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Ford names new head of SVT and TeamRS, performance models to be developed globally

by Damon Lavrinc (RSS feed) on Dec 4th, 2008 at 4:15PM

Ford's goal of designing products to be sold both Stateside and abroad could finally include some of its hottest European offerings with the appointment of Jost Capito to the newly-created position of director of global performance vehicles and motorsports business development.While we've had to adore models like the Focus RS from abroad, Capito's new gig overseeing and consolidating both the North American Special Vehicle Team (SVT) and the European TeamRS means that crosspollination between the two performance brands is assured.Capito -- a Dakar Rally veteran and former engineer for BMW... Read More

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