The new Focus RS is powered by a specially engineered version of Ford’s new 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine producing projected 350 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque and will reach a top speed of 165 mph. It also sprints from 0-62 mph in 4.7 seconds – making the hatchback the fastest-accelerating RS model yet.
Frank Gardner & Hurberg Hahne’s Ford F3L P68, 1968 Grand Prix de Spa, Francorchamps
the F3L, designed & funded by Ford Europe, built & run by Alan Mann Racing, only raced in ‘68 & briefly in '69, it was very fast, but unstable it entered 6 of the 10 World Championship events that season, it finished none, but it did set pole position at Francorchamps for the '68 1000km race
The all-new Ford Mustang has been named the ultimate stunt car by Ben Collins – top Hollywood stunt driver, racing driver and former “Stig” on the BBC’s Top Gear – in his new film “Ben Collins: Stunt Driver”.
In the new Lionsgate U.K. film, the Ford Mustang fastback – powered by a 5.0-liter V8 engine – beats an array of high-performance road and competition cars during 48 hours of explosive, high-speed challenges featuring aerobatic planes, helicopter gunships and military machines.
“The point of this adventure was to find the perfect car for an epic, high octane, Hollywood-style car chase, and it’s the iconic Ford Mustang that gets top billing,” Collins said. “Mustang has starred in many a classic car chase during the past 50 years, and is still the stunt driver’s weapon of choice to leave the bad guys standing in a cloud of tire smoke.”