2017 Honda CR-V Tramples Over Ford’s Focus RS & F-150 Raptor!

The Honda CR-V has successfully beaten Ford’s Focus RS as well as the F-150 Raptor by securing the 2017 AutoGuide.com Utility Vehicle of the Year award. Although the 2017 model was in the running against capable models such as the Kia Sportage, Jaguar F-Pace, GMC Acadia as well as the Audi Q7, it appears that Read more about 2017 Honda CR-V Tramples Over Ford’s Focus RS & F-150 Raptor![…]

2017 Honda CR-V Deserves This Award!

The all-new Honda CR-V has climbed its way all the way to the top by nabbing the 2017 AutoGuide.com Utility Vehicle of the Year award. The Honda successfully beat Ford’s Focus RS along with the F-150 Raptor. The 2017 CR-V also had to compete against the Kia Sportage, Jaguar F-Pace, GMC Acadia and Audi Q7 Read more about 2017 Honda CR-V Deserves This Award![…]

Next-Gen Honda Civic Type R vs Ford Focus RS: New Hot Hatch Era

Americans will finally gain a Civic Type R, after being deprived of Honda’s hot hatch for years now. This all-new model will be sportier than its predecessors and it will be featuring enhancements to its chassis, suspension as well as its aerodynamics. Honda has announced that the new Civic Type R will be making its Read more about Next-Gen Honda Civic Type R vs Ford Focus RS: New Hot Hatch Era[…]

2018 Honda Civic Type-R Sparks Price War With Focus RS

Honda dropped the news that the all-new Civic Type-R will be making its official US debut at the New York Auto Show while sales will kick off late spring. Honda’s first ever Type-R model to arrive in the US will be price about “mid-$30k MSRP,” as revealed by the automaker itself. This will place it Read more about 2018 Honda Civic Type-R Sparks Price War With Focus RS[…]

2018 Honda Civic Type-R vs Ford Focus RS: Hot Hatch Revival!

During the recent Geneva Auto Show, Honda lifted the veils off its latest Honda Civic Type-R and there’s no doubt that this model surpasses its predecessor in many ways. The 2018 Civic Type-R is equipped with a 2.0-liter turbo-four that is capable of churning out 316hp and 295lb-ft of torque. This engine is mated to Read more about 2018 Honda Civic Type-R vs Ford Focus RS: Hot Hatch Revival![…]

2017 Ford Focus RS vs Mercedes-AMG A45: Are US Buyers Missing Out?

The Mercedes-AMG A45 is a forbidden fruit for the US market. Anyone who intends to get a hot hatch worth more than 350hp would have to not only fork out $36,000 for a Ford Focus RS but also save up a little extra for the Mountune performance pack. With the add-on, the Blue Oval performance Read more about 2017 Ford Focus RS vs Mercedes-AMG A45: Are US Buyers Missing Out?[…]

2017 Chevy Camaro SS vs Ford Focus RS: Barely A Winner Here [Video]

The saying “there’s no replacement for displacement,” is pretty much outdated and downright wrong. The 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that runs the Mk. III Ford Focus RS is worth 350 horsepower. This is way more than what the Mustang GT made a decade back with double the amount of cylinders and displacement. Just as turbocharged small Read more about 2017 Chevy Camaro SS vs Ford Focus RS: Barely A Winner Here [Video][…]

2017 Audi TT RS vs Mercedes-AMG A45 vs Ford Focus RS: Which AWD Slips Up? [Video]

The 2017 Audi TT RS is an excellent vehicle with Quattro AWD system boasting a turbocharged 400hp 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine. This Audi isn’t exactly a direct rival to the Mercedes-AMG A45 or Ford Focus RS, but these three do share some similarities. All three models are gorgeous vehicles featuring an all-wheel drive system and pimped Read more about 2017 Audi TT RS vs Mercedes-AMG A45 vs Ford Focus RS: Which AWD Slips Up? [Video][…]

Chevrolet Camaro SS vs Ford Focus RS: So Close It Hurts!

Motorsport Magazine recently put the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS to test on the Magny-Cours, the same French track that the Ford Focus RS was previously tested on. The results proved that this is a pretty close match. The Camaro SS had recorded a lap time of 1’24″50 while the Focus RS coined a 1’24″58 at Read more about Chevrolet Camaro SS vs Ford Focus RS: So Close It Hurts![…]

Ford Focus RS Ranked Lower Than Chevy Camaro & Toyota 86?

Most auto enthusiasts would have been shocked to see Motor Trend‘s results of a six-way comparison test carried between the models left out from its 2016 “Best Driver’s Car” list. What’s even more surprising is the fact that the 2016 Ford Focus RS came out as the last on the list of the six leftovers. Read more about Ford Focus RS Ranked Lower Than Chevy Camaro & Toyota 86?[…]

Honda Keeps Civic Type-R Secrets Tightly Locked

To some, the new Honda Civic Type-R looks amazing; to others, it’s looks an undesirable extension of the unsightly Civic Hatchback. Whatever the consensus is, the car’s going to be one hell of a FWD with more power than before. Sadly, all anyone can say right now is more power without really knowing how much Read more about Honda Keeps Civic Type-R Secrets Tightly Locked[…]

2017 Volkswagen Golf R Finally Scares Focus RS, Porsche 911

The Volkswagen Golf R has mostly been considered a dark horse compared to the Ford Focus RS, as it stands at less than 300hp with a 60mph acceleration time of 5.2 seconds while the 350hp Ford hatch takes only 4.6 seconds. This time, that’s no longer the case. Whereas the Focus RS would be carried Read more about 2017 Volkswagen Golf R Finally Scares Focus RS, Porsche 911[…]

Honda Civic Type-R vs Ford Focus RS vs BMW M140i: Pick Your Poison

The hot hatch category is really starting to get hotter and these days, it seem unlikely that a vehicle would enter the ring with anything below 300 horsepower. Despite the fact that the Honda Civic Type-R took the world by storm when it was launched, its 306 horsepower doesn’t seem to stand a chance when Read more about Honda Civic Type-R vs Ford Focus RS vs BMW M140i: Pick Your Poison[…]

2018 Audi RS3 Can Challenge 350hp Focus RS – Unlike Audi TT RS

Despite Audi reserving the 2018 Audi RS3 Sportback for only Europe, the sedan variant of it will be making its way into the United States. The RS3 and the mechanically similar TT RS will be the most powerful vehicles to be based on Volkswagen’s MQB compact architecture, with each having almost five times the 85 Read more about 2018 Audi RS3 Can Challenge 350hp Focus RS – Unlike Audi TT RS[…]

Bentley Bentayga Pushes Ford Focus RS To Run Like Hell

The Bentley Bentayga is very different from the new Ford Focus RS in many aspects. The Bentley, priced at $230k, is a luxurious ride which offers silent, comfortable drives despite being equipped with twin-turbocharged W12 engine. The Ford, on the other hand, priced at $36k, is a compact hot hatch that aims to offer fun, Read more about Bentley Bentayga Pushes Ford Focus RS To Run Like Hell[…]

2016 Ford Focus RS: When 500hp Starts To Look Easy

Ford aims to bring 50 customized cars to SEMA, some looking like spot on rally machines for the road and others just boasting a fancy paint job. The latest addition, the Ford Fiesta ST, made by Tucci Hot Rods, has a wide body kit which has been lowered yet maintaining the 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Read more about 2016 Ford Focus RS: When 500hp Starts To Look Easy[…]

2017 Ford Focus RS: Showing Up In Buick Regal

General Motors offers a truly fast form of the Insignia sedan (known as the Buick Regal in the U.S.) abroad. Yet it’s astonishing that there’s no equivalent model available in the U.S. We’re simply left to manage with a 260-hp turbo-four rather than a 325-hp turbocharged V6. However, as the following type of Opel/Vauxhall Insignia Read more about 2017 Ford Focus RS: Showing Up In Buick Regal[…]

2017 Ford Focus RS: More Stock For Buyers!

The 2016 Ford Focus RS is hard to come by, because whether or not they’re interested in drifting it round the bend, folks are already fascinated by a delightfully designed hot hatch that can kick up a fuss with 350hp and 350lb-ft torque. In the US, there’s still a chance of getting one, but in Read more about 2017 Ford Focus RS: More Stock For Buyers![…]

2018 Ford Focus RS: Self-Driving Good News!

Ford is expanding in two directions. One involves Ford Performance, which would soon produce the Focus RS500, Mustang GT500, and Bronco Raptor, among others. The other is hands-free autonomous driving, developed using the Fusion Hybrid. What fans of the performance models are afraid of is the possibility of their favorite rides being sullied by self-driving Read more about 2018 Ford Focus RS: Self-Driving Good News![…]

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor: More Surprises In Store!

If there is one thing that Ford Performance has revealed recently, it is that having consumers underestimate its vehicles is better than giving them lofty notions and expectations. It’s an approach that has helped the Ford Focus RS stay abuzz. The hot hatch had its output revised upwards twice before settling on 350hp and 350lb-ft Read more about 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor: More Surprises In Store![…]