Ford F-150: The Top-Selling Vehicle of All Time Hits the Road Anew; Best Quality Ford Parts offered by Parts TrainWritten by Jenny Mc Lane
For company that sets world standard and major innovations in car building, it is not surprising that Ford vehicles can generate car sales enough to shatter records after records. More than a century of marked excellence proved that any Ford vehicles to hit road are built tough.
One of these is Ford F150 that has been in top of list as best-selling trucks in America for almost three decades. In 2003, F150 sold 850,000 units in one year to become best-selling vehicle overall for past 22 years. Last year it sold its 912,000 unit for a single year to extend their winning streak topping its class for 28 straight years and to 23 years as overall best-seller. This made F-series top-selling vehicle of all time with almost 30 million units solcrashing records of Ford Model T (15million units) and Volkswagen Beetle (20million units).
The new F-150 is part truck, part barn, and part limousine that posses best combination of safety, luxury, practicality, and use that makes it American vehicle whether he lives in urban or in farm. Its full-size body is capable of carrying greatest load in its class and with 202-horsepower 4.2-liter V6 engine and optional 5-speed manual transmission for 2005 model; it is best hauling machine in terms of capability in its division.
Virtual Survey Reveals Ford Fusion 2006 Is What Consumers Want and Ford Performance Parts Compliment Its PrecisionWritten by Jenny Mc Lane
The 2006 Ford Fusion is company's first fully "digital" car. It was completely designed, engineered and tested for manufacture in a digital environment – using most advanced design tools available for precision, quality and efficiency.
Virtual shoppers now can build their own Fusions on Web, They have a say on g pricing options and picking colors. Filling out a survey on what else they'd like to see on cars, Ford is geared to a new tool on meeting customer demand. The company is aimed at aligning consumer demand with actual production. "We're trying to match what our customers want with what we can deliver them," says Dan Geist, head of marketing for Fusion.
Fusion takes several design has a bold three-bar grille and multi-element projector-beam headlamps and optional charcoal-black leather interior with contrasting oatmeal-colored seat stitching. The four-cylinder engine displaces 2.3 liters and makes 160 horsepower, while 3.0-liter V6 generates over 200 horsepower. A six-speed automatic is standard with V6, while four-cylinder Fusion gets a five-speed either manual or five-speed automatic to send power to front wheels.
Fusion offers a choice of Ford's 2.3-liter Duratec 23 I-4 or 3.0-liter Duratec 30 V-6. Both models feature all-aluminum construction, dual overhead cams, four valves per cylinder, intake Variable Cam Timing (i-VCT) and electronic throttle control. It delivers smooth, spirited performance, along with good fuel economy and emissions ratings. The four-cylinder engine delivers 160 horsepower, and can be paired with a five-speed manual or automatic transaxle. Also good news for environment, Duratec 23 I-4 will be rated as a Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle (PZEV) in California. It will be Ford brand's third PZEV application, after Escape Hybrid and Focus PZEV. For even more power, there's 210-horsepower 3.0-liter V-6, which is paired with an advanced six-speed automatic transaxle.