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One-of-a-Kind Ford Raptor is Inspired by F-22 Fighter Jet

Ford's design team recently teamed with Ford Performance to create a high-performance, one-of-a-kind Ford F-22 F-150 Raptor that's based on the United States Air Force's F-22 fighter jet. The remarkable truck was auctioned off at Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture Oshkosh in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, pulling in $300,000 for the benefit of the group's Young Eagles organization.

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Celebrate 100 Years of Ford Truck History

Nine years after introducing the Model T, Henry Ford envisioned a vehicle that was capable of hauling heavier loads and offering greater utility to his customers. On July 27, 1917, the Model TT was launched. Bearing the Model T's cab and engine, this vehicle offered a stronger frame that was capable of hauling a one ton payload. The factory price for the vehicle was $600, and 209 were sold that year.

In the 100 years since Mr. Ford first created the Model TT, Ford has crafted a reputation for producing dependable trucks that have earned the badge of "Built…

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Ford's EcoBoost Wins Engine of the Year Award

Last month in Cologne, Germany, Ford's 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine was named the 2017 International Engine of the Year "Best Engine Under 1.0-liter" winner. The is the sixth straight time th engine has won the award, making it undefeated since it was first introduced in 2012.

The compact, three cylinder engine was praise by the judging panel of 58 automotive journalists from 31 countries for its stellar combination of performance, technology and fuel efficiency.

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Ford Makes Another Investment in its Kentucky Plant

Ford announced plans recently to make a $900 million investment in upgrades to its Kentucky Truck Plant, equipping the facility so that it can build the all-new Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUVs that arrive at U.S. dealerships this fall. In addition, the company will export both SUVs to more than 55 markets globally as Ford continues to lead the way among top United States auto exporters.

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Ford Fusion Honored With Motorweek Drivers' Choice Award

It was announced earlier this year that the 2017 Ford Fusion was namedBest Family Sedan in the 2017 Motorweek Drivers' Choice Awards, earning the honor in part for providing sport-driving features such as continuously controlled damping in a family sedan.

The 2017 Fusion offers more technology than any previous version, including such driver assistance features as Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection and adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go. 

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The Ford Fiesta Receives a Kelley Blue Book Cost to Own Award

Recently, it was announced that the 2017 Ford Fiesta ST had earned Kelley Blue Book's 5-Year Cost to Own Award for sporty compact cars, thanks in great part to the vehicle's low Kelley Blue Book Fair Purchase Price and reasonable anticipated maintenance expenses.

The Ford Fiesta ST is propelled by a 1.6-liter turbocharged direct-injection EcoBoost® four cylinder engine. The fuel efficiency of EPA-estimated 26 mpg city/33 mpg highway/29 mpg combined helped drive the vehicle to the award, as did its low initial price.

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Ford Announces May Sales Gain

Ford Motor Company just released the news that U.S. sales for May 2017 amounted to a total 241,126 vehicles, for 2.2 percent growth over May 2016 sales. The results were powered by strong sales in the SUV and truck segments, while improved fleet sales helped surmount slightly lower retail consumer sales.

May saw 76,027 F-Series pickups sold, resulting in a 12.8 percent increase and the segment's best May sales results since 2004.

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What Sets the 2017 Ford Focus RS Apart from Other Hot Hatchbacks?

Within the pantheon of the industry's most incredible hot hatchbacks, ours -- the 2017 Ford Focus RS -- is without a doubt a deity.

And, as such a statement is sure to raise more than a few eyebrows, we'd like to use today's post to contextualize our claim. Read on to hear all about this top-flight transport.

In many ways, we feel the Focus RS's engine -- a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder -- is alone worth the price of admission.

Coupling with a six-speed manual transmission and standard all-wheel drive, this four-banger boasts a burly 350 horsepower and 350 pound-feet…

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2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid is One Excellent, Eco-Minded Machine

If ever there were a midsize sedan that could render us here at Rivertown Ford straight-up speechless, our esteemed American automaker's -- the 2017 Fusion Hybrid -- would have to be it.

Are you picking up what we're putting down?

Well, if not, today's blog post has your name on it. Keep reading to discover that which the Fusion Hybrid has in store.

It is largely by way of its drivetrain that the Fusion Hybrid sets itself apart from much of the rest of the midsize sedan segment.

In its case, a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine labors in lockstep…

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Ford Has a Slam-Dunk SUV in the 2017 Explorer

In your estimation, what qualities comprise a solid full-size SUV? Is it style, space, available onboard amenities, or something else entirely?

Well, whatever the case may be, we here at Rivertown Ford are quite confident you'll find what you're looking for in the form of ours, the 2017 Explorer.

Yet, what -- specifically -- makes this crossover the charmer that it is? Read on to receive the inside scoop.

Though every Explorer model has its appeal, arguably none are more thoroughly impressive than the top-of-the-line Platinum.

Standard equipment on this trim includes a brawny, 365- ...

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