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 […]

Focus RS sports yellow to celebrate Tour de France win

We celebrated Team Sky’s continued success at the Tour de France with a special yellow livery for our Ford Focus RS Option Pack and the Mondeo Wagon sports director race cars.   It was a fourth Tour de France victory for Froome and the fifth for Team Sky. Mikel Landa also finished fourth in the […]

Performance cars going fast

Our performance cars are selling like hot cakes, well, like hot hatches actually. More than 31,000 Mustang, Focus RS, Focus ST, and Fiesta ST models have found homes in Europe so far this year – almost double the number of cars sold during the same period in 2015 – with worldwide sales set to top […]

Focus RS: “We have a new hero” says Top Gear

The lucky writers at Top Gear – the UK’s biggest-selling auto magazine – get to drive all the latest supercars. So what do you think they’ve named as their 2016 Car of the Year? A Ferrari, Lamborghini, or maybe a Porsche? Guess again. Top Gear’s favourite new model is our Focus RS hatchback – a […]

An ear for performance – Ford’s Engine Listeners

From wine tasting to tuning concert pianos, sometimes there is no substitute for the human senses to ensure your product is just right – and the powerful 350 PS EcoBoost engine in our Focus RS performance car is a perfect example. Specially trained ”engine listeners” in our Valencia production plant use just their ears to check […]

Watch former Stig drive “like a hooligan” in the Focus RS

Professional driver Ben Collins shows off the drive modes you can use in the Focus RS hot hatchback – including one especially for drifting. The former Stig, on location in Spain, demonstrates normal, Sport, and Track modes before “driving like a hooligan in Drift Mode” at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo Circuit, in Valencia – home […]