Ford started the tests of extreme Focus RS500

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Publication Motor1 published spy shots of the most powerful version of the “charged” Ford Focus RS hatchback, which is expected to receive RS500 index. The car was photographed while passing road tests, and images show that this Ford Focus is equipped with an aggressive carbon fiber body kit with additional air vents on the bonnet. It is reported that the new product has also received details of the suspension of forged aluminum and carbon-ceramic brakes. In addition, experts have facilitated Ford vehicle interior, giving up a number of options and some of the elements of sound insulation. All this should reduce hatch weight of about 100 kg. The Ford Focus RS500 movement in the new body resulting 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine family. The most powerful version of this engine develops 350 hp and 440 Nm of torque, however, this modification to increase the engine returns about 15% while the thrust somewhere increase by 4.5%. As the capacity increase will be reflected in the dynamics of the vehicle is unknown. The Ford promises that this version of the model will be among the fastest hot hatch. Recall that the Focus RS standard accelerates from zero to hundred in 4.7 seconds and its top speed is limited to 266 km/h. The emergence of the new Ford Focus RS 500 is scheduled for the second half of 2017, no pricing information, and vehicle circulation will be only five hundred copies.

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