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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23 Sep: Ford Mondeo Estate AWD

… Ford Mondeo Estate 2.0 TDCi ST-Line Powershift AWD … If you’re after a well equipped, extremely comfortable, all wheel drive estate car, then you need look no further. Ok, it doesn’t have the prestige badge on the grille to impress the neighbours, but take them for a spin and […] Read more »

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28 Jun: Ford Focus RS

… Ford Focus RS … All the superlatives have already been used up. There are none left that will do this car justice. It is a full 4 seater, five at a pinch, within a four door hatchback bodyshell. It has a sensible boot and can be driven backwards and […] Read more »

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23 Sep: Ford Edge Sport AWD

… Ford Edge Sport 2.0 TDCi AWD … When I first clapped eyes on the new Ford Edge I immediately thought “barge”. Unkind I know, but like the old Ford Granada, it’s a big motor. Only it’s not. At 4808 mm in length, 1928 mm in width and 1707 mm […] Read more »

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09 Aug: Ford Focus RS

It doesn’t look much, does it? Sitting there parked at the pavement. Just another four door saloon with alloys. Admittedly big, fat, black, shiny 19 inch alloys, but then that’s the first thing most boy-racers and certain adults indulging memories of a misspent youth go for. The second thing is […] Read more »

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18 Mar: Ford Focus Estate

… Ford Focus Titanium X Estate 1.5 TDCI … The humble Ford Focus Estate. Expectations can’t be that high surely? Smart, practical and comfortable what more could Mr Average expect? The new Ford Focus was duly delivered to be appraised. Nothing remarkable about that. A sound, every day commuting workhorse […] Read more »

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