Ford Focus with 850 HP VR38 Built for Hill Climb Racing

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

This is Tony Quinn’s bespoke 4WD Ford Focus built to race in hill climb competitions. It was built by Paul Ceprnich at his company PACE Innovations in Yatala QLD, Australia. Paul co-funded the project in order to show off his company’s design and fabrications skills. Which is good because Paul estimated the cost of the … Read more

Kugel Komponent’s V8 RWD Kits for Ford Focus

Kugel Komponents has been making Ford V8/Focus swap kits for a long time. Their kits enable you to run a 4.6 L or 5.0 L V8 in your Ford Focus and convert it to RWD. The full kit cost about $8,000 and includes engine cradle, transmission mounts, suspension crossmember, front steer and hub kit, sway … Read more

Ford Focus with a Turbo 5.3 L V8

Inside this 2003 Ford Focus ZX3 sits a 5.3 L LSx V8. The engine has been upgraded with a LS9 camshaft, LS1 intake, 60 lb injectors and a 76 mm Master Power turbocharger. Behind that is a TH400 four-speed automatic with 10″ Marty Chance converter connected to a Ford 8.8″ rear end with 3.27 gears. … Read more

Ford Focus Wagon with a Mustang V8

Check out this very nice 2000 Ford Focus wagon running a 4.6L Mustang Cobra crate engine. It also has a five-speed T-45 transmission, solid rear axle, 13 inch Cobra brakes and side exhaust. See the rest of the gallary here. Source: Focus Fanatics via Driving Enthusiast

Ford Focus with a 2JZ

Here we have a Ford Focus with a 3.0 L 2JZ-GTE which produces 700 horsepower and 590 lb-ft (800 Nm) of torque. Behind the engine sits a Toyota transmission and Cosworth rear end. Watching the video you can tell the driver is having a tough time keeping the power down. If anyone can find a … Read more

Ford Focus with a Turbo 5.3 L V8

Recently are seeing a lot of engine swaps using the Ford Focus. This Focus has had the 2.0 L inline four removed and replaced with a 5.3 L LSx V8 using a custom subframe. Add the use of a Master Power T76 turbo and this Focus has a ton of power under the hood. The … Read more