ford Focus models parked together with a sunset in the background

2019 Ford Focus Lineup vs 2018 Ford Focus Lineup

Whenever a new model year rolls around, we have a lot of fun here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, comparing the new model lineups to their previous model year iterations. That’s been especially true lately, with Ford releasing a slew of all-new models over the last few model years. And now that we’ve got some initial information on the all-new 2019 Ford Focus lineup, we’re ready to take a look at how it stacks up against the impressively capable, fuel efficient and fun to drive 2018 Ford Focus lineup. And the best way to do that is to create a 2019 Ford Focus lineup versus 2018 Ford Focus lineup head-to-head comparison, which is what we’ve done right here. (more…)

Ford Mustang Set to Make its NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series Debut in February 2019

Friday, May 25th, 2018
front view of a red, a blue and a yellow Ford Mustang driving down a street together

Ford Mustang to Enter NASCAR Daytona 500 in 2019

After dominating the NASCAR Xfinity Series since 2011, the Ford Mustang has set its sights on NASCAR’s – and professional stock car racing’s as a whole – top league beginning in 2019. That’s right, the Ford Mustang is coming to the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series. And what better way for the Ford Mustang to announce its presence than by entering the Daytona 500 in February 2019? (more…)

What Advanced New Technology Systems are Featured with the All-New Ford Focus Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Thursday, May 24th, 2018
Global 2019 Ford Focus models parked together with a sunset in the background

2019 Ford Focus Lineup New Technology Features

Ford has been on a roll these last couple model years, releasing all-new model after all-new model. That roll is set to continue through the 2019 model year with all-new model lineups like the all-new 2019 Ford Focus lineup. Ford is being coy about the all-new Focus lineup at the moment, only offering bits and pieces of information at a time leading up to its release during the second half of 2019. But we do know enough to get excited about offering it here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, and we’re anxious to share with you all the information we can. Some of the most impressive details about the 2019 Focus lineup have to do with its advanced new technology offerings. That’s why we decided now is the perfect time to check out the new technology features of the 2019 Ford Focus lineup. (more…)

Original 1968 Ford Mustang from Steve McQueen’s ‘Bullitt’ Feature Film Headed to National Mall

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
side view of the 1968 Ford Mustang from the movie Bullitt

1968 Ford Mustang Showcased in National Mall in Washington DC

It was one of the great mysteries of our time. Well, it was one of the great automotive mysteries, at least. We’re talking, of course, about what happened to the original 1968 Ford Mustang driven by Steve McQueen in every automotive lover’s favorite movie – Bullitt. Following completion of the movie, Warner Bros. sold the car to a private buyer, at which point it seemed to completely disappear from existence – at least until two years ago when a man contacted Ford to talk about authenticating and restoring what he believed to be the original Bullitt Mustang. Turns out it was, and Ford was able to unveil it during the 2018 North American International Auto Show. As prestigious as that unveiling was, the original 1968 Ford Mustang from Bullitt is getting an even more prestigious showing now that it is being showcased in the National Mall in Washington, DC. (more…)

What Safety and Driver Assistance Systems are Featured with the All-New Ford Focus at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
side view of a blue 2019 Ford Focus hatchback

2019 Ford Focus New Safety and Driver Assistance Features

The big news for the 2019 model year in regard to Ford safety and driver assistance features is the advent of the all-new Ford Co-Pilot360 suite of advanced new driver assistance systems. Standard on pretty much the entire 2019 Ford model lineup, new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, are now going to be safer than ever before – which is really saying something considering how many safety awards Ford has won over the years. But that’s not all that’s new when it comes to advanced new safety and driver assistance systems for new Ford models like the 2019 Ford Focus. To see what we mean, let’s check out the new safety and driver assistance features of the 2019 Ford Focus lineup. (more…)

In What Ways is the 2019 Ford Fusion Lineup Better than the 2018 Ford Fusion Lineup?

Monday, May 21st, 2018
2019 Ford Fusion versus 2018 Ford Fusion

2019 Ford Fusion vs 2018 Ford Fusion

For many automotive companies not named Ford, new model years typically mean releasing a bunch of carryover models and hyperbolic language meant to make you think the new model is better than the previous model when it’s really not. But that’s not how Ford does business – especially when it comes to these last few model years, which have been packed to the brim with all-new models. And Ford is continuing that trend during the 2019 model year with even more all-new models – like the all-new 2019 Ford Fusion. But instead of just telling you how great the all-new Fusion lineup is, we’re going to show you by comparing it to its previous incarnation in this 2019 Ford Fusion versus 2018 Ford Fusion head-to-head model comparison. (more…)

What Does the All-New Ford Focus Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL Look Like?

Friday, May 18th, 2018
side view of a red Asian 2019 Ford Focus Hatchback

2019 Ford Focus New Body and Style Features

Ford is slowly starting to release information on the all-new 2019 Focus lineup, and while we know more about the Chinese and European versions of the all-new Focus lineup at this point, there is some American info sprinkled in here and there that we can use to get excited about the 2019 Ford Focus lineup’s arrival at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, sometime during the second half of 2019. That information includes what kind of new body and style features the 2019 Ford Focus lineup will boast, which is what we’re going to cover here. (more…)

How Powerful and Fast is the All-New Ford Mustang Cobra Jet?

Thursday, May 17th, 2018
close up of the front grille and headlights of a silver 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet

2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Engine and Performance Features

Nothing gets people more excited than hearing about a new Ford Mustang at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. Well, one thing may get people more excited than that – and that’s hearing about the powertrain of that new Ford Mustang. If those last two statements describe you, then you’d better buckle your seatbelt and get ready for the ride of your life, because we decided now is the perfect time to check out the engine and performance features of the all-new 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet. Considering the 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mustang Cobra Jet that absolutely dominated drag strips across the country, you know it’s going to have something truly special under its hood. So, let’s check out exactly what that is. (more…)