2018 Ford Focus RS
The 2018 Ford Focus RS should carry on without bigger changes, according to the latest reports. This sporty hatchback came few years ago and it is still quite fresh for some bigger changes. It is a part of modern philosophy, where hatchbacks aren’t just A to B point transport vehicles. This model offer so much more. It is a hi-performance hatchback, which features plenty of great things. First thing that you’ll notice is attractive, but there is also a monstrous engine under the hood. However, those aren’t the only great things about this car. It comes with plenty of modern and sophisticated technologies that will improve your driving experience significantly. We expect its arrival somewhere late this year.
2018 Ford Focus RS redesign
As we already mentioned, this is a hi-performance version of one of the most popular compact hatchbacks around. Compared to standard model, it comes with plenty of unique characteristics. Despite the fact that rides on same platform, 2018 Ford Focus RS will be significantly different, both in terms of mechanics and visual appearance. When it comes to styling, we will see plenty of new details. Base appearance goes in same direction as Focus ST, but with even more accentuated sporty character. However, it is more a racing car, when it comes to mechanics. There are things like specially tuned suspension and brake, weight reduction etc. However, this weight savings didn’t make it some kind of stripped-out street racer. The 2018 Ford Focus RS will come with plenty of equipment inside, such as latest infotainment system, navigation, climate control etc.
2018 Ford Focus RS engine
This is definitely the most important part of this hi-performance hatchback. Despite the fact that it looks similar to ST model, it will come with significantly more power. The 2018 Ford Focus RS will feature a new 2.3 liter EcoBoost engine, which comes with turbocharger. Total output is just amazing. Max power is around 350 horses and 350 pound-feet of torque. This amount of power promises amazing performances. In order to provide best driving experience, company installed 6-speed manual transmission in 2018 Focus RS, although optional automatic gearbox could be a nice addition. Fuel economy should go around 22 miles per gallon in combined drive.
2018 Ford Focus RS release date and price
The 2018 Ford Focus RS should arrive somewhere late this year. We don’t expect changes in price, so it should go around 37.000 dollars.