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    SEMA 2009: The rest of the best at the Ford display

    The rest of the Ford display - Click above for high-res image gallery
    SEMA is an interesting show. We go in knowing full well that 60-75% of the cars we'll be walking past and/or covering are just trash. Sorry if this bombshell offends anyone, but your Chrysler 300C doesn't need 26-inch hoops, ...

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    Loder1899 heats up Ford's already cookin' Focus RS

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    Here at the Autoblog, we get accused of many things. From somehow making a living off of the Ford Mustang to dating other male journalists to "FAIL!" we've heard it all. In fact, we hear the latter a lot. One that particularly sticks in ...

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    VIDEO: Ford Focus RS falls short of record with 8:26 Nürburgring lap time

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    Point to point, the Ford Focus RS is touted as the fastest vehicle the company has ever made. It reportedly lapped Ford's Lommel test track in Belgium, where we had the chance to sample the second-fiddle Focus ST, faster than the Ford GT supercar. ...

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    VIDEO: Fifth Gear pits Ford Focus RS vs. Mitsubishi Evo X

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    Yesterday, we showed you Fifth Gear's take on the new Audi R8 V10 - notable more for their footage of the gorgeous blue test car than for much in the way of actual performance driving and analysis. In an effort to correct that oversight, we've found ...

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    REPORT: Ford passes on bringing current Focus RS to America

    UPDATE: Ford just wrote us to clarify that while the all-new Focus RS just introduced in Europe won't be for sale in the U.S., "Ford intends to bring some new RS' to the US (as we've already seen in the spy photos of the white car) to use as marketing assets for feedback from enthusiasts" and ...

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    VIDEO: World's Fastest Jet Pack vs. Ford Focus RS

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    We're all for alternative forms of transportation here at Autoblog, and we're not just talking about hydrogen fuel cells and lithium ion batteries, either. We're talking jet packs! Eric Scott is a 46-year-old Go Fast! Jet Pack pilot from Denver who became ...

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    Rumormill Entry No. 3,256 - North America could get next-gen Ford Focus RS

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    Could the North American market finally get the Ford Focus RS? According to the latest reports, it could happen. But not until after the next-generation model debuts in a couple of years. Like the new Fiesta, the next Focus is being developed ...

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    Ford Focus RS heads to 'Ring in search of a class record

    2010 Ford Focus RS - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Pretty soon, it seems like the start of Nürburgring lap time season will take its place on motorsports calendars the same way you find with Formula 1 and NASCAR. The 'Ring season officially began last week, and the title card pitted ...

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    Will the new Focus be Ford's last RS?

    Rumor has bubbled up that this latest Ford Focus RS will be the last. That, however, isn't the most outrageous part of the story - after all, just a couple of years ago there were rumors that the RS badge would disappear on the MkII. And the reasons for the rumor aren't wild, either: the cloudy ...

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    Mazda3 MPS/Mazdaspeed3 rumored to appear at Geneva Motor Show

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    We've already seen the 2010 Mazda3 in sedan and five-door form, but as much as we love the standard model in all of its guises, there's one variant we're anxiously awaiting. The 2010 Mazdaspeed3 (or MPS to our friends abroad) is on the ...

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    Ford Focus RS starting abroad at £24,995

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    The 2009 Focus Rallye Sport has a price: £24,995 when it goes on sale in the UK in March. That will put you about £4,000 over a Focus ST3, but for that extra money you get a car that could be much closer to Ford's WRC competitor ...

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    Pics Aplenty: Ford Focus RS gets its blue on

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    The most popular car color in Europe may be Black, but the new Focus RS isn't one for blending in a crowd. Until now we've only seen images of the car in a bright, almost Kermit-like green color, but now thanks to based in ...

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    Paris Preview: 2009 Ford Focus RS revealed... again!

    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2009 Focus RSThough it first debuted the 2009 Focus RS at the London Motor Show in July, Ford of Europe will do it again at the Paris Motor Show next month and today has given us even more info about the fastest European car to ever wear the Blue Oval badge. ...

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    Officially Official: 2009 Ford Focus RS

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the new Focus RSYesterday brought the sneak peek, but today we've got the real deal. The new Ford Focus RS is is mean and green (we mean that in the literal sense, thanks to its killer-looking paint color), and it will make its debut at this month's London ...

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    'Chop or not? Ford Focus RS revealed in Autobild

    We've already seen the teaser put out by Ford of its new Focus RS, but the crew at Autobild – a bastion of journalist integrity in Germany – has reportedly dropped the first ever shots of Ford's hottest of hot hatches. Rolling on 18-inch OZ wheels and sporting many of the front-end ...

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    Details of new 280bhp Ford Focus RS revealed

    Autocar claims to have the skinny on Ford's new Focus RS that may debut as soon as this summer's London Motor Show. The new Focus RS will get all the updates seen on the 2008 Ford Focus in Europe, which means it will combine the standard car's new Kinetic Design styling cues with big intakes, ...

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    Ford Focus RS could beget Volvo C30R

    var digg_url = ''; Mere minutes after receiving word that Volvo would begin producing the C30 hatch, we've been speculating about the possibility of a performance version that would evolve the stylish three-door into a GTI competitor. The ...

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    One less to pine for: Ford Europe drops MkII Focus RS plans

    Click image for a gallery of the 2002 Ford Focus RSOne of the most desirable pieces of forbidden fruit from the Ford of Europe stable was the Focus RS. Based on the Mk1 Focus, the RS sported WRC-inspired looks and handling, and was powered by a turbocharged 215-horsepower 2.0L Duratec that spun the ...


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