Articles about American Cars

This or the Raptor?
If you find the F-150 a tad too tame, but are unwilling to make the jump to a full-fledged performance beast like the Raptor, Ford has a solution for you.This is the Ford F-150 RTR-a more intimidating
Surprise!
This morning, the Auto Nation Group (ANG) launched the all-new Wrangler with a new engine, a more rugged look, and lighter parts. However, there wasn't much as far as surprises were concerned, thanks to international media coverage and prior knowledge
This could be the start of a trend
Meet the Ram multifunction tailgate. Not, we'll admit, the most exciting introduction you're likely to receive this week. Or day. Or even hour.But look at it! There's something absurdly satisfying about this new tailgate, which flips down like
With more capability, power, and space than the outgoing model
Big news from Detroit: Ford has just revealed the all-new, sixth-generation Explorer, and it promises that the SUV has been"redesigned from the ground up.""Explorer drivers told us what they want-more capability, more power, more space," says Hau
His focus will be on the future of automotive technology
Big things are happening over in Detroit. Mark Reuss, a career-long company man at General Motors, has been named the company's new president, effective immediately."Mark's global operational experience, deep product knowledge, and strong leadership will serve us well
Tear-jerking stuff
There's something special about seeing an old, beat-up car being restored back to working order. You're essentially watching something with a lot of history get a new lease on life and a second chance to create new memories once
It’s been a wild ride, but our time with the mad Hennessey ’Stang is finally up
Dang it...as they'd say in the US. Somewhat annoyingly, my time with the Hennessey Mustang GT350R is up. And it's all down to that pesky and rather inconvenient thing called 'The Law.'This being a left-hand-drive, US-
Get in while you can
Good news, the application process to buy a Ford GT is set to reopen on November 8 (2018) for one month only, giving the thousands of people who missed out first time around another chance to give Ford lots of their money.
And, of course, stronger
Has Ford just taken the next big leap in automobile manufacturing? Dubbed by American carmaker as a "miracle material," graphene is now being used by the company to build lighter, stronger cars with better noise reduction.Not familiar with graphene? Is this
It's official, guys
We'll, the cat's finally out of the bag. We've known the all-new EcoSport--one of the country's top-selling vehicles--has been due for a Philippine launch in 2018 for quite some time now, but had no
Will we get the same thing?
The current-generation Ranger has been a big hit for Ford. In recent years, this was probably the first time an American brand seriously challenged the Japanese in the pickup truck game. But with the arrival of newer models and the impending
As well as a 10-speed transmission
Late last year, we reported that a refreshed version of the Ford Everest equipped with a new engine would be making its way to the Philippines sometime in 2018. Well, it looks like that plan is one step closer to fruition.The
797hp and 959Nm of muscle car goodness
Good news, fans of gratuitously powerful under-tired muscle cars. Dodge has updated the Challenger Hellcat for 2019, and introduced a new model that borrows bits of engine from the certifiable Demon. This is the Redeye.No, it doesn't have glaucoma.
It has all the bases covered
What is it?The Focus matters here at Planet Top Gear, because over the years it has been a consistently good drive, as well as throwing up some of our fave hot hatches, under the ST and RS badges.But the outgoing
There's more to it than the looks
1) It's all new, global but European.That new platform--called C2--is the basis of it all. All Ford's global divisions got together, and specified what they wanted from the ground-up new car. Then the designers and engineers
We totally dig the design
We've seen the camouflaged spy photos online as well as the recent teaser video, and now Ford has finally unveiled the all-new Focus in Europe and in China. Offered as a hatchback, station wagon, and sedan, it now carries a
For those with a budget
The Ford Explorer started life as a rugged pickup-based SUV with a traditional body-on-frame construction. While it was rugged, this architecture also added some unwanted weight. After almost two decades and four generations of refining the old formula, Ford
Supercars, beware
Corvettes are known for being the American sports car that can rival the more expensive European exotics. The 'Vette feared the most carries the legendary ZR1 moniker, last seen in 2013. This year the King of Corvettes finally returns for the 2019
A suitable SUV for ill-maintained roads
Can anyone still remember the old Everest? Yep, the Ford Ranger with the roof out back. By now, we wouldn't be surprised if you'd completely tucked that memory way, way back in the far end of your consciousness.
It’s a compelling machine
What is it?The new Ford GT. We've driven it. About bloody time, too.There's a reason the controversial V6 is the right engine for this car. And that's because the Ford GT is all about packaging and aerodynamics
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