Pitted against the 350-hp all-wheel-drive Focus RS, the Civic Type R makes a case for the front-wheel-drive performance car.
November 2017 By ERIC TINGWALL
From the December 2017 issue
Making power is but one variable in going fast. The upper echelon of performance–occupied by the...
Mountune’s boss talks us through the company’s silly 513bhp Focus ‘M520’
by Tom Harrison, 8 Jun 2020
With much of its business nowadays coming from those clever plug-and-play kits you can buy online and install yourself, which rewrite a few lines of code in your car’s computer to give it more...
by Mihnea Radu, 22 March 2018
Your Rocket Bunny wet dreams have become a reality, dear hot hatch fans. The goodies come from a Canadian auto shop called Fortune Flares, and the look is similar to the famous Rocket Bunny.
Both the RS and ST versions of the Focus are very hot in the hot hatch...
Hard-core AWD Focus RS hyper hatch could live on after all, with an electrified heartbeat -- eventually
by Feann Torr, 21 May 2020
Reports of the death of the Ford Focus RS hyper-hatch have been greatly exaggerated.
Ford Performance in Europe, which developed and built the previous-generation...
As Ford pulls the plug on the RS hot hatch, our columnist pays homage to the pocket rocket
by Matt Prior, 8 May 2020
Nobody does hot hatchbacks like Ford does hot hatchbacks. Until it doesn’t. There won’t be a Mk4 Focus RS, you see. The baddest hot hatch of them all won’t get a replacement...