After Ford was exposed new 2010 Focus RS sports hatchback concept at the London Motor Show and then again at the Paris Motor Show, development work is continued and today leaked new official images of the production verison of the car.
Some of the new details involve a 0-100km/h (62mph) time of 5.9 seconds and a top alacrity of 264km/h (164mph). Pricing for Europe will reportedly be set at €39,000.
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Basing on the same primary as the Focus ST, the RS adds ability, usage and appearance modifications to rally the car’s ability to put its faculty to the ground and honest it down the street, track or nettle path. To keep the effective engine from creating unmanageable torque steer, the engineers designed the car with a sole suspension called the ‘RevoKnuckle,’ which enables the car to keep the intended objective of trek even under leaden garrote.
This factory with a Quaife natural torque biasing partial-slither differential. Combining, the Focus RS removes the neediness for AWD and the attendant import gains of the spare differential and driveshafts. A Quaife automated torque-biasing partial-slither differential keeps the traction steady even on less-than-colors surfaces.
Changes to the usual Duratec 2.5L block embrace exclusive camshafts, a revised cylinder rule and gasket and revised intake and assorted logic. As well as the mega influence, the Focus RS also receives a 40mm wider track, 19in wheels, 235mm tires, upgraded springs, dampers and unwilling-revolve bars.
Ford has also fixed the customers will have three colour options from launch, plus the brilliant green seen here, as well as navy and pallid. Customers will also be able to reach the interior neat with the outdoor paint or select a filled black leather decision. Other features of the cottage compose Recaro pail seats, brushed aluminium accents and standard micro-strength reduce. The performance three finished pouring environment additional gauges from the Focus ST, plus a boost gauge, sitting atop the interior console and diagonal toward the driver.
UPDATED: with new photos