Warm interest of motorists and professionals to Auto Play in Chicago, 2018-2019 Ford has declassified information about their new product – 2018-2019 Ford Focus RS. This is a version of the popular American drayvovoy hatchback third generation.
The automaker plans to deploy RS version not only on its booth in Chicago, but also to accompany him to the annual Geneva Motor Show, which will take place in March this year. Production planning to organize in Europe (Germany), and the implementation will be carried out around the world.
The new generation Focus RS to get really serious technical performance, which is only all-wheel drive system.
The appearance of the 2018-2019 Ford Focus RS
model year athletic body turned, making Focus RS will be beneficial to stand out against other cars in city traffic. In the solution of this problem it worked perfectly design the front of the body.
Even compared to its predecessors, it is particularly aggressive: a massive trapezoid grille, massive bumper with a lower spoiler and air intakes located on the sides, which have taken vertically oriented fog lamps. The hood looks impressively thanks vyshtampovki and lights head light received bi-xenon filling running lights.
Considering the profile of 2018-2019 Ford Focus RS model year is recognizable silhouette of the base model of 2018-2019 Ford. He almost completely repeated, with the exception of “blown” wheel arches, took wheel diameter of 19 inches and the original side “skirts”. These elements have led to the classic sports body design.
Aft in addition to the basic design has received relief bumper with diffuser, from which “look out” round exit exhaust system. Roof smoothly into the large rear wing that not only does the exterior a more dynamic, but also serves a very real function.
Focus RS comes in contact with the road four-wheel discs with R19. In the basic configuration, you can count on the Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires in size 235/35 R19. If that does not quite fit your character drive, then you can pay and get the Pilot Sport Cup2 tires. Together with the 2018-2019 Ford Focus RS and upgraded hatchback of Opel the Astra , the Hyundai the i20 , the Mazda 2 , of Skoda the Fabia .
Colours 2018-2019 Ford Focus RS
The range offered for coloring enamels body is not very wide – a total of four. But it is the most popular colors:
- Gray (Stealth Grey);
- Black (Absolute Black);
- Blue (Nitrous Blue);
- and white (Frozen White).
Dimensions 2018-2019 Ford Focus RS
External dimensions of new items, as follows:
- length – 4362 mm;
- width – 1858 mm;
- height – 1471 mm;
- wheelbase size indicator repeats the basic version and the Focus is 2648 mm.
Interior and equipment 2018-2019 Ford Focus RS
Internal space is also RS implemented the idea of repeating the basic version, though not without elements of a purely sports. Handlebar in “charged” Focus three-spoke, cut from the bottom like a sports car. In addition, it finished with a leather cover, which will no doubt be welcomed by motorists. The original dashboard has a high-quality display devices and placed in the “pits”, with information that is comfortable to grasp.
Minimal differences in Focus RS from usual and in the design and architecture of the center console. In addition, the sports version received unless made by a windshield sensor oil temperature and pressure turbine. All other elements are familiar to us: a multimedia complex with eight-inch screen, solid sound system, boasted a set of ten speakers and the unit controls the air conditioning.
In the interior decoration of high-quality plastic has been used, and individual elements such as the steering wheel, gearshift lever, handbrake, armrests and seats – upholstered in leather. All elements are ideally matched to each other, although the build quality Focus was no question in the standard version. To ensure a comfortable and secure fit will Recardo seats. Their buckets will be the driver and front passenger-navigator. For rear passengers provides a comfortable sofa that will comfortably accommodate two adults. The third is also fit, but due to lack of space in width, all three of them have a little bit to make room.
Specifications 2018-2019 Ford Focus RS
The power unit of the third-generation model is the EcoBoost 2.3. This four-cylinder 2.3-liter engine has a variable valve timing, direct injection and turbocharging. All these solutions are allowed to get out of it at 320 hp power and 434 Nm of torque.
Helping run the engine will be a 6-speed manual gearbox and a modern wheel drive transmission 2018-2019 Ford Perfomance AWD. The latter is able to share the pull between the two axes, and even between the two wheels of the rear pair. The torque provided to the rear axle can be completely directed to the left or right wheel. With the multi-plate clutch, which are installed on the half and managed electronically, there is a redistribution of the power unit building. Technical feature locking multi-disc clutch can not transfer back a couple for more than 70% of torque.
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