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    Report: Ford will probably never offer two RS models at the same time

    Autocar has some sour news for fans of go-fast Ford products. According to Roelant de Waard, Ford's president of marketing in Europe, the automaker will probably never offer more than one RS performance model for sale at the same time. That statement runs contrary earlier rumblings that suggested ...

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    Report: Ford Focus RS could get 350-hp EcoBoost, E-diff

    We may have to make due with the Focus ST here in the United States (note: we are not complaining), but an even hotter version – the Focus RS – has historically been quite a hit in Europe. And according to a report in Auto Express, the next-generation RS should be one hot little ...

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    Report: Next Ford Focus RS could see 330 horsepower

    Here's some fun news. Auto Express reports the next-generation Ford Focus RS could pack as much as 330 horsepower courtesy of a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine. That's a substantial jump over the 247 hp found in the new Focus ST. Matthias Ton, the chief program engineer for global ...

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    Report: Could Ford's Fiesta RS outmuscle Focus RS production hopes?

    While we wait patiently for the fall launch of the 2013 Ford Focus ST – and for Ford to decide whether the U.S. market is worthy of the three-door Fiesta ST – our English-speaking friends overseas are consumed with other worries. Like whether the next Focus RS will, in fact, be a ...

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    Rumormill: 2015 Ford Focus RS to get five doors, turbo four and active noise cancellation

    Engines keep getting smaller, but that doesn't mean they're getting weaker. Case in point: Ford, which is developing a new 2.3-liter four with turbocharging and direct injection. It's rumored to go into the Mustang in a couple of years, but sources from across the pond (read: Hot Hatch country) ...

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    Report: Ford confirms next-gen Focus RS

    We're waiting patiently – very patiently – for the 2012 Focus ST to show up in the showroom of our local Ford dealership. Meanwhile, our friends around the world have been able to play with the top-tier Focus RS, and they're already waiting on the next generation. They won't have ...

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    Video: EVO pits Audi RS3 vs. Subaru WRX STI Spec C vs. Ford Focus RS vs... Ferrari Enzo?!

    Occasionally, we can't help but think we were born in the wrong corner of the globe. With our penchant for diesel fuel, wagons, hatchbacks and forced-induction four-cylinders, something tells us we would have been right at home growing up on the old continent. Why all this musing on our ...

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    Video: Ken Block crashes his Ford Focus RS

    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    We can't seem to get enough of Ken Block's Gymkhana videos. The skill and exactness necessary to entertain us for but a few minutes of magical drifting confounds us, but the formula that leads to success for Block and his crew comes down to plenty of ...

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    2010 Woodward: Ford display takes over 9 Mile and Woodward

    Woodward 2010 – Click above for the high-res image gallery
    Ford always comes strong at the Woodward Dream Cruise, and this year the corner of 9 Mile and Woodward is a packed as ever. And of the dozens and dozens of vehicles on display, most every model was of the Mustang variety. Ford ...

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    Rumormill: Next Focus RS to get all-wheel drive with electric motors

    Despite driving only the front wheels, reviewers have heaped praise on the current Ford Focus RS's handling and its ability to put 300 horsepower to the road thanks to some nifty suspension and driveline tricks. However, when the next-generation RS rolls into town (assuming that it becomes a ...

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    Ford of France releases 5 special edition Focus RS Le Mans editions

    Ford Focus RS Le Mans Editions – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Across the pond, Ford is continuing to roll out a few tricks to keep the Focus RS tasty before its demise later this year. As such, it's unveiled five special edition models designed to commemorate its winning history ...

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    Ford Focus RS rolls off this mortal coil with WRC-style white wheels

    Alas, poor Focus RS, we knew ye not at all. We're not sure which is the biggest tragedy – the fact that Ford never graced the U.S. with the joy that is the company's wild hatchback or that the three-door is already being sent out to pasture. Either way, buyers in the UK can now equip their ...

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    With the Focus RS500 sold out in UK, Ford creates official upgrade kit for RS

    2009 Ford Focus RS – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ford committed an outright insult to humanity when it only produced 101 examples of the Focus RS500. Even at over $54,000 at current conversion rates, the cars sold out licked-split in the UK, leaving plenty of diehard Blue Oval ...

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    Ford Focus RS500 already sold out?

    2011 Ford Focus RS500 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Well, that didn't take long, did it? We knew the new 2011 Ford Focus RS500 would move fast, but not quite this fast. Powered by a 2.5-liter five-cylinder that produces 345 horsepower and 339 pound-feet of torque, Ford's hottest ...

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    Five days to the Ford Focus RS500

    Ford Focus RS 500 on the test track – Click above to watch video after the jump
    On March 31 we're going to find out about a thing called the Ford Focus RS 500. The Blue Oval has posted a video of the even-more-hotted-up Focus doing a twilight round of its European test track in Lommel, ...

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    Report: Global 'high-performance' Ford Focus variant to spawn U.S. SVT version?

    Next-gen Ford Focus – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It may not be an earth-shattering revelation or anything – Ford's own Jost Capito said about as much a couple weeks back – but Ford has reportedly confirmed at the Geneva Motor Show that it is merging its European and ...

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    Enterprising tuners swap Focus RS engine into Ford Transit Connect

    DIY Transit Connect RS - click above for high-res image gallery
    It's every pistonhead's nightmare scenario. Yes, yes, you love your kids. But what happens when the determination is made that you need a minivan. They make so much sense, and they're so practical. And when you're juggling three ...

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    Ford Suisse rolls out special edition Focus RS WRC

    Ford Focus RS WRC special edition for Switzerland – Click above for image gallery of livery proposals
    While the rest of us think "rallying", the Swiss look at their snow-capped mountains and think "skiing". That's largely because the Swiss are not known to be car people. But for every rule ...

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    Rumormill: 350-hp Focus RS Clubsport coming, next-gen RS to get hybrid power

    2009 Ford Focus RS – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's no secret that we openly covet the Ford Focus Rallye Sport. Unfortunately, the Blue Oval never found it in its heart to let the hottest version of its Focus hatchback into the United States... or any version of the European ...

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    McChip introduces Ford Focus RS with 401 horses - Are you lovin' it?

    401-hp Ford Focus tuned Mcchip-dkr – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There are few things we love more than hooning around in a vigorous, purebred sports car – and that's exactly how Mcchip-dkr describes its 401-horsepower Ford Focus RS. That's the Stage 2 version delivering ...


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