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Old 04-21-2015, 08:24 PM   #35
garumaru
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Originally Posted by suss6052 View Post
Unless you move to Europe or Asia you will not be able to buy the car with the Recaro CS Shell seats. No side airbags and they were not crash certified to FMVSS standards. The base RS Recaro seats will be the only ones available here. If you want to import the parts yourself go right ahead, but it won't be cheap. Ford has said the Recaro RS CS Shell seats are for Europe and Asia only.

The wheels on the show car in the USA are the Forged lightweight alloy wheels, the base multi-spoke wheels as shown on the reveal car.

The wheels are only as wide as the ST wheels (8") afaik so it doesn't stick out very far if at all.

Rear Fog light is not an FMVSS requirement, rather an ECE one so it will not be available due to being unnecessary.

Nitrous blue is the RS exclusive color.

Liquid Blue is not available on any Ford, and is the special show car paint used for the reveal of the Ford Performance range only.
I bet so many hearts are broken after reading this comment, because mine certainly is after reading about the seats.
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