Tag Archives: Ford Focus

Report: Ford’s hotly-anticipated Focus RS could debut at Detroit

The 2015 Detroit Auto Show is already turning out to be quite busy this year and reaffirming this is the possibility that Ford’s new hotly-anticipated Focus RS might be revealed at the Cobo Center next month. Edmunds spoke to some Ford sources, who hinted the Focus RS could be one of many of Ford’s confirmed […]

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Report: Ford may revisit CVTs for better fuel economy figures

When Ford attempted their first stint with Continuously Variable Transmissions, things did not bode well for them. The Dearborn automaker ended up having terrible customer feedback and experiences with their at the time, newly designed CVT, which was developed in conjunction with ZF in Germany. Serving duty on the 2005-2007 Ford Freestyle, Five Hundred, and […]

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Ford showcased a Focus ST diesel at Goodwood last week–should we get it?

Ford had a field day at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed last week and in particular, they revealed a new diesel version of the lovely Focus ST to compete against the Golf GTD, or the diesel version of the GTI. For now, it’s only available in Europe and there are currently no plans to […]

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Meet the new 2015 Ford Focus ST, heads to Goodwood as expected

The new 2015 Ford Focus ST is here and ready to make its global debut at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend. Taking on a mid-cycle refresh, the new Ford Focus ST gets a slightly more streamlined body and some updated bits and pieces. “Since its debut, Focus ST has been bringing our […]

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Ford prepares its presence at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed w/ video

Ford is also making sure that they have something to wow the crowd at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. And recently, the brand released a teaser for the 2015 updated Ford Focus ST, which will debut at the festival. The Focus ST itself has been with us for a couple of years already so […]

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Report: 2017 Ford Focus to incorporate more coupe-like profile

Word via Edmunds is that Ford will be making the new updated Focus with a more coupe-like profile for the redesign in the 2017 model year. Ford’s vice president of global product development apparently leaked the word, though Ford’s own Raj Nair declined to go into specifics. The 2017 Ford Focus is currently under development and will […]

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Video: ROUSH Performance officially announces re-entry into small car modifications, beginning with Ford Focus and Focus ST

The names Ford and ROUSH Performance go together like Mercedes-Benz and Brabus, with the former being known for a partnership that has often resulted in seriously upgraded Mustangs. ROUSH has performed upgrades to other Ford models as well. Though for some time, the tuner took a small hiatus to focus on their specialty, until recently. […]

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2013 Shanghai: The Ford Escort Concept provides China with a glimpse of what to expect for a new compact

Ford introduced a new concept for the masses interested in the compact segment in China—which would be the Ford Focus for us and the rest of the world. Their answer is the 2013 Ford Escort Concept, which tells a slightly interesting tale about China’s automobile market. Just by taking a look at it, you’d think […]

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Report: Next-gen Ford Focus to come by 2015, more performance vehicles to come

AutoCarUK reports that Ford is prepping to unveil the third-generation Ford Focus RS, which is pegged for a sale date of 2015. This confirmation apparently comes from inside sources. Additionally, thanks to the Asia’s strong and potential market and the “crucial” profit from the North American market, Ford’s global bosses have also reportedly said that […]

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Ford’s 2012 U.S. sales top 2 million

FoMoCo has announced that its sales topped 2 million in the United States in 2012 – making it the only automotive brand in America to do so last year. Ford also said that its Focus is on track to become the best-selling global name plate, while the Fiesta subcompact is not too far behind. Globally, […]

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