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2011 Ford Focus rendered speculation

The face lifted Focus range has reinvigorated the popular hatch, headlined by the aggressive performance flagship RS model, although this merely preempts the arrival of the all-new Focus due in 2011. The new model will take Ford’s kinetic design to its limits, offering a truly global package with international style, highly-efficient powertrains and innovative green technologies...

Video: Ford Focus RS first impressions

With 220kW trying to explode onto the tarmac through the front wheels, the most exciting and controversial car to be released this year so far is without doubt the new Ford Focus RS. No one thought it could be done, but impressions so far have all been positive, take a look for yourself with these two independent video reviews from Fifth Gear and Sky Motoring...

2009 Ford Focus RS in detail

The new Ford Focus RS has easily been one of the most highly anticipated new models for 2009, and with production already well underway, Ford has released every minute detail on its scorching hatch. Over 100 engineers from Ford Europe and Team RS have been involved in the development of the Focus RS, adamant in producing a sports hatch to honour the namesake's 40-year long heritage...

Ford Focus RS pricing announced

Ford’s fastest-ever European production car, the 2009 Focus RS, will be priced from £24,995 ($57,195AUD) when it goes on sale in the UK in March. Under the bonnet a turbocharged 2.5-litre, five-cylinder Duratec petrol engine, with a confirmed 224kW and 440Nm peak torque. Features include unique camshafts and a revised cylinder head and gasket, intake and manifold system...

Production 2009 Ford Focus RS revealed

The highly anticipated Ford Focus RS super hatch has made its production model debut with a series of new official images and details. First showcased in concept form at the British Motor Show earlier this year, overwhelming positive public response has meant the showroom-bound version is true to form...

Ford Focus RS sales go ballistic in the UK

- Anthony Crawford Ford dealers in the UK have been swamped with orders for Ford’s new lethal weapon, the Focus RS that was revealed at the London Motor Show in July. Over 1000 orders have already been taken, despite the fact that the car will not be available until early next year...

Video: Ford Focus RS with Jost Capito

Car Magazine in the UK has been given a first exciting look at the new Ford Focus RS, supervised by Ford Team RS chief, Jost Capito. They also start by taking a brief look at the preceeeding model - the Focus RS Mk1. Source: Car Magazine...

2009 Ford Focus RS official details

The world's most anticipated hot-hatch of the year has finally made its official debut, with Ford today releasing the official details of its new Focus RS. The all-important performance figures stand at 220kW - compared to 166kW for the XR5 - and peak torque of 410Nm from its 5-cylinder turbocharged engine...

2009 Ford Focus XR5 Turbo specs

We have already spied the new XR5 Turbo on the streets of Melbourne, but now it's official with Ford releasing the first details on its latest addition. The first Focus to debut Ford's new Kinetic design philosophy, the iconic German-built XR5 Turbo flagship looks simply stunning with an all-new appearance and raft of interior enhancements...

2009 Ford Focus RS official teaser

Ford has given us our first official, albeit slightly disguised glimpse of the highly anticipated Focus RS model undergoing performance and durability testing at the Nurburgring. The Focus RS is powered by a turbocharged Duratec 2.5-litre engine as used in the XR5 Turbo, however power jumps to an incredible 206kW with torque rising to a mammoth 400Nm...

Ford could lose Focus over $20M

Labor is planning to withdraw some $20 million of a grant promised to Ford Australia by the former Howard government which could now jeopardise plans to build an new four-cylinder engine line (for the coming Focus range) at its Broadmeadows plant. The grant of some $52.5 million for special assistance was announced in May 2006, and which Ford has already received about $32...