focus rs

  • New Focus RS is our 2016 perfomance car

    I knew after the first few metres of driving new 2016 Focus RS that everything I loved about the Fiesta ST was just magnified in this. A savage beast you’d back in a pub brawl with its notchy six-speed manual gearbox and vociferous 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine. It’s a slightly...
  • Ford’s drift mode in the RS bites back

    Ford’s new drift mode fitted to the Focus RS has provided us with another video to cringe at. During the New York ST Owners Club run, this guy needed to prove to the other club members that their front-wheel drive STs aren’t quite as gnarly as the all-wheel drive system on the RS....
  • No RS but Fiesta ST Plus to deliver more power

    A faster Ford Fiesta ST could be on the way and it won’t be badged RS. Details are vague at this point but some sources within Ford are hinting that the new model will fall under the name Ford Fiesta ST Plus. Ford has been cagey about developing a...
  • Ben Collins enjoys drift mode the most

    The entire motoring world knows that this week is the international media launch of the Focus RS and we have it on pretty good authority that the latest RS will arrive in SA around May. In the meantime here’s a famous driver – who isn’t Ken Block –  explaining the...