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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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Australia’s Joss Supercar Not Dead Yet, Company Turns To Crowdfunding

Aug 21 2014 2:00am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

Australians are well known for their love of performance cars but in a few years the country’s auto industry will be almost non-existent, with the remaining plants of Ford, Holden and Toyota located there all scheduled to close before the end of 2017. Not yet ready to throw in the towel is a small supercar startup by the name ...
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Piaggio Liberty 50 2T

Aug 20 2014 8:42pm CDT | Source: Top Speed

The Piaggio Liberty 50 2T was created for those who are looking for an affordable and efficient scooter for daily commuting.It is 1,935 mm long, 760 mm wide and has a wheels base of 1,320 mm. Power comes from a 49 cc, single cylinder 2-stroke engine which generates a maximum output of 3.4 KW (4.6 HP) at 7,250 rpm and 4.7 Nm of torque at 6,750 rpm.As far as suspensions are concerned, the Piaggio Liberty 50 2T is equipped with front hydraulic telescopic forks and rear hydraulic shock absorb ...
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Thieves still love older Hondas and pickups most, says NICB [w/video]

Aug 20 2014 6:13pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Sedan, Truck, Government/Legal, Safety, Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, Honda, Jeep, Nissan, Toyota No one wants to have their car stolen, but a new study by the National Insurance Crime Bureau has some bad news for older Honda owners and pickup drivers. Fortunately, it has better news for drivers overall. The group is reporting that according to preliminary data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, thefts were down 3.2 percent in 2013 (versu ...
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Ford plans new hybrid series to compete with Toyota Prius, report says

Aug 20 2014 6:11pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

Ford plans to introduce a new hybrid gasoline-electric car in late 2018 to compete against the best-selling Toyota Prius, Reuters reported, citing two sources with knowledge of the c ...
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How We’d Spec It: The Pebble Beach–iest 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-class

Aug 20 2014 5:49pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

In the wake of this year’s Pebble Beach luxury extravaganza, we’re feeling particularly rich. Good timing, then, that Mercedes-Benz’s online configurator for the 2015 C-class sedan is now up and running, allowing our minds to wander and ruminate on which C we’d buy, and how we would spec it. After all, now that the C-class is no longer saddled with entry-level duty—thanks, new CLA-class!—it has grown up and is now a fully fledged luxury ride as befits a silk suit–wearing Pebble-go ...
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Ford plans new hybrid series to compete with Toyota Prius, report says

Aug 20 2014 5:23pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

Ford plans to introduce a new hybrid gasoline-electric car in late 2018 to compete against the best-selling Toyota Prius, Reuters reported, citing two sources with knowledge of the com ...
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2015 Chevrolet Corvette 8-Speed Automatic First Drive: Video

Aug 20 2014 3:58pm CDT | Source: Motor Authority

What do you do when Chevy hands you the keys to a 2015 Corvette Stingray and an open run at the Milford Road Course? You flog it for all you’re worth, whether you know the track or not. That’s just what we did yesterday. Of course, this wasn’t your usual 7-speed manual Sting ...
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Yamaha’s Anstey Quickest So Far in Isle of Man Classic TT Qualifying

Aug 20 2014 3:40pm CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

2014 Isle of Man Classic TT Qualifying Another dry evening greeted competitors Wednesday for the third qualifying session for the Isle of Man Classic TT presented by Bennetts. But because of overnight rain, Clerk of the Course Phil Taubman warned the riders that there was a lack of adhesion at the top of Bray Hill, Kate’s Cottage and Governor’s Dip. An intriguing qualifying session saw Bruce Anstey – the ...
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Vanishing Astons? Current DB9, Vantage Fail to Meet Airbag Regs; U.S. Models in Jeopardy

Aug 20 2014 2:39pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Two Aston Martins were missing from last weekend’s Pebble Beach Concours, but since the foursome of “Q” cars and a new V12 Vantage S roadster distracted the crowd, no one noticed. According to petitions the automaker sent to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Aston Martin would have revealed the next-gen DB9 and Vantage this month (and very likely at Pebble) were there not years of losses and “ ...
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