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Ford Helping Our Boys in Blue Go Hybrid with First-Ever Plug-In Hybrid Police Vehicle

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford, News on Friday, December 15th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
Ford Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Police Sedan parked at a crime scene in a tunnel

Ford Creates First-Ever Plug-In Hybrid Police Vehicle

Ford has been doing a ton for our nation’s Boys in Blue over the last couple years, creating the first-ever pursuit-rated pickup truck and the first-ever pursuit-rated hybrid police cruiser. Now, Ford is helping America’s non-pursuit law enforcement personnel by creating the world’s first-ever Special Service Plug-In Hybrid police vehicle. Now, without further ado, let’s check out all there is to know about Ford’s impressive new offering for police and fire chiefs, detectives and other non-pursuit law enforcement personnel. Read the rest of this entry »

All-New Ford Expedition and Ford F-150 Named 2018 Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Winners

By blogsadmin | Posted in Awards, Ford Expedition, Ford F-150 on Thursday, December 14th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
three silver 2018 Ford Expeditions parked on a mountain top with a sunset in the background

2018 Ford Expedition and F-150 Win KBB Best Buy Awards

In what’s become an annual event for Ford, they’ve announced that both the 2018 Ford Expedition and the 2018 Ford F-150 have won Kelley Blue Book (KBB) Best Buy Awards. This marks the fourth year in a row a new Ford F-150 has won the award, while the all-new Ford Expedition took home its award thanks to a complete redesign that has customers picking their jaws up off the ground. Read on for more on the awards and the two impressive new Ford models that won them. Read the rest of this entry »

How Much Can the 2018 Ford Super Duty Lineup Tow and Haul?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford Super Duty, Towing and Hauling on Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
three 2018 Ford Super Duty models parked at a construction site

2018 Ford Super Duty Lineup Max Towing and Hauling Ratings

The Ford F-150 has been America’s favorite truck for over 40 years. And judging by the 2018 Ford F-150 and 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel, it’s going to be America’s favorite truck for another 40 years – and beyond. But even with how powerful and capable the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup is, sometimes the job calls for just a little more truck. When that’s the case, you’ll need to turn to the 2018 Ford Super Duty lineup and its best-in-class towing and hauling ratings. Yes, you read that right, the new Ford Super Duty lineup once again offers best-in-class towing and best-in-class hauling. Did you expect anything less? So, without further ado, let’s check out the max towing and hauling ratings for the 2018 Ford Super Duty Lineup. Read the rest of this entry »

Ford’s Firsts Continue with All-New Ford Performance Drift Stick for New Focus RS

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford Focus RS, Ford Performance on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
blue Ford Focus RS parked with a city skyline in the background

Ford Creates World’s First Electronic Handbrake

It can be hard to keep track of all of the things Ford has done or created before anyone else. And now that list has grown even longer thanks to Ford creating the world’s first electronic handbrake. Dubbed the Ford Performance Drift Stick, this impressive new creation was made specifically for the new Ford Focus RS and has been evaluated and approved by rally and stunt legend Ken Block. So, let’s get right down to it and find out all about what Ford engineers have dubbed the “Wicked Stick.” Read the rest of this entry »

What’s the Quickest Way to the North Pole from Tampa FL?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community, Events, Just For Fun on Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
sign for the North Pole against a snowy winter background

2017 North Pole Express near Tampa FL Date, Time and Location Details

Christmas is coming quickly, but not quickly enough for some. If you fall into that category and want to get a head-start on all your Christmas fun by taking a trip to the North Pole to see Santa, then we’ve got the train for you. That’s right, Florida’s own North Pole Express will once again be taking excited families up to the North Pole for some holiday cheer. But how does one score tickets for such a thrill ride? Well, read on to find out all you need to know about the date, time and location details for the 2017 North Pole Express near Tampa, FL. Read the rest of this entry »

Ford F-Series Celebrates Back-to-Back Motor Trend Truck of the Year Awards

By blogsadmin | Posted in Awards, Ford F-150 on Friday, December 8th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
silver 2018 Ford F-150 parked on a hill with a sunrise in the background

2018 Ford F-150 Named Motor Trend Truck of the Year

Ford has been America’s truck leader for 40 straight years. And they don’t seem like they’re going to be giving up the crown any time soon, especially with the recent announcement that the 2018 Ford F-150 has been named the Motor Trend Truck of the Year. This marks the fifth time a new Ford F-150 has earned this honor, and it also marks the first time ever that an automotive company’s truck lineup has scored back-to-back wins – thanks to the all-new 2017 Ford Super Duty winning the award last year. So, how did the 2018 Ford F-150 pull off such an impressive feat? Read on to find out. Read the rest of this entry »

New Ford Super Duty Engine Options Offer Best-in-Class Horsepower and Torque Ratings

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford Super Duty, Powertrain on Thursday, December 7th, 2017 at 4:33 PM
white 2018 Ford Super Duty towing a boat near a body of water

2018 Ford Super Duty New Engine Features and Capabilities

The King of the Workplace is back to reign for another year now that the 2018 Ford Super Duty lineup has arrived at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. And if you had any thoughts that 2018 might be the model year when a different heavy-duty truck lineup overtakes the long-reigning Ford Super Duty lineup, we’re here to tell you that you’re gravely mistaken. That’s because updates and enhancements to the entire lineup’s engine offerings have ensured the Super Duty’s dominance for another year – and beyond. In fact, the 2018 Ford Super Duty lineup’s engine features and capabilities include best-in-class horsepower and torque ratings, which is exactly what we’re going to go over here. Read the rest of this entry »

When is the 15th Avenue Christmas Market in Tampa FL?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community, Events, Just For Fun on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 at 3:37 PM
Merry Christmas in white lettering against a Christmas tree background

2017 Christmas Market Date, Time and Location Details

Looking for the perfect holiday or Christmas gift? Want to support local Tampa businesses this holiday season? Want to enjoy some of the most delicious food around while shopping? Then we’ve got the place for you. The 15th Avenue Christmas Market in Tampa, FL, is back for 2017, and it’s got everything you need to get ready for the holiday season. But when is this year’s Christmas Market taking place? And where is it being held? We’ll cover all of that as we take a look at the date, time and location details for the 2017 15th Avenue Christmas Market. Read the rest of this entry »

How Safe is the New Ford Flex at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford Flex, Safety on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
silver 2018 Ford Flex parked outside a restaurant

2018 Ford Flex Standard and Available Safety Features

When people think about the new Ford Flex, their minds inevitably go to its wholly unique style. And while that is a huge selling point for many people, there’s a lot more to the 2018 Ford Flex than just its unmatched look. In fact, the new Ford Flex is also one of the safest SUVs on the market today thanks to a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety features and driver assistance systems. With that in mind, let’s find out all we can about the standard and available safety features of the 2018 Ford Flex. Read the rest of this entry »

How Many Exterior Colors are Available for the All-New Ford EcoSport at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Exterior Colors, Ford EcoSport on Monday, December 4th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
an orange 2018 Ford EcoSport and a blue 2018 Ford EcoSport sitting in a park

Gallery of All 2018 Ford EcoSport Exterior Color Options

Considering it’s about to make its United States debut, there’s a lot to be excited about when it comes to the all-new 2018 Ford EcoSport. And we’ve done our best to make the wait for the all-new EcoSport bearable by extensively covering everything you could ever want to know about the 2018 EcoSport here on our Brandon Ford Blog. Everything except one thing – it’s available exterior colors. So, if you’re curious as to what color you’re going to choose for your 2018 Ford EcoSport, here’s a gallery of all of its exterior color options. Read the rest of this entry »