VW Golf VII GTI TCR VS Ford Focus ST MK4

In this rivalry, we compare two of the class-leading C-Segment hot hatches - the VW Golf VII GTI (facelift) TCR and the Ford Focus ST MK4. Both models are the flagship versions in terms of FWD performance, sporty setup and styling.The racing-inspired VW Golf VII GTI TCR is based on the seventh generation of the Golf which launched back in 2012, even though the platform has received numerous updates since then. With the Golf VIII ...

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Ford Focus RS with 510 kW made possible by Mountune

British tuner Mountune announced that the managed to increase the power of Ford's  2.3 liter EcoBoost engine to an astonishing 510 kW / 684 hp / 692 PS!Under the bonnet of the Ford Focus RS MK3, the four-cylinder 2.3-liter engine produced 257kw / 345 hp / 350 PS and  470Nm of torque in stock form, which at the time made it the most powerful hot hatch on sale. Today, this title belongs to the Mercedes-AMG A 45 ...

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Eddy –
Ford Focus ST MK3

Owner: Eddie Car: Ford Focus ST MK3 Instagram: @eddy_93_st City: New South Wales Country: Australia Modification List:Lowered on king springs Cobb 3 inch turboback exhaust CPE cold air intake Turbosmart blow off valve Cobb short shifter Cobb accessport Cobb rear motor mount TB traction bar Airtec intercooler Cobb symposer delete Mishimoto pedal spacer Cobb gear knob US front grill 

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Review: Ford Fiesta ST (MK8)

Introduction The Ford Fiesta ST (MK8) launched at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, is the latest B-Segment hot hatch developed by Ford Performance, available in both 3-door and 5-door versions although only the 5-door will be offered in Australia.Unlike its four-cylinder predecessor, the new ST is fitted with a turbocharged three-cylinder 1.5 liter Ecoboost engine, producing 147 kW (200 hp) of power and 290 Nm of torque. Power is transmitted to the front ...

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More power for the Ford Focus RS by Mountune

British tuner Mountune announced two new tuning kits for the Ford Focus RS MK3 that make the fastest previous generation Focus more powerful than any factory-spec hot hatch on sale.The m520 MRX power upgrade kit offers 382 kW (520 hp) of power and 700 Nm of torque, from the 2.3 liter Ecoboost engine.  This happens thanks to a larger Borg Wagner EFR-7163 turbocharger (Dual Row Ceramic Ball Bearings,Water Cooled Center Section, Integrated ...

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