Ford still launches a 330-hp Focus RS

January 16, 2015 at 7:06 pm

Ford Focus RS of the third generation is expected to be launched in two years. It promised 2.3-liter 4-cylinder unit EcoBoost, taken from the 2015 Mustang, with an output of 330 hp, limited-slip differential and innovative front suspension system.
Latest spy photos show the car passing test Nurnberg ring track. They identified some specific details of the model RS, such as a redesigned front bumper and two outputs of the exhaust system.
The centerpiece of the new Focus RS will occupy 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine from the Mustang, which was 10% more powerful than the previous version of the five-cylinder unit, and reduce fuel consumption by 20%.
Insiders confirmed that after numerous promises manual Ford, the new “hot” version is included in the production program, and early mules were seen on public roads during testing.

Focus RS pics

Focus RS picture

Earlier, there were doubts about the future existence of the third-generation Focus RS, as the number of his fans is not great, but coming to the European continent a new Mustang could compete with him.

Focus RS pics

Focus RS image

But now, according to Barb Samardzich the chief operating officer of European representation Ford, analysts say the company conducted a study and concluded that buyers Focus ST, Focus RS and Mustang are very different, and the models are complementary.