Alex writes: Hi Bark, The lease on my BMW M235i runs out next summer and I’m looking at options for my next car. I’m mostly considering the Ford Focus RS, Honda Civic Type R, and Volkswagen Golf R, but also the Ford Fiesta ST (since you’ve praised your FiST so much) and Ford Mustang GT (because it’s a Mustang?). Show More Summary
Focus EV is a lively ride because Ford does a dandy job on the powertrain. Plenty of scoot from a dead stop, but that 76-mile range? ...
The 2017 Ford Focus Electric is in store for a battery pack upgrade, one that will see the model outfitted with a 33.5 kilowatt-hour (kWh) battery pack, thus likely allowing for an EPA-rated single-charge range of around ~100 miles, according to recent reports. Show More Summary
Wannabe racers can rejoice. Ford has brought its 350-horsepower "hot hatch" Focus RS from Europe to the US. The RS went on sale earlier this year, and for about $36,000, you'll be hard-pressed to find a more trackworthy ride that can...Show More Summary
Just last week, Amazon gave a full series order to Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, a new series focusing on the recurring CIA analyst character who has been played by the likes of Harrison Ford, Alec Baldwin, Ben Affleck and Chris Pine on the big screen. Show More Summary
The program includes a free day of training at Ford's Performance Racing School in Utah.
One of the most important features of the Ford Focus RS is its Drift Mode, which Ford engineers apparently created by accident. It turned out to be a stroke of genius for the Blue Oval and now, the automaker is capitalizing on the hot...Show More Summary
Buy a Ford Focus RS and take advantage of a (mostly) free class on how to get the most out of its 2.3-liter EcoBoost and Drift Mode. Continue reading Free Ford Focus RS driving school will stop you from becoming a #DriftModeFail Free...Show More Summary
It appears that Ford's first electric car will remain off-limits for most states, though.
The 2017 Ford Focus will arrive with a bigger battery.
Not bad for a year-over-year increase, but also not a competitor for EVs like the Bolt. Continue reading 2017 Ford Focus EV's range should grow by 45% 2017 Ford Focus EV's range should grow by 45% originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 21 Aug 2016 09:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is out testing a more extreme version of its Focus RS thought to be a successor to the previous generation Focus RS500. The tester was sporting some new vents on the hood as well as a larger rear wing. According to Autocar, the tester is in fact for an RS500, which could potentially arrive on the market as early as next...
Back in June, AutoGuide got a spy shot of what it believes is a development mule for an even-hotter Focus hatchback to slot above the Focus RS. Now Autocar’s sources hint that the so-called ‘RS500' is edging closer to getting the greenlight, but it may only have 400 horsepower. Which is a lot, but makes the name confusing. Read more...
We’re all familiar with Ken Block’s Gymkhana hoonstravaganzas. They mostly involve cars. But in this new video from Ford, it seems like cars aren’t the only things you can spin on a closed course. Read more...
Ford Performance’s team in Germany is hard at work on a new headline grabbing Ford Focus RS500 hatch, but the car still hasn’t been formally approved for production. Spy photos taken in late June prove that Ford is working on a faster variant of the third-generation Ford Focus RS, however a source within the company […]
The next Ford Focus RS500 could have nearly 400 horsepower. But that's only if Ford bothers to build it. Continue reading Ford Focus RS500 teases us with 400 hp, but it might not happen Ford Focus RS500 teases us with 400 hp, but it might not happen originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:33:00 EDT. Show More Summary
Hyundai has given us our first official look at its upcoming i30 hatchback. The car, which has been spied in prototype form, is the Korean automaker’s rival to the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Focus and Volkswagen Golf. It’s also the successor to our Elantra GT though yet to be confirmed for sale in the United States. We’ll know...
The Ford Focus RS is already a certified giant killer, but even giant killers can be made quicker. Not content with its work on the Fiesta ST, British tuning house Mountune has turned its hand to the hottest hatch in the Ford Performance...Show More Summary
in case you find the the maximum-attack 257kw and 470nm (on overboost) ford focus rs too calm, tuning specialist mountune has released its ford performance by mountune (fpm) kit. as the name suggests the upgrade has been co-developed...Show More Summary