King Ranch isn’t just a premium trim on some of Ford’s vehicles — it’s actually a real-life ranch in South Texas, and it’s one of the world’s largest at that. Spanning 1,289 square miles (825,000 acres), King Ranch is larger than the entire state of Rhode Island, which comes in at just 1,214 square miles.
Richard King, a river pilot, founded King Ranch on July 25, 1853, when he purchased 15,500 acres in what’s now Kingsville, Texas, for $300. He sold half-interest in the land to his partner, a captain in the Texas Rangers named Gideon “Legs” Lewis. King and Lewis continued to purchase ranches around the area, and amassed more than 1.2 million acres at most. Continue reading →
The Ford Super Duty is the toughest truck on the road today. Powered by a 6.7L Power Stroke V8 Turbo Diesel engine, the Super Duty offers best-in-class horsepower, best-in-class fuel economy and best-in-class maximum towing. What more could you ask for? The 2015 Ford Super Duty is available now at Bill Knight Ford in Tulsa!
Simply put, nothing beats the Ford Super Duty when it comes to towing. The power of 440 horses and 860 lb.-ft. of torque allow for up to 31,200 pounds of towing strength — that blows the rest of the class out of the water. Continue reading →
“Built Ford Tough” isn’t just a saying; it’s backed up by years of being the toughest cars on the road in America. At Bill Knight Ford in Tulsa, Oklahoma, we know one of the reasons many of our customers choose Ford vehicles like the Ford F-150, Ford Super Duty, Ford Expedition and Ford Explorer is because of our trucks’ and SUVs’ towing capabilities.
Ford’s trucks and SUVS come equipped with the latest in towing safety technology, including trailer sway control and integrated trailer braking systems in equipped vehicles. However, safety must always be kept in mind when it comes to pulling a trailer — no matter if it’s big or small. Continue reading →
The Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is unlike any other truck on the road today. Built for the roughest terrain out there, this off-road machine is available through Bill Knight Ford in Tulsa, Oklahoma!
The Raptor is available as either a Super Cab or a Super Crew Cab, and is powered by a 310 horsepower 6.2L V8 engine. Coupled with an electronic six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission, electronic shift on the fly four wheel drive and FOX Racing Shox, no terrain is too serious for this beast. Continue reading →
The 2015 Mustang is the sixth generation of the pony car, and is the 50th anniversary of the vehicle. So what has changed over half a century? Let’s take a look at how this icon has transformed over the years.
Ford has long been an industry leader in providing fuel-efficient vehicles. At Bill Knight Ford in Tulsa, we’re proud to provide Oklahoma with many great Ford models that offer more than 30 highway mpg. Let’s take a look at some of our most fuel-efficient models:
MPG: 28 city / 36 hwy
It’s always a party in the Ford Fiesta! Sedan or hatchback, you’ll have plenty of room and plenty of sport. An available ST trim brings a 197 horsepower 1.6L turbocharged EcoBoost engine, 17-inch wheels with performance tires and a sport suspension. You can also have SYNC with MyFord Touch, leather seats and your choice of ten colors. Continue reading →
SYNC with MyFord Touch is the leading touchscreen infotainment interface on the road today. Many of Ford’s new models, available in Tulsa at Bill Knight Ford, are equipped with this exceptional technology, and it helps keep you even more comfortable and entertained on your ride than ever before.
Let’s take a look at some of the many features of the SYNC with MyFord Touch system:
SYNC Hands-Free Calling
Voice control of your phone
Automatic download of your contacts
Instant connection the moment you start your car
Download your contacts’ photos
Advanced calling features like caller ID and call waiting
The Ford Motor Company has been called the most important industrial company in American history by Forbes. It’s the second-largest car manufacturer in the world, and was the first to pioneer the technology that made automobiles affordable for the average American. In Tulsa, we love Ford. We know the company of today, but how did it get there?
On this week’s Bill Knight Ford blog, we’ll take a look at the vast history of the Ford Motor Company.
Henry Ford founded the Ford Motor Company 111 years ago — incorporating it on June 16, 1903. Interestingly enough, the Dodge brothers initially owned 10% of the shares of the Ford Motor Company. Continue reading →