Cute, Fun and adventurous Ford Ecosport Gets a Nip and Tuck for 2018

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As its name suggests, the EcoSport is a sporty, compact crossover offering an economy-minded package. Since the Launch in 2012 the EcoSport has found its way into many driveways in South African homes and proved reliable and avoided bursting into flames, It has plenty of storage space and a fun side-hinged rear hatch. A turbocharged 1.0-liter three-cylinder with front-wheel drive is standard, I doubt the 2.0L model will make its way to SA but both use a six-speed Manual with Automatic options. An 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system features Apple CarPlay…

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2018 Mustang looks even more aggressive than ever!

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  You are looking at a 2018 Ford Mustang GT Premium coupe with a price tag in equal Audi A5, BMW 4 Series, Infiniti Q60, and Mercedes-Benz C-Class territory, folks. Still, this Mustang remains a comparative bargain, because to come anywhere close to its performance capabilities with one of those luxury cars, you’re going to be spending 100’s of thousands of  Rands more to get into an S5, an M4, a Red Sport 400, or an AMG C63. Sure, with the Ford you’ll settle for a downgrade in terms of…

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This Aston Martin DB11 Prototype Has an AMG V8 Under Its Hood

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Is this a testbed for the next V8 Vantage? Almost certainly. We’ve known for quite some time that the next-generation Aston Martin V8 Vantage would recieve its heart from the engine wizards over at Mercedes-AMG. With the V12-powered DB11 done and soon reaching customer hands, Aston has to get to work on its sports car companion. That’s why this DB11 prototype is running around the Nürburgring with what is almost assuredly an AMG V8 under the hood. Since the DB11 is probably not getting a V8 in the future, all…

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Ford Will Sell You GT350 Parts for Your Plain Mustang GT

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Ford now offers a trio of performance options to upgrade your Mustang while retaining the factory warranty. Ford has announced via their Performance website today that it will be offering performance upgrade calibrations for the 2016-2017 Mustang GT. If you want more power out of your ‘Stang but want to keep the factory warranty, you’ll want to keep reading. The ‘performance packs,’ as they’re called, offer as much as 37 horsepower over stock, and come with a variety of intake-related hardware upgrades. There are three levels to choose from, ranging…

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Ten Car Performance Fads That Need to Go Away

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Say no to phony performance badges. As long as there’s been a car culture in America, there have been trendy add-ons and gimmicky products meant to make cars look and sound racier than they really are. These are the worst of the worst. From: Popular Mechanics 1 Gauge Overload It’s smart to keep tabs on your engine. After all, the engine is the heart of the car. Honestly, though, most of the gauges needed to monitor the general workings of the car come straight from factory. If the engine has…

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