Ford Focus RS Drift Stick sends Ken Block wild
Posted on 02 Nov 2017
Legendary rally driver Ken Block has been putting the new Ford Focus RS Drift Stick to the test in a new video released by Ford. Described as the “the first-ever, rally-inspired electronic handbrake, developed and designed for Focus RS and approved by rally and stunt star Ken Block” it allows users to have the drift experience.
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Ford state that it should only be used on a track, the same requirements as the existing ESP mode. An aluminium lever is installed by the existing gearstick and works with the anti-lock brakes and all-wheel drive. When the level is pulled, the rear wheels lock to create a ‘rally style’ drift. On sale in America for $999, the installation does not affect any outstanding warranty. Speaking about the new Drift Stick Block commented “I think it’s really cool that Ford Performance is offering customers a way to create large-angle drifts in the Focus RS”.
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