There’s an incredible amount of clever technology in the new Ford Focus, from the adaptive cruise control with traffic sign recognition, to the LED headlights that pre-emptively adjust their pattern before entering a corner. Clearly, this new Ford Focus is a very different beast to the one that went before it. In fact, we'd say it's more grown up. Mature, even.
The new Ford Focus, unveiled today, will be priced from £17,930 when it goes on sale later, with first deliveries expected to arrive at dealerships in September.
Standard Ford Focus RS not fast enough for you? You're in luck, as Ford-approved tuning specialists Mountune are launching a new engine upgrade that increases power to 375PS.
You need only spend a few brief moments talking to Tyrone Johnson, Vehicle Engineering Manager for the new Focus RS, to understand just how much effort has gone into creating this latest fast Ford. To say he’s a man who knows what he wants is putting it mildly, and he certainly wasn’t willing to compromise to get it. So has all this engineering effort translated into real world performance?
The new Ford Focus RS has finally been unveiled. It is the 30th car to wear the famous RS badge, and its development is said to have included input from renowned stunt driver Ken Block.
The new Ford Focus ST range - which includes a diesel model for the first time - is on sale now, with prices starting from £22,195. Both the Ecoboost petrol and TDCI diesel models are priced identically.
The 2015 Ford Focus will be priced from £13,995 - the same as the outgoing model - when it goes on sale this November. Some models, such as the Titanium and Titanium X, will in fact cost £100 less than their predecessors.
The new 2015 Ford Focus ST made its global debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed today. For the first time, the Focus ST will be available with a diesel engine, as well as a fire-spitting turbocharged petrol unit.
The new Ford Focus, set to go on sale from the second half of 2014, marks the arrival of a subtle new look, a new interior, the next version of Ford's Sync in-car technology, and a new EcoBoost engine.
The Ford Focus Electric is on sale now in the UK. Priced from £33,500, the Focus Electric will have an on-the-road price of £28,500 after a £5,000 government plug-in car grant.
Ford claims its new Focus EcoBoost, powered by a 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol engine developing 100PS, is the first petrol-powered family car in Europe to achieve CO2 emissions below 99 g/km.
The Ford Focus ST and Fiesta ST are now available with performance-enhancing Mountune power upgrades. The Focus ST package boosts power from 250PS to 275PS, while the Fiesta ST jumps from 182PS to 215PS.