Ford continues releasing chapters of the documentary “Rebirth of an Icon” dedicated to his new sport, the Ford Focus RS. We have already seen in the previous episodes the beginning of this project, its exterior design and safety, road testing and even in the circuit of the hand of Ken Block. In this release, the tests will move to an arctic region in Sweden, where the snow is the protagonist.
After his presentation at the last Geneva motor show the head of Global Development of Product, Raj Nair, claimed not being happy with some aspects of the car, specifically with its power delivery. The proof in extreme conditions it would, therefore, key to improve and get your engine to surrender to the expected level with the help of the team of Ford Performance.
Also improvised a circuit on a frozen lake, where the adherence was low, to observe the reactions of the Focus RS in these situations. In addition to put to test the driving modes that are Normal, Sport, Track and Drift, in which it sends up to 70% of torque to the rear wheels. Remember that this model is the first all-wheel drive made by the brand.
In the next episode they show how he refined the Launch Control on the track and as it is assembled on the production line this machine uses the gasoline engine EcoBoost 2.3-litre. The end power that reaches are 350 horses and 440 Nm of torque. Thanks to get-speed 0 to 100 km/h in 4,7 seconds and a maximum speed of 266 km/h. Will arrive in early 2016 and its price in Spain part of the 40.260 euros.
Source – Ford
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