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2019 Ford Focus ST spy shots

Ford engineers have been caught testing the new Focus ST hot hatch set for a reveal early next year. Ford unveiled a new Focus in April, and we were meant to get one variant of the popular compact in the United States, a soft-roader called the Focus Active (shown below), but new tariffs on Chinese-made cars entering the country introduced in July has caused...

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Ford has already ended national advertising for all cars bar the Mustang

Ahead of Ford sending its passenger cars out to pasture, the automaker has ended national advertising for the Ford Taurus, Fusion, Focus, and Fiesta models. Automotive News (subscription required) reported Wednesday that Tier 1 (national) marketing efforts for the models has finished. Mark LaNeve, Ford's vice president of U.S. marketing, sales, and service...

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2019 Ford Focus ST spy shots

Ford engineers have been caught testing a new Focus ST hot hatch at the Nürburgring. It's set for a reveal early next year. Ford unveiled a redesigned Focus in April, but the only variant of the popular compact we'll see in the United States will be a soft-roader called the Focus Active (shown below). It's expected here in the fall of 2019 as a 2020...

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Ford Focus Active soft-roader is sole Focus variant for North America

Ford last month took the covers off a redesigned Focus in hatchback (regular and soft-roader), sedan and wagon body styles. The car represents the fourth generation of the popular compact and is due in most markets later this year. Unfortunately, Ford last week confirmed that North America will receive just one variant of the car: the Focus Active...

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Ford will prune passenger car lineup to just 2 models in US

Get ready to say goodbye to beloved nameplates such as the Fusion and Taurus, as well as the Fiesta, as Ford has confirmed that its passenger car lineup will be pruned to just two models by around 2020: the Mustang and Focus Active (a soft-roader version of the redesigned 2020 Focus.) The move is only for North America where Ford sees the shift toward...

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Ford’s new Focus ST tipped to receive RS’s 2.3-liter engine

Ford has just redesigned its Focus but the sporty ST version isn't quite ready yet. (The debut is expected to take place at the 2019 Geneva auto show next March.) Prototypes for the new Focus ST suggest the car will follow a familiar path in terms of styling, but what's making up the mechanicals remains unclear. Last year we heard reports that Ford will...

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2020 Ford Focus ST spy shots

Hot on the heels of last week's reveal of the redesigned Ford Focus comes the first spy shots of a prototype for the car's sporty ST variant. Caught testing on the Nürburgring and on some of the German race track's surrounding roads, the new Focus ST looks to follow a familiar path in terms of styling although the same is unlikely to be true for the...

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