The Ford Focus RS is an impressive hatchback that is brilliant fun to drive. It also has incredible levels of performance.
There's just one choice of engine, an impressive 2.3litre EcoBoost petrol unit which produces 345 bhp which pits this hatchback against some very glamorous opposition. It will rocket from 0 to 62 mph in 4.7 seconds and deliver economy of 37 mpg with emissions of 175g/km.
The Ford Focus RS has distinctive and aggressive styling which gives it something of a rally car appearance but most of the styling is to boost its aerodynamics and cooling abilities. This helps because the four-wheel-drive system is impressive, it's excellent on corners at speed for instance, and the split differential delivers character and performance. It might be the family hatchback we have come to know and love but the boot size is just 260litres. There are four driving modes to select which alter the throttle response as well as the four-wheel-drive system, stability control and steering. The suspension set-up is fairly stiff which helps deliver its exceptional levels of performance and the steering is direct.
Most of the car's cost is on its ability deliver performance but standard equipment includes Recaro sports seats, 19 inch alloy wheels, rain sensing wipers, a DAB radio and the firm's Sync2 infotainment system. Essentially, the Ford Focus RS is an exceptional car in the ‘hot hatch’ segment but its practicality and thrilling performance levels belie the price tag which means it's excellent value for money.
Why not have a look at the Ford Focus RS on the official Ford UK company website and get the latest news about the Focus RS in the UK at The UK Ford Owners' club. You may also like to see what they're saying about the Focus RS on the Top Gear website.
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