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Old 03-19-2007, 10:57 AM   #1
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09 MkII Focus RS

I don't know if anyone has been following the development of the new Focus RS, but here are some new pics released recently plus new info on powertrain and whatever...click the gallery link at the top to see other views...

http://www.autocar.co.uk/News/NewsAr...llCars/224098/


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Old 03-19-2007, 11:15 AM   #2
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Old 03-19-2007, 12:45 PM   #3
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Why'd they have to go screw this one up too? They were running around with an awd rs concept for a while now. Who cares if it costs more. It would still be cheaper than an evo or sti and still sell like hot cakes!
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eh... it's not like we're getting it, anyways
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“We are always pushing for cars like this,” he said, “but it is difficult because we have limited funds to spend on sporty cars..."

Doesn't surprise me that its FWD his statement just about wraps it up for me... cheap bastards
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Old 03-19-2007, 01:25 PM   #6
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GOD DAMNIT THE C1 CHASIS IS MADE TO ACCOMODATE AWD!!! look at the Volvo s40, it can be had with AWD so WHY CAN'T THEY MAKE THE NEW FOCUS WITH AWD DAMMIT??? god that car would KILL the STI
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280FWD HP and 19 Inch Rims....perfect, just what every "enthusiast" wants...big heavy wheels with the worst drive train configuration.

Don't get me wrong, I'm sure it's a fun car to drive but I wouldn't buy one.
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That would be the replacement for my focus, too bad it will never see the north american market.
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i love it--it looks sweet- except for the front bumper it could be better
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280FWD HP and 19 Inch Rims....perfect, just what every "enthusiast" wants...big heavy wheels with the worst drive train configuration.

Don't get me wrong, I'm sure it's a fun car to drive but I wouldn't buy one.
no kidding...........what is everyone's fascination with huge wheels?
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