Hot hatch cabbie gives best school run ever

As far as school runs go, Evald Jåstad’s son Martin enjoys a twice daily trip that takes some beating – a 16-kilometre round-trip to his local nursery through breathtaking Scandinavian scenery in a high-powered hot hatch.   This is the first job of the day for cabbie Evald Jåstad who plies his trade in a […]

Sports car takes on kissing – and wins

Forget romance, fine dining or an epic boxset – new preliminary research reveals that driving a sports car on a daily basis is among the best ways to boost wellbeing and fulfilment.   The study measured “buzz moments” – peak thrills that play a vital role in our overall wellness – as volunteers cheered on […]

One for the bucket list?

The ocean drive where the sun doesn’t set It’s an incredible feat of engineering that during the height of summer is bathed in sunlight almost around the clock – and all-year round is guaranteed to quicken the pace of any visitor.   The Atlantic Ocean Road in Norway – the Land of the Midnight Sun […]

Tackling the Tour de France – on four wheels

It’s not all about the bikes. The heroes on two wheels rely on a convoy of support vehicles that transport everything from tools to clothes to food and drinks – and more bikes.   The race cars are driven by a sport director, or directeur sportif. It is their responsibility to oversee race tactics, communicate […]

Special white Focus RS revved up for Tour de France

What better way to announce our extended partnership with Team Sky than with this striking one-off version of our acclaimed hot-hatch – for the 2017 Tour de France?   To celebrate our continuing role as the elite cycling team’s exclusive supplier of cars and vans for a further two years, the Focus RS Option Pack […]

Strong lungs, coordination and nerves of steel: what it takes to drive at Le Mans

Hours of sauna-like heat, cornering g-forces akin to riding a roller coaster for three hours and knowing that one false move could spell disaster.   This is what the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing drivers will be facing during their stints in the cockpit of our Ford GT at the world-famous Le Mans 24 Hours race […]

Focus RS – the best just got better

Our multi-award-winning Ford Focus RS has won praise from all quarters for its ability to grip the road around corners.   The high-performance hot-hatchback has a clever all-wheel drive system that can split power between the front and rear wheels – earning accolades for both the car and the engineers who developed it.   But […]