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Second-hand Ford Puma is still feisty and great fun

FORD’S fabulous Puma is surely a future-classic, so now is a great time to snap one up before the prices start to rise. The timeless three-door coupe was based on the well-proven Fiesta platform and was built from 1997 to 2002. There were three main derivatives, the 1.4i 16V, the 1.6i and the 1.7i 16V, […]

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Peugeot 208 range hits the showrooms

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Peugeot 208 range As Peugeot’s new 208 range hits the showrooms, KEITH WARD has a look at the range and puts two of the new cars to the test. FOR decades now, models as they are replaced in all categories have come out bigger (more for your money) and heavier […]

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Ford’s hot metal makes Fiesta more fun than most

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Ford Fiesta Metal Hot Metal, or a damp squid? Sporty Fiestas are usually entertaining to drive, but does this latest newcomer live up to expectations? DAVID HOOPER tests the mettle of Ford’s latest special edition. FORD Fiesta and exclusivity are two words which are not normally uttered in the same […]

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Ford adds two new ECOnetic Fiestas to range

Ford now has three ECOnetic Fiestas in its line-up. FORD has boosted its green credentials by making its low emission ECOnetic engine available in the mid-range Fiesta Zetec and top-of-the-range Titanium models. The super frugal ECOnetic Fiestas have lower CO2 emissions of just 95g/km, reduced by 3g/km. Buyers of the Fiesta have a choice of […]

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Will Fiesta Metal be treated like guru?

The Fiesta Metal comes in three colours. FORD is turning up the heat in the hot hatch sector with a new Fiesta. They are unleasing the 134PS Metal to the roads of the UK. There will only be 1,000 Metals built and they will be priced from £15,695 on the road. The Fiesta Metal reaches […]

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Ford gives Fiesta the ST treatment

Ford hopes the Fiesta ST could capture a big chunk of the hot hatch market. FORD is taking its ST performance brand another step further with the Fiesta ST Concept, which has been unveiled just as the Focus ST goes into production. The giant carmaker has promised a new era for driving enthusiasts globally by […]

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Mondeo wins green family car title

Ford’s Mondo 1.6 TDCi has been given the What Car? Family Car award. WHAT Car?’s 2011 award for the greenest family car has gone to the most fuel efficient Ford Mondeo. Having taken two of the magazine’s trophies in the overall awards in January, the 65.6mpg 1.6-litre TDCi (turbo diesel) version of the Mondeo clinched […]

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Ford aims to expand ECOnetic philosophy

Ford aims to have more and more models with the ECOnetic badge. FORD is to produce ultra-fuel efficient versions of its Focus and Fiesta models to Europe as part of its strategy for more green technologies. Arrive sometime in the middle of next year, Ford will show two of the new models at the Frankfurt […]

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