The sports car enthusiasts will love the fact that the next-generation Focus RS is about to hit the roads soon as a 2019 Ford Focus RS model. Reportedly, this high-performance model will belong to a limited edition which will release 1000 units for the US and 500 units for the Canadian market.
When it comes to exterior of the 2019 Ford Focus RS, we can say that this model is going to hit the market as an attractive and a bit aggressive sports car. Its body will definitely look more sculpted and muscular. The new Focus RS will undergo some significant changes and improvements in terms of design. Ford should be using some lightweight materials in its chassis construction in order to save some weight. Therefore the chassis of the new Focus RS will be lighter, but also stiffer. An interesting feature also includes a limited slip differential (LSD) that this model will get. This will help the car improve its handling, maneuvering and stability. All these features, together with its improved aerodynamics, will largely enhance the acceleration, efficiency and overall performance of this car. The 2019 Focus RS will get the so-called RS2 package of equipment. It includes lots of black details such as roof, mirror cap and a spoiler. You will notice how its roof spoiler contrasts the Nitrous blue body. Besides Nitrous Blue, the new Focus RS will also offer a new exterior paint – Race Red. This model will stand on 19-inch forged alloy wheels.
The RS2 package will also include some innovative and improved features inside the cabin of the 2019 Ford Focus RS. The interior will be modern, race-inspired and comfortable. It will provide Recaro bucket seats and a heated steering wheel. The driver seat will be power-adjustable in eight ways. Ford will use leather, carbon-fiber and other high-quality materials inside its cabin. The interior design will be two-toned. The carmaker will also make some serious updates in terms of technology. You will find an 8.0-inch touch-screen display with the latest infotainment and entertainment system. Safety systems and driver assist features will be included as well.
The 2019 Ford Focus RS will come with a 2.3-liter twin-turbo four-cylinder engine under its hood. This engine is expected to deliver 350 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. It will be mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and get an all-wheel drive system.
2019 Ford Focus RS Release Date and Price
The release date has not been announced yet, but the 2019 Ford Focus RS should be expected to make its public debut by mid-2018. Its estimated price starts around $37,000.
February 8, 2018