Frankie’s Garage: The Focus Black Edition

fordfocusblackeditionWhat is the Ford Focus Black Edition?  It’s not the hardcore Focus RS AWD or the peppy fun ST hot hatch.  It’s an affordable offering based on the Zetec S model with upgraded bits and parts with a mildly aggressive look.  The Black Edition features a 1.5L EcoBoost 180 horsepower engine and around 51mpg estimated.

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Frankie’s Garage: 2016 Ford Focus RS vs the World

fordfocusrs2016The flavor hot hatch of 2016 is the Ford Focus RS.  How will the new Ford Focus RS handle on track and the road against it’s rivals?  The challengers are: Audi RS3 Sportback, BMW M135i Auto 3DR, Honda Civic Type R, Mercedes AMG A45, Peugeot 308 GTI, Renault Sport Megane 275 Cup-S, Seat Leon Cupra 290 5DR and Subaru WRX STI.  Auto Trader takes a look at all these pocket rockets.

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Frankie’s Garage: The Ford Focus RS is Coming!

fordfocusrsThe rumors are true, the Ford Focus RS looks to dominate the hothatch world with global release.  No more Front-Wheel Drive, but this RS will be All-Wheel-Drive system.  EVO mag takes a look inside at the all-new Focus RS 5-door hatch.

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