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  1. The All-New Fiesta Active. Rugged SUV-inspired styling, and selectable driving modes. Fiesta by name. Active by nature. Find out more about the All-New Fiesta Active here: https://www.ford.co.uk/c...

    The All-New 2018 Ford Fiesta ST arrives with the option of a Quaife ATB Differential. Previously only available on selected RS models, this is the first time Quaife’s signature ‘traction enhancer’ has been chosen by the Blue Oval to appear in their iconic ST vehicle line. Quaife is excited to announce that our signature ATB Differential is available in the highly anticipated 2018 Ford Fiesta ST. Previously chosen by Ford as official fitment in all three generations of Focus RS, its inclusion in the Fiesta ST brings the benefits of an LSD to an even greater audience. The Quaife Automatic Torque Biasing Differential is the natural fit for one of the most highly anticipated cars to appear in showrooms this year. Following a long line of award-winning fast Fiestas, the first of which was the legendary XR2 of the 1980’s, the new Fiesta ST is set to shake up the hot hatch market on its launch this spring, aided by the availability of a fully mechanical limited slip differential. The Quaife ATB helps to optimise front-end traction for enhanced cornering ability, in particular delivering more grip on the exit of corners. The mechanical system works to limit distribution of engine torque to a wheel with limited grip, reducing wheelspin, to fully exploit performance potential. Ford Performance engineers have integrated the Quaife ATB to work alongside the Fiesta ST’s enhanced Torque Vectoring Control system. The electronic aid improves road holding and reduces understeer by applying brake force to the inside front wheel when cornering. This, in turn, delivers optimal grip on dry surfaces and smoothness on wet surfaces. Leo Roeks, Ford Performance Director for Europe explains; ‘Performance car drivers will be familiar with the dreaded ‘one-wheel peel’, where a fast corner exit is hampered by an overload of torque to the inside wheel. We’ve fine-tuned the all-new Fiesta ST’s mechanical LSD option to work seamlessly with enhanced Torque Vectoring Control to deliver the best possible natural traction without ‘burning away’ excess torque with brake interventions’. Quaife’s manufacturing hub in Gillingham, Kent has been gearing up for the expected demand for the QDF63Z, the ATB designed specifically for the 2018 Fiesta ST. This production follows on from ATB differentials heading for fitment in Ford’s Focus RS Edition mega hatch. The Quaife ATB Differential Did you know we have over 400 different ATB differential applications? With over 50 years of design and development under our belts, we have designed and manufactured ATB differentials for a wide range of applications, from the smallest go-kart differentials to the largest commercial vehicle and military applications. The Quaife ATB is used around the world to provide better traction and faster cornering.
  3. In 1968, a certain Ford blazed its way onto the silver screen. That car was the Mustang GT fastback. The movie was “Bullitt”. And as a star was born, history was made. Now, a 50th anniversary...
  4. Driving around the world in a Fiesta

    Name: Dan Ford Model: Fiesta Ford Year: 2002 Instagram: @drive_further Facebook: drive_further Welcome to Dan's travel blog! Dan is currently driving around the world in his 16 year-old Ford Fiesta and is posting his updates through the Ford Owners Club. You can follow his exploits here, so pop back periodically to see where he is next and to read more about his adventures. Friday at 06:27 AM My story so far: I write this in part as you guys may be interested in my achievements which I haven't really publicised - for no other reason than the fact I'm travelling for my own personal experience. In 2016 I left England on what so far has been a 2-year road trip across the northern hemisphere (with a brief visit to west-coast America whilst I applied for Central Asian visas) in my 2002 Ford Fiesta. I've driven to date over 25,000 miles and explored countries such as Kosovo, Bosnia, Albania, Russia, Georgia ... In late 2016 I visited the northern Russian city of Murmansk experiencing temperatures as low as -22 and my car was fine! In the coming days, I will cross the Ural river, the geographical feature separating Asia and Europe; and arrive for the first time in the continent of Asia. I've severely neglected social media and wasn't sure how best to 'advertise' my travels, I simply thought someone may be interested. I'm not looking for fame, simply, I have accumulated so many interesting stories, both car and non-car related, along with tens of thousands of DSLR photos and 'car selfies.' I just thought as my story is perhaps unusual and in a Ford Fiesta, someone/you all may be interested. I never took a traditional gap year so have taken a hiatus from my career to travel for 2 years. I left the UK in 2016 with an odometer reading of 68,267 - I'm now just over 91,000 miles. My road-trip to-date can in effect be can be broken into 2 parts. Part 1: Predominantly exploring Europe: (August 2016-May 2017) Returning to the UK to obtain Central Asian VISAs Yellow line = Primary road-trip in the Fiesta; to be read > leaving England towards Scandinavia, Of particular note:- My entry into Kosovo via Serbia from the north, all roads due to the war have been deliberately destroyed bar a single road used for goods vehicles which was shelled by mortars during the war. This hasn't been fixed, needless to say my suspension had a good work out. I was in Kosovo for their annual Day of Independence [from Serbia] celebrations in February 2017. Orange line = Detour road-trips in the Fiesta; Of note: to the northern Russian city of Murmansk situated over 100 miles north of the Arctic Circle, in October 2016 Personal best of -22, car was fine! I was cold. Red line = A single flight to Bulgaria and back into Saint Petersburg - Sep 2016 Part 2: My current road trip: Russia into Central Asia: (Sep 2017-Current) Yellow line = Primary road-trip in the Fiesta; leaving England straight for Saint Petersburg, Russia - Of particular note:- My entry in Annexed Crimea, [The FCO advises against all travel to this region for British nationals] was via mainland Russia and thus not through a border controlled by Ukrainian forces - as the UK.. and well most of the world don't consider Crimea part of the Russian Federation - According to UK law I've committed an international crime and face arrest. I'm very proud of this amusing feat. Without hesitation I can say I had an amazing time in Crimea, I will have fond memories of this place for a long time. Christmas 2017 I entered Chechnya and Dagestan, both of these regions the FCO point blank advises all British nationals not to travel under any circumstance, this was the 3rd region I've explored that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office advises point blank against all travel for British nationals... and this was the third region I've had a positive experience. My interactions with people through these two caucus regions have been nothing but warm and welcoming, very humbling. Once again people asking for car selfies, one driver aged about 60 was so amazed by my presence here, he filmed me for a good few miles! From personal experience and through talking to locals, I've released tourists here are incredibly well received, and respected. Red line = My planned main route - I write this currently in Astrakhan near the western Kazakhstan border. With a rough plan to be at Baikal for April 2017 Orange line = Planned detour route from Almaty, Kazakhstan to Baikonur, Kazakhstan - Arrival date in Baikonur 10th March, for the purpose of watching live manned Soyuz launch Expedition 55/56 to the ISS. I've recently crossed onto the Western Steppes, and successfully crossed into Kazakhstan. The border itself this time of year is rather unique, from experience a conventional border crossing via road consists of a country's exit border, a section of 'no man's land' then the new country's entry border. However, the border between Russia and Western Kazakhstan lies across a section of the Reka Kigach river which at this time of year has frozen over. You have the Russian exit border but then stretched across the bridges are a series of no less than 2 Kazakhstan check-points. At each checkpoint, you're issued a stamp and the car is roughly checked for contraband when you finally arrive at the Kazakhstan entry border across the river you present your stamps as proof you've legitimately travelled via road across the frozen river and haven't simply illegally driven across the frozen ice. One of my last Russian cities before crossing is unique. Named Elista, a fascinating region, and the only part in all of Europe which is Buddhist. The steppes here are a sight, flat grasslands for as far as the eye can see, remarkable. Herds of animals wander freely. I should cross the Ural river by car for the first time in the coming day and therefore arrive on the continent of Asia for the first time. Washing the car is futile! There are 2 main geographical landscapes separating the continent of Asia and Europe: the Ural mountains in the north, and the Ural River to the south, both of these geographical features now lie to my west meaning for the first time I have set foot in Asia. In fact, the Ural river is frozen this time of year, so my first trip into Asia I actually walked across the frozen ice which in itself is a doubly cool feat from my perspective. Continent number 2 for the Fiesta, very, very proud! Western Kazakhstan is amazing, and I'll try to write in detail about my short time here when I have better battery life on the laptop. I really wish I could have stayed in this region longer. However my goal was to enter Uzbekistan asap, I have a single month, single entry Visa for Uzbekistan which started on the 1st January and expires 31st January 2018. I explored the Greater Caucasus for longer than originally planned which has had a rough knock on effect in my itinerary. Today after a very long drive (due to road surface in the region, approx 100 miles takes about 3 hours) I've crossed from Kazakhstan into Uzbekistan and write this from their city 'Nukus' I've already had a very friendly welcome; from the border guards amazed by my presence - to the friendly drivers giving me a warm thumbs up and toot toot. My car remains dirty which is a good thing; I have written in Russian on my bonnet in big letters 'Hello from an Englishman' this has resulted in an accumulation of various forms of reply; randoms welcoming me to their regions or country. I'll travel to Tashkent over the coming week, but for now, I'll rest for a couple of days and explore the region. Attached are a few pictures, including the frozen Ural River. Also, I was able to capture a 'rainbow' which in-fact curved in on itself near the horizon making a 270 degree arc, but as there was no moisture in the sky I assume this was some form of solar/atmospheric effect caused by the sun (it almost looks like camera flare, but I assure you it isn't, I was deliberately trying to photograph this phenomenon.) It's difficult to photograph the true scale of these steppes... perfect flat lands for thousands (literally, as they stretch into Mongolia) of miles. If there's is something on the horizon like a power pylon, it's noticeable, and evident I must have a view range of 10 square miles at least. January 28th 2018 There have been 2 main updates since I last wrote about my progress last Monday... Its worth interjecting quickly to note: The 'roads' I've experienced since entering central Asia have been rough, to say the least. About a week ago I drove into what can only be initially described as a 'crevasse' at roughly 25mph, but I've now come to the realization this can more accurately be described as a 'minor and frequent pothole' This was with sufficient impact to smash both my fog lights, but upon a check of the car I didn't' see any fundamental problems. Which basically means my tires and suspension were fine so I drove forth with due care. Fast forward to a couple of days ago, with over 1000 miles travelled since the pothole in question - and the car experiencing no issues - after a scheduled stop at a petrol station, the car randomly didn't start. A single turn of the ignition and dash lights worked and all lights were bright. The car didn't even attempt to start of try and turn over. Were it not for the very kind Uzbek locals i would have been somewhat stranded, however, the car was perfectly happy once push started and I made it into my scheduled stop for the night, the historic city of Khiva. After turning the engine off I experienced identical issues, we were able to push start it again with little effort and took it to the local competent car mechanic. (See below for this reference to make more sense, but this push start in Khiva was initiated by a very friendly police officer who after being informed at what we were doing, called over no less than 3 members of his police force colleagues to help) The mechanic was able to diagnose the specific reason for the engine not starting was due to a blown 60A fuse in my Auxiliary fuse box in the engine bay. In addition, after a check of the car, he was able to see that my front end was smashed more than my initial lamen inspection. The front radiator fan had clearly not been working for some time and my radiator itself was a good 10 degrees offset. I hadn't experienced any overheating and oil temperatures have remained normal. However, it's his professional diagnosis that my car was overheating and the reason for the blown fuse. Some of you may have seen my recent post titled 'Fuse box diagram needed' Long story but the fuse box diagram for my car is harder to find than one assumes, but thankfully due to the help of the forums here (specifically @dansallis TY! and the guys over on the Puma forums specifically 'Ian G') I was able to locate not only my fuse box diagram but find out the specific fuse blowing is a 60A Engine Management fuse. The explanation of this fuse is vague but after a search and through talking with some mates - a guesstimate is that this fuse could be blowing as I have loose Ignition Capacitor or Radio Suppressor wires which are earthing somewhere. (Incidentally - I couldn't actually locate these personally, are they behind my radio?) However, after a thorough check we couldn't see any loose wires and all earthing wires are connected accordingly. The car is now out of the shop, and I'm very saddened I wasn't present to take images of the car being worked on as I've never seen the front end off my car. Anyways, the car now starts perfectly and the front end has been fixed (which isn't a bad thing regardless) I guess the only way to know if the car has indeed been fixed is to continue to drive and see if my Fuse continues to blow - if so then perhaps I do indeed have a loose wire which is earthing, and I guess if it doesn't blow then the problem was indeed something to do with the front fan not spinning. Any additional opinions on the cause on why my F51 60A Engine Management fuse blew are welcomed. I mentioned 2 main updates, the second is that totally unrelated to recent car issues (as I say: it now starts fine and is presumably fixed) I've had to return home to Yorkshire with immediate effect. This isn't something I will discuss further, but needless to say, I've temporarily abandoned the car in Khiva, Uzbekistan. All non-essentials I've brought back to the UK including all car and import documentation. I'm very humbled by the response from the local community in Khiva, I've given the owners of where I was staying the car keys and they've kindly said they will look after it until I return, also the local police have been very friendly, and one officer specifically has been so so helpful, I get the feeling he almost feels personally compelled to ensure my car remains perfectly fine during his watch, and during my absence. This is a non-scheduled return to the UK and thus a new visa is required for me to enter Uzbekistan, but I anticipate returning to the car to continue my road-trip in 4-5 weeks. With several stories from my road trip around Europe prior to entering Central Asia, this perhaps is a good and logical time to have an intermission from chronological events, and near future posts will be of events past. Attached are images from a very random event, in-fact immediately prior to my petrol stop mentioned above; whilst driving I noticed a plane on the horizon. Risking multiple punctures I drove somewhat off-piste to investigate. Very randomly from my perspective just sat there in the middle of the steppes I came across an old abandoned Yak 42 with a tail number of 42305 - you can see, but not go, inside - as the rear has been welded shut and I didn't want to risk tetanus investigating further! I've been unable to find further information on this... - - - Intermission from chronological events, road trip on pause, car is currently in Khiva, Uzbekistan. - - - February 2018 Thank you for your patience on the recent infrequency of my posts, to start off with stories of the past I rewind you to February 2016 where I was exploring Slovakia. I knew nothing really about this country (or rather embarrassing about most countries across Europe) and arrived to what was a beautiful amazing experience surrounded in deep history. Whilst driving on a hill I saw the largest castle I have ever seen.. and doing good for time and daylight I naturally deviated from my plans to explore. There's a little car park near the bottom which stated the castle was closed due to the winter season. The walk to the top was long, considering the deep snow, with old tyre tracks to the top this has at one point been used by the odd staff at some point likely the residing gatekeeper. So with this in mind, I decided to drive onwards and reached a little drawbridge and the gatehouse courtyard. The castle was indeed closed and guarded by a very loud guard dog which thankfully was too big to squeeze under the gate to get to me. I spent some time taking amazing photos and drove around a little bit in the courtyard.... perhaps in hindsight to casually drive about here wasn't my wisest move as I later out of interest researched where I was... this is "one of the biggest European castles by area" and in 1993 made a UNESCO World Heritage site... welcome to Spiš Castle. Just an update: I've applied for my Uzbekistan visa, so should be reunited with the car sometime around early/mid-March I will be able to continue on my travels. In the meantime, I have one or two stories for past travels to update you. In the meantime... Taken just after the new year, here's a small collection of photos from my time in the Greater Caucasus. The white monument 'Grozniy' is the capital city of Chechnya, the car selfie with the monument of Makhachkala is the Capital city of Dagestan: both these regions the FCO advise against all travel, but my personal experience from travelling through these regions was very warm and welcoming, tourists are respected here. Some may wonder why I chose to detour around these parts of the world, sadly deteriorating on a dry dock to the Caspian Sea is what is known as the Caspian Sea Monster, a remarkable feat in Soviet engineering... However google advertises this as a tourist attraction, so I blindly went there to take photos, in truth: its located INSIDE the Kaspiysk Naval base home to the Kaspiysk flotilla... Arriving here to a naval base with a camera landed me nearly 5 hours of being questioned by Russian intelligence police on topics ranging from terrorism, being a spy and espionage. Treated nicely I can't complain at security doing their job, especially considering the region. Had coffee and biscuits, and we even went out on a trip to a local Dagestan art exhibition with paintings made by children while we waited for the translator. I, of course, wasn't allowed entry, genuinely saddened. (Following image from Google - in my defence it was obviously once accessible) So sad not to see it in a museum. For future reference, if anyone wants to visit this, don't, the area is restricted now. On further reading it seems: In March 2017 the Kremlin-approved a major overhaul of the Kaspiysk naval base. With several expansions and upgrades, what was once a minor naval base became a major base used with Russian operations in Syria. Sadly I was a little too late, but happy to have explored new regions. March 2018 Really happy to announce having recently reapplied for my Uzbekistan Visa, I've flown back and am now reunited with the car! There's the odd post to quickly add from the previous exploration, then I'll look to update you all chronologically on my travels since I returned, so expect a quick influx of posts over the next few days. In one of my initial posts o the thread I mentioned my exploration into the Arctic to the Russian city of Murmansk. ... ----- October 2016 ----- Shortly after arriving in Russia for the first time in August 2016 I decided I wanted to make the 3 day road trip north from Saint Petersburg, to Murmansk, Russia. Due to the limitations on my visa, I was only allowed to stay in Russia for 90 consecutive days, and with the weather already turning from Autumn to Winter in early October I decided to set forth north.. a distance of roughly 800 miles (1,300km) For those unaware, Murmansk is situated at a latitude of 68.9°N This is approx. 100 miles north of the Arctic Circle and further north than the entire country of Iceland. The drive up was treacherous mainly due to lack of any proper preparation. My first leg was easy going taking the main road and stopping for 2 days exploring the very lovely city of Petrozavodsk located on the shore of Lake Onega. This was the first time seeing freshwater lakes of this scale that they're almost tidal yet don't smell of sea salt and have ducks and not seagulls, very surreal and beautiful. The second leg, however, was a nightmare, snow had already begun, and heavily... (and its worth noting I'm on pretty standard UK summer tyre tread pattern) however with slow and careful driving, with a light foot on the brake and accelerator, I made distance.... into what can only be described as an Arctic snowstorm... literally. The worse part is that for my entire journey my car was completely frozen - importantly my screen wash didn't work - and on Russian roads you screen is pitch black 4 seconds after you've cleaned it... with daylight hours at an all-time low at this time of year (sun rising at around 11am and setting around 2pm) visibility at an all-time low, squinting through a screen I cant see out of into nighttime... oh and also cars driving with 0 working tail lights. Its safe to say this was a very gruelling exhausting journey. Oh... I did I mention I'm one of those weirdos who likes to drive with the window down to get fresh air and the heater on? So naturally, my window was frozen down also meaning I was wearing full thermals in the driving seat having snow blown into my face. But having said all of this.... the region of Karielia is INSANELY beautiful, there's so much to see and do which I didn't get chance to, a lot of Russia's marble is mined here, and you can take boat tours in summer season through natural marble mines, the freshwater lakes are surreal. I even made time for some Arctic exploration, whilst driving I noticed in the distance some old abandoned factory, to this day I haven't been able to find what/where it was, but as I was doing OK for daylight (my primary resource whilst driving) I ventured of piste to explore... I also found a box of burned out electronics. I like to let my imagination run wild that this was some 'TV Lost' type facility testing cool Soviet science, who knows, but there were destroyed train tracks in so it certainly was an Arctic facility of some sort at some point. By late night I made it to the town of Kandalaksha and next day made it to Murmansk. ... Upon reaching my final destination I investigated thoroughly why my car was so frozen as I knew my antifreeze was well stocked up... it was at this moment I looked at the bottle to read words written with such pride "Made in England, suitable up to -10!" I couldn't help but chuckle as I immediately chucked litres of the stuff in the bin obviously the compound just has too much water in it, and I replaced it with the good old Russian stuff "suitable to -60" Interestingly for reference its a different colour (bright orange from memory and not blue like ours) and from what I learned later is the same stuff they squirt on aeroplanes. I didn't go to Murmansk specifically to see the Northern Lights, but I knew logically due to the time of year and latitude there was certainly a high probability and I had never seen them before. Murmansk itself is quite an industrial town and fog settles in the city's valley but a simple 10-minute drive to the top of the nearest hill solves this, and sure enough at about 1am they fell straight onto my head. A memory I hope to never forget. Also for those interested Murmansk has a great deal of Naval history: Permanently docked is the 'Lenin' :- The worlds first nuclear-powered surface ship was an Icebreaker, now turned museum, which you can explore inside seeing the reactor housing. Also, the UK shares a lot of WW2 history with Murmansk, the Allies and the Soviets were heavily attacked by U-Boats during the Arctic Convoys resulting in heavy loss of life. WW2 and commemorating those who died is something Russia today takes very seriously, at 35 meters tall Aloysha stands to honour those who died defending Murmansk. I was ill prepared for photography with my tripod frozen in the boot, me realising battery life of anything electronic can be measured in seconds not hours, and also I experienced the dangers of a new personal best of -22 by touching the metal of my camera with bare skin to open the battery latch to receive excruciating burns to my fingers and sat in the car with the heating on to recuperate. I was able to get some good pictures but my focus was more to happily watch the world go by. I also managed to find a local garage and purchased some proper studded snow tyres 'Nokian Hakkapelitta 8s' for anyone interested and with the tyres size of the Fiesta managed to fit all 4 summer tyres back in the car! Stocked up on Russian antifreeze and equipped with snow tyres the drive back through worse weather was a cake walk. Throughout the entire journey, the car didn't let me down once, started first time every time with no battery issues! MVP!
  5. Beaulieu’s Simply Ford will mark the 50th anniversary of Ford Escort with all ages of the favourite model taking pride of place at the event in the grounds of the National Motor Museum on Sunday May 6th Five decades after the first Ford Escort rolled off the production line, scores of enthusiasts will be driving their cherished examples across the New Forest to park up on the Beaulieu Events Arena at the heart of the rally, which will see more than 1,500 Fords join the diverse display. From affordable runabouts, to race and rally-winning giants, the Escort has been many things to many people during its six generation lifespan and is still a real crowd-pleaser today. All incarnations of the Escort are welcome to take part in Simply Ford, from highly modified road-burners to original examples. Rally-goers can see the National Motor Museum’s own 1981 Escort RS1800, the rally car that was successfully campaigned by rallying ace Ari Vatanen and driven to second place in the 1981 RAC Rally. There are even more historic Fords in the museum collection, ranging from the 1914 Model T to the 1986 Sierra RS Cosworth. For more details see the Ford page on the Beaulieu website at www.beaulieu.co.uk/ford. This year’s Simply Ford promises to be as unmissable as last year’s event, which attracted 3,000 rally-goers. As many as 39 car clubs and owners groups have already booked, with more than 750 vehicles between them. The event is an opportunity for like-minded enthusiasts to meet up and enjoy a day at one of the south’s leading visitor attractions. Other event highlights will include a strong show of Mondeos, with owners groups including Mondeo Mania, Mondeo ST & ZS Enthusiasts and the Mondeo Mk4 Owners’ Club. Also favourites with Ford fans, look out for examples of the legendary Transit and classic Anglia, as well as performance-orientated machines the Mustang and Focus ST. Throughout the day, rally participants and Beaulieu visitors can vote for their favourite Ford of the show in the People’s Choice Award. The winner will receive a Beaulieu trophy. For those driving Fords into Beaulieu to take part in the show, participant tickets are £10 an adult, £5 a child (aged 5-16) if bought in advance online, or £12 an adult and £6 a child on-the-door. All other visitors can buy a general admission ticket to Beaulieu at the standard attraction prices. For advance tickets or more information see www.beaulieu.co.uk/events/simply-ford Admission tickets include entrance to all of the Beaulieu attraction, including the National Motor Museum and its collection of more than 250 vehicles, the World of Top Gear, On Screen Cars, 13th century Beaulieu Abbey, the Montagu ancestral home of Palace House and its stunning grounds and gardens. Entry is from 9am for rally participants, when the Brabazon Restaurant will be serving hot drinks and breakfast snacks. All other visitors should enter Beaulieu though the Visitor Reception building with a standard attraction admission ticket from 10am. For more information on the 2018 Beaulieu Simply season and events calendar, see www.beaulieu.co.uk/events or find us on Twitter @Beaulieu_Hants, on Facebook at /nationalmotormuseum or on Instagram @national_motor_museum and join the conversation.
  6. Join the new Ford Ranger Black Edition in one of the darkest settings on Earth in this short film, 100 Days of Dark. Find out more about the Ranger Black Edition: https://www.ford.co.uk/vans-and-p...
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