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Old 02-05-2013, 11:04 AM   #41
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I like the rendering I saw better.

Paint it that RS blue, and it's perfect.
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Old 02-05-2013, 12:02 PM   #42
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I'm so glad I bought a fiesta rather than the focus St now. The fiesta will be 100% paid off to trade in for this in 2015. And u know what SCT will crack the computer with a blink of an eye just like the new mustang and focus St. OK going to start saving for mods lol
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Old 02-05-2013, 12:08 PM   #43
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I like that frontend better than the ST's with the fog light placement which is more like the regular Focus.
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Old 02-05-2013, 12:17 PM   #44
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5dr FWD, period. Testing has been going on for a while now.

Dealers are the LAST ones to get notified.
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Old 02-05-2013, 12:23 PM   #45
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Yeah all companies besides Subaru think that Americans don't like hot awd hatches.. go fig
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Yeah all companies besides Subaru think that Americans don't like hot awd hatches.. go fig
Ford just knows the cost of R&D and manufacturing to turn a FWD platform into an AWD platform is simply not worth it.
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Old 02-05-2013, 12:42 PM   #47
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Yeah all companies besides Subaru think that Americans don't like hot awd hatches.. go fig
Audi?
VW?
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AWD cost money and weight, the later not worth the performance loss.
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Old 02-05-2013, 12:44 PM   #49
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not to sure about the front bumper/grill on the new rs, but rest looks decent
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i would put money on it being in the low $30k base price to high $30-low $40k for fully loaded. we all know this is gonna come state side, when is the real question. even if it is 40k what other car are you gonna get with its handling, power, syling, reputation, and overall build quality for that price brand new?
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