This is not an ordinary Ford Focus RS . It is, though, one mean-looking hot hatchback prototype. Read more...
We’re sad to report that the Dodge Viper will be no more after the 2017 model year. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] confirmed the news on Tuesday. While no reason was given, it’s likely due to a combination of low sales and stricter emissions regulations. Aston Martin has been spotted testing its next-generation Vantage. The new...
A lighter, harder Focus RS500 would be a departure from its predecessor, which went for higher output from its turbocharged five-cylinder engine. Continue reading Next Ford Focus shows off telltale RS500 vented hood Next Ford Focus shows off telltale RS500 vented hood originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 22 Jun 2016 11:45:00 EDT. Show More Summary
The big Focus appears to be back!
Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] looks to be testing an even more potent version of its Focus RS. The tester is believed to be a successor to 2010’s Focus RS500 (shown below), which was launched to mark the end of production of the previous-generation Focus. And with a next-generation Focus now in development, it looks like Ford will revive the...
A development vehicle believed to be the new Ford Focus RS500 has been spied testing. While no confirmation of the powered-up hyper hatch has been given, these photos look to be the first clear evidence that Ford is working on an even more powerful version of the already-manic Focus RS hyper hatch. Subtle differences between this test […]
The first two picks of Thursday's NBA draft are—at least seemingly—set. The Philadelphia 76ers have narrowed their focus to LSU's Ben Simmons, and the Los Angeles Lakers will happily take Duke's Brandon Ingram with the second pick. Not all that much really changes, even if Philly flip-flops and takes Ingram. Show More Summary
The debate about the relative merits of electric vehicles is certain to be ongoing for years to come. For some, it represents the new frontier in automotive engineering and design. Electric powered vehicles for the masses; no more oil taken from the ground and clean air for all. Show More Summary
Ford's Theatre Museum puts the focus more on Disney-esque set pieces than historical artifacts.
Huge demand for the Ford Focus RS, launching next month, has created a waiting list pushing increasingly deep into 2017. Off-the-chart interest for Ford’s hyper hatch (review here) means the 2016 allocation is essentially spoken for, while some dealers are in a position to exhaust their allocations for next year already as well. It means […]
despite still being a month away from its local launch, the second-generation ford focus rs has already sold out for 2016 and is on the cusp of selling out for 2017 as well. due to launch on july 13 with a starting price of $50,990, the focus rs boasts a sizable 257kw of power, 470nm of torque and can sprint to 100km/h in just 4.7 seconds. Show More Summary
It’s real hard to find news that’s not related to the “Pulse” shooting the other day, even when it comes to stories about fellows who crash their Ford Focus into the CIA entrance gate; A Maryland man whose mother says he was troubled by the Orlando shootings crashed a car through a gate at CIA […]
GIF via Ford Performance YouTube I don’t think I had an appreciation for how much work goes into building a rallycross car from the ground-up until I saw this clip on Ken Block’s new Ford Focus RS RX . Every little individual component has to be assembled, and it’s fascinating to watch it all come together. Read more...
Ken Block gets comfy with the Ford Focus RS RX. Yep, there are spins and drifts. Continue reading Watch Ken Block meet (and drift) the Ford Focus RS RX Watch Ken Block meet (and drift) the Ford Focus RS RX originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 08 Jun 2016 15:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
These kids know what’s up. ???? #Ford #FocusElectrichttps://t.co/RmqG5G6Suy — Ford Motor Company (@Ford) June 6, 2016 If some goodhearted, genuinely trying people came up with the new Ford Focus Electric ad featuring Captain Planet, I’m sorry to criticize it, but it is a really lame attempt to sell an electric car. Show More Summary
Ford had licensed the Captain Planet characters to promote the Focus Electric in a new 30-second spot. Continue reading Captain Planet wants you to drive a Ford Focus Electric Captain Planet wants you to drive a Ford Focus Electric originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 06 Jun 2016 16:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Not quite up for a full Focus or Fiesta ST? Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] thinks it has the right way to bridge the gap between its standard models and its hot rods with a new package called ST Line set to be offered in Europe. ST Line consists of visual effects, not mechanical or suspension upgrades, meaning it offers buyers the chance to get the...
Ford has added a new sports-inspired styling pack to its Focus and Fiesta models, but Australian availability has yet to be confirmed. Revealed for the European market this week, the new ST-Line follows in the footsteps of similar packages offered locally by the likes of Renault and Kia – which both offer packs dubbed GT-Line – among others. Despite […]
The hatch could be aiming for a sub-four-second launch to 60 mph.
The new Ford Focus RS is earning “standard-bearer” status within the hot hatch community, but soon it might not even be the fastest variant in its own family. That’s because there are rumors that Ford is considering building a more hardcore hatchback that will be called the Focus RS500. Show More Summary