A high-revving naturally aspirated motor, a 6-speed manual transmission, and the very best track-driving technology all wrapped into one very boisterous and very blue package.
The wait, enthusiasts, is over. We watched helplessly as Ford’s European division launched the first Focus RS in 2002 and greedily kept it to themselves. Again, we were spurned with the launch of the European-only second generation Focus RS in 2009. Ford’s return to a single, all-new Focus […]
The hot hatch Cold War has gone hot again. With horsepower levels reaching 300 or more and all-wheel-drive now part of the equation, the VW Golf R and Ford Focus RS are on a path towards mutually assured destruction. But it didn’t have to be this way. VW […]
Standing on the roof of a parking garage in an icy wind is not a pleasant way to start your day. In the cold, looking over the Ford Fiesta ST and Subaru BRZ makes us question why we thought this was a good idea. On the surface, these […]
The Ford Fiesta is a brilliant little car. It’s the ideal mass market subcompact; well built, efficient, and enjoyable to drive. For an enthusiast, though, the Fiesta doesn’t stand out from the crowd. The hot hatchback market is full of cars that are more exciting to look at […]
Ford has had great success with the release of the Focus ST. Now the smaller Fiesta is getting the same ST treatment. Despite being on the market for just over a year, Ford has learned a lot of lessons from the Focus ST. First, they found they could make […]