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Focus BlackSTer: Going Wide

May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s no surprise to know that many people modify their cars. And whether it be simple stuff such as new wheels or an intake, or even a more extreme turbo upgrade or engine swap, it takes...

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Fiesta STreets: Cup Spoilers

February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

When we built the Focus TrackSTer, one of the highlight mods was the pair of extended “cup spoilers” seen on that car’s lower front bumper. Playing off the existing bumper lines but in a more...

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History Lesson #26 – Ford RS200

January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

For the first time, the high performance Focus and Fiesta you buy in the US are the same as the ones you could buy in the rest of the world. We’ve tasted from the European performance...

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Fiesta STreets: Bolting On The Bolt-Ons

August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

When we checked in last, Fiesta STreets had received some upgraded lighting courtesy of our friends at Ford Racing. In that update we also hinted that the car was getting some Mountune love as well....

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You gotta love what the ST models have done for the Ford brand overall. By creating such fantastic all-around cars, Ford has elevated ST to much more than just the next trim level above SE....

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20 Questions With Verena Mei

March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

At Project-ST we very much support furthering the cause for women in motorsports. After all, our own Ken Block and his co-driver Alex Gelsomino are both married to talented rally competitors. As you can imagine,...

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Reader’s Ride: Dallas Hinman’s Mk3 Focus ST

February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past year or so you’re aware that Ford’s new ST siblings have made quite a splash in the performance car scene. With affordable pricing and the kind...

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History Lessons #25 – Ford Sierra RS Cosworth

October 17, 2013 | 3 Comments

Not everyone is a purebred. In fact, if you’re like most of the people on this earth, you come from two separate and distinctive families. The new Ford Focus ST follows a similarly branching family...

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Sometimes you trip over feature cars. In this case, we found Andrew Giller after seeing his pristine Mercury LN7 parked not far from the author’s house; we took a chance and left a little (maybe...

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Spotlight – Eibach USA

September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s no secret we believe the stock suspension underneath the Focus ST to be excellent as delivered by Ford. The combination of ride quality and smile-inducing handling agility make for an almost unbeatable package. Notice...

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