Mirroring its One Ford corporate strategy the blue oval has brought all of its global racing and motorsports divisions under one roof. The company’s SVT, Team RS and Ford Racing subsidiaries now operate under the unified banner of Ford Performance. Continue Reading...
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The Ford Focus RS might be the American automaker’s hottest hatch yet, but how does it hoon? Continue Reading...
Making all other hot hatches look just lukewarm, Ford has revealed its incredible new Focus RS super hatch. Continue Reading...
Ford’s new Focus RS might just be the ultimate performance hatchback and it will be revealed at 7:30 a.m. EST on February 3. Continue Reading...
Destined for the North American market, the 2016 Ford Focus RS has leaked ahead of its official debut. Continue Reading...
Honda might be spicing things up a bit in the U.S. Continue Reading...
Rumor has it that Ford has plenty up its sleeves for next year’s Detroit Auto Show. Continue Reading...
Those in North America hoping for a chance to buy the Ford Focus RS may have their wishes granted. Continue Reading...
The Focus RS hot hatch currently being developed by Ford will reach the North American market unlike the previous generation model it replaces. Continue Reading...
Ford is preparing a new Focus RS, and out latest spy shots show the new hot hatch testing in the guise of an ST. Continue Reading...
It looks like Ford is working on an even hotter version of the Focus. Continue Reading...
Hold your breath, cross those fingers and hop on one foot because it sounds like Ford is serious about releasing a new Focus RS. Continue Reading...
The upcoming face-lifted version of Ford’s Focus will bring something much more exciting than updated cosmetics. Continue Reading...
Recently, the official Shelby facebook page teased the photo above, and reports surfaced of the next-generation Ford Focus RS. Put them together, and it looks like a new Focus RS could be on its way. Continue Reading...
Slowly, but surely, details on the next-generation Ford Focus RS are starting to be revealed. This time around, reports are that the Focus RS is destined to make an appearance in 2014 sporting a 2.3-liter, four-cylinder with 350 hp. Continue Reading...
While Ford has remained mostly quiet about its next-generation Focus RS model, the American automaker recently threw out a hint that the hot hatch could get an active front limited-slip differential to help control torque steer. Continue Reading...
In an interview, Ford vehicle line director Gunnar Herrman reported that development on the next-generation Focus RS hot hatch have been delayed to bump development of various other vehicles and its trims and variants, especially the Ford Kuga/Escape and the Ford Focus Electric. Simply, Herrmann explained that “It’s just because we have other priorities to… Continue Reading...
With 305 turbocharged horsepower the Focus RS might just have been the ultimate hot-hatch. Now, for the first time, Ford has confirmed it will have a successor, arriving in late 2013 or early 2014 with at least 350-hp while sticking to its front-wheel-drive strategy. Gunnar Hermann, Ford’s global chief of small cars, has gone on… Continue Reading...
German tuner MR Car Design has transformed Ford‘s Focus RS into a viable contender to Audi‘s RS3 and BMW‘s 1-Series M. Taking one of Europe’s most popular hot hatches, MR Car Design pushes out 355-hp out of the turbocharged 5-cylinder engine, a 54-hp increase from the factory 301-hp. The enhanced performance comes courtesy of an… Continue Reading...
The Land Down Under just got some exciting news from Ford. Even though production is coming to an end, Australia will be gifted with 315 Ford Focus RS models in a limited edition production and available in three different colors. “Customers, the motoring press, Ford enthusiasts and hot hatch fans have all been constantly asking… Continue Reading...
The Ford Focus RS500 debut has been a little interesting, to say the least. Ford had built a new website, teasing the release of the car over several days. They claim however that the website was “hacked” and the official (and enticing) photos of the Ford Focus RS500 were released 48 hours early. Perhaps it… Continue Reading...
The idea of building a vehicle to compete with the Toyota FT-86 is “interesting,” but not necessarily the direction Ford has in mind when it comes to the future of small sporty cars. This is according to Ford marketing boss Jim Farley, who’s brain we had a chance to pick a few weeks back during… Continue Reading...
Several weeks ago we ran a few photos of a Ford Focus RS that was spotted in a suburb of Detroit. This of course led to speculation that FoMoCo was planning to bring its amazing hot hatch to the U.S. Sadly, a Ford exec has confirmed that the RS will not make its way stateside…. Continue Reading...
Stoking the rumors that Ford is planning to bring its impressive Focus RS to the U.S. are some amateur spy photos of the hopped-up compact, taken just outside Detroit. Forum user 2004SVTAutoXer took the photos in the up-scape Royal Oak neighborhood and posted them on FocusFanatics.com. The 2009 Focus RS is powered by a turbocharged… Continue Reading...