we Live in a golden era for the high performance. While the cars are sometimes too fast and we involve too little in the driving, the compact sports are possibly the type of car most passionate – within the limits of what is affordable. Autotrader has done which, perhaps, is the comparative more full of the last few years in the video: 10 compact sports spiciest of the moment, with the stellar presence of the prodigal son returned, the new Ford Focus RS.
A compact sports car has to be fast and effective, but especially, it should be fun to the driving.
The selection of vehicles assembled by Autotrader makes you drooling to either: Renault Mégane RS 275, Peugeot 308 GTi 270, SEAT Leon Cupra 290, Volkswagen Golf R, BMW M135i, Subaru WRX STI, Ford Focus RS, Mercedes A 45 AMG and Audi RS3 Sportback. An impressive selection that goes from the 275 HP of the Renault up to the powerful 381 HP of the Mercedes. There are options of transmission and propulsion for all tastes: from rear-wheel drive in the BMW M135i to front-wheel-drive or all-wheel drive for powerful versions. Changes in manual and automatic.
The test begins with an pre-selection circuit. In the circuit of Anglesey in the wet, the team of writers should choose the three cd’s that you will face after road testing. Interestingly, the three compact who choose to “move to the end” are the Renault Mégane RS 275, the Ford Focus RS and the Mercedes A 45 AMG. Cars like the SEAT Leon Cupra 290 or the Honda Civic Type R are very close to the court, while cars such as the Audi RS3 Sportback or the Subaru WRX STI have been considered disappointing.
Already three cars in the dish, the computer is released to do road tests of cars, in addition to a few trials peculiar – involving, for example to pedestrians, who have to give their opinion about the cars. The winner is, unanimously, the new Ford Focus RS, a compact sports impressive, that we have already had the opportunity to try in motor. engine 2.3 EcoBoost develops 350 HP, that is transmitted to the four wheels through a complex and effective system of all-wheel drive permanent.
Named Twinster, is a system capable of sending up to 70% of the power to the rear-wheel drive, with a cast active between the two wheels of the train rear. Extremely effective and fast, which combined with an excellent grounding point, make up the which also for us is the best compact sports of the moment. If you like what you hear more eager to Ford Focus RS, I invite you to review our contact with the Focus more powerful, as well as a articles on their various curiosities techniques.