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Ford’s high-performance Focus ST is the latest Focus variant to hit China’s hot car market. Photo credit: Ford Motor Co (NYSE:F). Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)‘s impressive string of gains in China continued in April: The Blue Oval posted a 37% gain over the year-ago month, paced by continued strong sales of the Focus compact and [...]
Ford's high-performance Focus ST is the latest Focus variant to hit China's hot car market. Photo credit: Ford Motor Co. Ford's impressive string of gains in China continued in April: The Blue Oval posted a 37% gain over the year-ago...Show More Summary
The kids, the hip kids, they drive the cars with the hatchbacks and the datas. Right? Read more...
While we didn’t talk about it in our review of the 2013 Ford Focus ST, a wonderful driver’s car with a questionable interior layout, we were amazed with one feature the car had in its MyFord Touch infotainment system: A text message service that had two full pages of pre-programmed messages you could send your [...]
Changan Ford general manager Nigel Harris presented the Focus ST at last year's Auto China show. The high-performance Focus ST is the latest variant of Ford's hot-selling Focus to arrive in China. Photo credit: Ford Motor Company There's...Show More Summary
America hasn’t made a good sport compact in a few years. The last one worth remembering was the Chevrolet Cobalt SS. Before that, the SVT Ford Focus was something we could have pride in, complete with a 170-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. Its life was cut short in the U.S., but the little hot hatch kept [...]
Posted on 03.21.2013 18:00 by Kirby Garlitos Earlier this month, we showed you a Ford Focus ST that was tuned by Hennessey. It turns out that John Hennessey liked the program so much he decided to enter it to the TX2K13 Burnout Contest. Show More Summary
www.ZerCustoms.com - Cobb Tuning revealed this week a special edition of the Ford Focus ST called sim... [...]
Posted on 03.16.2013 23:00 by Kirby Garlitos Top Gear host and racer extraordinaire, Tanner Foust, is fixing to get a pretty sweet special-edition Ford Focus ST, thanks to its new partnership with Cobb Tuning. The decision to build a...Show More Summary
In this episode of Head 2 Head, Carlos Lago, Associate Road Test Editor for Motor Trend, compares two powerful hot-hatches, the Ford Focus ST and the MazdaSpeed3. Which is better? From the start of the video, it’s clear which car Lago has chosen, even before any of the tests have been done. Lago immediately states [...]
Racer and Top Gear USA host Tanner Foust has partnered up with Cobb Tuning to create a special-edition Ford Focus ST. The limited-edition hatches will come packing a reflashed ECU, special intercooler, tweaked intake and freer-flowing exhaust for up to 20 percent more power than the stock creation. Show More Summary
www.ZerCustoms.com - Wolf Racing revealed today upgrade program for the new Ford Focus ST (2013). Wol... [...]
We're big fans of the turbocharged Ford Focus ST, and we're plenty excited that the Blue Oval will be offering a similar treatment on the smaller Fiesta here in the United States, too. We first saw the production-ready Fiesta ST five-door...Show More Summary
Posted on 03.8.2013 10:00 by Kirby Garlitos Wolf Racing is no stranger to aftermarket programs for the Ford Focus ST. It’s done it before and now it’s doing it again. This time, though, the Focus ST was treated to a wide range of modifications,...Show More Summary
The high-performance version of Ford's compact car is a blast to drive says Cars.com reviewer Joe Wiesenfelder. Exceptional handling and an exciting powertrain are two big wins for the Focus ST hatchback. Inside, height-adjustable Recaro sport seats held Wiesenfelder in...
Ford's pocket-rocket is powered by a 252-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that produces 270 pounds-feet of torque. A manual transmission is standard. With its peppy powertrain, sport-tuned suspension, uprated shocks and springs, and styling that's full of attitude, the 2013 Ford...
Posted on 03.1.2013 08:00 by Kirby Garlitos If you’re familiar with Hennessey, you know that it’s an aftermarket company that specializes on tuning American sports cars. Every so often, it also dives into building its own model likeShow More Summary
As head of Hennessey Performance Engineering (HPE), tuning legend John Hennessey has some impressive cars to choose from as his daily driver. While the world-record-setting Venom GT may be a bit extreme for commuting, we can certainly see the attraction of a 1,000 horsepower Cadillac CTS-V as a daily driver. While the uber-fast Cadillac serves up...
Ford's turbocharged hot hatch is a hoot to drive, but what's it like to live with? Find out inside.