FORD FOCUS ST MK2 BUYING GUIDE + TUNING TIPS

Fast Fords are a part of hot hatch history, that’s a fact. The Ford Focus ST Mk2 firmly established itself as a modern performance favourite for a reasonable price tag. Here’s what you need to know before buying one plus some tuning tips. Sponsored by Adrian Flux. Words: Daniel Bevis. Photos: Matt Richardson We’re spoilt …

TUNED FORD ESCORT RS2000: RENAISSANCE MAN

Michael Hübner has been racing and refining this tuned Ford Escort RS2000 since the ’80s. And in its updated spec, it’s enjoying a most dramatic rebirth Feature taken from Fast Car. Words Dan Bevis Photos Ade Brannan There’s an old saying that goes ‘Race cars never die, they just get faster’. It’s the nature of …

TUNED 1000BHP MK2 FOCUS RS: THE ONLY WAY IS UP

Relentlessly pushing things forwards with his tuned 1000bhp Mk2 Focus RS for the entire time he’s owned it, Steve Johns is now left with a 1000+bhp hyper-hatch that’s single-handedly re-writing the rulebook… Remember when the Mk1 Focus RS came out back in 2002? Remember how its combination of 212bhp and front-wheel drive was enough for …