For Sale: 2004 Ford Focus with a Turbo LSx V8

2004 Ford Focus with a Turbo 5.3 L LSx V8

This 2004 Ford Focus ZX3 is for sale in Kansas City, Missouri with an asking price of $14,000. We wrote about the Focus in 2010 after finding the build thread. The 2,300 lb vehicle is powered by a 5.3 L LSx V8 that makes 700+ horsepower to the rear wheels. The engine features a LS1 … Read more

Advertisements

MARC Focus with a Coyote V8

MARC Ford Focus with a Coyote V8

This MARC Focus was filmed competing at Imola racetrack for the fifth stop in the 24H Endurance Series. The car was built by MARC Cars in Australia and is driven by VDS Racing Adventures from Belgium in the SP2 class. Power comes from a 5.0 L Coyote V8 with upgraded H-beam rods, forged racing pistons, … Read more

Bespoke Ford Focus with a VR38DETT

Tony Quinn Hill Climb Ford Focus with 850 HP R35 VR38DETT V6

It’s hard to call this creation a Ford Focus when it only uses the pillars and windshield but if the owner does, so will we. The custom 4WD Ford Focus is the creation of racer Tony Quinn and built by Pace Innovations. Tony is taking the light composite body powered by a 3.8 L VR38DETT … Read more

Building a 2003 Ford Focus with a Turbo LSx

2003 Ford Focus with a Turbo LSx V8

A year ago this 2003 Ford Focus was sitting around as a roller after most of the drivetrain was sold off. Then the current owner decided to install one of a few V8s sitting around his shop. The engine is a stock Vortec 350 ci V8 from a 1998 GM truck that produces 240 horsepower … Read more

Focus Wagon with a RS Powertrain

Ford Focus Mk2 wagon with a 2.5 L Duratec RS inline-five

The owner of this Focus Mk2 wagon contacted us to share his project. The factory inline-four has been replaced with a 2.5 L Duratec RS inline-five from a Ford Focus RS. The engine produces 302 horsepower and 429 Nm (316 lb-ft) of torque from the factory but the owner is hoping to increase power to … Read more

Ford Focus with 850 HP VR38 Built for Hill Climb Racing

Tony Quinn Hill Climb Ford Focus with 850 HP R35 VR38DETT V6

This is Tony Quinn’s bespoke 4WD Ford Focus built to race in hill climb competitions. It was built by Paul Ceprnich at his company PACE Innovations in Yatala QLD, Australia. Paul co-funded the project in order to show off his company’s design and fabrications skills. Which is good because Paul estimated the cost of the … Read more