Tag Archives: Performance

News: 2017 Raptor Performance Ratings

Lighter and Faster

The 2017 F-150 Raptor is more powerful and more efficient

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Performance

Ford Performance has long been promising that the new version of the F-150 Raptor would outperform its predecessor thanks to reduced weight and an efficient EcoBoost engine. Well, the official ratings are in and it looks like the engineers have delivered on that promise.
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Video: Shelby GT350 Cat-Back Exhaust

Flat-Out Aggressive

Borla’s GT350 ATAK system delivers aggressive sound and more power

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Borla Performance Industries

There is no doubt that the factory exhaust system on the latest Shelby GT350 sounds fantastic, especially with its adjustable valves opened. Combined with the unique sound of its Flat Plane Crankshaft-equipped Voodoo engine, this system sets a high bar for factory exhaust tone. However, those of us that love performance Mustangs always want a little bit more, which is where Borla enters the picture with its new Shelby GT350 exhaust system.
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News: Ford Performance Wins

Weekend Warriors

Blue Oval machines took several wins over the weekend, including Le Mans

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Performance

If your dad is a Blue Oval fan, he undoubtedly had his Father’s Day wish granted over the weekend. Not only did Ford Performance return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans 50 years later and win with the new Ford GT, but its vehicles took home victories in Formula Drift and Global Rallycross on the same weekend.
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News: Fiesta & Focus ST-Line

The New STyle

If you live in Europe you can get ST handling and styling on a budget

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

For a while now, Ford has told us that performance cars are selling well. Apparently they are quite popular in Europe, but not everyone has the means to run out and buy a Fiesta ST or Focus ST, much less the hot new Focus RS. Well, Ford of Europe has something new for fans of its performance rides that don’t want to break the bank—the ST-Line.
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News: VMP Performance Website

Changing its Tune

VMP Performance moves its offerings under one brand with a new website

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of VMP Performance

Over the years we have seen VMP expand its offerings from performance tuning to supercharger enhancements to complete supercharger kits. As such it is only natural that the company would tweak its brand to better communicate its wide range of offerings. Recently the company launched a new website and a new name—VMP Performance.
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