Published: 21 Dec 2017

Ford Focus RS Red Edition makes perfect petrolhead Christmas present

With the Christmas season in full swing Ford has announced that a special Ford Focus RS Red Edition is to arrive in the UK. Limited in number to only 300 models, it is set to officially launch in 2018. 

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Powered by the 2.3l EcoBoost engine, the special edition comes in Race Red, with a contrasting black roof, side mirrors and rear spoiler. Striking 19” alloy wheels complement the look. Ideal for sports driving, the all-wheel drive system, that is performance tuned, splits the torque at an impressive rate of 100 times every second. The engine’s power can go through the rear axles at up to 70%.

Inside the special edition of the RS includes Recaro seats in ebony with partial leather and a carbon fibre trim on the auxiliary dials bezel, handbrake lever and door handles. Other standard equipment will include heated steering wheel, Active City Stop, Ford KeyFree system, speed limiter and cruise control. With a 0-62mph time of just 4.7 seconds using the built in Launch Control, the Focus RS Red Edition can also slide round corners thanks to a drift mode.

Speaking about the impending launch of the Ford Focus RS Red Edition, managing director and chairman at Ford of Britain, Andy Barratt commented “As RS production nears its end, we wanted to celebrate with a limited run of cars for those who want to stand out as an RS fan”.

Production is set to commence in February 2018, but is available to order now at Jennings Ford. Call 0333 414 9750 to secure your Ford Focus RS Red Edition. 

Discover the Ford Focus RS at Jennings Ford. For further information call 0333 414 9750 to speak to a Ford Focus RS specialist. Alternatively, visit a Jennings Ford dealership in Middlesbrough, Stockton or Gateshead. 

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