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This Fighter-Jet Inspired Ford F-150 Raptor Sold at Auction for $300,000!

How much would you be willing to pay for the coolest Ford F-150 ever? One Las Vegas resident was willing to part with a whopping $300,000 for the right to own the only F-22 F-150 Raptor in existence.

Gary Ackerman, who serves as the Honorary Ambassador for the F-22 Squadron at Nellis U.S. Air Force Base in Nevada, won the fighter-jet-inspired off-road pickup at an auction to benefit the Young…

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2018 Ford Mustang Goes Retro

Ford goes retro with the 2018 Ford Mustang Pony Package. Limited to Mustangs fitted with the 2.3-liter inline-four EcoBoost engine, the Pony package brings back the iconic corral grille with options that add a number of throwback touches to the current Mustang.

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Automatic Emergency Braking Explained by Adam Savage

Tested.com's Adam Savage appeared in a series of videos for the NHTSA, doing what he does best—explaining cool technology.

It turns out, cars these days are more technologically exciting than they used to be. While they were once mere feats of mechanical engineering, new cars have sensors, software, and even rudimentary AI. Automakers like Ford are leveraging this new tech to make their vehicles safer.

Several new Ford models are available with automatic emergency braking systems, including F-Series pickups and the Fusion. Equipped vehicles are able to detect obstacles in the road...

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Time to Consider Getting a New Car Battery

The battery in your car is responsible for giving you all those luxuries that you may be taking for granted. Without the battery, the stereo, the interior lights, the headlights, the navigation system, and charging stations, all would stop working.

Consider these signs of a failing battery:
  • Each time you start the car, the headlights appear to be dimmer than the time before.
  • The car horn sounds weaker than you remember it sounding.
  • When you turn over the car in the morning, the engine cranks very slowly.
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How to Wash Your Car

How to wash your car seems simple enough. Get a bucket of soapy water, a hose, a soft cloth or sponge for cleaning and a soft cloth, like a chamois cloth, for drying. Dress for getting wet. Thoroughly rinse the entire car first. If you do not rinse first, you will be rubbing dirt in with the sponge. Start at the top and work your way down with the soapy water. Then rinse your car completely. Dry it completely to avoid streaks.

Remember, your tires. Tires get more dirt than you imagine and the wheel wells are terrible places to…
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Simple Safety Tips in Preparation for Your Next Road Trip

Before you embark on your next road trip, consider the following safety tips and you should have a much safer journey. Our service center has identified some of the more common things you should address before the trip.

These safety tips include:
  • Making sure the spare tire is fully inflated and has some tire tread.
  • Bringing along a gallon of engine coolant in the event the engine overheats.
  • Change the wipers and fill the fluid to the top.
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Autotrader Lists '5 Reasons to Buy' 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Talk about a midsize sedan with a whole heck of a lot going for itself -- we here at Bell Ford feel the 2017 Fusion Hybrid is exactly that.

Yet what, in our mind, makes it so?

Allow Autotrader pundit Jabari Jones to provide some context; his evaluation of the Fusion Hybrid is as follows:

Beneath the Fusion Hybrid's hood, a 2.0-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine holds court with a lithium-ion-powered electric motor. Producing a peppy 188 horsepower, the Fusion Hybrid then sends that juice to its front wheels via a continuously variable transmission.

It's in the realm of…

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2017 Ford Explorer Receives Rave Review from MotorWeek Team

Greetings and welcome to our blog page here at Bell Ford! Stick with us and we'll strive to keep you in-the-know about all the goings-on of our esteemed American automaker.

And, in the interest of getting things going with a bang, today we thought we'd feature our full-size SUV standout, the 2017 Explorer.

So, without further ado, we turn your attention to the clip below. Tag along with our friends over at MotorWeek to discover that which the Explorer has in store:

There are three unique engine options within the Explorer range, all of which are tied to…

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