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2017 Raptor improves handling with cutting edge terrain management system

Friday, May 5th, 2017
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Terrain Management System

2017 Ford Raptor Terrain Management System Information

Since the high-performing, off-road-themed Ford Raptor was released, it has seemed to be increasingly impossible for the automaker to top itself. Yet, late production models of the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor has outdone previous models by offering a cutting edge terrain management system. Models of the F-150 Raptor with the innovative terrain management equipment use an advanced transfer case which allows drivers to get the best of all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive. The improvements to the truck’s handling profile in all conditions cannot be understated. In nearly 2,500 miles of testing, the terrain management system of the 2017 Ford Raptor performed almost flawlessly. (more…)

New Ford heavy duty trucks coming this fall to O.C. Welch

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Changes for the 2018 Ford F-650 and F-750

2018 Ford commercial truck release information

When the going gets tough, those people look to buy Ford commercial truck platforms available at O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln. The automaker has held a very comfortable lead over the rest of the light-duty pickup truck class. These advantages carry over to the commercial class with the 2018 editions of the F-650 and F-750. Available in straight- and kick-up frames, the two models are just two years removed from a redesign, but still, have some impressive upgrades to report for the upcoming model year. Dealers like O.C. Welch Ford can start taking orders for the new F-650 and F-750 this summer with the first deliveries expected to come this summer. (more…)

Ford to add more than a dozen new electric or hybrid vehicles to fleet

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan

If you are looking for your chance to get into a hybrid vehicle, pay attention to this space and the flood of new vehicles that will be making their way to O.C. Welch Ford. According to materials from Ford Motor Company, the automaker will be introducing 13 electric or hybrid vehicles over the next five years. The most recent introduction is a hybrid police car which was shown to crowds at the New York Auto Show last week. The Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan is the industry’s first pursuit-rated hybrid police vehicle. Ford’s new police cruiser is just part of a $4.5 billion investment in electrifying its fleet. (more…)

Get some help living a greener life on Earth Day 2017 in Savannah

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
2017 Earth Day Activities in Savannah, GA

What is there to do for Earth Day in Savannah?

Earth Day is an outstanding reminder that we all need to be better stewards of our surroundings. Within the city of Savannah, a unique opportunity exists for people to learn some new and exciting ways to live a green lifestyle. The 2017 Savannah Earth Day Festival is scheduled for Saturday, April 15. Seminars and other activities will run from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Forsyth Park. Not only does the annual Earth Day festival help private and public entities come together to share solutions, but it’s also the largest environmental education event in Georgia. Kids’ events and activities are also planned so the whole family can get involved. (more…)

2018 Ford Edge adds special accessory package prior to launch

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
2018 Ford SEL Appearance Package information

SEL Appearance Package for the 2018 Ford Edge

The Ford Edge is one of the most popular crossover SUVs in a particularly competitive class of the automotive industry. Wasting little time, the automaker has already announced an upgrade coming to the 2018 version of the vehicle. The SEL Appearance Package for the 2018 Ford Edge will allow future owners to have their crossover SUV stand out from the crowd. Changes outside of that of the standard 2018 Edge model include dark accents for the exterior, specially painted wheels, grille, side mirror housing and rear spoiler. O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln customers will be able to add the SEL Appearance Package for the 2018 Ford Edge later this fall. (more…)

Where the runner meets the road: 5K races near Savannah, GA

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
5K races in April 2017 near Savannah, GA

5K races in April 2017 near Savannah, GA

There are very few people among us that couldn’t use a bit more exercise. Running has seen quite the resurgence over the last few years. If you have caught the jogging bug and a looking for some 5K races in April 2017 near Savannah, GA, O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln has come up with a list you might find useful. One of the most attractive things about running is that a person need only compete against themselves. Additionally, running can show a person a measurable amount of progression and improvement – a satisfying element if there ever was one. (more…)

New Ford Ranger and Bronco coming back, just not right away

Monday, March 13th, 2017
Is ford building the Ford Ranger bronco again

Is Ford building the Ford Ranger and Bronco?

The next few model years are going to be very exciting at Ford dealerships around the United States. Everyone at O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln can’t wait for the newest versions of Ford Ranger and Ford Bronco to arrive at our showroom. Midsize pickup trucks like the Ranger and rugged four-wheel drive SUVs like the Bronco are likely going to be instant hits. Both new Ford vehicles have been sitting on the shelf for a while in the U.S. However, the Ranger has proven to be a continuously popular model in foreign markets like Australia. The new midsize truck joins the Ford EcoSport as another vehicle from the automaker that is being shifted to American after a successful career overseas. (more…)

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…)

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…)

New Ford GT posts impressive lap time, top speed

Friday, January 27th, 2017
performance specs 2017 Ford GT

Performance specs of the 2017 Ford GT

The 2017 Ford GT is the epitome of Ford’s racing legacy. This sleek supercar not only represents the latest innovations from one of the most respected names in the automotive world as well as pays homage to a historic race car. To demonstrate the performance specs of the 2017 Ford GT, the automaker’s development team took the car to Calabogie Motorsports Park in Canada. Using a fresh set of high-performance tires and the most powerful EcoBoost engine Ford has ever built, the 2017 Ford GT set of one of the best track times in history, beating times from McLaren and Ferrari. (more…)