2015 - Is an RS Focus in your future? - Page 26 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum > Ford Focus RS > Focus RS

Focus RS The place to chat about news and rumors on the third generation Focus RS.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-17-2013, 10:24 AM   #251
kylesvt720
NeedsMoarEverything
 
kylesvt720's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Fan#: 51359
Location: Lake Orion, MI
What I Drive: 2006 Saabaru "The Unicorn"

Posts: 11,121
Points 10,778, Level 68
Points: 10,778, Level: 68 Points: 10,778, Level: 68 Points: 10,778, Level: 68
Level Up 82% Completed
Level up: 82% Level up: 82% Level up: 82%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 17 kylesvt720 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
Quote:
Originally Posted by RonMaiden View Post
I see my stirring is keeping things moving along nicely. I like to see strong opinions expressed, good job. I could see 35k but with options it'll be more pricey than a STI.
Can't wait for you to eat Crow. Although I love the $5k back track...
__________________
Jeremy Clarkson on Detroit: “God may have created the world in six days, but while he was resting on the seventh, Beelzebub popped up and did this place.”


ST CREW #107 / TEAM DURATEC #93 / D23 Crew #3
kylesvt720 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-17-2013, 11:23 AM   #252
jinstall
Deutsche Arsche
 
jinstall's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Fan#: 9730
Location: El Paso TX/Friedrichsdorf DE, TX
What I Drive: 01 ZX3RACECAR/04 ST170/13 FST2

Posts: 2,438
Points 2,744, Level 31
Points: 2,744, Level: 31 Points: 2,744, Level: 31 Points: 2,744, Level: 31
Level Up 96% Completed
Level up: 96% Level up: 96% Level up: 96%
Forum Activity 12%
Activity: 12% Activity: 12% Activity: 12%
FF Reputation: 4 jinstall Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Quote:
Originally Posted by rambleon84 View Post
In Germany, starting price is 27.950 eur, which is $36,740 in US dollars...even pricier!

Although, I know nothing of their taxes or UK's. I want to say they include taxes in their list prices where as we add that on afterwards. Not that that accounts for the full difference, still looks like its cheaper for US
VAT is 16% in Germany.
__________________
2001 Focus ZX3 Race Car in Germany-Ours
2010 Renault Clio 1.2 16V in Germany-Hers
2004 SVTF EAP/ST170-Mine
2013 Focus ST2 TS NAV SUNROOF-Hers
jinstall is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-17-2013, 02:07 PM   #253
RonMaiden
Focus Fanatic
 
RonMaiden's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Fan#: 99230
Location: Littleton, CO
What I Drive: 2012 Red Candy Metallic Hatch SE

Posts: 4,112
Points 4,132, Level 40
Points: 4,132, Level: 40 Points: 4,132, Level: 40 Points: 4,132, Level: 40
Level Up 91% Completed
Level up: 91% Level up: 91% Level up: 91%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 6 RonMaiden Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by kylesvt720 View Post
Can't wait for you to eat Crow. Although I love the $5k back track...
I hope I do too but whether it comes here or not isn't going to kill me since I won't pay that price for a fwd car and my STI will always be quicker in the 1/4 mile which is the racing I do anyway unless I upgrade to a 370Z. The RS is a road course car and a good one at that.

I agree with you more than I let on and mostly just disagreeing to disagree since this thread keeps my boredom down.
__________________
'12 Focus Red Candy SE Sport 5 spd
'99 Toyota 4Runner Sport
'11 Subaru WRX STI Hatch
RonMaiden is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-17-2013, 03:12 PM   #254
TheGlassMaker
REVOLT.BUILD.RISE
 
TheGlassMaker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Fan#: 69510
Location: De Graff, OH
What I Drive: 97 Impreza coupe, 04 Mazda6

Posts: 8,227
Points 32,693, Level 100
Points: 32,693, Level: 100 Points: 32,693, Level: 100 Points: 32,693, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 13 TheGlassMaker Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
Like a said before a fully loaded f150 cost more than a raptor.

So I bet a fully loaded focus will cost more than a RS.
__________________
Do one thing every day that scares you. -Eleanor Roosevelt
TheGlassMaker is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-19-2013, 06:04 AM   #255
whynotthinkwhynot
Captain TMI
 
whynotthinkwhynot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Fan#: 18416
Location: the armpit of TN, Memphis, TN
What I Drive: 05 ZXW; 02 Windstar; 13 C-Max SEL

Posts: 20,221
Points 27,391, Level 98
Points: 27,391, Level: 98 Points: 27,391, Level: 98 Points: 27,391, Level: 98
Level Up 5% Completed
Level up: 5% Level up: 5% Level up: 5%
Forum Activity 19%
Activity: 19% Activity: 19% Activity: 19%
FF Reputation: 270 whynotthinkwhynot Outstanding Standing Member whynotthinkwhynot Outstanding Standing Member whynotthinkwhynot Outstanding Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Back in the days of SVTs and wagons, a fully loaded wagon cost more than a fully loaded SVT.
__________________
Be eclectic.
---The Complete How-To Archive--

Moderating everything now, let me know if I can help.

Quote:
Originally Posted by the user formerly known as ZX3_Chick View Post
You're special aren't you.
whynotthinkwhynot is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-19-2013, 09:20 AM   #256
RonMaiden
Focus Fanatic
 
RonMaiden's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Fan#: 99230
Location: Littleton, CO
What I Drive: 2012 Red Candy Metallic Hatch SE

Posts: 4,112
Points 4,132, Level 40
Points: 4,132, Level: 40 Points: 4,132, Level: 40 Points: 4,132, Level: 40
Level Up 91% Completed
Level up: 91% Level up: 91% Level up: 91%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 6 RonMaiden Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
The SVT was also collecting dust on lots and were leaving lots almost $6000 less than sticker after sales stalled which is hard to believe sales stalled with the hype that car generated. What did a fully loaded wagon cost back then since I remember seeing the SVT coming in close to $20k.
__________________
'12 Focus Red Candy SE Sport 5 spd
'99 Toyota 4Runner Sport
'11 Subaru WRX STI Hatch
RonMaiden is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-20-2013, 11:09 PM   #257
captcomputer
Focus Fanatic
 
captcomputer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Fan#: 9409
Location: Irving, TX
What I Drive: 2013 Focus ST (Preferred Blue)

Posts: 1,560
Points 10,721, Level 68
Points: 10,721, Level: 68 Points: 10,721, Level: 68 Points: 10,721, Level: 68
Level Up 68% Completed
Level up: 68% Level up: 68% Level up: 68%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 37 captcomputer Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Take a look at FordDirect.com. ST's are going for 21k all over because they are sitting on the lot also. 2014's are being shipped and the 2013's as collecting dust.

I just don't see Ford fitting it into the lineup with a Fiesta ST, Focus ST. Maybe the ST becomes the RS in that time frame.

I am glad they are looking at new opportunities though.
__________________
Joe Cool
Social groups:
LoneStar Fanatics
(Former)Blue Focus Owners
captcomputer is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-15-2013, 09:51 PM   #258
rmm109
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Fan#: 111304
Location: Upstate, NY
What I Drive: x

Posts: 34
FF Reputation: 1 rmm109 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Hm any word if the 2015 USA Focus (S/SE/TITANIUM) sedan and hatchback will be facelifted/updated cosmetically??
rmm109 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-17-2013, 06:13 PM   #259
PrankOne
Focus Enthusiast
 
PrankOne's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Fan#: 117902
Location: Bakersfield, CA
What I Drive: 2013 Tuxedo Black Metallic ST3

Posts: 61
FF Reputation: 1 PrankOne Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I highly doubt the RS would be sold here in the States...Ford spoils the Europeans way too much...
__________________
I got 99 problems but my Focus ain't one 🚘
PrankOne is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-20-2013, 11:52 AM   #260
RonMaiden
Focus Fanatic
 
RonMaiden's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Fan#: 99230
Location: Littleton, CO
What I Drive: 2012 Red Candy Metallic Hatch SE

Posts: 4,112
Points 4,132, Level 40
Points: 4,132, Level: 40 Points: 4,132, Level: 40 Points: 4,132, Level: 40
Level Up 91% Completed
Level up: 91% Level up: 91% Level up: 91%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 6 RonMaiden Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I still say price will be an issue

A quote from MotorAuthority from a few months ago......

"While many factors underlie Ford's decision to keep the Focus RS away from its American buyers, the issue of price is likely at the forefront--the last version, sold from 2009-2010, was priced from about $38,000, and the next could be even more expensive."

I also was chatting with a couple of Ford geeks that work for Ford and they think it will be pricey and limited and one other says Ford is going to ignore america once again so on that note that means we still don't know a dang thing either way. grrrrrrr
__________________
'12 Focus Red Candy SE Sport 5 spd
'99 Toyota 4Runner Sport
'11 Subaru WRX STI Hatch
RonMaiden is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:08 PM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Cadillac ATS-V, Ford Fusion and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.