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Details on the All-New Ford Focus RS

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.

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too beautiful … to be a Ford

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


Mustang Named “Best Stunt Car” by Former Stig

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.”

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