2016 Ford Focus RS Stunning Reviews and Specs
2016 Ford Focus RS The new focus RS is designed to go against Subaru STI WRX and Volkswagen Golf R, and brings to the table a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine with more than 315 horsepower (the final picture will be announced closer to launch next year but 345 hp was rumored), sophisticated all-wheel-drive system with adjustable suspension, vector torque, and a number of driving modes including industry-first drift mode.
This is actually the third Ford Focus RS, but this is the first offered in the us market. While this may not seem as extreme as its predecessor — even Ford admits the car had been ‘ growing ‘ — modification of all functional, offering optimized aerodynamics and cooling, with 9 percent less drag to the previous focus RS. The drag coefficient is 0.35.
Another departure from the ethos of previous generations is the addition of all-wheel drive, in this case a new configuration called “Ford performance AWD”. Destined to other Ford products offered on at some point, all-wheel-drive system based on electronically controlled package-twin clutch at each side of the back of the drive unit. It manages the front/rear torque split of the car, and can also control the distribution of torque to the side at the rear axle delivers the torque vectoring — capabilities. A maximum of 70 percent of the drive torque can be transferred to the rear axle, and up to 100 percent can be sent to each rear wheel.
2016 Ford focus RS
When cornering, the rear drive unit pre-emptively diverting torque to the outside rear wheel immediately based on inputs like steering angle, yaw lateral acceleration, and speed. This has the effect of torque transfer ‘ driving ‘ the car into the Valley, reaching the turn-in and increase stability and almost eliminate understeer. 2016 Ford Focus RS The system is tuned to provide outstanding grip with lateral acceleration in excess of 1 g-pull cornering speed and acceleration of a bend.
Exclusive chassis has rigid with sports suspension spring RATES and bushes that are more efficient and antiroll Bar than that found in the ST focus, and two switchable shock mode, which offers a more robust to track usage. This works in combination with specially tuned electric power-assisted steering, as well as the design of optimized front suspension knuckle with shorter arms link.
Wheel measuring 19 inches and shod with 235/35 Tires Sizes of Michelin Pilot Super Sport-standard for everyday use and Pilot Sport cups 2 Optional for those heading to the track. In ventilated steel disc chunky sitting this measure to 13.78 inches in the front, and clamped with a lightweight aluminium monobloc four-piston calipers painted Tinted RS blue.
2016 Ford Focus RS As mentioned above, the new focus RS comes with different mode Driver driver can swap between depending on the situation: “Normal”, “sports”, “track” and “Drift” mode. This mode adjusts settings for the all-wheel-drive system, damper control, electronic stability control, steering and engine response, as well as the exhaust sound. Drift mode should be the most fun. It works by modifying the torque distribution to help drivers achieve controlled overstee
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