The new Ford Focus RS

December 17, 2014 at 5:58 pm

Ford Company has officially confirmed the launch of serial production of “charged” hatchback Focus RS of the third generation. The model will be developed by a new division of Ford Performance, which will combine the departments of Team RS, Ford SVT and Ford Racing. According to Nair, the next most powerful “Focus” can “if necessary to show excellent results on the track, and will be well suited for daily trips around the city.” It is also expected that the RS-modification hatchback will be globally and will be sold even in those markets where the previous generation has been submitted. Hot-hatch will replace the previous 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine with 305 horsepower on turbocharged 4-cylinder engine 2.3 family of EcoBoost, which was able to develop about 335 horsepower. The unit will still be able to work in pairs only with a six-speed manual gearbox.

 Ford Focus RS 2016pics

Ford Focus RS 2016 picture

Also, the “Focus” will have front-wheel gearbox(AWD model was considered, but ultimately decided to give him), will retain the front limited slip differential and front suspension RevoKnuckle with separate swivel that minimize the effect of taxiing with vigorous set of speed.

Ford Focus RS 2016 image

Ford Focus RS 2016 pics

It is possible that the first Ford Focus RS can be seen at the January at Detroit Auto Show. The hot hatch will get on market by 2016.