Race car style gear changes for Focus ST

We broke the mould with our first diesel Focus ST.  Now an automatic version of our much-loved hot-hatch is available with steering wheel-mounted paddles for super-fast shifts. The PowerShift version of the 185 PS diesel Focus ST is even faster than its manual counterpart, capable of 0-62 mph in 7.7 seconds, and still provides a […]

The Car That Works Like Giant Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Want to drown out the drone on a flight, or silence commuters on a train? That’s when noise-cancelling tech comes into its own. Now we have applied that thinking to a car. Active Noise Control uses three microphones, strategically placed inside the car, to detect undesirable unwanted sounds that might intrude – such as engine […]

Some say it is the ultimate stunt car…

The Ford Mustang has been named the ultimate stunt car by former “Stig” Ben Collins. The racing driver who found fame on the BBC’s Top Gear gets behind the wheel of a 5.0-litre V8 Mustang fastback and a host of other high-performance road and competition cars for his new film “Ben Collins: Stunt Driver”. And […]

Now we’re flying!

Rally driver Nasser Al-Attiyah is pictured here with co-driver Matthieu Baumel on their way to winning the FIA Middle East Rally Championship earlier this month. The duo clinched the title with victory on Rally Jordan in a Ford Fiesta R5 rally car developed in the UK by our rally partner M-Sport. Based on the Ford […]

Back to the Fiesta

Thirty years ago, when filmgoers were first introduced to the “Back to the Future” franchise, 2015 seemed a very long time ahead. When Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel to Oct. 21, 2015 in “Back to the Future Part 2” they experience a world of flying cars, power-shoelaces and hoverboards. Then, as now, Fiesta was […]

Focus RS overload! Explore our fact-packed infographic

From its aggressive exhaust note and surging acceleration, to its impressive array of performance technologies, our interactive graphic reveals everything you need to know about the exciting new Focus RS. Complete with a roll-call of legendary Ford RS models, it’s the perfect complement to our “Rebirth of an icon” series – the behind-the-scenes story of […]

VROOOM with a view! Focus RS sprint video

Select Launch Control, apply full throttle, and less than five seconds later the Focus RS high-performance hatchback hits 62 mph (100 km/h). And here’s the proof. And guess what happens if you keep your foot down? 165 mph – the highest top speed of any RS vehicle. The Focus RS is currently keeping good company […]