Automotive News 

Happy Halloween: The cars with the meanest front end

There are some vehicles out there that come with the scariest and meanest front ends – perfect for a drive during Halloween. While the driver’s of these scary cars may not be asking you to get out of the way, the mean faces on some vehicles are enough to get you to move over and switch lanes. A couple of years ago, I came across a study which found that people in general are more attracted to ‘angry’ looking cars. The study, conducted by EFS Consulting Vienna, asked 40 people…

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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Durability Testing Automotive News 

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor wraps up desert durability testing

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is undergoing some extreme off-road testing as it inches closer to its production schedule. The next-generation Ford F-150 Raptor recently completed more than 1,000 miles of testing in the southwest of the United States. The 2017 F-150 Raptor completed over 1,028 miles of desert trail designed to replicate the Baja race course in Mexico, the 66-mile route featuring a wide range of surfaces. During testing, the Ford F-150 Raptor tackled top speeds of 100 mph, slowing to 10 mph, for an average speed of approximately…

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Ford 3D Store Automotive News 

You can now 3D print your favorite Ford vehicle

You’re in love with the Ford Shelby GT350 R and the Ford F-150 Raptor – but you’re still in the process of deciding on your new purchase. Well, Ford has something pretty interesting that might satisfy your need in the mean time. Ford fans will now be able to download digital images for 3D printing of their favorite Ford vehicles on the company’s new 3D store – 3d.ford.com. “3D printing at home is a growing trend, and it makes sense for us to offer our customers a chance to make their own…

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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Automotive News 

2015 NAIAS: 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor drops V8 for 3.5L EcoBoost

Besides the debut of the all-new Ford GT, Ford made a lot of noise at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show with the all-new Ford F-150 Raptor, the next-generation of its high-performance off-road pickup. Ford says that the new F-150 Raptor is the “toughest, smartest, most capable off-roader – and more efficient than ever.” “When we created the first Raptor, we set out to prove vehicle performance isn’t just measured on the street or at the track – off-road can be even more fun,” said Raj Nair, Ford group vice president,…

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