Ford Mustang will share an engine with the new “focus”

February 27, 2014 at 9:08 pm

After a long lull in the Internet again a wave of rumors about the development of next-generation hot hatch Ford Focus RS. According to the Swedish edition of Auto Motor & Sport, citing its own sources in the leadership “Blue Oval” Ford Focus RS development is nearing completion.

2.3-liter engine Pic

2.3-liter engine Pic


For a car designed on the basis of a restyled version of the Focus, provides 4- cylinder gasoline engine with turbocharging technology volume of 2.3 liters. Engine family EcoBoost, familiar from the latest generation of sports car Mustang, can develop at least 330 forces by 25 “horses” more than the Mustang. Peak torque Ford Focus RS aggregate exceed 400 Nm.

Ford Focus side photo

Ford Focus side photo

Earlier it was reported that a top option Focus will be equipped with a hybrid power plant, but eventually concern dismissed the idea as an electric motor car equipment has led to a substantial increase in the cost of her. A new Ford Focus RS won’t receive the all wheel drive system: the thrust will be transmitted from the engine to the front axle. Ford will introduce the public with the new generation Focus RS in October at the Paris Motor Show.