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 […]

Scottish honours for RS and Mustang

Ford’s award-winning Focus RS and Mustang have just been voted Best Hot Hatch and Drop Top at the 2016 Scottish Car of the Year by the Association of Scottish Motoring Writers. Ford Britain’s district manager for Scotland, said: “Ford’s excellent new performance range has the power and capability to make the most of this region’s […]

Get up to speed with Ford’s new V-Max mode

First we gave you Drift mode for rally car-style sliding thrills in our Focus RS, and now we’re launching V-Max mode for straight-line sprints in our new Ford GT supercar. V-Max is engineering speak for “maximum velocity” – or “top speed” to you and me.  In the Ford GT that means an eye-watering 216 mph – […]

New video puts pedal to the metal in next-gen Fiesta ST

Check out our action-packed new video that shows a rally-driving ace at the wheel of our brand new Fiesta ST hot hatchback chased by a fearless BMX stunt sensation – inside the factory where the car is built.   Shot under controlled conditions at our Fiesta plant in Cologne, Germany, the stunt-filled film tests the […]