Previous generations of the Ford Focus RS boasted 305 HP and were only available in Europe. Luckily the newer models will be available to U.S buyers and even faster with more than 315 HP. Drivers can expect a more fun, engaging drive thanks to all-wheel drive and even more power.
The new Focus RS is expected to be super fast and reach 60 miles per hour in less than 4.7 seconds with top speeds of up to 162 mph. The Focus RS’ acceleration speeds isn’t too far away from that of the popular Mustang GT. It will also come with its own launch control which will aid in acceleration.
The all new 2016 Focus RS will be powered by a 2.3 Liter Ecoboost engine with 350lb feet of torque.
Various driving modes will be available including normal, sport and track modes. Enthusiasts will be able to enjoy drift mode which will allow the driver to sliding the car around the track.
Pricing is expected to start near the $36k mark in North America.