The Ford Focus ST Is Fun Even When You Have A McLaren In Your Garage

You might think that with the unusual circumstance of having a McLaren 650S in my garage, I would have no time for a humble hatchback that costs about a tenth its price. Not so, when the hatchback in question is the Ford Focus ST. Need a fun normal car for when you’re not in your supercar? Here’s a great choice. » 3/24/15 3:00pm 3/24/15 3:00pm

Mechanics Take Man's Ford Focus ST On Terrifying 118 MPH Joyride 

Stuff like this makes me almost never want to own a truly fast car again. When you take it in for service, how do you really know the mechanics aren't taking it on some insane joyride? That's exactly what happened to one Ford Focus ST owner in England, something he only found out through a dash camera. » 2/18/15 7:10pm 2/18/15 7:10pm

Does The Ford Focus ST Even Matter Anymore?

I kind of feel bad for the 252 horsepower Ford Focus ST these days. Over the past couple years it's become almost completely overshadowed by its smaller, cheaper, racier brother the Fiesta ST, and now there's a ton of hype around the upcoming Focus RS monster hatch. » 2/16/15 1:23pm 2/16/15 1:23pm

Ford Promises 12 Performance Models In Five Years In Onslaught Of Speed

It's just been announced that the Ford Focus RS will join a new line of "vehicles for enthusiasts" that will include the Fiesta ST, Focus ST, Shelby GT350 Mustang, F-150 Raptor, and others that will make up a "Ford Performance" sub-brand of twelve models by 2020. » 12/11/14 1:36pm 12/11/14 1:36pm

Installing the 3M Paint Defender on a Focus ST

Hooniverse Associate Editor Jason Connor has a pretty rad machine in the form of his mountune Ford Focus ST. He has been taking it to the track, and hitting the canyons, while also using the car to serve as the occasional Hooniverse camera car. That means he's getting some paint chips on the nose of his beloved… » 9/17/14 11:46am 9/17/14 11:46am

Hertz Should Offer The Ford Focus ST-H In The US, But They're Not

We originally reported that Hertz would offer the ST-H in the United States based on misreading a Tweet. We were wrong. We're sorry and will do our best to get them to offer the ST-H since we got y'all excited. Redacted post below: » 8/20/14 9:08am 8/20/14 9:08am

​Ford Focus ST Forum Complaints Spark Wiring Harness Recall

For over a year, Ford Focus ST owners have been documenting dozens of cases of stalling and erratic engine behavior. After repeated inquiries by Jalopnik and Ford's own internal investigation, the automaker is issuing a recall for nearly 160,000 vehicles to solve the problem. » 8/15/14 8:12pm 8/15/14 8:12pm

The Ford Focus ST Just Wants You To Have Fun

After all of the doom and gloom of the of the 2000s people want to have fun and the Focus ST is the car to do that in. It's still a practical everyday car, but one that promises to take its driver away from the depressing drone of modern life. » 8/12/14 7:28pm 8/12/14 7:28pm

How Many Hellcats Would It Take To Match A Moon Rocket?

Yesterday was the anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch, and while the actual moon landing part of the whole thing tends to get the most attention, the launch itself was nothing at which to sneeze. That Saturn V rocket was powerful. How powerful? Well, let's put it in terms of cars. » 7/17/14 6:22pm 7/17/14 6:22pm

Watch A Gran Turismo 6 Ford Focus ST Take On The Real Thing

At this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed, Ford ran an interesting experiment: they had a Gran Turismo 6 player race the revised 2015 Ford Focus ST against pro driver and former Top Gear Stig Ben Collins in the real thing. » 7/11/14 1:20pm 7/11/14 1:20pm

The 2015 Ford Focus ST Gets A Diesel Version For Glorious Torque

The 2015 Ford Focus ST primarily gets cosmetic and handling-related tweaks for its mid-cycle refresh, but that's okay because it was already awesome and didn't need much. But the biggest change is an all-new diesel version with all the torque you're gonna need. » 6/27/14 9:26am 6/27/14 9:26am

Watch Child-In-A-Man's-Body Ken Block Show Off His Incredible Toys

Welcome to Hoonigan Racing Division HQ! Fast Fords, all the product placement in the world and the ain't care attitude of a very happy and curiously bearded 12-year-old named Ken Block. » 6/24/14 2:05pm 6/24/14 2:05pm

A 'New' Ford Focus ST Is Coming This Weekend

The Ford Focus ST has been in the habit of kicking the asses of all the other hot hatchbacks in its class as of late. It's powerful, it handles exceptionally well, it's practical, and it can be had in a very appealing shade of orange. Can it get any better? It might this weekend. » 6/23/14 2:48pm 6/23/14 2:48pm

Here's What It's Like To Get Your Car's Face Smashed By A PT Cruiser

We've shown you crazy Russian dash cams of accidents before, but rarely are they from a first-person view, and sometimes they involve wild animals. Those might not be so easy to relate to, so here's what it's like when someone blasts through a red light, completely crushing the front of your car. » 6/21/14 2:21pm 6/21/14 2:21pm

Ford Focus ST Owner Seriously Does Not Want Any Rock Chips

There Is A Diesel Ford Focus ST Coming But Don't Call It The Focus STD

What is the allure of diesel? In the rest of the world, it's seen as an economical option that isn't necessarily the greatest. But for us, it's kind of an odd fetish, like feet or Bob Barker. And now there is going to be a diesel Ford Focus ST. We're feeling all tingly inside. But what will they name it? » 3/05/14 11:20am 3/05/14 11:20am

Can The 2015 Subaru WRX Take Down The Mighty Ford Focus ST?

Since its 2012 debut, the Ford Focus ST has been the darling of the hot hatch world. It looks cool, it handles better than any front-driver has a right to, and it has power and torque out the wazoo. But can it handle the all-new WRX? » 1/24/14 12:40pm 1/24/14 12:40pm

Don't Worry, Ford Will Roll Out High Quality Paint To Other Models

As you know from today's TMS, Ford is using high-res photos and 3D imaging in their Dearborn and Kentucky Truck Plant to make sure the F-Series', the Expedition's and the Super Duty's paint job is a joy to look at. But what about your Mustang or Focus? » 8/22/13 1:20pm 8/22/13 1:20pm

Ford-Certified Tuner Mountune Is Coming To America

If you're like me, you spent waaay too much time reading British car magazines longing for the UK's tuner specials. Well, long no more because Ford-certified Mountune is coming to America! » 8/07/13 2:30pm 8/07/13 2:30pm