The third-generation new Focus RS - Ford's hottest of hot hatches, with all-wheel drive, Dynamic Torque Vectoring Control and a new 2.3-Litre EcoBoost engine producing over 350 PS is available to order exclusively at TC Harrison FordStores Derby and Peterborough. Contact TC Harrison Ford today for more details and the current order process for this high-performance model.
The new Focus RS sports a dramatic new exterior that delivers enhanced aerodynamics and cooling. Everything you see on the new RS has been designed for a purpose. The new front end is bold with an upper grille above a deep splitter. The new RS also incorporates large apertures for engine cooling. A wide, muscular stance is emphasized by lower wings and large outboard openings on each side of the car, which feed the brake cooling ducts and house the vertically mounted head lamps.
Round the back, you'll find a distinctive roof spoiler with body-colored side panels featuring subtle embossed RS logos. The rear is still dominated by a large diffuser, which optimizes airflow and contains twin round high-performance exhaust outlets. European customers will also get a clear central fog lamp and new multi-spoke 19-inch RS alloy wheels.
The RS is only available in five-door and in four colours: Nitrous Blue, a vibrant four-coat metallic finish exclusive to RS, as well as Stealth Grey, Absolute Black and Frozen White.
The high-performance character of the Focus RS is reflected inside the car, where partial-leather Recaro sports seats serve as the centerpiece of the cockpit. The interior also features the reworked control layout from the new Focus range which is a simpler and more intuitive design.
SYNC2 connectivity provides access to audio, navigation, climate control and mobile phones via voice control, and via a high-definition, 8-inch colour touch screen. SYNC can be specified with rear view camera with park distance control, as well as a Sony premium sound system with 10-speakers including a subwoofer.
The RS driving experience is reinforced by a new flat-bottomed steering wheel with a soft-feel leather-covered rim, alloy pedals and unique instrument graphics within the main cluster. An additional bank of gauges above the center console displays turbocharger boost pressure, oil temperature and oil pressure.
Under the bonnet lies a 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine, shared with the new Ford Mustang. The RS also gets a twin-scroll turbo with a larger compressor for better airflow, as well as a larger intercooler and uprated exhaust and radiator system that will emit deep-throated gargles, pops and crackles.
Power feeds through a six-speed manual gearbox and the blisteringly quick new Focus RS, comes with Launch Control and AWD as standard, plus 4 driving modes including Normal, Sport, Track and Drift. The 2.3 EcoBoost engine produces 470 Nm Torque, peak power at 6,000 RPM, a top speed of 165mph and a 0-62 time of only 4.7 seconds.
In addition, the new Focus RS has only 172 CO2 emissions and expected fuel consumption figures of up to 44.8mpg (combined). Company car drivers can exepct a monthly BIK at 20% of £142.95 and a monthly BIK at 40% of £285.90.
The all-new Focus RS gives you complete control over the way the car drives and handles. You can change between Normal, Sport, Track or Drift driving modes. Each mode adjusts the AWD system, damper controls, Electronic Stability Control and ABS systems, steering and engine responses giving you complete confidence behind the wheel. This intelligent technology also enables you to enjoy controlled oversteer drifts on track days.
The Focus RS also offers Auto-Start-Stop and other driver assistance, convenience and connectivity technologies, such as Ford SYNC 2, Ford MyKey, Active City Stop, Adaptive Front Lighting, Adaptive Cruise Control, Hill Start Assist and Tyre Pressure Monitoring System .
For anyone interested in placing orders, please contact your nearest TC Harrison Ford dealership about the current order process. If you need more information or would like to configure your new Focus RS then please click the configure button below, where you can also download the new Ford Focus RS price list.