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Two of Ford’s freshest new vehicles are quickly becoming fan favorites: The all-new 2013 Ford Fusion and completely redesigned 2013 Ford Escape both set January sales records last month, helping the company achieve an overall 22 percent increase in deliveries. When you also take into account Ford’s 166,501 January deliveries, the company claimed the No
Ford’s amazing streak of earning three consecutive North American Vehicle of the Year awards—including victories for the Ford Explorer , Ford Fusion Hybrid and Ford F-150 —finally came to an end last year.
Showing off the beauty of Ford’s powertrain technology, the new 2013 Ford Explorer Sport will feature a 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine that makes a robust 365 hp and 350 lb.-ft. of torque, yet still lead its class with fuel-efficiency ratings of 16 mpg city/22 mpg highway. Those numbers mean advantages of 3 mpg/2 mpg compared to the Jeep Grand Cherokee or Dodge Durango with 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engines, as well as a 3 mpg/4 mpg bonus over the Land Rover Range Rover Sport with a supercharged V8.
New High-Performance Ford Explorer Sport, a Fully Capable SUV Certified to Deliver Class-Leading Fuel Economy
Ford’s new Explorer Sport will stand in a class of one when it goes on sale next month with an EPA-certified 22 mpg highway rating, the only seven-passenger, high-performance SUV on the market to do so.
Already available with a peppy EcoBoost I4 engine that delivers up to 28 mpg highway, the Ford Explorer will soon show off the other side of the Blue Oval’s signature powertrain technology in the form of a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 that will deliver north of 350 hp.
New Ford Explorer Sport: Fuel-Efficient, High-Performance SUV Features Inspired Design Cues, EcoBoost V6 Engine
The first-ever performance version of the Ford Explorer arrives this year with the highest projected fuel economy among gasoline-engine-powered, high- performance SUVs.
Now that the king of cop cars—the Ford Crown Victoria—has ended its reign, the Blue Oval has two new Police Interceptors—a sedan based on the Taurus and a sport utility based on the Explorer—ready to give the bad guys a royal pain. Both vehicles recently started production at Ford’s Chicago Assembly Plant and are currently headed out to law-enforcement agencies across the country, bringing next-gen automotive technologies to the battle against crime. Notably, this technology includes Ford’s 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine, with twin turbochargers, direct injection, superior fuel-economy and emissions performance, and power outputs of 365 hp and 350 lb.-ft