Germany: First 2016 Ford Focus RS Rolls off the Line

Ford Focus RS

The 2016 Ford Focus RS made its global debut at the Geneva electric motor show in 2015. The design has already been readily available for 2 generations across the pond, yet this year notes the first time the RS comes to the U.S. market.

Under the hood, the very hot hatch packs a 2.3-liter turbo-four with 350 hp, or 40 more hp than the related four-cylinder inside the Mustang EcoBoost. The auto includes an all-wheel drive system with brake-based torque vectoring, sending up to 70 percent of the torque to the back axle and also up to 100 percent of that to either wheel. As per Ford, the RS should hit 62 mph in 4.7 secs.

The version is just one of many new products headed to Ford Performance lineup. After the Focus RS, the F-150 Raptor shows up and the GT supercar goes right into production late this year. The schedule also includes the Focus ST, Fiesta ST, and also the lately debuted Shelby GT350 and also GT350R. By 2020, Ford will certainly have brought 12 new performance automobiles to international markets.

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