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 […]

Everything you need to know about SUVs

The modern sports utility vehicle (SUV) can trace its roots back to rugged but lightweight vehicles like the WW2-era Willys Jeep developed for military use, and the original post-war Land Rover designed for farmers. The “SUV” of old wouldn’t be suitable for modern families. They were uncomfortable – with a pair of straps instead of […]

Testers turn ‘Sherlock Holmes’ to family-proof cars

As modern families turn cars into mobile beauty salons and dinner tables, our test team in Europe is forced to come up with new and diabolical ways to family-proof cars. Torture testing includes beauty and grooming products alongside coffee and fizzy drinks.  The team is even testing to ensure interiors can withstand red-hot hair straighteners, […]

Survey shows SUVs are must-have car for Millennials

Are you aged between 17 and 34? Then the chances are high that when it comes to choosing a new car – an SUV tops the wish list. That’s according to a new survey we commissioned of 5,000 people across the U.K. and Europe that found that one in four of so-called Millennials in the […]

Web development

Our stunning new Focus RS high-performance hatch has everything a driving enthusiast could wish for. 350 PS EcoBoost engine – ✔ Super smart all-wheel drive – ✔ Spectacular Drift Mode – ✔ A special screen to block fuel-sniffing spiders – ✔… wait. What? It sounds crazy, but anti-spider technology is one of the clever features added to […]

Choosing the be(ST) car in the World

Picking your “top three favourite” of anything can be difficult. Pizza toppings?  Cities of the world? TV shows? Try picking your top three favourite cars in the real world, right now. Autocar’s Vicky Parrott has written a blog this week, where she sets out to do just that. “For the sake of this blog ever […]