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Hennessey 25th Anniversary Edition HPE800 Ford Mustang
Hennessey Performance Engineering is an American tuning house that specializes in modifying sports and super cars from several brands, including Ford and Lincoln. Hennessey Performance focuses on mechanical component modification for creating high-powered cars. If you are looking for a Ford Mustang with an extra dose of absurd power, look no farther than the Hennessey 25th Anniversary Edition HPE800 Ford Mustang.
If you’re into pickup trucks, you’re at least aware of how the game-changing 2015 Ford F-150 burst onto the scene with an all-new aluminum body and set a new standard of excellence with its EcoBoost engine offerings. But did you know that the F-150 continues to improve each model year since the big redesign? It’s true! 2016 brought the new Limited model, as well as SYNC 3 technology and a safety upgrade that landed some F-150 models top scores in the IIHS’s notoriously hard-to-ace small-overlap frontal crash test. (more…)
Ford and Toyota Achieve “A-List” Ratings for Water Conservation
Climate advocacy group CDP recently released its annual report on water conservation, ranking corporations’ efforts to waste less water. Ford and Toyota both received the highest rating, placing both automakers on CDP’s water conservation A-list. Out of over 400 corporations evaluated, Toyota and Ford were among the only 8 to receive that A-list rank. They’ve earned it! Over the past 15 years, both automakers have made innovative changes to their manufacturing processes in order to save water. Here’s how… (more…)
The Ford Transit Connect and the Ford F-350 Super Duty have won Edmunds.com Best Retained Value Awards for 2015. This honor recognizes vehicles based on the highest projected residual values after five year based on their average True Market Value when sold new.
So you’ve been stashing away some dough for a truck that’s got everything. The all-new 2016 Ford F-150 Limited model is stocked to the gills with everything you’ll ever need. The F-150 Limited model is the most advanced F-150 ever to hit the road according to Ford.
Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Desert Durability Testing
The 2017 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor has just gone through rigorous testing in the American southwest. After being put though a variety of demanding tests, the durability of the 2017 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor in Grand Junction CO is second to none. Now on the other side, we feel like the Ford F-150 Raptor is the toughest, most capable off-road truck ever created.
2015 Ford F150 plow prep piece Grand Junction CO
If there’s one thing Colorado residents know about, it’s unpredictable weather and snow. You never know when the next downfall will occur, so it is essential to be prepared with whatever tools you can possibly have, especially when it comes to fighting snow.
One of the best vehicles you can get to handle any type of weather, terrain and road conditions is the Ford F-150; After all, it isn’t called “America’s Favorite Pickup” for no reason. (more…)
2015 Ford Edge Sport price and power ratings Grand Junction CO
The world of capable, efficient, powerful SUVs seems endless to those who are searching for their new automotive family member. However, we would be bold enough to say that once you check out the 2015 Ford Edge Sport price and power ratings Grand Junction CO, your journey is complete. Ford just released 2015 Ford Edge Sport price and power ratings Grand Junction CO and we’re excited to say that it is one of the most powerful, most efficient Edge models ever.
The 2015 Ford Edge Sport is named the most powerful model with a 2.7L EcoBoost V6 engine that makes 315 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque. (more…)
Ford GT supercar release date in Grand Junction CO
A lot of automotive news has come from NAIAS 2015 so far, and we’re excited that some of the most exciting pieces have been about Ford vehicles! One of our favorite bits of news was the reveal of the Ford GT supercar. The supercar is exciting because it is part of Ford’s vision moving forward to provide drivers with ample options of high-performance vehicles.
Grand Junction natural gas project for city vehicles
In an unprecedented move on behalf of the city of Grand Junction, the fleet vehicles, such as city busses and government vehicles, will soon be filled with compressed natural gas rather than diesel fuel, which will save the city nearly $100,000 each year.
This is a HUGE deal for the city, as well as the automotive industry in general, and at Western Slope Auto, we’re excited to be part of this great city that is moving forward with attempts to become more environmentally conscious and fuel efficient. Should this Grand Junction natural gas project for city vehicles be successfully implemented, we would bet that vehicle manufacturers will begin taking the use of compressed natural gas a bit more seriously. (more…)