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Next-gen Ford Focus RS to get electric-assisted AWD?

The highly anticipated fourth-generation Ford Focus RS might be arriving sooner than we thought, with reports that the hot hatch is entering the last stages of development in preparation for a late 2020 debut. UK publication CAR magazine recently spilled the beans on the Blue Oval’s next-gen AMG A45 fighter, …

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2018 Ford Focus RS Limited Edition Review

Cars labelled Limited Edition usually struggle to get the pulse going, they’re often an outgoing model with some stickers slapped on and a different set of alloy wheels included in order to clear out old stock and make way for the inevitable replacement. Not the 2018 Ford Focus RS Limited …

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KW introduces electronic coilovers for Ford Focus RS

German aftermarket suspension manufacturer KW Automotive is rolling out the next generation of its coilover suspension kit. The new adaptive and electronically controlled KW DDC plug & play coilovers are now available for the Ford Focus RS hot hatch. Designed the replace the factory’s standard suspension, the electronically adjustable coilover …

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Ford bringing three hot Focus RS to SEMA

Parked alongside tricked out Ford F-150s and hotted up Mustangs at next month’s 2016 SEMA show will be three modified Focus RS from Ford Performance. The Focus RS is already packing enormous punch from the factory, ripping up 257kW of power and 440Nm of torque from its specially tuned 2.3-litre …

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Ford Focus RS boosted by Hennessey Performance

The Ford Focus RS’ 257kW of power and 440Nm of torque are apparently not enough for the folks at Hennessey Performance, who have developed a power upgrade package for the hot hatch. Called the HPE400, the package consists of a remapped engine control unit, a high-flow air filter, and a …

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Ford releases new documentary on Focus RS RX development [video]

Ford has released the first in a multi-part series outlining the design and development of their 447kW Focus RS RX Rallycross car. The RS RX development was a global collaboration between Ford Performance, Ken Block’s Hoonigan Racing Division and U.K.-based M-Sport. The new Focus is all-wheel drive and features a …

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Ken Block shows off his 447kW Ford Focus RS RX in Portugal

Ken Block and teammate Andreas Bakkerud are set to race their new Ford Focus RS RX at this season’s Bompiso Rallycross in Portugal. The Bompiso circuit presents a unique challenge for race engineers: at 1,800 metres above sea level, it is the highest event on the World RX calendar and …

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2016 Ford Focus RS bows in at $50,990

The all-paw performance sports car arena is about to get shaken up in 2016 as Ford’s sizzling hot Focus RS is all set for Australian shores, arriving in dealerships from mid-next year. Bringing with it to the segment, which includes the Volkswagen Golf R, Subaru WRX STI, Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG …

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Ford Focus RS to pack 257kW and 440Nm

Ford has finally disclosed the power output of the Focus RS, ahead of its first public outing at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK this weekend. The new 2.3-litre EcoBoost turbocharged four-cylinder engine that powers the Ford Focus RS will offer 257kW and 440Nm available between 2,000 and 4,500 rpm, …

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2016 Ford Focus RS first photos leaked ahead of debut

The first official images of the Ford Focus RS have been leaked online ahead of its official debut later today. The highly anticipated 2016 Ford Focus RS is the new performance flagship of the range, packing the Mustang’s four-cylinder 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine delivering anywhere between 242 to 261kW (325 to 350 bhp). …

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