Adding the 2017 Ford Focus RS to our fleet was an easy decision. This is a true enthusiast car, that is arguably more fun and exciting to drive than the new Mustang GT. The small 2.3 Liter EcoBoost engine, borrowed from the Mustang, puts out an impressive 350 horsepower and 350 ft/lbs of torque. The power is transferred to the pavement via Ford's new innovative all-wheel drive system in which up to 70 % of the power can be sent to the rear wheels, and 100 % of that can then be shifted to either side.
The exhaust pop on downshifting through the manual 6-speed gearbox, is loud enough to put a smile on your face and not overbearing enough to annoy you. The Recaro seats make the ride comfortable and they will hold you in place with the bolstering. If you are looking for a fun, modern, exciting, manual car with superb handling abilities; this Focus RS is perfect for you.
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