Ford Focus RS Unveiled at NY Auto Show

Screen Shot 2015-03-27 at 9.55.40 AMRandall Reed’s Planet Ford in Humble (serving Houston, Kingwood, Atascocita) is excited to see the all-new Ford Focus RS making its American debut. The much-anticipated hatchback is being unveiled at the 2015 New York International Auto Show.

There has been a lot of buzz about the the Focus RS. It’s been a pioneer in Ford Performance All-Wheel Drive delivering blistering cornering speed for thrilling driving experience for auto enthusiasts.

The sweet, high-performance road vehicles introduces advanced performance technologies, and is the first Ford RS equipped with selectable drive modes, which includes an industry-first drift mode and launch control.

The high-performance hatch features a 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine delivering in excess of 315 horsepower. It is also said to have the most powerful Ford RS braking system available. The exterior is just as exciting as the cars performance. It offers optimized aerodynamics and cooling, with 9 percent less drag over the previous models.

“Customers have begged for the Focus RS to come to the United States for years,” said Raj Nair, group vice president, Global Product Development, Ford Motor Company. “And now we can say that they are getting one of the most innovative, powerful and best-looking RS cars ever. That is special.

The all-new Focus is the first model that will be produced for all markets at Ford’s Saarlouis, Germany, manufacturing plant beginning late this year.

Screen Shot 2015-03-27 at 9.55.55 AMThe all-new Focus RS is the latest vehicle to be unveiled as part of a new era of Ford performance that will bring to customers globally more than 12 performance vehicles through 2020. In addition to pleasing enthusiasts, RS vehicles help deliver the company’s One Ford plan for profitable growth, product excellence and innovation in every part of its business.

So when can you get it? Sales in North America are expected to begin in spring 2016. Want a great Ford car, truck or SUV now? Take the drive down Highway 59 to the Planet sign for award-winning service and savings. Shop online anytime at www.PlanetFord59.com!

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