Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum - View Single Post - Performance gains after LSD install?
View Single Post
Old 02-01-2013, 08:40 PM   #11
suss6052
Focus Addict
 
suss6052's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Fan#: 95752
Location: ..., MI
What I Drive: 2013 Ford Focus ST2 Ingot Silver

Posts: 12,572
Points 9,563, Level 65
Points: 9,563, Level: 65 Points: 9,563, Level: 65 Points: 9,563, Level: 65
Level Up 72% Completed
Level up: 72% Level up: 72% Level up: 72%
Forum Activity 36%
Activity: 36% Activity: 36% Activity: 36%
FF Reputation: 24 suss6052 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Macky21 View Post
I thought the RS and RS500 used electronic torque vectoring? I remember Clarkson talking about it on the Top Gear episode
Nope, the RS used good old fashioned mechanical tuning (with a new suspension geometry to keep things in line via the revo-knuckle) and a quaife LSD.

Quote:
Originally Posted by bigdesignmachine View Post
So that would make my comment correct then.
Yeah, its not for the 2013+ Focus ST or the MMT6 gearbox, therfore there is not currently an off the shelf limited slip differential for these cars.
__________________
Moderator for: DURATEC Ti-VCT Performance, ST Performance, MK3 Focus
suss6052 is offline  
    Reply With Quote