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2019 Ford Focus ST Revealed With 276hp

Ford has pulled the wraps off the new Focus ST - the most powerful version ever! It's full of the latest technology, too, so check out all the details here.

Ford Develops Robotic Sweaty Bottom Simulator To Test Car Seats

If you get into your car straight after a high-intensity gym workout, you'll be glad to know that your seats have been tested to make sure they'll still look good.

New Fiesta SUV Spotted, Could Be Ford EcoSport Replacement

A mysterious Fiesta SUV prototype has been spotted testing. It could go on sale in the next couple of years, so read all about it in our blog.

These Amazing Cars Were All Released In 2018

We've taken a look back through the year and found all the cars that first appeared on our forecourts in 2018. Which is your favourite?

5 Of The Best New Cars Coming In 2019

Plenty of brilliant new cars came out this year and, by the looks of it, 2019 will be a great year too! Check out some of the best new cars you can expect to see next year.

2020 Ford Mustang Electric SUV Could Be Called 'Mach E'

Ford has applied to trademark ‘Mach E’ and ‘Mach-E’, fuelling speculation that this could be the name given to the upcoming Mustang-based electric SUV.

2019 Ford Focus ST Hot Hatch Revealed In New Photos

Here's your first real glimpse of the upcoming Ford Focus ST. It'll produce around 275hp when it goes on sale in 2019. Click here for all the details.

Million-Kilometre Ford Tourneo Connect Is King Of The Most Reliable Cars

Think a car's ready to be scrapped once it hits 100,000 miles? This Tourneo Connect has so far travelled over 620,000 miles and is still going strong!

All-New Ford Focus Keeps Crash Test Dummy Safe In Euro NCAP Results

The Ford Focus is one of the safest cars on sale, with a five-star Euro NCAP rating. See the Focus' crash test from the dummy's perspective here.

Three Ford Models Make Top 5 Most Reliable Used Cars List

Reliability is likely to be one of your top priorities if you are after a used car, so give yourself the best peace of mind by choosing a Ford Fiesta or Focus!

A Brand New 2005 Ford GT Is For Sale For Almost $500,000

This Ford GT has never been registered and has only driven 104 miles, which goes some way to explaining its substantial price tag. Click here for more details.

Would You Give Up Flying To Save The Environment?

Taking a Ford Mondeo Hybrid to your next skiing holiday could be cheaper, easier and better for the environment than taking a plane. Read our blog to find out more.

Which Of These 12 Classic Fast Fords Would You Buy?

Twelve incredible Ford performance cars are coming up for auction this week. Read our blog and tell us which you'd pick!

Watch A Ford Mustang Bullitt Tackle The Isle Of Man TT Course

Could this be a contender for the perfect car/ road combination? Read our blog to find out about the Ford Mustang Bullitt's trip to the Isle Of Man.

Is A Four-Door Ford Mustang Really Coming Soon?

Ford has reportedly told North American dealers that a four-door Mustang is on the way, and it'll go up against luxury models such as the Audi A7 and Porsche Panamera.

Check Out The Ford GT Carbon Series

Extensive use of carbon fibre makes this the lightest road-going Ford GT available. Is this the ultimate version of the GT?

All-New Ford Focus Has Lighting Technology To See Around Corners

If driving at night makes you feel uneasy, the All-New Focus features some incredible technology to better illuminate the road ahead. Click on the link for more information.

All-New Ford Focus Active Estate Spotted

You will soon be able to buy a Focus Active estate, featuring plenty of standard equipment, a bespoke interior and higher ground clearance. Read all the details here.

Could This 1968 Ford Mustang Restomod Be Any More Perfect?

This beautiful thing mixes the styling of a classic Mustang with the latest components from the new Ford Mustang, creating a fantastic (although quite expensive) car. Read more details here.

Ford Wants To Get Rid Of Traffic Lights

Junctions could soon be very scary as cars may closely pass each other without stopping - Ford is testing autonomous technology that works in a similar way to pedestrians avoiding collisions. Read more details here.

Ford Creates 'Dirty Van Art' For World Mental Health Day 2018

Continuing on from its Elephant in the Transit campaign, Ford has revealed a dirty van that depicts elephants on the sides and rear to raise awareness for mental health issues.

Ford Sells More Cars And Vans Than Any Other Company

It's been a bumper month for Ford, as the Fiesta, Focus and Transit Custom are all big sellers. September continues Ford's brilliant year - read all about it here.

Ford Mondeo Hybrid Gets Estate Version For The First Time

One of the most economical Mondeo models will be available as a practical estate from spring 2019. Read the latest details on the Ford Mondeo Hybrid Estate here.

Watch A 900hp Ford Mustang Drift Around The Nurburgring

"I was out of my comfort zone for the majority of the hot laps!" If a world-champion drifter thinks it's scary, it's probably not a good idea. But he did it anyway - view the attempt here.

The Ford Ranger Raptor Will Go Anywhere You Point It

It looks pretty tough, and the Ford Ranger Raptor has the hardware to back those looks up! If you'd like to read more about its impressive specifications, click here.

9 Things You Need To Know About The New Ford Mustang

The new Ford Mustang is available at Hartwell now - here's why you should want one!

Ford Fiesta ST Named Car Of The Year

The brilliant Ford Fiesta ST has scooped another accolade - this time it's the prestigious Parkers Car Of The Year 2019 award! Read our blog to find out why the ST is such a deserving winner.

Could You Be Buying The World Car Of The Year?

The shortlist has been announced, and a few of our cars are in contention for one of the most prestigious awards in motoring. Click here to find out more!

Meet The World's Largest Ford Fanatic

With a 'car cathedral', Angelo Paletta has a pretty impressive Ford collection that includes several GTs, Mustangs and Cobras. Check it out here!

This Ford Mustang Raptor Should Be Real

What could be better than a 450hp Mustang and the off-road equipment from the new Ford Ranger Raptor? It's not real, yet, but we're going to stay hopeful...

Some Incredible Classic Fast Fords Are Being Auctioned

Highlights include a mint-condition Ford GT and two very special Sierra Cosworths. Check out our blog and see which one you'd love to park on your driveway!

Tuner Hennessey Gives New Ford Mustang 808hp

The new Mustang has 450hp. We thought that was adequate, but Hennessey has other ideas. It's created this 808hp beast to celebrate it's 10,000th car - read more about it here.

How Far Has The Ford Focus Come In 20 Years?

The first Focus was revealed before social media, flat-screen TVs and the Millennium Dome. How much has changed between that car and the All-New Focus?

We Have A 2018 Ford Mustang GT At Our Showroom!

If you'd like to explore or test-drive the brand-new Ford Mustang GT, you'd better head down to our Kidlington FordStore dealership! Read our blog to find out more about this fantastic car.

A Ford GT In Classic Gulf Livery Is A Guaranteed Hit

This is the Ford GT Heritage Edition, and we think you'll agree that it looks rather special in Gulf racing livery! It's not just a new paintjob though - check out all the details here.

Could The Ford Mustang GT500 Have 720 Horsepower?

A leaked spec sheet might show the stats of the upcoming Ford Mustang GT500. If true, the car will have more than 700hp and could hit 190mph!

Is A Nurburgring Lap Record On The Cards For The Ford GT?

The Ford GT has been spotted at the famous German racing circuit, but it's not immediately clear why. Could Ford be aiming at the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ's lap record?

10 Features Of The All-New Ford Focus That You Need To Know About

Self-parking ability, pothole detection and wireless phone charging are just some of the amazing features available in the All-New Ford Focus. For more information, click here.

Missing Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Prototype Found After 50 Years

It'd be hard to lose a car for 50 years, let alone a priceless Mustang prototype. Luckily, it has now been found and will be treated to a thorough restoration.

Prepare Yourself For The Ford Ranger Raptor

If you like to drive fast anywhere and everywhere (and over any terrain), the Ford Ranger Raptor is for you. It's on sale in mid-2019, so read all the details here.

The First-Ever Ford Mustang Was Very Nearly Scrapped

Read the fascinating story of the very first Ford Mustang and how it was abandoned in a garage for almost thirty years. How much do you think it's worth now?

2019 Ford Focus ST Spotted At The Nurburgring

The new fast Ford Focus has been testing in a camouflage wrap ahead of being revealed early next year. Click here for all the latest details.

Classic Ford Mustangs Could Have Looked Very Different

We've rummaged through Ford's archive and found some very interesting - and slightly strange - Mustang prototypes from the 1960s and 1970s. Imagine if the Mustang had ever looked like any of these!

New Mountune Kit Adds Power To Ford Focus ST Diesel

Long-time Ford tuner Mountune has given the Ford Focus ST Diesel a boost in power. It's now pretty close to the seriously fast Ford Focus RS! Read more about it here

Ford Builds 10 Millionth Mustang

It's unlikely that Ford ever foresaw the success of the Mustang, but this model marks 10 million cars leaving the factory. Check out this very special car here!

5 Of The Best Summer Cars You Can Buy From Hartwell

Make the most of this hot weather by driving around in a stylish convertible - could you see yourself in a brand-new Mustang? Check out our blog for more information.

5 Things You Need To Know About The Ford KA+ Active

You can be the proud owner of Ford's latest crossover from early August 2018, so here are the top five nuggets of information you need to know about it.

Ford Will Spend $4bn On Self Driving Vehicles By 2023

If you needed more proof that autonomous cars are coming, check out how much Ford is investing in the technology. We'll soon see it on UK roads - read our blog to find out more.

Would You Take A Ride In A Ford Focus RS Taxi?

This is a taxi with a difference - in this Norwegian town, you can hail a 350hp Ford Focus RS to take you to the shops and back! Check it out by reading our blog.

Check Out This Ultra-Rare Ford GTX1 Roadster

Reported to be one of only 30 ever built, this convertible Ford GT has a unique paint scheme and is likely to fetch over $500,000 when it goes up for sale next month.

Here's Why You Should Buy Your Next Family Car From Hartwell

Three of Ford's large family cars are rated among the best MPVs or SUVs on sale right now - here's your chance to drive one of the very best cars for you and your family.

Ken Block's Ford Escort Cosworth Rally Car Meets A Fiery End

A problem with the gearbox caused the car to barrel roll. Almost immediately, the car was engulfed in flames. Read more about what happened on our latest blog.

Top 5 Fastest Cars You Can Buy At Hartwell Right Now

Ford's performance cars are enjoying a purple patch at the moment - two made it into our roundup of the fastest cars available at your local Hartwell dealership.

Watch The Ford GT and Mustang Bullitt Tackle The Goodwood Hillclimb Course

Ford took some very fast and expensive machinery to the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed - see all of the videos here.

OPINION: Why The Ford Fiesta Is The UK’s Best-Selling Car Once Again

Throughout June, Ford sold 8,900 Fiestas - way more than the VW Golf and any other car. There are a few reasons why it's the best-seller, including a smart interior and an amazing drive.

How Do You Feel About A Self-Driving '65 Ford Mustang?

Old-school meets state-of-the-art tech in this autonomous Mustang. Read our blog for all the details, and decide whether you think it's a good idea or not.

What To Expect At The 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed - Preview

Ford's taking a lot of cool things to the Goodwood Festival of Speed, including the original Mustang Bullitt, a Ford GT that raced at this year's Le Mans and an M-Sport Fiesta World Rally Championship car.

Ford's 'Feel The View' Windows Show Visually Impaired People What's Outside

Users can take a photo of the scenery outside the car, and they can feel the scenery on the window pane through a series of different vibrations - making car journeys much more engaging for blind people.

Ford Is Preparing All Its Cars For Snow, Wind and Even Hurricanes

At the company's ultra high-tech weather factory, cars are tested to the extremes. Tropical, desert, Arctic and many other conditions are available at the touch of a button, to see how your car will cope.

Let's Bust A Myth About The Ford Model T

Henry Ford famously said that customers could have their Model T in any colour, as long as it was black. What's the story behind the red one we had at one of our dealerships, then?

Protect Yourself Against Potholes With The All-New Ford Focus

Pothole detection technology is just one of the amazing features included on the all-new Ford Focus. Sensors scan the road ahead and the suspension automatically stiffens to improve comfort. Clever stuff!

See a Ford GT and Escort Cosworth At Our Showroom Now!

We're lucky to have some real gems from Ford's heritage fleet with us at one of our showrooms. Hurry down if you want to see some classic performance cars - they won't be here for long!

See What Reviews Say About The All-New Ford Focus

The all-new Ford Focus is due in September, and it's much improved over the current car. Click here to see what car websites and magazines have to say about the redesigned interior and driving dynamics.

Be The First to Buy a New Ford Fiesta ST

We've taken delivery of our first few all-new Ford Fiesta STs, so you can test-drive or buy one right now! Sporty styling, 200hp and enhanced refinement are all among the reasons you might like one...

Get Ready: 40 Electric Ford Models Are Coming

As hybrid and electric cars are becoming more popular, Ford has unveiled plans to offer a massive range of electrified models. It's expected that many current models will get a hybrid or fully-electric option.

50th Anniversary Ford Mustang Bullitt UK Pricing Revealed

The Ford Mustang Bullitt is coming to the UK! We think the price is pretty good value, considering it has a 475hp V8, a sports exhaust and some absolutely gorgeous styling upgrades.

Cat Survives After Being Stuck In Ford Focus Grille For Up To 80 Miles

A surprised family found a cat in their car's grille, and it could have been stuck there for up to 80 miles! Although a bit smelly, hungry and shaken, the cat was luckily unharmed.

Ford Looks To Improve Mental Health Awareness With 'Time To Change' Campaign

Research suggests many people are much more comfortable talking about mental health in a car or van, so Ford has teamed up with charities to improve awareness.

This Ford Mustang GT Will Honour RAF Pilots At The Goodwood Festival of Speed

Ford is taking this one-off Eagle Squadron Mustang GT to the Goodwood Festival of Speed, before it's auctioned off in America to support upcoming pilots.

Ford Scoops Third Place In Le Mans 24 Hour Race

All four Ford GTs finished in the Le Mans 24 hour endurance race, and the quickest was just pipped by two Porsches.

Ford Ready to Race at Le Mans

Ford's racing team is getting ready to compete at the challenging 24 Hours of Le Mans race. Four Ford GTs are going, and will be competing against cars such as Aston Martins, Porsches and BMWs.