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Is There an All-New Ford Commercial Vehicle Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL to Go Along with All of the Other All-New Ford Models on the Way?

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
side view of a black 2021 Ford E-Series

Checking Out the All-New Ford Commercial Vehicle Lineup

Ford has been the country’s commercial vehicle leader to the last 34 years and if the brand’s all-new commercial lineup is any indication, that dominance is going to continue for at least another 34 years. That’s because Ford has unveiled its all-new commercial vehicle lineup, which we’re going to be checking out here. And what a lineup it is – with all-new Ford F-600 Super Duty models, all-new Ford Super Duty Chassis Cab models, all-new Ford Transit Models, all-new Ford F-650 Medium Duty models, all-new Ford F-750 Medium Duty models, an all-new Ford E-Series lineup, and all-new Ford F-53 and F-59 Stripped Chassis models. So, let’s get right down to it and check them out. (more…)

Can the All-New 2020 Ford Explorer Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL Help You Fight Flat Tires?

Monday, April 29th, 2019
side view of a red 2020 Ford Explorer

Video of the 2020 Ford Explorer Selfseal Tires in Action

Even with as safe as the new Ford cars, trucks, and SUVs at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, are these days, calamity always seems to be right around the corner when you’re out on the road. From running out of gas to being rear-ended by someone on their cellphone, you never know what’s going to happen. That’s why Ford is so keen on continuing to advance the safety and driver assistance systems it features within its new models. And that includes the new Ford Explorer lineup at Brandon Ford. Not only does the 2020 Explorer lineup boast a comprehensive suite of new safety features, but it also features newly available Selfseal tires. To get an idea of just how impressive these new tires are at fighting an unexpected flat, here’s video of the 2020 Ford Explorer lineup’s Selfseal tires in action. (more…)

Did Ford Use Supercomputers and 3D Printing to Create the Most Powerful Street-Legal Mustang Shelby GT500 Ever?

Friday, April 26th, 2019
computer rendering of the aerodynamics of a 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

Supercomputers Helped Create the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

As you can imagine, a lot goes into creating the most powerful street-legal Mustang Shelby GT500 ever built, but you may be surprised to learn just how much advanced computer and printing technology was used to engineer the new Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. That’s because advanced new supercomputers and 3D printing capabilities were utilized to help create the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. How were they utilized? Well, we’re going to check that out right here to find out. (more…)

Do the All-New 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid Models at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL Feature All-New EV Drive Modes?

Thursday, April 25th, 2019
driver display in a 2020 Ford Escape

New EV Drive Modes for the 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid Models

One of the first things we took an in-depth look at when the all-new 2020 Ford Escape lineup was first unveiled was the lineup’s four new powertrain options. Now, this shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone who regularly follows our Brandon Ford Blog, but it was even more important than usual this time around because the 2020 Escape lineup’s unveiling showed us the all-new 2020 Escape Hybrid models that are coming along with the rest of the lineup. And those all-new 2020 Escape Hybrid models feature some impressive new EV Drive Modes, which is what we’re going to take an in-depth look at right here. (more…)

Is the 2020 Ford Mustang Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL Getting an All-New Exterior Color Option?

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
side view of a Grabber Lime 2020 Ford Mustang

2020 Ford Mustang New Grabber Lime Exterior Color Unveiled

We don’t know much about the new 2020 Ford Mustang lineup at all at this point – other than the lineup will be arriving sometime this fall. Actually, that’s not entirely true, as we do know one other thing – it’s getting an all-new Grabber Lime exterior paint color option. And that’s what we’re going to focus on here, as we take a closer look at the new Grabber Lime exterior color option that was recently unveiled for the 2020 Ford Mustang lineup. (more…)

What IIHS Safety Ratings did the 2019 Ford F-150 Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL Earn?

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
side view of a black 2019 Ford F-150

2019 Ford F-150 Earns All Good Ratings in IIHS Safety Testing

Anyone who’s gotten behind the wheel of a new Ford F-150 at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, knows just how powerful, capable, efficient and safe the lineup is, but while the 2019 F-150 lineup gets a ton of press regarding its best-in-class power and best-in-class capability, it doesn’t always get the same amount of recognition for its best-in-class safety – until now, that is. That’s because the 2019 Ford F-150 earned all top-tier Good Ratings in its IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) safety testing. In fact, the 2019 F-150 is the only truck to earn top-tier ratings in every category, and was the best performing truck when it came to the passenger-side small overlap front crash testing. So, let’s dive into the results and find out just how safe the 2019 Ford F-150 lineup truly is. (more…)

How Many Ways Can I Customize the Appearance of My New 2019 Ford Ranger at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Monday, April 22nd, 2019
side view of a 2019 Ford Ranger featuring the Black Appearance Package

New Black Appearance Package Features for the 2019 Ford Ranger

You can’t call Ford’s reentry into the midsize pickup truck segment with the all-new 2019 Ford Ranger anything other than an unmitigated success, but that hasn’t stopped Ford from continuing to give our customers here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, even more reasons to love the all-new Ranger. The latest reason comes in the form of an all-new Black Appearance Package for the midsize truck – which follows in the footsteps of other popular appearance packages for the lineup like the Sport Appearance Package and the Chrome Appearance Package. So, let’s unwrap this new Black Appearance Package and see what kind of new style features it offers for the 2019 Ford Ranger. (more…)

Check Out the All-New 2020 Ford Escape Lineup in Action with this Pair of Videos

Friday, April 19th, 2019
high angle side view of a blue 2020 Ford Escape

Pair of 2020 Ford Escape Videos to Get Excited About

If you’ve checked out the Ford Escape section of our Brandon Ford Blog, you’ll know we’re incredibly excited about the upcoming debut of the new Ford Escape lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. And we’re using that excitement to tell you all about the new features and capabilities of the all-new Ford Escape lineup. But there are also times when words fail, and the slack must be picked up by breathtaking videos. This is one of those times. And that’s why we found this pair of 2020 Ford Escape videos to get excited about. You can see them below. (more…)

All the Information You Need to Make Sure You Don’t Miss Out on the Fun at Tampa Riverfest 2019

Thursday, April 18th, 2019
tampa riverfront during the day

Celebrate the Tampa Waterfront at Tampa Riverfest 2019

There’s a lot to love about our great city of Tampa, FL. In fact, if you start asking people what their favorite part about Tampa is, you’re going to get a wide array of answers. But toward the top of everyone’s list has to be our breathtakingly beautiful waterfront. And that’s exactly why we love the annual Tampa Riverfest event so very much. But when is Tampa Riverfest 2019? Well, we’re going to tell you that and everything else you need to know in order to properly celebrate the Tampa waterfront at Tampa Riverfest 2019. (more…)

All-New 2020 Ford Explorer Helps Drivers Take a Screen Time Break with All-New Mindful Mode

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
calm screen mode in a 2020 Ford Explorer

What is the 2020 Ford Explorer Lineup’s New Mindful Mode?

How much time per day do you spend looking at screens? Given the number of screens in our life these days, we’re guessing it’s probably a lot – a guess that’s backed up by a recent Nielsen study that says we spend at least half of our days staring at a screen in this country. And, if you really think about it, screens are everywhere nowadays – even in our cars. That’s why Ford is giving people the opportunity to take a screen time break when driving the all-new 2020 Ford Explorer lineup thanks to its all-new Mindful Mode. But what is the 2020 Ford Explorer lineup’s new Mindful Mode? We’re glad you asked, because we’re going to cover that right here. (more…)