Tag Archives: Focus ST

Tech: 2013+ Focus ST Jacking Rails

On Rails

Installing Steeda’s lightweight jacking rails for the latest Ford Focus

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Steeda Autosports

If you perform your own maintenance or modifications, chances are you are going to need to put a floor jack under your car. With modern cars it can be a challenge to find the right jacking point to avoid damaging the underside of your ride. Thanks to Steeda Autosports, however, owners of 2013 and newer Foci can now lift their rides from any spot along the side using the company’s new Jacking Rails (PN 555-5206; $139.95).
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News: Ford Performance Global Sales

Youth Movement

Popular with younger customers, Ford Performance vehicles are selling well

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Performance

With all the talk that younger people aren’t as interested in driving, there is some good news from the Blue Oval. Apparently younger drivers with higher income apparently like to splurge on Ford Performance vehicles. Ford is predicting impressive sales numbers for its hopped-up machines in 2016.
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Event: 9/11 Patriot Run 2016

Hero Cars

More than 125 Mustangs participated in the 13th annual charity cruise

By Steve Turner

In the wake of the tragic terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, the nation came together as one in support of those lost and the first responders that saved as many people as they could. At the time the nation vowed to never forget and at the same time we were encouraged to go on with our lives so the terrorists wouldn’t win. Life has definitely moved on, but Americans have not forgotten.
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New Product: 2013+ Focus ST Radiator

Keep Your Cool

Mishimoto offers a bolt-in, high-efficiency radiator for the Focus ST

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Mishimoto

Right off the dealer lot the Focus ST is one of the most fun cars Ford has ever offered. It offers a balanced package of power and handling that makes it a blast to drive on an autocross or road course. If you really beat on the car hard, however, temps will rise and the PCM will put things into limp mode and spoil the fun.
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Video: Best European Driving Roads

Performance Passport

Ford’s high-performance tour of Europe’s greatest driving roads

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

There are few things we enjoy more than traveling and driving great cars on great roads. It’s something most performance enthusiasts love, but it’s often reserved for regional road trips. Thanks to a new video series from Ford, we can all dream big when it comes to planning that next epic adventure, as they have worked with longtime automotive journalist and former race driver Steve Sutcliffe to select and document some of Europe’s greatest driving roads.
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