Ford Focus News
New Ford Focus ST 2020 could be the Blue Oval's last real hot hatch
The Focus ST and Fiesta ST are very hot hatches. But is the sizzle set to fizzle? Read more
Does Ford even need a new Focus RS?
In a blow to hot hatch fans around the world, news leaked this week that Ford has decided to axe the next-generation Focus RS.According to European reports, the fourth-generation of the red-hot Focus ...Read more
New Ford Focus RS 2023 officially axed! Plug pulled on hybrid hot hatch - for now
Ford has officially abandoned plans for a fourth-generation Focus RS, with the hot hatch left on the drawing board due to external factors Read more
New Ford Focus RS 2023 axed? Think again!
Much has been said about the yet-to-be-revealed fourth-generation Ford Focus RS hot hatch, with a new report claiming it has been cancelled, but is that really the case? Read more
New Ford Focus 2020 pricing and specs detailed: Mazda 3 rival now costs more
Ford Australia has increased the pricing of most variants of its Focus small car Read more
New Ford Focus ST 2020 tuned to Subaru WRX STI-slaying 243kW/515Nm
Ford tuning-specialist Mountune has released its first performance upgrade kit for the new-generation Focus ST, taking engine outputs to 234kW/515Nm.Turning the wick up from 206kW/420Nm requires very ...Read more
Why Ford can't be the Ranger and Mustang car company anymore
Ford’s transition from a manufacturer to full importer has been a success on the surface. Whereas it was once seen as the ‘Falcon Car Company’, the success of the Ranger ute has ...Read more
New Ford Focus RS delayed until to 2022 as hot hatch moves to plug-in hybrid power and a CVT?
Will the next-generation Ford Focus RS be powered by a plug-in hybrid powertrain that incorporates a continuously variable automatic transmission? Read more
New Ford Focus RS 2021 detailed: Hot hatch to get electric boost via hybrid powertrain?
Fresh from revealing its first all-electric vehicle, the controversially named Mustang Mach-E, Ford is reportedly preparing to electrify another one of its famous performance models, the Focus RS hot ...Read more
More bang, less bucks: Meet the five new cut-price performance cars coming to Australia in 2020
Australia stands on the cusp of a cut-price sports car revolution, with a host of affordable performance vehicles to begin arriving from next year.Yep, if you like lots of bang for your not much ...Read more
Uber safety mandate comes into effect
Uber has announced that all new drivers from today will require a full five-star Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) vehicle, while existing drivers will have two years to move to the new ...Read more
Ford Focus ST 2020 vs the world: Can this beat the VW Golf GTI and Hyundai i30 N?
Ford Australia will have a fight on its hands when it launches the new Focus ST to local showrooms early next year, with no less than five sub-$50,000 hot hatches and one sedan to contend with.Unlike ...Read more
Ford Focus ST 2020 pricing and spec confirmed: Automatic transmission available for the first time
Ford Australia's new Focus ST hot hatch will arrive in local showrooms early next year priced from $44,690, available in either six-speed manual or seven-speed automatic transmission forms - the ...Read more
Ford Focus Ambiente 2019 pricing and specs confirmed
Ford Australia has quietly introduced a new base model Focus, called Ambiente and priced from $23,490, plus on-road costs. However, searching for the new grade of Focus has returned very little - the ...Read more
Goodyear releases Eagle F1 Supersport tyre range
Goodyear has taken its high-performance tyre technology to the next level with the introduction of the Eagle F1 Supersport tyre range, which will take on the likes of the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S and ...Read more
Ford Focus ST to be the only manual Focus in Aus
Ford has confirmed that a manual transmission is not on the table for Australian Focus models, aside from the hot ST and possible future RS.In a disappointing move for enthusiast drivers, the new ...Read more
Ford Focus ST 2020 revealed
Ford has revealed its fourth generation Focus ST, scheduled to go on sale in Australia in early 2020. Read more
Baby Ranger on the cards as reincarnated Courier: Aus execs confirm
A new compact Ford ute could make its way to Australia to sit below for the Ranger in the Blue Oval's product line-up, with local executives to study the business case of the just-announced ute. Read more
Hyundai Santa Fe, Ford Focus, Jaguar I-Pace, Genesis G70 score five-star ANCAP results
An airbag mishap during crash tests triggered a safety recall by Hyundai for its new Santa Fe SUV, but still scored a five star ANCAP safety rating. Read more
Ford Focus Active Wagon 2019 revealed
Ford's just-unveiled Focus Active is getting a more practical sibling, with the Active Wagon today unveiled in Europe. Read more