Ford Focus Mk1 with a 2.3 L Duratec Inline-Four

Ford Focus with a 2.3 L Duratec inline-four

Jonathan Morris from AJ Racing competes in time attack racing with his 2002 Ford Focus ST170. The project was born in 2012 and over the seasons continued to get faster and more powerful. Under the hood sits a 2.3 L Duratec inline-four built by Burton Power that makes 320 horsepower at 9,000 rpm on a … Read more

MARC Focus with a Coyote V8

MARC Ford Focus with a Coyote V8

This MARC Focus was filmed competing at Imola racetrack for the fifth stop in the 24H Endurance Series. The car was built by MARC Cars in Australia and is driven by VDS Racing Adventures from Belgium in the SP2 class. Power comes from a 5.0 L Coyote V8 with upgraded H-beam rods, forged racing pistons, … Read more

Bespoke Ford Focus with a VR38DETT

Tony Quinn Hill Climb Ford Focus with 850 HP R35 VR38DETT V6

It’s hard to call this creation a Ford Focus when it only uses the pillars and windshield but if the owner does, so will we. The custom 4WD Ford Focus is the creation of racer Tony Quinn and built by Pace Innovations. Tony is taking the light composite body powered by a 3.8 L VR38DETT … Read more

Building a 2003 Ford Focus with a Turbo LSx

2003 Ford Focus with a Turbo LSx V8

A year ago this 2003 Ford Focus was sitting around as a roller after most of the drivetrain was sold off. Then the current owner decided to install one of a few V8s sitting around his shop. The engine is a stock Vortec 350 ci V8 from a 1998 GM truck that produces 240 horsepower … Read more

Focus Wagon with a RS Powertrain

Ford Focus Mk2 wagon with a 2.5 L Duratec RS inline-five

The owner of this Focus Mk2 wagon contacted us to share his project. The factory inline-four has been replaced with a 2.5 L Duratec RS inline-five from a Ford Focus RS. The engine produces 302 horsepower and 429 Nm (316 lb-ft) of torque from the factory but the owner is hoping to increase power to … Read more