According to the information we have got in May this year, Ford announced its limited edition of a well-known model Focus RS. However, the year 2018 will bring only 1,000 units of this sports vehicle in the United States. So, you better hurry up and make your reservation on time.
The new 2018 Ford Focus RS will come with its recognizable sporty appearance, although it will undergo some exterior improvements and make some changes in its standard equipment. The new RS will stand on standard 19-inch alloy wheels and appear in two new colors. You will be offered a Nitrous Blue and Race Red, the choice is yours. When it comes to materials used in body construction, we can say that carbon fiber is dominant. In the front fascia, you will see a new and huge trapezoidal grille and redesigned headlamps and fog lights, so the entire front part of this car gets an aggressive and racing styling. On the front axle, there is also Quaife limited-slip differential. In the back, you will find a rear roof spoiler as well.
The interior of the new 2018 Ford Focus RS Limited Edition matches its sporty exterior. You can expect the high-quality materials in two tones. There are also Recaro seats and sports pedals so this car will be a real treat for all the fans of fast ride. Comfortable and stable, this model will also provide a flat-bottomed and heated steering-wheel and heated mirrors. On the dashboard, you can hope for an upgraded instrument cluster and center console. The new RS will be equipped with RS2 Package so you will also find the voice-activated satellite navigation, climate control system, premium audio system and an 8-inch touch screen.
So what surprise and how much power does the new 2018 Ford Focus RS hide under its hood? Well, you will not be disappointed, that’s for sure. It will come with a 2.3-liter Eco Boost four cylinder engine. This type of engine will be able to make 350 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. Such a strong power train will accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 4.7 seconds! The estimated top speed is 165 mph. The new RS Limited Edition will be based on the all-wheel drive system and come with a six-speed manual transmission.
2018 Ford Focus RS Limited Edition Release Date and Price
After all these impressive features, you probably wonder what amount of money you should be able to pay in order to afford such a stunning racing machine. We have been informed that the new 2018 Ford Focus RS Limited Edition will cost $ 5,000 more than the current model so it would start at $41,995. When it comes to release date, it has been said that Ford will start the deliveries in late 2017.
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