We hope it won’t be called the STD, but reports claim there will soon be a Ford Focus ST diesel. Said to be powered by a 2.0-litre TDCi turbo diesel four-cylinder engine, the Focus ST diesel will give Ford a competitor to the Volkswagen Golf GTD. Several reports out of Europe claim the announcement was [...]
Devon Energy Corp.’s focus on liquids-rich opportunities in the Eagle Ford and Permian Basin should drive substantial growth in margins and cash flow this year.
If you were compiling a list of the world’s sportiest front wheel drive cars, you’d no doubt start with names like the MINI Cooper S, Volkswagen Golf GTI or Scirocco R, Ford Focus RS500 or Taurus SHO, Honda Integra Type R, Vauxhall/Opel...Show More Summary
A top Ford exec has revealed that the company’s updated Focus ST due later this year will offer a diesel option, although this particular variant is unlikely to be offered in the U.S. market. Such a model would rival Volkswagen’s sporty Golf GTD and may prove as popular as the gasoline-powered Focus ST in fuel-conscious Europe. The...
Sales of Ford's compact continue to drive big gains for Ford in the world's largest auto market.
Presenting... Tom Ford Fall 2014 Colour Collection When it comes to extra-provocative makeup, Tom Ford is your go-to makeup range, and the latest Fall 2014 Colour Collection is no exception. Focusing on the art of the seductive eye, the...Show More Summary
European buyers will soon be able to spec the Focus ST with a torquey diesel mill.
New models for 2014/15: Focus and Falcon updates, new Mondeo, Mustang and Everest Hiring 20-strong marketing and sales team for coming model blitz Expects to field 1500 employees in engineering and design alone Helping workers transition...Show More Summary
Making its first appearance at Geneva is the facelifted Ford Focus, which gets the corporate schnoz, as well as the 1.0L Ecoboost three-cylinder for the North American market.
We're sadly entering the era of alphanumericization and it's killing the best names… usually. Inspired by the Ford Focus STD, we want to know which car has the dirtiest-sounding name. Read more...
What is the allure of diesel? In the rest of the world, it's seen as an economical option that isn't necessarily the greatest. But for us, it's kind of an odd fetish, like feet or Bob Barker. And now there is going to be a diesel Ford Focus ST. We're feeling all tingly inside. But what will they name it? Read more...
With the Ford Focus ST due for a mid-cycle refresh in Europe, Ford apparently announced a diesel version of their hot hatch at a dinner after Day 1 of the Geneva Auto Show. AutoExpress reports that the oil-burner will be powered by a a 2.0 TDCi engine, the diesel ST will have 182bhp (1bhp more […]
In the United States, our hot hatchback options are growing, with cars like the Ford Focus ST, Fiesta ST and the new Mini Cooper S keeping American drivers entertained alongside more traditional models like the Volkswagen GTI. What drivers in North America don't get to experience, though, is the French take on la voiture chaude. Show More Summary
Ford hasn't done too bad with its Focus line. In 2012, it surpassed the Toyota Corolla as the world's best selling car model and, according to Ford, it still holds the crown with 12 million sold worldwide. The economical all-round commuter...Show More Summary
With more and more members of the Ford brand adopting a new familial face, the Focus has been left looking like an odd man out. At the Geneva Auto Show, though, it properly rejoined the family, adopting the now familiar Aston Martin-ish grille that's proliferated throughout the range. Overall, we're liking the refreshed Focus' look. Show More Summary
Crack-smoking enthusiast and Toronto mayor Rob Ford actually believes he stands a chance at re-election this fall -- in fact, he claims he's given up his partying ways ONCE AND FOR ALL... to focus on politics.Shortly before his train wreck "Jimmy…
The face-lifted Focus benefits from an Aston Martin grille and a new three-cylinder engine.
"Then it came. It was the size of a small house. I could fit a Ford Focus inside of that."
2015 FORD FOCUS RS Images of what could be our first look at Ford’s new Focus RS have surfaced on enthusiast forum FocusST.org, but is this really the top new hero model? These shadowy shots hint at a hot Focus of some sort, although...Show More Summary