Ford Focus RS should arrive in 2015 with 335 horses

Ford Focus RS should arrive in 2015 with 335 horses

Ford just barely reveal the facelift of the new Focus and have started rumors on the internet about a new version for the RS model arise.

According to Auto Motor and Sport magazine in Sweden, the high performance model will probably not be shown in Geneva or Paris salons, being released in 2015.

Speculations suggest that the model will be equipped with a 2.3 engine EcoBoost four-cylinder, which normally delivers about 308 horsepower in the Mustang 2015. But rumors indicate that the engine would be tuned to develop around 335 hp in the Ford Focus RS.

Little more is known about the model, but previous reports indicate that the new Focus RS could be available exclusively as a five-door hatchback with front wheel drive, sport suspension, high performance brakes and limited slip differential.

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