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The fastest Focus

manufacture of new Ford Focus RS

In the city of Saarluis (Germany) Has begun assemblage of Ford Focus RS 2010 of modelling year - the fastest " started; civil model updatings. The novelty will start to be on sale since April and only in Europe. Thus that Great Britain, Germany and Switzerland become the basic markets for it, the car will appear and in Russia.

till now abbreviation RS meaning Rallye Sport, the high-efficiency version of Ford Focus of the first generation, made for the European buyers in 2002-2003 carried. charged the three-door hatchback was equipped with two variants turbirovannyh engines - 2 - and 2,5 - litre, and also 5 - a step mechanical transmission. The maximum capacity of the car at first made 222 l. With., however soon from - for technical problems has been a little lowered - to 212 l. With. (310 nanometers). Manufacture which also occurred in Saarluise, has initially been limited by 4500 units. Thus 2147 cars have been realised in Great Britain.

returning of model RS in a portfolio of the manufacturer not casually and quite obosnovanno. According to the president of European Ford John Fleming, there is a whole army of admirers of the model, consisting both from loyal owners former RS, and from potential buyers RS to whom this car did not belong earlier.

the new car, which official premiere has taken place in the summer of last year on an automobile exposition in London, has been developed by Ford Team RS division, thus for a basis was Ford Focus ST is taken. The novelty has received 2,5 - litre 5 - the cylinder power-plant Duratec providing capacity of 300 l. With. (223 kw) and 440 Nanometers of a twisting moment. From a place to 100 km/ ch the car is dispersed for 5,9 with and is capable to develop the maximum speed of 264 km/ ch. Besides it, from standard three-door Focus the novelty differs wider wheel arches, moldings both specially developed forward and back bumpers.

in front in RS are established kovsheobraznye sports seats Recaro with a fabric upholstery on each side and suede Alcantara on the centre, behind - profilirovannye seats Recaro with folding possibility in a proportion 40/ 60. Into a standard complete set of the car enter: dvuhzonnyj a climate - control, the rain gauge, automatic inclusion of the head illumination, an autoblacked out rear-view mirror, the button of start of the engine of Ford Power, elektrosteklopodemniki, audiosystem Sony with built in CD - a changer on six disks, handsfree with possibility of connection of a mobile phone to an audiosystem through Bluetooth and an input for connection USB - devices, a back parking sensor control, the gauge of pressure of air in tyres and etc. As to a body colouring three colours are accessible only: green, dark blue and white. In Russia the price of a base complete set of Ford Focus RS makes 1 238 800 rbl.