Many people were impatiently waiting like rally lovers for the new 2018 Ford Focus RS and the waiting is finally over because the RS headed to U.S. shores. For all drifting lover this vehicle have a button called Drift Mode while the performance for this mode is done with Ken Block which will be a great feature. The guys from blue oval are claiming that this car can get in 4.7 seconds to a highway speed which is really awesome.
2018 Ford Focus RS Exterior
The new Ford Focus RS is certainly very aggressive and angry looking car. It have a big trapezoid shaped grille or actually the grille is missing instead of it it have a huge opening for better air flow. The headlights are aggressively designed with bixenon headlights while on the bumper it have also a huge opening flanked by fog lamps. This car is designed as Ford says to deliver maximum down force which is able to pull out among others with a huge rear spoiler.
2018 Ford Focus RS Interior
The overall look of the interior in this car isn’t subtle while that is not a point also it is very simple and sporty looking. When you step inside you can not see the huge driver centered gauges and a lot of high-tech, Recaro seats are mounted to ensure the best driving experience. The steering wheel is heated and behind it is a speedometer with 180 MPH on it. The interior of the RS is pretty much the same like on the ST version but it have nice RS badging and blue stitching.
2018 Ford Focus RS Engine
The power-train that is mounted under the hood of the 2018 Ford Focus RS is a powerful 2.3-Liter turbocharged four-cylinder with a maximum power of 350 horsepower and 350 pound feet of torque. Standard transmission on the RS is a 6-speed manual gearbox which comes also with torque-vectoring system. This car comes also with all-wheel drive as standard and 19-inch alloy wheels wrapped in Michelin Pilot Super Sports tires. As we said it can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds, while the top speed is 180 miles per hour.
2018 Ford Focus RS Price and Release date
The price of the new Ford Focus RS for 2018 model year will be around $36,605. Biggest competitors of this RS are: Volkswagen GTI, Ford Fiesta ST, Volkswagen Golf R, Subaru WRX, Ford Focus ST, Subaru WRX STI and Mini Cooper Hardtop S / JCW.
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August 1, 2016