PistonCars.com – 2016 Ford Focus RS; a great combination of the power and performance of an upper-echelon hot hatchback. It comes with super handling and driver combination and an great value proposition.
This new RS was officially launched in Spain to the press. It becomes the latest in a long line of performance coupes, hatchbacks and sedans. This 2016 RS is the 3rd generation of Ford Focus RS.
2016 Ford Focus RS; Specification
The 2016 RS Generation 3 is designed with four-wheel drive supported with a clever new system. It brings twin clutches on the rear axle, one for each side, which are electronically controlled. The outsider rear gains more oomph to reduce understeer and assist turn-in under cornering.
The drive train will be 2.3-liter turbo I-4, AW, and six-speed manual. The output reaches 350hp at 6,000rpm, 350 lb-ft from 2,000-4,500 rpm. The 2016 RS also brings a system set up to allow power-on drifting.
This RS is designed in metal which is more muscular that Ford Focus ST. The adjustable dampers will be standard.
2016 Ford Focus RS’ Price
As stated before, this new RS is firstly introduced to the press in France. The 2016 RS is estimated to be about $35,000 or even more.