Ford Focus RS first images emerge

The Ford Focus RS has made its online debut in batch of leaked official images. The highly anticipated hot hatchback adopts a beefier body with more prominent front and rear bumpers, larger air vents, muscular side skirts, fixed rear wing and a new set of alloy wheels featuring a dual multi-spoke design. It’s wearing a Liquid Blue paint and adopts a sport-tuned suspension while at the back we notice a dual exhaust setup. Inside the cabin it gets Recaro sport seats but bucket seats will be offered at an additional cost.

2016 Ford Focus RS leaked image
2016 Ford Focus RS leaked image

Motivation is believed to come from a 4-cylinder 2.3-liter EcoBoost turbocharged gasoline engine taken from the Mustang GT. In this application, the motor is rumored to deliver somewhere in the region of 330 bhp channeled to an all-wheel drive system. This hardware setup should grant a 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) run in 4.5 seconds.
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An official reveal of the Ford Focus RS is scheduled to occur later today. Pricing in United States will allegedly start from $37,850.

Source: carscoops.com & horsepowerkings.com

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