Why Ford's Tiny 1 Liter, 3 Cylinder Is The Future Of Gasoline Engines

As a small, weird guy, I've always had a special affinity for small and weird engines. In the US, almost any 3-cylinder is shoved into these categories. Ford's new 1L Ecoboost engine may be the first 3 cylinder in the US that's not weird. It's is, however, small, and very impressive — I know because I finally drove… » 3/14/14 2:20pm 3/14/14 2:20pm

How Would You Convince Someone To Spend More For a 3-Cylinder?

Like many of you on here, I'm thrilled the 2015 Ford Focus is getting a three-cylinder Ecoboost engine in the U.S. It was brave of them to bring it in the Fiesta, but the Focus is a different league and much more mainstream. Now, who's going to actually buy a three-cylinder Focus? » 2/24/14 9:00pm 2/24/14 9:00pm

How I Got Inside The Monaco Grand Prix's Most Ridiculous Party

The parties at the Monaco Grand Prix top every party in the world. But I had no idea what to expect. I should have expected an Indian fashion show. I met my idols. I got the cold shoulder from a dickish Jeremy Clarkson. This is what it's like inside Monaco's most ridiculous and glamorous F1 party. » 6/14/13 12:47pm 6/14/13 12:47pm

Watch Ken Block Hoon A Fiesta ST On An Ice Rink

Remember when Kenchibald Blockdrews was redlining a welded-diff Sierra Wagon in Budapest only to find it difficult to control? Well, he didn't come here to do that. Instead, Ford Europe gave him a red Fiesta ST to play with. » 4/10/13 1:46pm 4/10/13 1:46pm

These Are The Thrilling New Car Design Features We're Already Sick Of

When some automaker puts a styling touch into a car and you've never seen it before, it's bound to prompt others to quickly follow and adopt a trend. But as time wears on, too many models in too many segments start to get trendy and that styling loses its distinctiveness and just becomes overplayed. » 12/01/12 12:00pm 12/01/12 12:00pm

What Does It Take To Convert Ken Block’s Rally Fiesta To 600…

On Sunday, Ken block is celebrating victory at the Olympus Rally. On Friday he's practicing for Global Rallycross in Las Vegas, and he's got a few hundred extra horses to play with. How did it all happen? » 10/03/12 5:30pm 10/03/12 5:30pm