Author: Derek Shiekhi

Lincoln Sweated the Small Stuff in the Interior of Its 2016 MKX

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Ford seems to be reaching for an almost Lincoln-like level of interior luxury with its new Platinum trim level for the 2016 Explorer. The 2016 MKX will actually wear a Lincoln badge, though. So what has the Blue Oval’s luxury division done with that vehicle’s cabin to make it worthy of its badge?

  Comments | By - June 17, 2015

The “Jurassic Park” Ford Explorer is Still Dino-Mite


One thing a lot of people, myself included, seem to recall about “Jurassic Park” is the Ford Explorers used in it. How could you not?

  Comments | By - June 16, 2015

Fordlandia is a Forgotten Piece of Ford History

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When you’ve been around for more than a century, like Ford has, you’re going to have your share of failures. Not everything is going to be a runaway success. A place called Fordlandia certainly wasn’t.

  Comments | By - June 15, 2015

Next Lincoln Continental Could Be Built in Flat Rock, Michigan


The Lincoln Continental came onto the market decades before the Ford Explorer, but it’s also been a dead model for a significant period of time. In that span, the Explorer has continued to sell. That means when the next Continental goes into production, it won’t be kicking the Explorer out of its Chicago Assembly Plant home.

  Comments | By - June 11, 2015

Shockwave the Jet Truck is Terrifying and Amazing, All at Once


Imagine taking a Ford Ranger, stuffing its engine bay with the new Power Stroke V8…then adding a silo’s worth of nitrous to it. It’s easy to imagine how to overpower such a small truck, but how do you do that with a semi? The answer is: Shockwave the Jet Truck.

  Comments | By - June 10, 2015

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