Tag Archives: Diesel

News: 2018 Ford F-150 Is Here – With a Diesel

Powerstroke Inside

2018 F-150 update more than skin deep.

By SID297

The fact that the 2018 F-150 was getting a 3.0 Powerstroke Diesel engine was the worst kept secret in the auto industry since the S550 Mustangs IRS.  Still, the updated F-150 has a lot of changes the Ford faithful should be very excited about.  Beyond the obvious new styling (which I think looks great), there are a host of powertrain updates.

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Video: Best Sounding V8 Engines

Auditory Stimulation

Internal combustion is best in high-fidelity.

By SID297

It’s a never ending debate; who makes the best sounding V8 engine.  Could it be the new Shelby GT350 Mustang, or perhaps a 40 year old Detroit Diesel 8V92?  Perhaps you have an affinity for small-displacement European V8s or an oddball 2-stroke Johnson Outboard boat engine?  It’s a topic that once broached can lead to hours clicking the next recommended video on YouTube.

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Road Trip: 2015 Kuga Titanium X Sport

Kuga Hunt

From London to Wales on the prowl for music in the United Kingdom

By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Those that are familiar with this author’s predilections know that when I am not obsessing about cars, I am most likely obsessing about music. So, when the opportunity to see a handful of European bands that I love at one small festival in Northern Wales presented itself, I decided to make my first trip to the UK.
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Video: Focus ST vs. Focus ST Diesel

Diesel vs. Petrol

Ford pits the EcoBoost hatch against the diesel wagon on the road course

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Last summer we introduced you to the latest version of the Focus ST. The 2015 model year brings some minor styling changes, but the powertrain remains largely untouched—in the U.S. anyway. As much as it is a world car, the Europeans still get something special, a diesel version. And, in a new video, the two go head to head on the historic Castle Combe course in the UK.
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