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2013 Ford Focus ST Goes up Against VW Golf R, Subaru BRZ on Head 2 Head

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On this week’s episode of Head 2 Head, associate road test editor Carlos Lago hits the track to see if the new 2013 Ford Focus ST has what it takes to challenge the direct descendant of the original hot hatch, the 2012 Volkswagen Golf R. Lago starts out by comparing how the Focus ST and Golf R stack up in the canyons. The front-drive Focus ST clearly has the most boy-racer appeal of the two, with ...

A Focused Deal: 2013 Ford Focus Electric Leases Include $10,750 in Cash Back

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The 2013 Ford Focus Electric is joining the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt in offering substantial incentives — it appears consumer interest has yet to catch up with the technology advances in alternative-powertrain cars. Through the beginning of April, Ford is offering $10,750 cash back on leased electric Focuses in certain areas, not too different from the 2012 Nissan Leaf incentives we reported on late last year. A 36-month lease on a 2013 Ford Focus Electric ...