Performance

2013 Ford Explorer Sport

Filed under: Performance, SUV, Crossover, Ford, Quick Spins

Ford has had nothing but great success with its latest, three-row iteration of the Explorer SUV, with buyers finding it a suitably good driving tool for the jobs demanded by family living. An…

2013 Ford Explorer Sport mugs for the camera in NYC

Filed under: New York Auto Show, Performance, Crossover, Ford

No one may have asked Ford to drop the twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 found in the Taurus SHO behind the headlights of the Explorer, but that doesn’t mean we’re complaining. Ford h…

2013 Ford Explorer Sport presages running changes for entire range

Filed under: Performance, Crossover, Ford

Ford has just revealed its Explorer Sport to the assembled media in Dearborn ahead of its New York Auto Show debut. And while the 350-horsepower, 350-pound-foot-of-torque crossover will be the performance caps…

2013 Ford Explorer Sport brings SHO-like performance to big CUV [UPDATE w/video]

Filed under: New York Auto Show, Performance, SUV, Crossover, Ford

The last time we remember talking about a high-performance Ford Explorer was 2007 when a rare Saleen Explorer XP8 popped up on eBay Motors. For the 2013 model year, however, Ford will …

Ford teases performance-oriented Explorer

Filed under: Videos, Crossover, Ford

The redesigned Ford Explorer is already selling quite well, and it looks like the three-row crossover is about to add another variant to boost the bottom line a little more. Ford posted on its Facebook page a 26-se…