As the current semester of Graduate School in the Washington, DC area has come to an end, I finally had a free weekend to make the pilgrimage to Katie’s Cars & Coffee, a weekly event hosted by Katie’s Coffee House in Great Falls, Virginia. Katie’s Cars & Coffee is from 6am-9am every Saturday, rain or shine. It is a wonderful event where car people can geek out on all things vehicular for three hours and sip some great coffee. I’ve been a few times in past, including the day of the infamous “Ferrari Crash” last August. After a while, some vehicles don’t seem that special anymore, and I really look out for some of the oddball cars to arrive. Today happened to be my lucky day… Read More
Tag - performance
On February 3rd, 2015, Ford warmed the hearts of Ford performance enthusiasts living in America with the announcement of the all-new Ford Focus RS. The newest redesign is Ford’s third-generation of the Focus RS and will be available in major markets around the world including, for the first time in Focus RS history, the United States! We can remember just a year ago posting the second-generation on social media with pleas that Ford bring it to America. The wait is over! The Focus RS comes after January’s announcement of the GT350R and the Ford GT supercar – all part of a new era of Ford performance that will deliver 12 new vehicles by 2020. Read More
Detroit is the motor city in America, and because of this you would expect the Detroit Auto Show to be filled with some of the best the good ol’ U S of A has to offer. For 2015, Ford has delivered, and man did they go all out this year! Ford unveiled the new 2017 F-150 SVT Raptor, the 2016 Mustang Shelby GT350R, and the much anticipated 2017 Ford GT at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. Lets dive right in and learn more about these impressive machines, shall we? Read More
2014 Ford Focus ST vs the Used Competition.
So you’re in the market for a car. But not just any car, you want a practical performance car. Well we here at FordAddict have the perfect option; the 2014 Focus ST. A 2.0 Liter 4 cylinder Turbo with a 6-Speed Manual, Room for 5, and in a practical hatchback body style too! Need we go any further? Well we will. The Ford Focus ST provides an amazing performance bargain with a base price of a little over $23,000. For an ST3 packaged car, the MSRP is $27,750. For this you get features such as Heated Leather Recaro Seats, HID headlights, Ford SYNC, MyFord Touch with navigation, Sirius XM, and Dual Zone Climate Controls. Features like these were only available on higher end vehicles costing upwards of $50k only just a few years ago!
What is a Ford EcoBoost engine? You might be considering buying a Ford model with an EcoBoost engine, or you might already own a vehicle with this technology and you’re trying to find out exactly what that means. Ford’s EcoBoost engines are a family of turbocharged, direct injected petrol engines; Ford’s answer to getting better gas mileage alongside increased performance. EcoBoost improves fuel economy by as much as 20% plus one huge perk: it costs much less than hybrid and diesel alternatives.