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Build Your Own 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback in LEGO Form

February 16th, 2018

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As many West Michigan Mustang aficionados will tell you, 1968 Ford Mustangs are an absolute treasure. Apart from just plain looking cool, this generation saw the addition of the powerful 4.9L V8 engine and was prominently featured in the film ‘Bullitt‘ starring Steve McQueen.

If you love classic Mustangs, Borgman Ford is happy to share that The LEGO Group and Ford have teamed up to produce a faithful recreation of this iconic car – complete with stickers to personalize the vehicle to your own tastes and to celebrate Ford’s racing heritage. The set will join LEGO’s Speed Champions line on March 1st, complimenting the recent arrival of the 2018 Ford Mustang in Grand Rapids. Read the rest of this entry »


How The 2019 Ford Transit Connect Will Appeal To Baby Boomers in West Michigan

February 13th, 2018

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Drive a New 2019 Ford Transit Connect This Fall at Borgman Ford in Grand Rapids

Borgman Ford has been keeping an eye on the Chicago Auto Show, and we are happy to share that Ford just unveiled the 2019 Ford Transit Connect! This vehicle has been a favorite of local businesses and busy families in West Michigan, and this latest model will add even more features these customers are sure to enjoy, including new LED headlamps, a redesigned interior and front fascia, and segment exclusives such as wireless phone charging and a standard 4G LTE modem.

However, this capable people/equipment-mover has been immensely popular with baby boomers who grew up driving vans. The spacious interior, convenience features, comfort, and low price point have all contributed to its appeal, and the 2019 Ford Transit will expand upon those key attributes. The article below talks more about the Ford Transit Connect Van’s popularity with baby boomers and gives a good example of one being used to its full potential. Check out some excerpts from the article below: Read the rest of this entry »


New Ford F-150 Truck A Favorite Among Veterans

February 6th, 2018

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Borgman Ford in Grand Rapids was pleased to hear that the Ford F-150 was named the top truck choice among veterans of our armed forces.

Many features of the New Ford F-150 are likely a part of the appeal to veterans, including the tough-as-nails frame, high-strength aluminum-alloy body, powerful engines, and numerous tech features like the onboard WiFi Hotspot and SYNC 3.

Below is an excerpt from an article published in the Official Ford Media Center, recognizing the Ford F-150 as the favorite truck of veterans.

Ford F-150 The Favorite Vehicle Of America’s Military

Ford F-150 has again been named most popular vehicle among America’s active and retired military service members, according to an analysis of former and active-duty military personnel using United Services Automobile Association’s car buying service.

This honor reflects 41 years of Ford’s uncompromising commitment to quality, durability and resilience with F-Series as America’s best-selling truck and 36 years as America’s best-selling vehicle.

According to Jimmy Spears, auto analyst for USAA, a financial services group, Ford F-150 was the No. 1 purchase choice across all branches of the U.S. military last year.

“We are proud and humbled that those who protect and defend our country choose Ford F-Series,” said Todd Eckert, Ford truck group marketing manager.“F-150’s high-strength, military-grade, aluminum-alloy body is designed to serve customers who are used to performing in the harshest of environments and who rely on the capability, durability, and functionality delivered consistently by Built Ford Tough.”

You can read the full article by visiting Media.Ford.com.

Shop New 2018 Ford F-150 at Borgman Ford in Grand Rapids

If you’re looking for a New 2018 Ford F-150 in West Michigan, visit Borgman Ford and check out our huge selection! We have many different styles, trims, and configurations for both personal and commercial clients, and if you’re not sure you’re going to love the New F-150, take one out for a full day with our new Day Trader Program! We have exclusive offers for members of the U.S. military and their families too – stop by for a visit and we’ll make sure you get the best possible deal on your next vehicle.

Check out our full stock on New Ford F-150 Trucks, and if you have any questions, our team will gladly assist you. Come see why Borgman is the Best in the West!


Five Fords You Have To See At The Grand Rapids Auto Show

February 2nd, 2018

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Visit DeVos Place in Downtown Grand Rapids Through February 4th

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? The 20th Annual Michigan International Auto Show is going on now at DeVos Place! Our staff was there at the beginning of the show chatting with local Ford fans about what’s ahead, helping present a large sample from the 2018 – 2019 lineup. There were many New Ford vehicles on display, but we wanted to share a few that really stood out this year. Take a look at our list of New Ford Vehicles you don’t want to miss during your visit below or Click Here for more information about the Michigan International Auto Show! Read the rest of this entry »


Driving a Ford Sports Car Around West Michigan Is Fun, And Science Proves It

January 26th, 2018

Photo of the rear wheels of a New Ford Mustang performing a burnout - illustrating research showing that driving an exciting car can be good for your health

Ford Studies Emotions While Driving Ford Performance Vehicles

Ask any sports car owner in West Michigan and they’ll tell you – driving a performance car like the New Ford Mustang or the Ford Focus RS is an absolute joy, and Borgman agrees. The on-demand power and responsive handling add a little thrill to something as ordinary or mundane your morning commute.

However, did you know that there is research showing it’s good for you? This article recently published by Ford will go over what they call “buzz moments,” or small periods of excitement that contribute to our overall wellbeing. They also worked with some neuroscientists and vehicle designers to produce a “Buzz Car” which syncs the passengers’ emotions to a stunning LED light show. Read the rest of this entry »


Four New Ford Vehicles Revealed at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show

January 22nd, 2018

Borgman Ford has been keeping an eye on the 2018 Detroit Auto Show for any exciting announcements to share with West Michigan Ford fans. This year, Ford did not disappoint with the unveiling of four new and exciting vehicles: The 2019 Ford Edge ST, The 2019 Ford Ranger, The 50th Anniversary Ford Mustang Bullitt, and the All-New Mustang Shelby GT500 – the most powerful street-legal production Ford ever!

Below, we’ve rounded up some information about each of the four vehicles revealed or teased at the Detroit Auto Show, as well as some fun videos from Ford to show them in action. Read the rest of this entry »


First Look at the All-New 2019 Ford Ranger

January 15th, 2018

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The All-New 2019 Ford Ranger Arrives At Borgman Ford in Grand Rapids, MI Next Spring

Borgman Ford has some very exciting news for West Michigan Truck Fans: Ford has just unveiled the All-New 2019 Ford Ranger! This mighty mid-sized pickup will arrive at our dealership in the Spring of 2019 and will include a number of high-tech features and advances similar to those found in the Ford F-150 – many of which are class-exclusive.

The 2019 Ford Ranger will sport the highly-capable 2.3L EcoBoost Engine, which features turbocharging and direct injection for maximum efficiency and power. This engine also connects to the class-exclusive Ford 10-speed transmission – popularized by the Ford F-150 and Ford Mustang.

There are even more features to explore on the All-New Ford Ranger, including a built-in WiFi Hotspot, FX-4 Off-Road Package, Driver Assist Technologies such as Adaptive Cruise Control and Lane-Keeping Assist, Ford SYNC 3 with FordPass, and more. Read the rest of this entry »


Build The Perfect 2018 Ford Expedition For Your Adventures Across West Michigan

January 12th, 2018

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Start Your Journey in a New 2018 Ford Expedition from Borgman Ford in Grand Rapids

One of the most sought-after vehicles on the Borgman lot is the New Ford Expedition, and it’s no wonder. Families in West Michigan love the spacious and luxurious interior, the integrated tech for entertaining the kids, rugged on and offroad capability, towing power, and more. In addition to seating 8, the Ford Expedition also features enough space for whatever else you need to bring with you on your adventures, such as camping gear, sports equipment, or family luggage.

In this article, we’ll cover some key features of the 2018 Ford Expedition SUV,  showing that it’s just as capable of going on grand adventures through West Michigan as it is keeping up with the needs of a busy family. If you’re looking for a top-tier SUV in Grand Rapids, we invite you to visit our showroom where we can help you specify your made-to-order 2018 Ford Expedition. Visit our Expedition Options Page or Contact Us to start building yours today.

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West Michigan Businesses & Truck Fans: Pre-Order Your Ford F-150 Diesel at Borgman Ford!

January 10th, 2018

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New 2018 Ford F-150 with 3.0L Power Stroke Diesel Engine Coming Soon to Grand Rapids, MI

West Michigan truck fans rejoice! Borgman Ford is pleased to announce that the hotly-anticipated New 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel will be available for pre-order this month! The trucks will start arriving at our dealership in Grand Rapids this spring, so whether you need some powerful new pickups for your business, or you want to reap the benefits of a diesel engine for your personal truck, don’t delay and come talk to us now. We can help you build and order the exact truck you want, and seeing us early means you’d be among the first in West Michigan to drive one this spring! Read the rest of this entry »


Check Out Ford Drive 4 UR School’s Oversized Slot Car Track at Westfield WTC

January 3rd, 2018

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Slot Car Racers Helped Raise $10,000 For New York City Public Schools

Borgman Ford in Grand Rapids would like to congratulate the Ford Drive 4 UR School program on their 10th anniversary! This program has given us the opportunity to help the Grandville Band Boosters year after year, with members of the community test driving New Ford Vehicles to raise up to $6,000.

To celebrate 10 years and helping schools raise over $30 million to date, Ford decided to go big Read the rest of this entry »


 

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