14 Jan: Ford Custom Tourneo

… Ford Transit Custom Tourneo Titanium 1.0T Ecoboost PHEV … If you think installing a 1 litre engine, even one with 124 bhp, in a one tonne van is nuts, I’d be awfy tempted to agree. But this is no normal engine and this is no normal van. This is […] Read more »

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20 Mar: Ford Mondeo Vignale

Ford Mondeo Vignale The trip to Mull for the Mull Hire Targa Rally was accomplished in style and comfort thanks to the Vignale edition of Ford’s Mondeo. The ‘Vignale’ label is fairly new and signifies a rather more luxurious and refined premium product as Ford continues to prove that its […] Read more »

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28 Feb: Ford S-Max ST-Line

… Ford S-Max ST-Line … It’s odd how the mind works, especially the memory. There I was hustling the Ford S-Max down the Dalveen Pass and on towards New Galloway and Newton Stewart heading for Stranraer. Minor roads and back roads all the way, and it called up times past […] Read more »

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22 Jan: Ford Fiesta Vignale

… Ford Fiesta Vignale … To class the Ford Fiesta Vignale simply as a luxury car for older people is to do it a great injustice and also to the elder generation. This is a luxury car for anyone who wants something nifty, nice to drive, easy to park and […] Read more »

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11 Sep: Ford Focus ST

… Ford Focus ST 2.3 EcoBoost … The Ford Focus ST 5 Door is simply a grown up Fiesta ST for adults. It’s got more power and more weight but it still goes and it still handles. It may lack the nimble agility of the 200hp Fiesta but it feels […] Read more »

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04 Jul: Ford Fiesta ST-2

… Ford Fiesta ST-2 … The Dunoon presents Argyll Rally is one of the very few events where travelling by ferry is an option, and perhaps that’s why so many folk choose it. For those in the east and the south of Scotland it offers a genteel and picturesque shortcut […] Read more »

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03 Apr: Ford Focus 1.0

… Ford Focus Titanium X … In the great scheme of things, the Ford Focus is not a big car although it is a full size, four door hatchback five seater. It’s not particularly heavy, comparing well with others in its class at just over 1300kgs, but to those of […] Read more »

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24 Jan: Ford Ka+ Active

… Ford Ka+ Active … Folk who complain about the Ford Ka being too small need their butts kicked and that includes certain journalists who write about motoring – as opposed to motoring journalists who write about cars. If you want more room, buy a bigger motor. If you need […] Read more »

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14 May: Ford Kuga 2.0 TDCi AWD

… Ford Kuga 2.0 TDCi AWD … Like all other manufacturers, Ford has its detractors, but its fans far outnumber them, me included. The Kuga is a case in point. Ford was one of the first to bring a compact crossover to market and it has steadfastly remained at the […] Read more »

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03 Oct: Ford Edge Vignale

… Ford Edge Vignale 2.0 TDCi AWD … A few months back I drove the ‘Sport’ version of Ford’s new Edge SUV, but the ‘Sport’ label was more of a trim spec than suggesting this was a souped-up, hunkered down 4×4. That was a nice car, but this one was […] Read more »

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