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Only written four years ago, this review already feels dated, since a US domestic was actually making a small car! It was not a terrible car by any means, but it was insipid, deeply mediocre; this kind of vehicle cannot electrify rapidly enough. Not the test car, but the colour and palm...

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The 2013 Focus ST is a new model for US customers, and a replacement for a well-loved – and quite big selling – European Focus ST. The comparison is important, since Ford says that European and US spec Focus ST are to be the same; indeed, in the spirit of the original Taurus SHO, only a 6...

Feb08

Scuderia Mugshots Pa...

1991 Ford Econoline E150 Clubwagon 5.0 litre V8, 3 speed column shift automatic 1xxhp Bought 2009, Stanford surplus property auction Present As can be seen from the pictures here, the van, for so long a daily driver, is now off the road, and in long term storage. As I look at pics from when...

Sep30

Scuderia Mugshots, P...

2001 Bullitt Mustang 4.6 litre V8, 5 speed manual 270hp Bought 2008 Photos by Carl Madson Past: Variously a daily driver and road trip companion for 50k miles, my first muscle car. The motor isn’t as torquey as many V8s, but between 4,000 and 6,000rpm it is the muscle car I dreamed of...

Dec02

Channeling Jim Clark...

Ford Mondeo ST 24 “Black Bess” from Jonathan Summers on Vimeo. “…so eventually, I said “Mate, maybe you want to slacken off….”, I mean, we were doing 125mph on the M5 at 10 am on a Tuesday morning in this old piece of shyt with a Motorhead logo on the...