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Does Ford have any 2021 manual vehicles?

Thursday, August 26th, 2021
2021 Ford Bronco driving through sand

Vehicles equipped with manual transmissions are far less common than they once were. Back in the day, stick-shift vehicles were as common, if not more, than vehicles with automatic transmissions. Many drivers prefer driving stick and being more involved in the shifting and performance of their vehicle, which is why Ford still produces vehicles with automatic transmission in 2021. Are you interested in learning about the manual vehicles in the 2021 Ford model lineup? Continue reading below on our Brandon Ford blog to dive in!


What All-New Performance Features are Included with the All-New 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Monday, July 23rd, 2018
rear view of a purple 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 All-New Performance Features

Ford continues to make us more and more excited about the upcoming 2019 model year, this time thanks to the unveiling of the all-new 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350. Taking cues from the Ford Performance Team’s Mustang race models and the all-new 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, the 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 has been fully upgraded, updated and enhanced to be more powerful, more capable and more fun to drive than ever before. Included in those improvements is a slew of all-new performance features for the all-new 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, which is what we’re going to focus on 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 is the All-New Class-Exclusive Quad-Tip Fully Variable Active Valve Performance Exhaust of the All-New 2019 Ford Mustang Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
side angle rear view of a silver 2019 Ford Mustang

2019 Ford Mustang Active Valve Performance Exhaust Features

The Ford Mustang lineup has been known as a lot of things throughout its long and storied history. Among that long list is a moniker that is especially accurate for the new Ford Mustang lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL – the Legend of Innovation. That’s because the 2019 Ford Mustang lineup boasts a comprehensive suite of advanced new features and capabilities. That suite includes an all-new rev-matching transmission, an all-new California Special limited edition model, a first-ever-for-a-Mustang B&O PLAY premium audio system, and an all-new class-exclusive quad-tip fully variable active valve performance exhaust that’s featured on all EcoBoost-powered Mustangs. It’s the features of that all-new exhaust that we’re going to go over right here. (more…)

Multiple All-New Ford Models Create a Revamped Lineup for 2020

Monday, April 2nd, 2018
front view of three all-new Ford Hybrid models

Ford Announces All-New Models to be Released by 2020

There’s no doubting that the 2018 Ford model lineup is the best to ever grace our Brandon Ford lot in Tampa, FL. Thanks to models like the debuting 2018 Ford EcoSport, the all-new 2018 Ford Expedition, the all-new 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel, and the all-new 2018 Ford Focus, the 2018 Ford lineup had something for everyone – and many things never seen before in the automotive industry. Ford is continuing that positive momentum into the 2019 model year with the all-new 2019 Ford Edge lineup. But Ford isn’t stopping there, as they have announced a number of all-new models to be released by 2020. What are those models? Let’s take a closer look and find out. (more…)

If You’re Looking for “Buzz Moments” There’s Nothing Better than a New Ford Mustang from Brandon Ford in Tampa FL

Friday, March 30th, 2018
rear view of a blue 2018 Ford Mustang

Science Says Driving a Ford Mustang Boosts Your Sense of Wellbeing

The science is in, and it says driving a Ford Mustang is one of the best ways to boost your sense of wellbeing. More specifically, driving a sports car is the second-best way to boost your sense of wellbeing, and there’s no better sports car out there than the new Ford Mustang at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. Coming in first is riding a roller coaster, but that’s not something one can feasibly do multiple times a day, whereas driving a 2018 Ford Mustang is. So, with this interesting study having been completed, let’s take a closer look at its findings. (more…)

Who Wins a Race Between All Ford Performance Models? We All Do

Thursday, February 1st, 2018
eight Ford Performance models racing on a track

Watch Now: Ford Performance Model Showdown

In a dream scenario for anyone and everyone who loves the new Ford Performance model lineup, eight Ford Performance models recently raced around the Motorland race circuit near Barcelona, Spain, to see who would win. The models were: the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor, the 2017 Ford Fiesta ST, the 2018 Ford Fiesta ST, the 2018 Ford Focus RS, the 2018 Ford Mustang GT, the 2018 Ford Mustang GT350R, the Ford GT Road Car and the Ford GT Race Car. To see what happens when these Ford Performance models share the track, all you have to do is watch the video below. (more…)

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

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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.” (more…)

What is the 2018 Ford GT ’67 Heritage Edition?

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
2018 Ford GT 67 Heritage Edition Interior and Exterior Features_o

2018 Ford GT ’67 Heritage Edition Interior and Exterior Features

The 2018 Ford GT is celebrating one of the most exciting moments in Ford Performance history as it honors the GT40 Mark IV race car used by the all-American team of Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt to dominate Le Mans in 1967. More specifically, Ford is releasing a new Ford GT ’67 Heritage Edition that has us completely blown away here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. So, without further ado, let’s get right down to it and check out all of the sporty and stylish interior and exterior features of the 2018 Ford GT ’67 Heritage Edition. (more…)

Ford introduces all-new performance track-only Mustang

Monday, December 12th, 2016
Ford Shelby Mustang FP350S Performance Features

Ford Shelby Mustang FP350S Performance Features

The Ford performance team is constantly tinkering with the Mustang to try to coax as much power out of the iconic sports car as possible. This means that every year Mustang enthusiasts are treated to a healthy dose of concept, performance and racing cars that push the Mustang to the limits. The most recent special Mustang is the track-oriented Shelby FP350S, which was just revealed at the 2016 Performance Racing Industry show in Indianapolis. The Ford Shelby Mustang FP350S performance features make this an impressive racecar. (more…)