Finally Here – The New 2015 Ford Focus RS

When Ford releases details and pictures of a new car wearing the RS badge, it’s a big deal. Does the third instalment of the Focus RS live up to the hype, and successfully carry on the ‘Rallye Sport’ lineage? The biggest news is the fact the third generation Focus RS comes with All-Wheel-Drive. After almost 15…

Facelifted Ford Focus – Kind of a Big Deal

It’s hard to ignore the importance of a car which sold 1.1 million units in 2013, with over 87,000 examples registered in the UK alone. The Focus is a perennial best-seller for Ford, and the revised version is likely to be no different. Ford also promises it’s even better to drive, which sounds hopeful for a potential RS…

Short Review – Ford Focus ST Estate Mountune

EngageSportMode is a fan of quick estates so, when given the chance to get behind the wheel of Ford’s latest hot load-lugger, we jumped at the opportunity. To get it out of the way, the colour is called Tangerine Scream. Quite frankly it sums up the nature of the Focus ST Mountune perfectly. This car…

Bye Bye GTi – Saying Auf Wiedersehen to a Wolfsburg Legend

Tonight, ESM’s Mate Steve explains why he’s surrendered ownership of the iconic MkV Golf GTi, along with noting the highs and lows of owning a hot-hatch legend. Last week I handed back the keys to a VW Golf GTi MkV, you might ask why, hopefully this will become clear. Just over 3 years ago I…