|Weather Remains Chilly, Ford Focus Rs Sales Still Hot Thanks To All-Wheel Drive, Rs2 Package|
|1 Sales momentum is strong. Since introduction in the summer of 2016, Ford has sold over 3,500 Focus RS models in the U.S., averaging more than 500 vehicles per month.
2. Popularity spread across the country. The Focus RS is most popular in California with 627 sold to date. Second is Michigan (256), third is Texas (244), fourth is Florida (230) and fifth is Pennsylvania (192).
3. Customers are going fully-loaded. The average transaction price for a Focus RS in the U.S. is $42,351 ...[Read more...]|
|FORD MUSTANG BEATS FORD FOCUS RS BY ONE POINT TO BRING HOME THE TITLE OF WOMEN'S PERFORMANCE CAR OF THE YEAR 2016|
|DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 21, 2016 – The iconic Ford Mustang has added yet another award to its trophy case – Women's Performance Car of the Year 2016.
Up against a staggering 294 competitors, Mustang emerged as the top performance car in the Women's World Car of the Year awards. The awards are determined by 17 judges across 14 countries – the only vehicle honors in the world granted by a panel made up entirely of women. Mustang's closest contender was the critically acclaimed Ford Focus R...[Read more...]|
|2.3-LITER ECOBOOST POWERING FORD FOCUS RS WINS 2017 WARD'S 10 BEST ENGINES AWARD|
|DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 13, 2016 – The 2.3-liter EcoBoost® I-4 powering Ford Focus RS has earned the prestigious 2017 Ward's 10 Best Engines award − the first time the specially engineered engine has taken home a prize.
Ford's high-output 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine delivers 350 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque on 93-octane fuel. It features a bevy of tricks up its sleeve to offer a premium driving experience for customers of the performance hatchback.
Impressive engine output comes...[Read more...]|
|FORD FOCUS RS EARNS AUTOGUIDE.COM 2017 CAR OF THE YEAR HONORS|
|DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 13, 2016 – The hot performance hatchback, Ford Focus RS, has just been named winner of the AutoGuide.com 2017 Car of the Year award.
Newly available in North America, Focus RS more than impressed the auto experts at AutoGuide.com.
'Ford Focus RS is one of those rare cars that gets massive hype, then still delivered beyond our wildest expectations,' said Jonathan Yarkony, group editorial director for AutoGuide. 'Not only is it a great deal on paper as a practica...[Read more...]|
|FORD DELIVERS PERFORMANCE FEAST AT GENEVA: NEW FOCUS RS MAKES PUBLIC DEBUT, PREMIERES FORD GT SUPERCAR IN EUROPE|
|◾Ford shows the all-new Focus RS and the all-new Ford GT supercar at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show – two performance cars from the new global Ford Performance team
◾Focus RS makes global motor show debut, pioneers Ford Performance All-Wheel-Drive with Dynamic Torque Vectoring
◾First RS with Launch Control and Drive Modes – including industry-first Drift Mode –delivers more than 320PS, most powerful RS brakes and zero-lift aerodynamics
◾Seen for the first time in Europe, the all-new Ford GT sets ...[Read more...]|
|ALL-NEW FORD FOCUS RS MAKES GLOBAL AUTO SHOW DEBUT; PIONEERS INNOVATIVE AWD AND PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGIES|
|◾Ford's all-new Focus RS makes global show debut in Geneva; introduces advanced performance technologies to deliver the ultimate fun-to-drive experience
◾Third-generation Focus RS pioneers innovative Ford Performance All-Wheel-Drive with Dynamic Torque Vectoring for class-leading cornering speed and limit handling
◾Ford confirms Focus RS is first RS with Drive Modes – including industry-first Drift Mode – and Launch Control
◾High-performance hatch features specially-engineered 2.3-litre EcoBo...[Read more...]|
|MAZDA6 SKYACTIV-D CLEAN DIESEL RACECARS TO TACKLE THUNDERHILL 25-HOUR|
|December 3, 2013 (IRVINE, Calif.) — There have always been rivalries: Yankees versus Red Sox. Beta versus VHS. Coke versus Pepsi. Tom versus Jerry. In the automotive retail world, that rivalry is Factory Guys versus Dealers. To finally put to bed who's faster, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) has thrown down the gauntlet, entering three specially modified-for-racing 2014 Mazda6s in the longest endurance race in America, the National Auto Sport Association (NASA)'s US Air Force...[Read more...]|
|Chrysler Group Llc Dominates The 21St Annual Texas Truck Rodeo Winning 15 Of 24 Awards|
| ||◾2014 'Truck of Texas' awarded to Ram 1500 for second consecutive year
◾Jeep Grand Cherokee wins 'SUV of Texas' for the fourth consecutive year
◾Dodge Durango awarded 'Full-size SUV of Texas' for the second time in three years
◾Ram Trucks and Jeep Brand SUVs sweep the competition, winning highest honors in every category entered
◾All-new 2014 Jeep Cherokee wins Compact SUV of Texas, earning award in first head-to-head vehicle competition
October 14, 2013 , San Antonio, Texas - Once...[Read more...]|
|Volkswagen Passat Tdi® Clean Diesel Sets World Record For Fuel Economy Around The Lower 48 U.S. States — At 77.99 Mpg!|
|• Volkswagen of America beats the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® achievement for the lowest fuel consumption—48 U.S. states|
Herndon, VA - Volkswagen of America announced today that it has set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® achievement for the 'lowest fuel consumption—48 U.S. states for a non-hybrid car' category with a stellar 77.99 mpg — more than 10 mpg better than the previous mark of 67.9 mpg. The achievement also beats the hybrid vehicle record of 64.6 mpg by more than 13 mpg.