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Old 11-08-2012, 01:53 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by swansong View Post
Bunch of hooey and hearsay if you ask me. That article quotes a UK-based Automotive Express article, which states the starting UK price as £25k . Which is about $40k in USD. In any case, there's very little chance, if any, that the RS will see the US market.
You can't just convert the price from GBP to USD. It doesn't work like that for auto sales. A closer estimate is to add about 3-5k onto the price.

For example, look at ST prices. Almost the same identical car:
FOCUS ST-1 from £21,995
FOCUS ST-2 from £23,495
FOCUS ST-3 from £25,495

Focus ST-1 from $24,995
Focus ST-2 from $26,880
Focus ST-3 from $28,930
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