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Ford Unveils Cool New Fiesta ST Racecar for Global RallyCross Championship

Ford Unveils Cool New Fiesta ST Racecar for Global RallyCross Championship

Feb 7 2013, 8:29am CST | by

New racecar for GRC is based on the production Fiesta ST

Ford has officially unveiled its new racing car designed specifically to dominate the 2013 Global RallyCross Championship. The racecar is based on the 2013 Fiesta ST that will go on sale in the...

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Ford Unveils Cool New Fiesta ST Racecar for Global RallyCross Championship

Feb 7 2013, 8:29am CST | by

New racecar for GRC is based on the production Fiesta ST

Ford has officially unveiled its new racing car designed specifically to dominate the 2013 Global RallyCross Championship. The racecar is based on the 2013 Fiesta ST that will go on sale in the United States this summer. Ford is mum on the specifications for the car as far as power output and performance.

The racecar is built by OlsbergsMSE and will be on display this week at the Chicago Auto Show. The first of the racecars will be driven by Tanner Faust and Brian Deegan in the GRC season kicking off this year. Later in the year, another Ford sponsored driver will step behind the will of a similar racecar.

That driver is Hoonigan Ken Block and we will undoubtedly see Block blasting through the streets of some city in his next YouTube video behind the wheel of this new car. Block will also compete in the GRC and other events using the vehicle.

 
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Geely's Horbury takes his auto design cues from a nation's style

Oct 30 2014 11:01pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

As a design leader at companies such as Ford and Volvo, Peter Horbury has always been the outsider with great insight, the foreigner able to identify style motifs native to a par ...
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Video: On the trail of the Aston Martin racer who helped change WWII

Oct 30 2014 7:07pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Videos, Aston Martin, Military Arguably one of the most crucial operations of the second World War, Operation Mincemeat was a British disinformation mission responsible for misdirecting Axis forces towards Greece and Sardinia, and in turn, opening up the Italian island of Sicily. That led to the downfall of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and opened up the soft underbelly of Hitler's Third Reich. While we won't go into all the det ...
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Official: Hyundai sells its 10,000,000th Elantra

Oct 30 2014 5:15pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Budget, Hyundai There aren't many nameplates that have sold over 10 million units in the history of the automotive industry. In fact there have only been ten, and now Hyundai has joined the list for the first time with the Elantra. Launched 24 years ago, the Elantra has far and away been Hyundai's top selling model. Now in its fifth generation, the Elantra is sold as a coupe, sedan and wagon, and under the Avante name in its home market. It's one of the top sel ...
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Ram chief: Consumers aren't clamoring for aluminum pickup

Oct 30 2014 5:08pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

Bob Hegbloom, chief of the Ram brand, isn't buying the buzz that the lightweight aluminum body of the upcoming 2015 F-150 pickup will give Ford a significant ...
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Ford showcases three Expeditions for SEMA

Oct 30 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Ford has announced plans to introduce three customized 2015 Expeditions a ...
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2015 Lexus CT 200h

Oct 30 2014 4:30pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The 2015 Lexus CT 200h is both the most affordable and the smallest model in the lineup of Toyota's luxury brand. It's a five-door compact hatchback--no sedan is available--and it comes solely as a hybrid-electric vehicle. That puts it in a category of one: It's the only luxury hybr ...
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Trio of 2015 Ford Expedition SUVs Headed for SEMA

Oct 30 2014 4:10pm CDT | Source: Truck Trend

Upgrades Highlight EcoBoost Power, Fullsize ComfortFord Motor Company has had a prominent presence at the SEMA show as long as we can remember, and this year is no different. Although not entirely all new, the 2015 Ford Expedition does have a new engine, namely the 3.5L EcoBoost V-6 shared with the F-150, giving the aftermarket a little more bandwidth in performance tuning. These three customized models fr ...
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Ford recalling Edge, Lincoln MKX SUVs over corrosion problems

Oct 30 2014 3:25pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Ford has issued a recall affecting the Edge and Lincoln MKX from the 2007 and 2008 model years. The issue covers 205,000 examples in U.S. states and parts of Canada that use salt to clear roads during winter months. Ford says rust could form below mounting brackets that support the gas as a result of salt exposure, leading to the risk of a fuel leak or a fire. No injuries or collisions have been rep ...
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Ford Recalling 205,000 Edge and Lincoln MKX Models for Fuel Leaks

Oct 30 2014 3:10pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Ford is recalling 204,448 Edge and Lincoln MKX crossovers in North America for fuel-tank brackets that can rust and cause gas to leak, the automaker said. The 2007–2008 Edge and MKX have reinforcement brackets that can cause a fuel odor, a fuel leak, or the check-engine light to illuminate if they corrode, Ford said. A total of 186,024 vehicles are affected in the U.S., and, as with other rust-related recalls, only those currently or previously registe ...
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Ford previews five customized Transits for SEMA

Oct 30 2014 3:00pm CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Ford has announced plans to introduce five customized Transit vans at S ...
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