Tag Archives: RS

Tech: Livernois’ Firestorm High Pressure Fuel Pump

Next Level Power

The stock HPFP is the major power limiter on a bolt-on 2.3L EcoBoost.  Why stay stock?

By SID297
Photos Courtesy of Livernois Motorsports

 

For performance enthusiasts Ford’s EcoBoost engine platform has been a major hit, and that was even before Ford began putting the smaller boosted engines in their flagship performance vehicles. FoMoCo’s stance has been clear from the start, they want to see an EcoBoost in everyone’s driveway. With the GT, RS, and Raptor only being available with tweeked EcoBoost engines making serious factory power it is becoming even more difficult for the ‘V8 Only’ crowd to embrace the OEM turbo’d mills. That’s especially true when you throw in the fact that the EcoBoost line responds ridiculously well to simple bolt-ons.

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Video: Focus RS RX Documentary, Episode 4

Shakedown & Expectations

The final installment of the Focus RS RX series details its testing

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

For several weeks, Ford Performance offered a behind-the-scenes look at the Focus RS RX driven by Ken Block and Andreas Bakkerud in the FIA World Rallycross Championship series. Titled Project RX, this four-part video series covers the development and testing of this hot-hatch racer. That video series comes to a close today with its final episode.

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Video: Focus RS RX Documentary, Episode 3

Hard Parts

The third installment of the Focus RS RX doc details the competitive gear

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Ford Performance is offering a behind-the-scenes look at the Focus RS RX driven by Ken Block and Andreas Bakkerud in the FIA World Rallycross Championship series. Titled Project RX, this four-part video series covers the development and testing of this hot-hatch racer. Today the third episode hit the web.
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Video: Focus RS RX Documentary, Episode 2

Craftsmanship & Assembly

The second Focus RS RX video delivers an inside look at the build process

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Today Ford Performance released the second installment of its video docu-series offering a behind-the-scenes look at the new Focus RS RX racer piloted by Ken Block and Andreas Bakkerud in the FIA World Rallycross Championship series.
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Video: Focus RS RX Documentary, Episode 1

Around the Block

Ford Performance gives us a look at the development of its WRC Focus RS

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Recently we shared with you the reveal of the livery for the Hoonigan Racing Division World Rallycross Championship machines piloted by Ken Block and Andreas Bakkerud. A racing variant of Ford’s latest hot hatch, the Focus RS RX was developed with the drivers and Ford Performance engineers working hand-in-hand. Continue reading