Tag: Ford Focus RS

10 Great American Cars Of The 2010s We Regret Being Axed

Detroit’s big three graced us with some great passenger cars in the last decade. After generations of badge-engineering and bargain-basement build quality, it appeared some sense had been knocked into their heads, maybe due to the global financial crisis or the government bailout to prevent the American automotive industry’s collapse. I guess either one could […]

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The Grand Tour Drops First Trailer Of Madagascar Special, Debuts On December 18

It’s been a long time since we saw the three presenters taking part in another four-wheeled adventure but this is about to change as The Grand Tour has dropped the first trailer of the Madagascar special, called ‘A Massive Hunt’. The special episode will air on Amazon Prime Video on December 18, featuring Jeremy, James, […]

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Ken Block’s Ford Focus RS RX Gymkhana Car Just Sold For $200,000

The Ford Focus RS RX that was driven by Ken Block in Gymkhana Nine: Raw Industrial Playground sold for $200,000 during a recent Barrett-Jackson auction. Block’s wild Focus RS RX was built for his entry in the FIA World Rallycross Championship and is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine muscling out 600 hp. This […]

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New Ford Focus RS Delayed At Least Until 2022, Has To Go Down The “Full Hybrid” Route

The new Ford Focus RS is reportedly being delayed for 2022/2023 as the company’s engineers are now tasked with developing a new high-performance full-hybrid powertrain instead of a mild-hybrid one that was believed to be the original plan. Ford had to change its plans for the Focus RS in order for the new model to […]

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2021 Ford Focus RS Slated To Get Mild-Hybrid Engine And Rear Electric Motor

The Ford Focus RS has reverted to forbidden fruit in North America, but Europeans are in for a treat. Car Magazine says the redesigned 2021 model will receive a significant performance boost as it will adopt a hybridized powertrain and a trick all-wheel drive system. Starting under the hood, the publication says we can expect a familiar […]

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Mountune Squeezes A Whopping 684 HP Out Of Ford’s 2.3L EcoBoost Engine

If you’re a Ford Focus RS fan, then all you’ll want for Christmas is Mountune’s new tuning package that’s in development. Aimed at the Mk3 that’s powered by the 2.3-liter EcoBoost, the bundle of upgrades has brought a jaw-dropping 684 horsepower and 566.5 pound-feet (768 Nm) of torque to the party, with E30 fuel. That’s […]

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