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Focus RS

Discussion in 'The Cool Wall' started by quattrojames, Jan 9, 2009.

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  2. Cool

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  3. Un-cool

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  1. quattrojames
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    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    [Jan 9, 2009]
    New Focus RS: 300hp from a 2.5 5 cylinder engine, with FWD.

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    [Jan 9, 2009]
    Should have been 4WD!
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    Redhot006 Standard A3 1.9 TDI 110bhp

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    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!! VCDS Map User

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    [Jan 10, 2009]
    i like the look of it, no doubt it will go like stink.... but a front LSD does not compensate for full 4x4..... and at the end of the day, its a Ford and will be built like one....
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    Not sure I would agree with that, why does it?

    Looks better in that nice Ford blue I admit.
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    [Jan 11, 2009]
    :faint:

    I think it will look better in the flesh and also the pea green doesn't help.
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    [Jan 11, 2009]
    Jay i saw it at this years motor show....the exhausts look mint.... pics really dont do it justice.... although for the money i would be buying another car for the reason above
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    [Mar 13, 2009]
    i had the original focus RS and no matter people say about it........... i adored that car! so so much grip. if anything the interior needed to grow up a bit lol.

    chris
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    [Mar 19, 2009]
    Mate of mine has one on order as his new company demo car. As soon as I'm let lose with it I shall post my findings, the last Focus RS he had was fcuking awesome and was running 345bhp when sold on.

    I'm expecting big things from the new RS:racer:
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    [Mar 21, 2009]
    It's not for me, does that spoiler actually help keep all that power down on the front wheels? No, so for that reason alone I think it's stupid, it just looks like another Maxed focus with an ASBO and it probably runs on Stella. :puke2:
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    [Mar 23, 2009]
    Prefere the looks of the old focus rs :)
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    fingermouse thats me

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    [Mar 23, 2009]
    escort cosworth is far cooler
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    [Mar 25, 2009]
    Rs500 is where its at!
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    [Apr 19, 2009]
    All Ford RS cars are cool.
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    [Apr 21, 2009]
    Not all,Mk5/6 RS 2000 isnt.:puke:
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    [Apr 21, 2009]
    Fast? Probably.
    Good looking? Purely subjective.
    Cool? Not in a million years..........
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    [Apr 22, 2009]
    I like it now but in about a year it wil be a chav car so it will be uncool!
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    [Apr 23, 2009]
    Looks nice enough...... until you look at the rear! Worse than the Renualt Megan, lol!
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    [Apr 24, 2009]
    Looks good, but defo not a Sub-Zero car. Gets away with been cool just coz of the rear diffuser and the fact it's green.

    But can't help but think it looks a bit squashed.
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    [Apr 25, 2009]
    Doubt it mate, the original Focus RS has made it chav free so this should have a good few years before it has to worry. Most of the chavvy cocks round here get themselves an Impreza turbo for 2k then drive them like idiots until they break:angrymod:
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    [Apr 29, 2009]
    i like it it would be nice in black with nicer wheels ......but i agree with that kid below it should of been four wheels drive or rear wheel drive defo not front wheels drive but i do like the look of the car in black with a set of 19" it would look nice and aggresive

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    [Apr 29, 2009]
    Looks too much like the new Lancer to me.
    Looks similar but drives nowhere near as good
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    [Apr 29, 2009]
    They are 19" wheels, although they dont look like it.

    When i first herd about it i had my megane R26 and went to order one but, when i saw it at the motorshow i decided against it.
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    [May 12, 2009]
    My m8 took delivery of his last week, in White, not seen it up close yet, he passed me on Sunday in it, I have to say it looks awesome in the flesh, and yep it goes! 4WD, yes I think so, but for it will be fun none the less!
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    [May 12, 2009]
    It's a 2WD if a clever front Diff. :uhm:
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    [May 14, 2009]
    I saw a white one on pistonheads which looked very smart.

    I think they are cool and evo say it does not need the 4wd and prefered it to the latest evo which they have not rated as high as I expected them to.
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    :puke:
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    [May 17, 2009]
    in fairness after watching that vid the RS looks like it handles extremely well for a 2wd, im quite impressed at the balance of the car from that vid, they aint messin about!
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    [May 17, 2009]
    The old FRS was a corker. Mate gets his this week so I shall get pics and write up what I find asap
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