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ONE LOVE

RS Turbos have been a lifelong passion for Adam Bowler. So, when he discovered that this one was riddled with rot and bodges, he couldn’t bring himself to scrap it; instead, he built it into something rather incredible…

6 mins read
Fast Ford
January 2020

LUCKY NUMBER SIX

A lifelong Ford fan, Simon Tudor always had a soft spot for the Mk6 ST and he now owns one of the best examples you’ll find...

4 mins read
Fast Ford
January 2020

FIRST CLASS SERVICE

The RS is back at mountune, not for upgrades this time but for its third annual service…

4 mins read
Fast Ford
January 2020

TRACK HABIT

James Allen has an all-consuming addiction, measured not in tenths of an ounce but in tenths of a second…

6 mins read
Fast Ford
January 2020

RE-FOCUSING – THE MK FOCUS WRC…

The first WRC Focus made the rallying world take notice of Ford again, the second Focus WRC made them fear the Blue Oval once more…

5 mins read
Fast Ford
January 2020

SHADOW PLAY

Jamie Kent’s silver dream machine appears at first glance to be a flawless Cosworth converted to WRC body specs. But there’s a whole lot of smoke-and-mirrors going on here…

5 mins read
Fast Ford
January 2020

INSIDE M-SPORT

We go behind the scenes at M-Sport’s factory and take a ride in one of the WRC cars built there for an experience to remember!

6 mins read
Fast Ford
January 2020

GONE IN TEN SECONDS…

This stunning Sapphire Cosworth is unlike any other, thanks to a homebuilt 760bhp YB engine and a sequential gearbox that help it cover the quarter mile in just 10.3 seconds...

5 mins read
Fast Ford
January 2020

FORDS THAT COULD HAVE BEEN…

The Ford Fiesta was and still is, a fantastic car. The Cosworthdeveloped BDA engine was a world-beater. So, what would happen if the two were to meet? We nearly found out…

3 mins read
Fast Ford
January 2020

DRIVEN M520 FOCUS RS

Jamie gets to try out mountune’s lairy new power upgrade for the Mk3 Focus RS; the 513bhp m520 MRX version…

5 mins read
Fast Ford
January 2020

Interior Design

With the RS500 up and running, Paul turns his attention to finishing off the cabin…

3 mins read
Fast Ford
December 2019

Period Drama

There’s been no end of drama in the lifetime of Glenn Shute’s Saph Cossie. But today it exists as a pristine and period-perfect ’90s survivor…

6 mins read
Fast Ford
December 2019

Peak Performance

With stunning mountain roads on his doorstep, Craig Gosby wanted something fun to drive and this 530bhp, Syvecs-managed Focus RS ticks all the boxes.

5 mins read
Fast Ford
December 2019

Revo Stage 1 MK8 Fiesta ST

Revo have a formidable reputation when it comes to tuning fast Fiestas, so we couldn’t wait to try their new Stage 1 upgrade for the latest Mk8 ST for ourselves…

4 mins read
Fast Ford
December 2019

Sweet Dreams

When life threw Nathan Mercer some devastating curveballs, he knew just what he had to do: channel his energies into building the fast Ford he’d always dreamed of…

6 mins read
Fast Ford
December 2019

End On A High

It’s been a busy end to the season for the Motorbase team, but it ended on a high with a double Indy win at Brands Hatch.

2 mins read
Fast Ford
December 2019

Sound of Power!

Jamie treats the RS to a mountune axle-back exhaust upgrade...and he loves it!

3 mins read
Fast Ford
May 2017

Simple Is as Simple Does

From Escorts to Sierras, Danny Curtis tells us why he’s a Ford man through and through...

5 mins read
Fast Ford
May 2017

Pick ‘n' Mix

Don’t be fooled into thinking that this is a rebadged ST170 – you’re looking at a fast Focus that’s heading north of 330bhp thanks to a heavily modifi ed chassis designed to house the engine, transmission and suspension of a donor Sapphire RS Cosworth 4x4…

5 mins read
Fast Ford
May 2017

Next Gen Fiesta ST

The Next Generation Mk8 Fiesta St Has Been Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show Recently, and It Looks Like It’s Going to Be Awesome…!

4 mins read
Fast Ford
May 2017

Oil Issues

It’s no secret there have been a few issues with the new Mk3 Focus RS and its oil consumption, so it wasn’t a huge surprise when I got a letter through the door telling me to book the car in for a PCM update at my local dealers.

2 mins read
Fast Ford
April 2017

Earn Your Stripes!

The feisty Fiesta proudly wears its new decals after having a 178bhp Revo Stage 2 upgrade!

3 mins read
Fast Ford
April 2017

Van Wilder

The next time a Transit Connect pulls up alongside you at the lights, don’t assume you’re about to take an easy victory in the Traffi c Light Grand Prix. Because if it’s this one, you’re about to have your backside handed to you in the most surprising way…

5 mins read
Fast Ford
April 2017

Ford Fiesta RS – Say What?!

Mechanic Liam Walsh has tackled the RS-engined Fiesta phenomenon by swapping the standard engine of his Mk5 for the Focus RS unit. Why?! Well, why the hell not?!

5 mins read
Fast Ford
April 2017

Way Of The Cobra

There is a reason the JW Racing 2.3 EcoBoost Mustang is wearing Shelby Cobra decals…

6 mins read
Fast Ford
March 2017

Shine Bright Like A Sapphire

The Ford Sapphire is often considered a forgotten classic, but lumbered with Cosworth mechanicals it’s simply unforgettable, and Leigh Edwards knows that more than most.

5 mins read
Fast Ford
March 2017

Cat & Mouse

…or should that be ‘Copycat and Rouse’? At fi rst glance, this may look for all the world like a genuine Rouse RS500 – but it isn’t, and its owner, Ali McMillan would never pretend that it was. Nevertheless, it’s far more authentic than you might expect…

6 mins read
Fast Ford
March 2017

Mustang V8

We get behind the wheel of Ford's Iconic Muscle car....

5 mins read
Fast Ford
March 2017