2017 Ford Focus RS will be the first generation of Focus RS that will be sold throughout the globe. The previous two generations of the Focus RS are not sold for the US market. The new model will let the American knows how Ford Focus RS offers a real sports car feel in a high-performance hatchback. There will be a long list of equipment and more power in this popular hatch.
2017 Ford Focus RS Exterior
The front area of this 5-door hatchback features Bi-Xenon headlights on every side flanking a large grille with a front splitter expanding to the ground. The small front bumper features two massive air intakes on both sides. There are also upright mounted fog lights on the bumper similar to the Kia Pro’Ceed. The side area of 2017 Ford Focus RS features enlarged wheel arches surrounding new unique 19-ich alloy wheels wrapped with Michelin tires. The aerodynamic diffuser at the back end is bigger that reduce drag with downforce improvement. Double exhaust tips are available on each side of the diffuser. A rear roof spoiler completes the look at the back.
2017 Ford Focus RS Interior
The five-passenger hatchback comes with lots of racing features in the all sporty interior including Recaro sports seats. Genuine microfiber fabric panels wrapping the single RS Recaro shell seats will be only available for Asian and European market. Inside the cabin of 2017 Ford Focus RS, there are plentiful RS badges, and there is a flat-bottomed steering wheel available. Buyers can have alloy sports pedals and on top of the center console, there is an additional instruments cluster showing oil pressure, oil temperature, and boost pressure.
2017 Ford Focus RS Powertrain
A 2.3 liter 4-cylinder is the only available engine option under the hood similar to the EcoBoost engine featured in the Mustang that boost 345 horsepower and 324 pound-feet of torque. A 6-speed manual transmission and all wheel drive are standard. EPA fuel economy returns at 20 mpg combined. 2017 Ford Focus RS can hit 4.7 seconds reaching 60 mph from zero before reaching 165 mph of top speed.