The RS that everyone over here in America has been salivating over for years? Well, itâ€
And the best news? It has drift mode â€” seriously.
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Recently, the 2016 Ford Focus RS was on display in New York City. Manufactured in Germany, the car wonâ€
Powered by a 2.3-liter turbocharged EcoBoost four-cylinder engine, the RS generates 315 horsepower. Whatâ€
But beyond that, whatâ€
A lot of excitement for a Focus, eh? But getting drift mode approved by the authorities wasnâ€
What else sets the RS apart from the pack?
Any car enthusiast will tell you how exciting drift mode functionality is. But the Ford Focus RS has many more attractive features beyond simply that. Letâ€
- Sexy colours: Ford is bringing its artistic mastery to the RS. Customers will be able to choose from four different colors, one of which â€” nitrous blue â€” is exclusive and wonâ€
t appear on any other Ford cars. What better way to make your ride stand out than to paint it a color no one will see anywhere else?
s no lift: The carâ€ s makers claim the street car wonâ€ t have any lift, even when youâ€ re racing around at speeds upwards of 155 mph. Thatâ€ s thanks to the carâ€ s front splitter, rear diffuser and rear wing, all of which are fully functional. Sounds fun, doesnâ€ t it? You can also get plenty of add-ons such as racing wheels and cold air intake systems.
- Modern tech: Though the RS is primarily designed for the track, chances are all owners will enjoy driving it as they go about their day-to-day lives, too. Thatâ€
s because the carâ€ s been outfitted with many of the comforts that modern technology provides, like a heating steering wheel, heated seats and an optimal moon roof. Whatâ€ s not to like?
The entry-level luxury performance car
Ford is positioning the Focus RS to appeal to the younger generation, particularly those folks who earn more than their peers. Believe it or not, Ford brass hopes to position the RS against similarly entry-level luxury cars made by juggernauts like BMW and Audi.
The release of the RS is another step by Ford to target customers who like performance vehicles, something that makes complete sense, as sales in that category have outpaced traditional sales over the last five-odd years.
As pricing details arenâ€