2017 Ford Focus RS Specs, Release Date

The Ford Focus RS manufacturers are yet again here with a new groundbreaking Hatchback RS. This is the 2017 Ford Focus RS. This hatchback has already managed to grab some attention gaining lots of popularity among many sports car enthusiast thanks to its great specs and features that have been released by the Ford Focus company. The company has also released great news concerning the release of the car, and it is expected to be the first RS gracing the US market! In this paper, we shall take you through some of the great interior and exterior designing specifications and then go further to tell you about its engine, release date, and the estimated price.

2017 Ford Focus RS front

2017 Ford Focus RS – Improved Body and Interior:

The RS has a bold appearance making it look like it is ready to go into the track at any time. This 2017 Ford Focus RS sport comes with five doors and a big trapezoid – like grill at the front. Along this grill is good-looking xenon headlights while downwards is a splitter stretching towards the ground. The bumper, on the other hand, has vertically fitted fog lights and two big air intakes along its sides. The wheel arches of this car have then been widened, and this is simply to help in the accommodating of the 19 inches alloy wheels which have been wrapped with some Michelin tires. The back of this 2017 Ford Focus RS has also been aerodynamically designed to help with acceleration and drag reduction of the entire car. This has been achieved by the big aerodynamic diffuser which helps in facilitating the down – force. The diffuser has two exhaust tips on the sides. A roof spoiler is also found at this rear part of the car.

The interior of this car was perfectly designed to give it a sporty look with various racing features. The five-passenger 2017 Ford Focus RS has fantastic sports seats from Recaro. There is also an option of Recaro seats that have been covered with fabric panels for buyers, particularly in Europe and Asia. This car also has RS badges, a sleek flat – bottomed steering, and sports pedal. In the center console, you will also find an instrument cluster which displays oil pressure, boost pressure and oil temperature. The RS also has the convenient SYNC connectivity option which comes very handy when accessing your smartphones, climate control, sat navigation and the audio system. All this access can be done through the 8 inches touchscreen or voice commands!

2017 Ford Focus RS interior

2017 Ford Focus RS – New Powertrain Configuration:

2017 Ford Focus RS is expected to come with only one drive-train. This will be the 2.3 liters 4 cylinder drive-train engine with 350 hp similar to that one found in a Mustang. The engine will then be alongside a manual gearbox, six-speed, which will be powering all its wheels. The economy rating of the new Focus RS engine is at 20 mpg which is quite good for a hatchback sports car. The excellent AWD system of torque vectoring allows this car to do an astonishing 0 to 60 mph acceleration in under 4.7 seconds! The maximum speed of this 2017 Ford Focus RS is set at 165 mph.

2017 Ford Focus RS rear

2017 Ford Focus RS – Release Date and Expected Price:

The Sports car enthusiasts can expect Ford Focus RS to enter the market starting 2016 during the Spring, and the expected starting price is at $36,605 which is inclusive of the destination charges of $875!


The new Ford Focus RS is, therefore, a great sports car that any enthusiast should give a try. Thanks to its friendly price many individuals can afford the car. Therefore, make your order right away for the car and we can assure you that its performance will be very impressive.