Cologne — The legendary Ford RS performance car brand is back and faster than ever. The stunning new 2009 Focus RS is previewed at Paris, while development work has confirmed it as the fastest ever European Ford production car.
Ford is confirming performance target figures for Focus RS as 0–100 km/h in under 6.0 seconds and a top speed of 260 km/h or more.
However, for Team RS engineers, headed by Ford of Europe's Vehicle Line Director for Performance Vehicles, Jost Capito, this is only part of the story.
Said Capito: “We believe the new Focus RS will change expectations of a front-wheel-drive high performance car in the way it translates its power into precision, driveability, traction and performance. (more…)