Discover Your Ford

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You may have noticed that your new Ford is chock-full of helpful features, amazing technology, and convenient amenities. While this is obviously great, as we imagine you’d agree, it can be a bit daunting to find your way around the cabin of your Ford car, truck, or SUV.

Fortunately, Ford has got you covered. Ford has an entire website devoted to helping Ford owners learn about their vehicle and discover its nuances. This convenient web guide covers any topic, great or small, related to navigating your Ford’s convenience and safety features. Simply select your year and model and you’ll gain access to an online version of your owner’s manual in addition to how-to guides that cover a wide range of topics and procedures.

Visitors also have the option to troubleshoot and to find a solution by describing the issue they’re experiencing. While not every problem has a “DIY” solution, the tool is helpful in identifying what the issue is and how to resolve it. Some may need the expertise of a Ford technician, of course, but at least you’ll understand the nature of the issue and can take appropriate steps to have it fixed.

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We’ve got you covered as well. If you’ve got questions about your Ford vehicle or want to learn more about Ford features, Link Ford in Rice Lake is happy to assist. Whether you need help from a knowledgeable associate while shopping or need the expert advice of a certified technician, Link Ford in Rice Lake can help.

Go Green with the 2017 Ford Fusion

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One of Ford’s newest eco-friendly vehicles is the hybrid 2017 Ford Fusion. How does it stack up to previous offerings from Ford? Read on to find out. It’s also available in a non-hybrid variant.

If you are in the market for an eco-friendly vehicle, stop by Link Ford of Minong to test drive one of the hybrid or electric vehicles that Ford currently has available. Even when the hybrids are using their gas engines, they are very efficient. And, if you have access to a 240-volt outlet, you can charge a plug-in hybrid in less than three hours.

Trim Levels and Available Features

Trim levels include the S, SE, Titanium, and Platinum, in order of luxury.

Available features include keyless start, cruise control, remote start, satellite radio, MP3 player, Bluetooth connectivity, power windows, and more.

Engine, Transmission, and MPG

The engine is a Turbo 2.0L 14 and runs on regular unleaded. It puts out 254 horsepower.

The transmission is automatic and has forward wheel drive. An all wheel drive variant may be an option in the future.

MPG is estimated at 43* city and 41* highway. For the non-hybrid, MPG is estimated at 21* in the city and 32* on the highway.

Price

Fusion prices for the 2017 model starts at around $23,000 after the usual $875 destination charge. Higher trim levels and options could run you up to approximately $40,000.

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Stop by Link Ford of Minong to test drive an eco-friendly vehicle and to learn more about the 2017 Ford Fusion.

*MPG estimates only. Actual performance may vary.

Hollywood to Wisconsin Road Trip

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After you pick up a new Ford at Link Ford Minong, take a road trip around the state to visit places were movies were filmed including Beaver Dam, Milwaukee, Stevens Point, Madison and more. If you are not ready for a new vehicle, be sure to call our Ford service department for an appointment for maintenance before you leave.

The Giant Spider Invasion

This movie from 1975 was filmed in various places around Wisconsin including Stevens Point. The movie is about giant spiders that terrorize people and is a low budget film.

The Blues Brothers

The 1980 hit The Blues Brothers features a scene that was shot on the I-794 bridge and several Milwaukee buildings.

The Last Kiss

This 2006 romantic comedy that was based on an Italian film from 2001 was filmed in and around Madison.

Public Enemies

This 2009 hit with Johnny Depp and gangsters was shot in several Wisconsin cities including Oshkosh, Columbus, Milwaukee, Beaver Dam and more.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

This 2011 hit movie wasn’t filmed in Wisconsin, but the Milwaukee Art Museum does make an appearance.

Bridesmaids

This 2011 comedy had some great scenes from Milwaukee.

Making a Road Trip

Create a road trip that hits all of these places or break it up in to a couple weekend trips so you can visit all of these cities. When you make your road trip plan, make reservations ahead of time, especially during peak seasons. You may also want to make reservations for restaurants, too, if the venue is popular and you happen to be visiting the city while something is going on.

Visit Link Ford Minong

Stop by Link Ford Minong to test drive a new vehicle to take with you on your road trip. If you are not ready for a new vehicle, then be sure to give our Ford service department a call to schedule an appointment for maintenance.

The New Ford GT

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If you are in the market for a high-end sports car, test drive the new Ford GT if it becomes available at dealerships like Link Ford Rice Lake. The GT is only available by application process, according to Ford Motor Company. The new GT stole the show at the Detroit auto Show and people are going crazy for it.

Unlike many cars that you can go buy, you’ll have to apply to get one of these coveted Ford GT models. Dave Pericak, the director of Global Ford Performance said that they are “excited by the amount of enthusiasm fans are showing” for this new model. As of late May 2016, almost 11,000 people have shown interest in buying one of the new Ford GT models. By this same time, Ford has already received 6,506 completed applications from all over the world.

Though the Ford GT is expected to bring in about $200 million in revenue for 500 units, the margin is rumored to be quite low. Ford “dropped a hint” at why it would develop and sell a vehicle for little profit: Because they want people to actually drive the vehicle. Ford wants to generate attention for the brand with the new Ford GT and the line of supercars to follow this model.

By 2020, Ford expects to have the rest of the performance lineup on the market. Ford will be taking advantage of the market for sports cars. The Mustang was never sold on a global scale prior to 2015; and the 2015 Mustang was the Number 1 sports car in Germany.

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Stop Link Ford Rice Lake to test drive a new vehicle or for more information on the any of the upcoming sports cars that Ford expects to release. Test drive one or more of the current sporty models including the Mustang, ST models and the Focus RS.