Photos by Bruno Costers. Two years after shifting its focus to attract younger visitors, the world’s largest Ford museum – the Den Hartogh in the Netherlands – has failed to attract a new executive director and has announced that it will close in another month or so. According to a report on MuseumActueel.nl published earlier […]
The company is allegedly worried the performance hatchback will cannibalize Mustang sales in the US market.
If Ford can't sell the Focus RS500 in the US out of fear of hurting the Mustang, than it might not build the 390-hp hatchback at all. Continue reading Ford Focus RS500 plans at risk over concerns for Mustang GT, Shelby GT350 Ford Focus...Show More Summary
The buying public wants one. You probably want one. But Ford executives on both sides of the Atlantic are growing cold feet over the idea of a hotter Focus RS. The automaker is walking back expectations for the proposed RS500 and is ready to scrap the hotter hot hatch (scalding hatch?) idea altogether, Autocar reports. Show More Summary
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfAn5GrRCkM Ford has released teaser images of six modified Focus and Fiesta concepts bound for the SEMA show in November. The six cars are heavily tweaked versions of the Fiesta ST, Focus ST and Focus RS hot hatches. First is a wide-body ‘PPG Pure White’ Fiesta ST by Dom Tucci Design that has been fitted […]
Not content with the fleet of cars it showed off last week, Ford has expanded its SEMA lineup to include a pack of hotted-up hot-hatches. Along with a faster Fiesta, the Blue Oval's stand will include four Focuses with bolder bodies,...Show More Summary
The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Focus RS may turn out to be one of the most popular cars at the upcoming 2016 SEMA show. Why? Because it combines two traits vehicle modifiers adore: a reasonable price tag and an engine just begging for more power. Ford will have a handful on its own stand, the most extreme of which has been built by famous Ford...
Ford even modified the already-insane Focus RS. Continue reading Ford spices up its hot hatchbacks for SEMA Ford spices up its hot hatchbacks for SEMA originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
"When you love someone, you have to be careful with it." Focus Features has debuted a full-length trailer for Tom Ford's festival hit Nocturnal Animals, arriving in theaters next month (watch the teaser trailer here). Amy Adams stars,...Show More Summary
A new official trailer has arrived for Focus Features' Nocturnal Animals, starring Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. Have a look at the new trailer below. You can also read our review for the film HERE. Show More Summary
LIFE IN THE 21ST CENTURY: Aussie Uses Arduino Chips To Roboticize a Ford Focus.
The 2017 Ford Fiesta ST doesn’t get much in the way of changes other than a new orange paint job. However, Ford is throwing in free training at their Octane Driver’s Academy with every ST purchase. Read more...
The arrival of the bonkers Focus RS gave rise to rumors that Ford is also considering an RS-badged version of the Fiesta. Unfortunately, such a scenario was dismissed by FoMoCo in January 2016, leaving Fiesta enthusiasts to look at tuning shops for more power. Show More Summary
You’re looking at one of the rarest Porsches in existence. This 1951 356 SL Gmünd Coupe is the first Porsche sports car converted for racing, and it’s the first to claim a victory for the German marque, in the 24 Hours of Le Mans no less. Now compare the 356 with one of Porsche’s newest sports cars, the 718 Boxster. Read...
It’s only been a few days since Ford announced that the EcoBoost Mustang was finally getting some attention from Ford Performance. It’s not a lot, but the EcoBoost can now be equipped with a cold air intake and an ECU remap that boosts...Show More Summary
BMW revealed the 2017 5-Series; we drove the 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster and Cayman; and we slid behind the wheel of the 2016 Ford Focus RS. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. Ferrari confirmed what we all already knew: The manual transmission is officially dead to the Italian automaker. No future Ferrari will have three pedals...
The new poster is now online for Focus Features' haunting romantic thriller Nocturnal Animals, starring Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. From writer/director Tom Ford comes a haunting romantic thriller...Show More Summary
The company has not yet divulged how much extra power has been squeezed from its 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine.
The new kit should be backed by a factory warranty. Continue reading Ford Performance confirms power upgrades for the Ford Focus RS Ford Performance confirms power upgrades for the Ford Focus RS originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
We’re all thankful that the Ford Focus RS, an overpowered all-wheel drive hot hatchback with “drift mode,” even exists. But I know I’m not the only one who’s wondering how close its actual wheel horsepower is to the factory claim. And while we’re on the subject—how much power can you make with modifications? These dyno runs have some insight. Read more...