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By on February 3, 2015

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Ford is finally giving the North American market a Focus RS. It will be the first Focus RS to have all-wheel drive, and it won’t be built Stateside.

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By on February 2, 2015

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Thanks to our friends at Jalopnik. Let’s see if our source was right about it being AWD and not built in the USA.

By on January 29, 2015

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You never know what car you’re going to get at the rental counter. Whether you’re at an airport in Anchorage, a Milwaukee suburb, or in Tahiti, you won’t know how you’ll get from Point A to Point B, or if you’ve ever vacationed in Tahiti, Point A to Point A. It could better than your usual car, a newer version of your usual car, worse than your usual car, or horribly worse than your usual car, the last category reserved for the Dodge Avenger and Chevy Spark.

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By on December 11, 2014

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Ford confirmed that the Focus RS will be sold in North America for the first time ever. But it won’t be built here.

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By on October 20, 2014

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Fans of fast Fords will be glad to know that our sources at the Blue Oval have confirmed that the Ford Focus RS is on its way for a 2016 debut. It will be (relatively) affordable, provide a measurable performance boost above a Focus ST, and it will be imported from Europe.

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By on June 26, 2014

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Ford’s Focus lineup has got an ST-D. D for diesel, that is.

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By on June 23, 2014
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A new Ford Focus ST is set to be debuting at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend.

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By on March 5, 2014

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Making its first appearance at Geneva is the facelifted Ford Focus, which gets the corporate schnoz, as well as the 1.0L Ecoboost three-cylinder for the North American market.

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By on March 5, 2014

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With the Ford Focus ST due for a mid-cycle refresh in Europe, Ford apparently announced a diesel version of their hot hatch at a dinner after Day 1 of the Geneva Auto Show.

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By on January 9, 2014

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Hot hatches are all the rage in Europe but represent a fairly small segment of American consumption. The formula is fairly simple, you take a compact hatchback, insert a turbocharged engine, stiffen the springs and add an anti-roll bar that can lift the inner rear wheel in corners if you really push it. The result is the polar opposite of a pony car.

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