Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - Go for ST or wait for RS?
View Single Post
Old 09-07-2012, 03:04 PM   #47
Focus Rookie
Join Date: Sep 2012
Fan#: 103581
Location: Plymouth, MI, United States
What I Drive: 2013 Focus St

Posts: 5
Points 14, Level 1
Points: 14, Level: 1 Points: 14, Level: 1 Points: 14, Level: 1
Level Up 27% Completed
Level up: 27% Level up: 27% Level up: 27%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 timmay9162 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Originally Posted by suss6052 View Post
The difference is those who want the Mustang will buy the Mustang. Those who want a hot hatch will not buy the Mustang, and those who buy the Mustang wouldn't buy the hot hatch Focus RS.

The ST is already more fun to drive even if its less powerful than at least a '13 5.0 L GT automatic. The seating position is better, the car is more practical, and you can actually see out of it, where as you sit quite low with a very high Cowl in the Mustang.

I really wanted a Mustang while growing up, but now I'm not as sure.
That's true but the market for the RS would be very very small and unless you are one of the few hardcore focus fans most of the those customer would end up in a mustang or a regular focus.
timmay9162 is offline  
    Reply With Quote