Archive for the ‘Ford Focus RS’ Category

Stall Recovery on the Ford Focus RS

Thursday, October 15th, 2015
Ford Focus RS will Come With Stall Recovery

Ford Focus RS will Come With Stall Recovery

When Ford took the wraps off the third-generation Ford Focus RS earlier this year, it was clear that this was a very special vehicle. Then the blue oval automaker really got our attention by announcing that the Focus RS would officially be sold in America for the first time. Ford has slowly been telling us more details about this new hot hatchback as its release continues to get closer. For example, we just found out that the Ford Focus RS will come with Stall Recovery technology, which is an all-new feature from Ford. We’ll tell you everything that we know so far about the new stall recovery on the Ford Focus RS in this article. (more…)

What is the 2016 Ford Focus RS 0 to 60 Time and Top Speed?

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
2016 Ford Focus RS 0 to 60 Time and Top Speed

2016 Ford Focus RS 0 to 60 Time and Top Speed

Ford has had performance enthusiasts on the edge of their seats this year. They have unveiled several high-performance cars throughout the past year. However, none of them are more exciting than the next-generation Ford Focus RS that is coming to North America for the first time ever. We have customers who walk into Matt Ford each and every day to ask us questions about this all-new car. Some of the things that we are asked about most frequently are the 0 to 60 time and top speed of the 2016 Ford Focus RS. Luckily, Ford has recently released that information. Therefore, we have decided to take some time to answer those questions for you in this article. (more…)

Ford Announces Horsepower and Torque Ratings of Focus RS

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Official 2016 Ford Focus RS Horsepower & Torque Ratings

Since news of the Ford Focus RS first hit back when the performance-tuned hatchback made its surprise debut at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this year, there have been questions about its engine. We have known from the beginning that the Focus RS will share a powertrain with the 2015 Ford Mustang, but seeing as there is a bit of a size difference there, we knew that the RS would do more with the engine, we just weren’t quite sure how much more it would do. Well, now we know. (more…)

Focus RS Will Come With Unrivaled All-Wheel Drive System

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Advantages of Ford Focus RS Torque-Vectoring AWD System

Just about every automaker claims to have the best product on the market, but when the Ford Focus RS arrives next spring, Ford will possess the proof to back their claim of superiority. The high-performance RS continues to be compared to the Subaru WRX STI and Volkswagen Golf R as all three of the vehicles will offer similar features and capabilities, such as a turbo-four engine and torque-vectoring all-wheel drive systems, but when it comes to the abilities of those systems, the Focus RS will definitely reign supreme. (more…)

2016 Ford Focus RS Will Be the Hot Hatch to Beat

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Benefits of 2016 Ford Focus RS over WRX STI and Golf R

For a number of years, Americans were forced to sit back and watch in envy as Europeans had all the fun with Ford Focus RS, but thankfully, that will all change when the performance hatchback finally makes its way to U.S. soil next spring. To prepare you for its arrival, we thought it would be helpful to look at how the compact car will compare to the competition. Not surprisingly, its rivals have already been chosen. The 2016 Ford Focus RS will take on the 2015 Subaru WRX STI, as well as the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R. (more…)

European and U.S. Ford Focus RS Will Be Virtually Identical

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Difference Between European and U.S. Ford Focus RS

Just today, Ford unveiled the first photos of the U.S.-spec Ford Focus RS, and although they confirmed that there would be little to no difference between the European and U.S. Ford Focus RS, the new batch of photos help to confirm the truth behind that statement. As it turns out, just about everything that will be offered in the RS overseas will also be making its way to the America-bound version of the hot hatch. (more…)

2016 Ford Focus RS Will Get Four Unique Color Options

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

2016 Ford Focus RS Color Options

Earlier this year, when Ford unveiled a quarter of their promised performance vehicles, there were a lot of questions about the paint color that they were unveiled in. The color, which has been dubbed Liquid Blue, will not be making it to the list of the 2016 Ford Focus RS color options, but the automaker has announced that the performance hatchback will be available in a different shade of blue, as well as three other colors. (more…)

5 Things You Need to Know About the 2017 Ford Focus RS

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Ford has been giving us exactly what we want lately. Soon after announcing that they would be releasing a dozen new performance vehicles, they decided to waste no time and unveiled a quarter of the promised models in Detroit during the North American International Auto Show.

The models that we’ve seen so far have been impressive, but of them all, none have garnered quite as much attention as the Ford Focus RS, a performance-tuned version of the compact car that will give the Subaru WRX STI and Volkswagen Golf R a serious run for their money.

The new hatchback won’t be released until sometime next year, but as consumers have been drooling over it since the day it debuted, Ford continues to leak specific information about what it will contain. It is all mouth-watering information, but of everything to be announced so far, there are a few highlights that stand out from the rest. Here are 5 things you need to know about the 2017 Ford Focus RS. (more…)

All-New 2017 Focus RS Will Offer Revolutionary Drift Mode

Friday, March 13th, 2015

How the 2017 Ford Focus RS ‘Drift Mode’ Works

Ford is a company that knows its customers well. Not only is the automaker finally bringing the Focus RS to America, but they are giving the performance-tuned compact car an all-wheel drive system that will come with a one-of-a-kind drift mode. As soon as the mode was announced, questions started to surface, so we thought we would address them by explaining how the 2017 Ford Focus RS Drift Mode works. (more…)

2017 Ford Focus RS Will Generate as Much as 316 Horsepower

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

2017 Ford Focus RS 2.3-Liter Engine Specs

Not too long ago, Ford announced that they would be bringing their popular Ford Focus RS to the states as one of the 12 promised performance vehicles, and ever since we heard the news, we have been waiting in anticipation for the new hatchback to arrive. Unfortunately we won’t be seeing it until next year at the latest, but we do have some exciting news to share with you before the official release of the Focus RS. (more…)