Archive for February, 2017

1971 Mustang Mach 1 is a thing of beauty

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
Old and new mustangs on display at Chicago Auto Show

1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1

Everyone at O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln has been very excited about the images and video we’ve received from this year’s Chicago Auto Show, which wrapped up on Monday. The Ford display at the exposition was one of the largest on hand and featured everything from currently in production Ford cars, trucks and SUVs to a number of concept options that are coming soon. One of the most popular attractions was a 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1 that was being raffled off to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund. Not only is this a rare car any collector would love to own, but it’s been autographed by 1970s icon, Tommy Chong. Take a look at this walk around video to see what you missed. (more…)

Release date for the 2018 Ford EcoSport about a year away

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
Release date for the 2018 Ford EcoSport

Release Date for the 2018 Ford EcoSport

Ford Motor Company makes some of the largest and most capable vehicles in the world. However, tens of thousands of pounds of towing capacity or being able to create enough horsepower to put a vehicle into orbit isn’t always the answer. When the release date of the 2018 Ford EcoSport is available for O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln in about a year or so, a new world of fuel efficient travel and technology will be on display.  While the EcoSport is new to American buyers, Ford has been selling the subcompact crossover SUV in Asian markets for a while, to great success. (more…)

What is the Ford Pass app and what does it do?

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
What can I do with the Ford Pass App?

Ford Pass application functions and features

The Ford Pass application available for Ford vehicle owners using Apple or Android phones is quickly closing the gap between mobile devices and automotive software. Using the Ford Pass app is built to help a Ford owner navigate their day, as well as their automotive needs, in a more efficient and secure manner. So, what is the Ford Pass application? In short, the Ford Pass app is a one-stop shop for anything a person could conceivably need to know about their Ford vehicle. Just about any app can open and lock doors (Ford Pass does this, too), but now owners can find parking spots, diagnose problems and even make payments. (more…)

What will the new Lincoln Navigator concept look like?

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
What will the new Lincoln Navigator Concept look like?

Release Date for the Lincoln Navigator Concept

It’s been a firm 20 years since Lincoln released the first Navigator models to dealerships like O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln. When it hit the road, the Navigator quickly became the “must-have” large luxury sport utility vehicle. Since the first Navigator rolled off the line, the world is radically different. Lincoln looks to be getting ready to deliver the next best full-size large luxury SUV to the world. The Lincoln Navigator concept has been making the auto show circuit recently and is currently residing in Chicago. O.C. Welch will be obtaining new images ahead of the release date for the newest Lincoln Navigator. (more…)

It’s never to early to get ready for St. Patrick’s Day 2017 in Savannah, GA

Monday, February 13th, 2017
St. Patrick's Day information Savannah, GA

St. Patrick’s Day 2017 in Savannah

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah is more than just wearing green. Our neighbors to the south have really built their fair city into a destination parades, festivals and a celebration of all things Irish. It might seem a bit early to worry about making plans to attend the various events for St. Patrick’s Day 2017 in Savannah, but given the scope of what’s going on, you made need a little bit of time to get a plan together. O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln wants to be a resource for more than just the latest news about our great inventory of Ford and Lincoln cars, trucks and SUVs. (more…)

Shelby Cobra F-150 concept shows up at Chicago Auto Show

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Chicago Auto Show F-150 Photos

In a previous O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln Blog we showed you some original photos of the new 2018 Ford Mustang. While this is very exciting, our far flung correspondents weren’t done. They have sent back some new photos of the Ford F-150 that really show off the truck’s incredible style and ruggedness. As an extra special treat, the team also sent home brand new photos of the Ford F-150 Shelby Cobra concept truck. More information will be available about that next week. As you slide into the weekend, enjoy these new Ford F-150 photos from the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. (more…)

New photos of 2018 Ford Mustang at the Chicago Auto Show

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Release date of the 2018 Ford Mustang

Fall is a long time away to have to wait for anything. Especially, if the thing you’re waiting for is the release date for the 2018 Ford Mustang. Ford has refined the exterior of the new 2018 Mustang to have a more athletic aesthetic with a new front- and rear-end design to match its lean look. Improvements for the 2018 Mustang, on display at the Chicago Auto Show, include a new all digital instrument cluster with driver preference memory as well as new safety systems like pre-collision warning. Future O.C. Welch Ford customers will also have unprecedented control of how noticeable they want their car’s exhaust profile to be. (more…)

2018 Ford Expedition coming to dealerships this fall

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Release date for the 2018 Ford Expedition

The upcoming 2018 Ford inventory eventually showing up to the O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln showroom just got a little bigger, in a couple of different ways. When the release date for the 2018 Ford Expedition arrives, potential owners will be getting the most flexible, adaptable and well-equipped version of the full-size SUV that has ever been built. Ford engineers put considerable effort into making sure the 2018 Expedition will be able to surpass anything similar offered by a competitor while maintaining tight controls over the vehicle’s fuel economy scores. Current estimates have the 2018 Ford Expedition arriving to dealerships like O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln this coming fall. (more…)

What changes have been made to the new 2017 Ford Raptor?

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
What is different about the 2017 Ford Raptor

What is different for the 2017 Ford Raptor?

From the grill to tailgate, the 2017 Ford F-150 is easily one of the most exciting models in the O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln lineup. For owners that are looking for something with a bit more bite, the newly redesigned 2017 Ford Raptor is ready to provide top-flight performance in almost any situation. Ford Motor Company has so much faith in the 2017 Raptor pickup that a nearly stock and street legal version was raced in the 49th SCORE Baja 1000 through the deserts of Mexico. Since the truck started arriving to our dealership in December, we have had more than a few people stopping to ask what is different for the 2017 Ford Raptor. (more…)