In the 1950s, while many U.S. carmakers focused on family-friendly vehicles—and as such eyesores as those from Ford’s Edsel marque came off the assembly line—these topless European beauties presented racier alternatives. Such superior...Show More Summary
The Wayne plant produces the Focus, Focus Electric and C-Max hybrid.
Once the undisputed king of bargain performance, Subaru’s WRX—as well as its more potent WRX STI sibling—has in recent years been challenged by the likes of the Golf GTI and Golf R from Volkswagen and the Focus ST from the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F]. With its 2016 WRX and WRX STI, Subaru is reminding us that there’s still...
Man – I’m disappointed in Bravo. They left out all the fun stuff from Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills to focus on Kim “RAMBLES OF MY SOBRIETY” Richards. Yes, we missed Eileen Davidson announcing she’s driving her Ford Flex to collect...Show More Summary
The Ford Focus ST has fairly expertly walked the line between practical family five-door and capable hot-hatch since replacing the XR5 Turbo in 2012. With a newly updated version soon to make its way into local showrooms, we took the outgoing model to Sandown Raceway to test its weekend warrior credentials. Blasting onto the local hot-hatch scene [...]
We curate the week's events with a focus on Ford's latest design projects inspired by the GT supercar. Plus, we've got other news and notes from around the automotive world. Continue reading Weekly Recap: Ford GT inspires guitar, foosball...Show More Summary
At present, Peugeot’s 308 hatchback has no high-performance offering to rival the likes of the new Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Focus RS and Volkswagen Golf R but that may change in the future, as indicated by the French automaker’s series of 308 R concept cars. The original 308 R was fitted with Peugeot’s punchy 1.6-liter turbo...
Money talks in New York City and luxury automakers are listening with sub-$200k sports car and a Ford Focus with drift mode
Ford is already hard at work developing the look of the refreshed Fusion. Based on some new spy shots, it seems the stylish sedan is getting tweaks like a restyled front end and new taillights. Continue reading 2017 Ford Fusion facelift...Show More Summary
The updated Ford Focus range won’t premiere in Australia until the third quarter of 2015, up to 18 months after it made its global premiere at the 2014 Geneva motor show, but the blue oval brand’s local arm says it’s all part of a bigger plan. Some readers out there have noted a pattern in [...]
The 2016 Ford Focus RS comes with a number of performance features that will set it apart. It gets an industry first Drift Mode. Europeans have been thrilled with the hot hatch Ford Focus RS since its introduction in 2002, but U.S. performance enthusiasts could only look and not touch until now. That all changed […]
Like it or not, Blade Runner 2 is going forward with Denis Villeneuve directing and Harrison Ford returning as Rick Deckard. But should Deckard really be the focus of the story this time around? Read more...
The revised, 2015 Ford Focus ST will cost $38,990 plus on-road costs when it goes on sale from May 1 — a $700 price increase on the outgoing model. Sporting a new, angrier frontal design and some slick new 18-inch alloy wheels, the new Focus ST also gets a much-need interior makeover and some (less badly [...]
Ford’s refreshed 2015 Focus ST hatch will hit Australian showrooms on May 1, priced from $38,990 plus on-road costs. The updated hot hatch’s pricing marks a $700 increase over the outgoing model’s starting point, although a number of mechanical enhancements are also packed into the 2015 ST. Show More Summary
Revamp of classic car includes posh interior with 30-way power seats, option for buyers to customize leather and wood choices
The Ford Focus RS made its US debut Wednesday at the New York Auto Show, and we caught up with the Ford product gurus who made the hot hatch happen. Continue reading Inside the 2016 Ford Focus RS at the New York Auto Show Inside the 2016 Ford Focus RS at the New York Auto Show originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 02 Apr 2015 19:30:00 EST. Show More Summary
Ford’s luxury brand Lincoln has no plans to enter the Australian market for the foreseeable future as the American company sets its focus on China and the U.S. Speaking to CarAdvice at the Lincoln stand at the 2015 New York Auto Show, the company’s recently appointed president, Kumar Galhotra, said that while the brand is in 20 [...]
In case you wondered how the upcoming Focus RS sounds in the real world, as opposed to the edited promo videos that Ford has made public, you are in for a treat. A little one. Ford recently put on a media event starring the 2016 Focus RS at the headquarters of Classic Car Club Manhattan, just a few days before the model premieres on U.S. Show More Summary
This morning, Classic Car Club Manhattan played host to a small media event, where the 2017 (or is it 2016?) Ford Focus RS was shown ahead of its 2015 NYIAS Auto Show debut. Read more...
The new Ford Focus RS looks great in person. But how does it compare to its grandfather, the Escort Cosworth? Let’s see. Read more...