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2017 Ford Focus RS Limited Edition for Australia, adds Quaife LSD

Aug 10, 2017

Hot hatch fans will be excited to hear there’s a new edition of the road-ripping Ford Focus RS coming to Australia in November, adding more hardcore components to the all-wheel drive monster. Firstly, the special...

2018 Ford Focus getting fully electric steering?

Jun 16, 2017

The all-new 2018 Ford Focus could be the second production vehicle to be fitted with a complete steer-by-wire, fully electric steering system. An attribute mule spotted in Europe is believed to be fitted with the...

Ford Focus RS Option Pack announced, LSD for front axle (videos)

May 31, 2017

Ford’s rumoured hotter, 294kW-ish version of the Focus RS, which has been spotted testing at the Nurburgring might be on ice for the time being, but Ford has cooked up something special for those who...

Ford Focus gets Nissan GT-R engine conversion for Pikes Peak (video)

May 25, 2017

A very innovative Australian-built Ford Focus race car will be debuting at this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, featuring a crazy Nissan GT-R engine conversion. With a body loosely resembling the production Focus, the...

Ford developing next-gen C-segment global platform, underpin 2020 Focus

May 01, 2017

According to Automobile Mag, Ford is readying its next generation platform for future C-segment vehicles, including the next Focus, Escape and C-Max equivalents. Ford of Europe’s vice president of quality, Gunnar Hermann, assures that this...

2017 Ford Focus RS POV review – first impressions (video)

Apr 26, 2017

This is the quickest-accelerating Ford production car available in Australia right now. Yes, the mighty Ford Focus RS has been an instant hit with Ford fans and hot hatch fans ever since it launched last...

Ford planning hotted-up Focus & Fiesta hatches for SEMA

Oct 25, 2016

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas is one of the most celebrated events on the petrolhead calendar, with manufacturers and aftermarket specialists alike flocking to the event to show their extreme...

Video: Ken Block Gymkhana Nine: Raw Industrial Playground

Sep 14, 2016

Ken Block is back again with more tyre-tearing shenanigans in his 600hp Ford Focus RS RX rally car. Welcome to Gymkhana 9: Raw Industrial Playground. This time the DC Shoes founder is ripping up an...

Video: How not to use Drift Mode in Ford Focus RS

Sep 07, 2016

Ford’s Drift Mode feature on the new Focus RS has drawn universal praise from most media outlets and consternation from our alarmist pedestrian council and mainstream media. Ford warns this feature should only be used...

Ford Focus RS500 awaiting green light, could hit 294kW

Aug 16, 2016

Rumours of a hotter RS500 verison of the wildly successful Ford Focus RS continue to broil as a business case for the car is presently being evaluated. According to Autocar, whether or not this happens...

Factory-backed Mountune Ford Focus RS upgrades announced

Aug 07, 2016

Not that it needs any extra motivation, Ford’s aftermarket tuning partner Mountune has developed an upgrade package for the hot new Ford Focus RS. Mountune is based on the UK but it does offer upgrades...

Ford Focus RS ‘Drift Mode’ under scrutiny in Australia

Jul 16, 2016

The new Ford Focus RS has just gone on sale in Australia and already it has drawn the indignation of safety experts, including Harold Scruby, head of the Pedestrian Council of Australia, because of its...

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