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    New York 2008: Ford flexes its creative side with cool lids

    Click above image for a high-res gallery and discover what those graphics add up toAt the Javits Center in New York today, Ford rolled out its "Cool Lid" project with "urban artist" Tristan Eaton on hand to live-art the roof of a Ford Flex. Tristan is perhaps best known as the creator of ThunderDog ...

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    Ford's "effing" problem needs a fix

    Towards the end of 2003, Ford unveiled the Freestar. It was a lousy minivan, and its name wasn't much better. From there the f-bombs started pouring in with the Freestyle, Five Hundred, and Fusion. Ford had a Shakespearean stranglehold on alliteration, but outside of the decent success of the ...

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    Detroit 2008: Officially Official - It's the Lincoln MKT!

    click above for more high-res images of the Lincoln MKTWe first saw spy photos of the Lincoln MKT concept only a week ago, and it's now here as a concept at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show. Based on the fact that a development mule was spotted already, you can ignore Lincoln when it says the MKT is a ...

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    REPORT: Lincoln MKT may be unveiled at Detroit show

    Click image for a gallery of the suspected Lincoln MKT muleAccording to an LA Times piece on the silliness that is modern vehicle naming, the paper appears to have flubbed a little bit revealing that Ford will introduce the 2009 Lincoln MKT at the Detroit Auto Show next week. What's the MKT? Well, ...

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    CES 2008: Dolby surrounds Ford's Flex in sound

    We had the opportunity to sit in a dark maroon Ford Flex at the Dolby booth for a demonstration of their 7.1 Surround Sound system they've developed with the Blue Oval, and the first thing I notice is the super-nice croc-print leather seats beneath me. Michael Becker, Dolby's Global Marketing ...

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    MKF? Lincoln to get a version of the Flex?

    FoMoCo never chromed out the Freestar and sent it to the Town Car division, but a version of Ford's new large wagon crossover called the Flex is reportedly headed to Lincoln. It would seem at first blush to be a better match for Mercury's product mix, but Ford wants Lincoln to become the volume ...

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    SEMA 2007: Funkmaster Flex goes flossin' with his friends in the Flex2

    UPDATE: Woops. We switched the Foose Flex with the Funkmaster Flex2. The post has been updated to show the correct vehicle. click above image for high-res pics of the FF Flex2 Funkmaster Flex made his debut last year at SEMA with a customized Expedition, and he's bringing what Ford calls "urban ...

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    2009 Ford Flex preliminary pricing starts at $28,700

    click above image to build and price your own 2009 Ford FlexAn astute Autoblog reader tipped us off to a new link on Ford's main product website. The link takes you to a page where you can build your own 2009 Ford Flex. It appears Ford wants to know what you'd like on your Flex, so they're allowing ...

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    Ford Flex spied curbside

    Click for gallery of additional spy shotsA reader Brandon sent in the shots you see here, which show that the Ford Flex is coming along fine. Parked curbside, this particular Flex is fully undisguised, but for reasons known only to Ford, it's not sporting its Flex badges. Yes, it's not scheduled to ...

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    Spy Shots: Ford Flex out and about

    The Ford Flex is an important vehicle for ford, as it is basically the automaker's replacement for its dead (and not missed) minivans. Absent the Flex, which doesn't arrive until MY2009, the only 7-passenger vehicles the Oval offers are the fuel-thirsty Expedition, the slow-selling Explorer, and ...

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    Why Ford's Flex dropped the sliding doors

    One of the criteria that doesn't make Ford's new Flex a minivan is its lack of sliding rear doors. Instead, the production version of the Flex gets traditional swing doors, unlike its concept inspiration, the Fairlane, which allowed rear passengers to enter via a set of suicide doors.The move to ...

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    Autoblog week in photos: Week of April 2nd, 2007

    With the dust still settling from our trip to the New York Auto Show, we decided it would be best to focus only on cars from the Big Apple this week. There were plenty of great photos, from exotics and vintage hot rods, to new products like the Subaru WRX and Ford Flex. You can check out videos ...

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    Enter the rumormill: Funkmaster Flex to funkify Ford's new Flex

    According to the Car Connection, Funkmaster Flex will be bringing his own style to Ford's new Flex people mover at the end of 2008. Ford's hip-hop friend is said to be designing a two-tone paint scheme, along with "contrasting highlights, interior stitching and other distinctive touches." As for ...

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    New York Preview: Production Fairlane renamed Flex, will debut in New York with suicide doors (possibly)!

    The production version of the Ford Fairlane concept is named the Flex, and the Blue Oval will pull the wraps off this key new vehicle at the New York Auto Show in two weeks. The Flex joins a Ford crossover lineup that includes the newly restyled and renamed Taurus X and, of course, the Edge. The ...


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