The 2016 Ford Focus RS will be the hottest hatchback to hit North American shores in quite some time, boasting a turbocharged 2.3L four-cylinder engine, sourced from the Mustang EcoBoost, that generates at least 320 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque. Ford has also fitted this all-wheel-drive hot hatch with a dynamic torque vectoring all-wheel drive system to deliver a new level of handling capability and driver enjoyment, combining outstanding traction and grip with exciting agility and cornering speed. Continue reading for the live reveal video, more pictures and additional information.
“The system will send power to the outside wheel on turn-in, which Ford claims will ‘improve turn-in stability’ and ‘virtually’ eliminate understeer. It can also make adjustments mid-corner, shuffling power around to give the RS maximum grip in the bends, before shooting it off down the next straight,” reports Gizmag.