The Ford Fiesta may not be as much of a hot hatch as its bigger brother, the Focus, but it is quite appealing to younger drivers. Also, being as small as it is, it was an immediate hit over in Europe. For the 2017 model year, the Fiesta...Show More Summary
Don’t be shocked if you didn’t know about it, Ford does not advertise or push that it has an amazing product on its hands. Not all dealers want them, not all dealers can sell them, and they’re made in very limited quantities. For the...Show More Summary
We took two dream cars to Gingerman Raceway in Michigan and drove the s#!t out of them so you don't have to.
It's German rear-wheel drive against American all-wheel drive in a battle for bragging rights.
Ford sold just 44 Focus EVs last month. Continue reading Ford Focus Electric boosts range by 51%, albeit quietly Ford Focus Electric boosts range by 51%, albeit quietly originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:44:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Peugeot's answer to the Ford Focus RS might rely on electrification.
genuine game-changers generally come along in broad intervals. with hot hatches, however, the pace of change is thrusting forward like a turbo engine piling on boost. three years ago the volkswagen golf r finally muscled its way past its golf gti sibling to offer 206kw and deliver 5.0sec 0-100km/h performance for around $50k. Show More Summary
Hackaday, which normally focuses on Arduinos and other hardware hacking projects, recently examined the Lotus Seven and decreed it one of the most hackable cars. It’s always encouraging when the DIY/Maker movement discovers hot rodding. Henry Ford might have been against replacing the four-cylinder engine in his mass-appeal cars during the Twenties, but that […]
The president-elect’s tweets about the automaker might be a preview of how he’ll deal with companies that displease him.
The compact crossover may be budget focused, but buyers can opt for a 675-watt B&O Play sound system with 10 speakers.
What is it? A subcompact crossover packed with technology. Or maybe it’s a high-tech playroom that happens to move people around. Ford’s putting the focus on features, more than the vehicle itself. It’s aimed at people “choosing to spend their time and money sharing experiences with friends and...
Ford has a long history of keeping its hottest cars available only beyond the US. Finally the RS is here, and it's good.
Is the new Focus RS the ultimate drifting machine for the street? We hit the track with Ben Collins to find out.
M-Sport is a race shop in England that helped Ford Performance develop the Focus RS RX for World Rallycross. For the past year, M-Sport has been working with Ford Perfomance again, this time to develop the next-generation Fiesta RS for World Rally Championship competition. To conform to new FIA regulations, M-Sport had to start with a clean sheet...
Would you pay 40 grand for a Focus? We might. Continue reading Does the Ford Focus RS live up to the hype? We took it to the track to find out Does the Ford Focus RS live up to the hype? We took it to the track to find out originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
With 350 horsepower on tap and an advanced AWD system with a torque vectoring differential that helps the car get through turns, the Ford [NYSE:F] Focus RS is the next evolution of the hot hatch. We've driven it, we liked, and we are considering it for our 2017 Best Car To Buy award. Will it win? Check back on November 14. The Audi A4 and Jaguar...
By their nature, hot hatches are a little juvenile. They start out as economy cars and add turbocharged power, big wings, wide tires, sport suspensions, and all manner of tack-on parts to toughen the look. The new Ford Focus RS is no exception. It looks like it just dropped out of the latest Fast & Furious movie. Everything's oversized: the...
Being low man on the totem pole isn't always so bad. Two of our finalists for the Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2017 award, the 2016 BMW M2 and 2016 Ford Focus RS, started life at or near the bottom of their respective lineups. The Ford Focus’ platform dates back to 2011. It’s a front-wheel-drive compact built mainly for economy...
Ford has joined the party of bringing more digital assistants into our driving world. Much like General Motor’s partnership with IBM’s Watson, Ford will be creating in-car helpers that will be less all-encompassing, and more focused on individual problem solving. Like a lot of things that automakers seem insistent upon injecting into our cars, Ford’s […]
The Chennai campus will eventually host 12,000 workers focused on mobility products and vehicle development for India and other global markets.