Ford Bronco’s 7-speed manual might be even weirder than you think

Throw in some proper wheel articulation, and you’ve got quite the rock-crawlin’ stew a-cookin’.


The idea of a seven-speed manual transmission might have been odd a decade ago, but it’s been subsequently normalized through its installation in big-name vehicles like the Porsche 911, the Chevrolet Corvette and… OK, maybe just those two. You may have heard a rumor that a seven-speed will turn up in the new Ford Bronco, too, but if a new report is true, it won’t be anything like the 7MTs in those other cars.

According to a report from TFLCar, the forthcoming Ford Bronco

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 brings back the historic badge

It looks good arriving…


When rumors swirled that Ford would revive the hallowed Mach 1 moniker on an electric vehicle, you could feel the fanboy resentment through the series of tubes that comprises the internet. Then the Mach E came out, nobody had a problem with the name and we all moved on with life. But now, the Mach 1 is officially coming back in a way that probably won’t irk anyone.

Ford on Friday confirmed that it will revive the Mustang Mach 1 trim. Arriving this spring, the Mach 1 will serve as a bridge between the naturally-aspirated

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Gymkhana 11: Ford out, Subaru in as Travis Pastrana takes the reins

Meet the faces of the next Gymkhana film.


The next Gymkhana installment will look a little different when it arrives this year because series founder and star Ken Block will hand it over to Travis Pastrana. In the process, Subaru will throw its weight behind Pastrana and Gymkhana, ending years of high-performance Ford cars as the star machine, and in a return to the Japanese marque.

Pastrana currently serves as Subaru Motorsports USA’s rally and rallycross driver, which makes the switch understandable, though Block is also a former Subaru rally driver as well. It’s not clear if this is

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Ford turning police cars into 133-degree ovens to bake coronavirus into submission

Coronavirus, meet the end of the line.

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The Centers for Disease Control has a helpful list of approved disinfectants to kill the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19. But Ford engineers sought another layer of protection, and the answer turned up in a relatively simple idea: use heat.

Ford’s Explorer police vehicles are literally cranking up the heat to kill the coronavirus using a new software designed to bake the interior until there’s almost a 0% chance of the virus remaining on surfaces.

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