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2016 Ford Focus RS by Hennessey Performance

Ford acknowledges Focus RS coolant consumption issue

After many horror stories from owners, Ford admitted early production units of the Focus RS model's 2.3-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine suffer from a coolant consumption problem. The issue produces misfires and white smoke before the engine reaches its optimal operating temperature. Autocar... read more

December 12, 2017 by
 
Ford Performance Drift Stick for the Ford Focus RS

Ford Focus RS Drift Stick provides on-demand sideways action

As if the Ford Focus RS's famed "Drift Mode" isn't enough, Ford Performance used the 2017 SEMA show to reveal its next supplement to on-demand sideways action: the Drift... read more November 2, 2017 by


 
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Next Ford Focus will be imported from China

Newly-minted Ford CEO Jim Hackett hasn't been on the job long, but he's already signed off on a major manufacturing decision: the next Ford Focus will be imported to the... read more June 20, 2017 by


 
2018 Ford Focus RS Limited Edition

2018 Ford Focus RS Limited Edition priced at $41,995

The current Ford Focus is on its way out, and sadly that means the Focus RS, which only arrived as a 2016 model, will soon be gone as well. To mark the end of the latter... read more June 12, 2017 by


 
2018 Ford Focus RS Limited Edition

2018 Ford Focus RS Limited Edition comes with mechanical, styling upgrades

It appears Ford’s been listening to fans. The automaker has implemented some upgrades on its Focus RS for 2018 after evaluating feedback on social media. The upgrades... read more May 31, 2017 by


 
Pace Innovations hill climb car

Nissan GT-R-powered Ford Focus to tackle 2017 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

If there's one country other than the United States that has a bonkers relationship with power and oddball builds, it's Australia. Take this Nissan GT-R-powered Ford Focus... read more May 21, 2017 by


 
2019 Ford Focus spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Next Ford Focus ST upping the power?

There are a few rumors swirling about with regards to the next-generation Ford Focus. Specifically, these pertain to the more hot-blooded ST variant and what sort of mill... read more April 13, 2017 by


 
2016 Ford Focus RS

Motor Authority Best Car To Buy Nominee: 2016 Ford Focus RS

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... read more November 11, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford Focus RS

2016 Ford Focus RS video road test

Time for a confession. We've been angry all these years. Europe has been sliding around behind the wheel of the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Focus RS for years. Here in... read more November 6, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford Focus RS by Roush, 2016 SEMA show

Ford reveals first of its SEMA-bound 2016 Focus RS hatchbacks

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Focus RS may turn out to be one of the most popular cars at the upcoming 2016 SEMA show. Why? Because it combines two traits vehicle modifiers... read more October 24, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford Focus RS

2016 Ford Focus RS first drive review: the hottest of the hatches

Ford couldn't have released the Focus RS at a better time. The Mitsubishi Evo is officially dead, and the Subaru WRX STI is getting long in the tooth. The most recent... read more October 11, 2016 by


 
Scene from Ken Block’s ‘Gymkhana Nine: Raw Industrial Playground’

Ken Block 'Gymkhana Nine' has landed, looks awesome

Ken Block is at it again. The rallycross racer and gymkhana king on Tuesday released the ninth installment in the Gymkhana series that started almost a decade ago. It’s... read more September 13, 2016 by


 
Driver crashes 2016 Ford Focus RS into a ditch

Ford Focus RS driver drifts into wall

A pedestrian safety campaigner recently called to have the drift mode on the 2016 Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Focus RS disabled on cars sold in his native Australia... read more September 6, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford Focus RS by Hennessey Performance

Hennessey’s first stage Focus RS already spitting out 405 hp

Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] Focus RS has landed and no doubt many owners will be keen to install some mods. Famous Ford tuner Mountune has already announced some... read more September 1, 2016 by


 
2018 Ford Focus RS500 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

More details on the Ford Focus RS500

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... read more August 18, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford Focus RS

Focus RS output boosted to 370 hp with factory-backed Mountune kit

British tuner Mountune is an expert at extracting more performance from Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] products. And in recent years we’ve seen the company come out with... read more August 6, 2016 by


 
 

 
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