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The Ford Focus is one of the coolest rally cars to ever compete in WRC, it's been the star of Ken Block's Gymkhana, and it has been one of Ford's best-selling sedans/ hatchbacks for years ... this is its story.
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  • Gerrick Steve
    Gerrick Steve


  • royaloreca

    5:54, blinker fluid, headlight fluid???

  • Hands Of Doom
    Hands Of Doom

    3:44 wtf? Tell me one car of the era in this class whose A pilars doesn't bend. We see a very desent crash test behaviour in the video

  • Focused Hands
    Focused Hands


  • alec engelstein
    alec engelstein

    im not old like you

  • Dženan ツ
    Dženan ツ

    Did you asked the video owner to claim part from that video? 4:08 If not, looks like COPYRIGHT is going to strike lol.

  • Knowledge14

    My dad had a MK2 Focus diesel, It had a 2 litre twin turbo charged 4 cylinder engine and pulled like train. Hands down the best diesel car i ever drove.

  • A Non
    A Non

    14 mintues in: Americans will enjoy a Chinese built imported version. Hope not after all this coronavirus cover up.

  • Angelo Lopecuazto
    Angelo Lopecuazto

    Why Ford decided not to give US the MK2?

  • Nicolas Mendez
    Nicolas Mendez

    I have both

  • Tomos Roberts
    Tomos Roberts

    You forgotten about the St170 😅

  • charles connor
    charles connor

    Screw ford Hyundai answered the call for an awesome hot hatch and it sounds fricken cool...

  • Sir Poopsalot
    Sir Poopsalot

    So, with the whole trucks only thing... Does anyone else smell 'New Coke'?

  • Sir Poopsalot
    Sir Poopsalot

    4:30 Pffft, my car only has 175whp n/a and I think it's pretty dope. It also has brembos and a lot of Nismo stuff though. 5:50 commented too early, instantly feel cooler

  • xXPolfrapper04Xx

    11:39 Catalonia flag hahahaha

  • Florida Bhoy
    Florida Bhoy

    Shout out to all the 3rd gen ST fam. My father was one of those upset people in the 70’s after they discontinued his favorite car, he doesn’t like being referred to as British though lmao. And yeah I have a great and healthy relationship with my dad so suck it Pumphrey.

  • nonooohlii

    All this great video about the focus and you didn't bother to verify the numbers of the focus st mk3. 252 hp and 270 tq.

  • Samuel Burton
    Samuel Burton

    140 mph

  • Liam mcgrath
    Liam mcgrath

    The 5 cylinder sounds amazing

  • upbeatmantis86

    1:23 lol

  • dhcivic27

    It's O.Z. it's the initials of the founders.

  • f Choez
    f Choez

    They brought rs it was over priced or felt like it 35k

  • Edgar Reyes
    Edgar Reyes

    We actually had to wait in 2012 james for the Focus ST

  • R 1
    R 1

    my 2019 focus was built in germany. i've had the new ST 2.3 ecobeaST since December 2019, it's a great daily driver!

  • Stefin Dabulewicz
    Stefin Dabulewicz

    Boy this didnt age well about the focus active.

  • Pup Man trains
    Pup Man trains

    Hoonigan made the best focus

  • Senan Martin Alejandro
    Senan Martin Alejandro

    If you're Marcus Gronholm, Mikko Hirvonen and Jari Matti Latvala drove a Focus MK2 way back in Late 2000s until 2010 in WRC back to Back winning the Manufacturer in 2006 and 2007

  • Laker Salt
    Laker Salt

    "The Ford Focus RS!"%@@/@%@@

  • Nathaniel McDowell
    Nathaniel McDowell

    James: *hits nitrous* "The sign says gone fishin"

  • Myles H1995
    Myles H1995

    2013-2018 STs make 270lb/ft of torque. Not 250

  • loldood505

    3:55 Saftey

  • _ K17 _
    _ K17 _

    4:37 "Using A Terbercherged Version"

  • Justin Giraldez
    Justin Giraldez

    So all in all just get a Mazda

  • BootyAbolisher

    Thanks fellow Americans, for killing off all things cool about the car world.

  • Chesties

    Damn soccer moms and old people ruining the cool cars we get in the US.

  • Mickael Synnott
    Mickael Synnott

    In Canada We Just Can't Have Ford Focus Anymore Only The Ford Fusion Is ur Exeption... Don't ask Me Why...

  • Gara Von Hoiwkenzoiber
    Gara Von Hoiwkenzoiber

    5:27 I think it's oz

  • Dilpreet Singh
    Dilpreet Singh

    Did anyone else think Noland was taller than James in their head too?

  • Aryrix 1
    Aryrix 1

    These recalls and people wonder why ford stopped building cars state side.

  • Armin Hasanamidžić
    Armin Hasanamidžić

    Ey I just got my first car and it is a 2013 Ford Focus se

  • Aaron McConkey
    Aaron McConkey

    History and comedy in one thing. #lightning

  • Lance Hondrade
    Lance Hondrade

    Ironic how Ford lost focus on fun little econo boxes, like the Focus.

  • philippe cardinal
    philippe cardinal

    please do the wrx

  • Average Fish
    Average Fish

    Idk Dawson's Creek

  • Alex Weiss
    Alex Weiss

    Day 69420: I still don’t know what Dawson’s creek is

  • YourRegularJoe


  • Kyson Odell
    Kyson Odell


  • Danny Garcia
    Danny Garcia

    Fiesta!!!! Do the little baby bro of the Ford family

  • Jabber 1974
    Jabber 1974

    I had an ST170 which has the same HP as the svt, about 50 horses short of being quick but so much fun to drive, so much easily controllable lift off oversteer.👍👍

  • Gabe M
    Gabe M

    I’m not as old as u

  • a lil panda
    a lil panda

    now thats an early 2000s cable-worthy TV advertisement

  • Antonis Theo
    Antonis Theo

    Do a fiesta episode aswell pleasee

  • The_One_Titan

    Is it funny that my Grandpa bought a MK3 Focus Replacing it with a 2016 Ram 1500

  • Miguel Valdez
    Miguel Valdez

    Did anyone else spot his error with the mk3 focus st specs? He said 250hp and 250tq. It was actually 252hp and 270tq.

  • _francis .r
    _francis .r

    the svt was called the st170 in uk

  • Seo Phil
    Seo Phil

    Did you know that the pineapple pizza is actually from Canada

  • Isaak Welch
    Isaak Welch

    Can confirm. My svt isn't all that fast but its handling is amazing and its one of my favorite cars to drive

  • Andrew Irwin
    Andrew Irwin

    Wtf is Dawson’s creek you old

  • BrosdaleGov

    Go Raiders!

  • Tim Fenton
    Tim Fenton

    What's Dawson's Creek

  • Elijah Johnson
    Elijah Johnson

    I'm not old like you 😂

  • Elijah Johnson
    Elijah Johnson

    Hey Boomer

  • a clock without time
    a clock without time

    Real racing 3 car that owned by everyone

  • Matthew aspbury
    Matthew aspbury

    Can you do the opel Astra please

  • Jonathan Bevan
    Jonathan Bevan

    PLEASE do an up to speed on the fiesta! Including the festival models 🤤🤤

  • JW - 06CS - Fairlawn PS (1443)
    JW - 06CS - Fairlawn PS (1443)

    Wuts darsons creek?im 11 so yah

  • Coreone 9
    Coreone 9

    Thats a smile of a champion right there

  • austin deffenbaugh
    austin deffenbaugh

    what is that chameleon color? on that st

  • Advantage



    Can you make a video on Suzuki swift

Prossimi video