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Ford Focus RS '02
Ford Focus RS '02
Appears in Gran Turismo Concept
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 Standard
Interior in GT6 Simple
Manufacturer Ford
Displacement 1988 cc
Drivetrain FF
Aspiration Turbo
Engine Ford Zeta RS engine
Max Power 216 BHP
Performance Points 435 PP
Max Torque 229 lb-ft
Weight 1,050 kilograms (2,300 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 4.86 kg (10.7 lb) per horsepower

The Ford Focus RS '02 is a road car produced by Ford. It first appeared in Gran Turismo Concept and has appeared in every main game since with the exception of Gran Turismo Sport. It also featured in Gran Turismo PSP.

ColorsEdit

Only one color is available for this car:

  • Imperial Blue

In-game descriptionEdit

"A quick hot hatch reminiscent of the WRC Focus."

Ford Focus RS '02

Introduced into the fiercely competitive European C-segment vehicle class in 1999. Ford's compact model, the Focus, had held its own against competition with a varied lineup that included a sedan, hatchback, and wagon, as well as the C-Max compact wagon.

But the image leader for the Focus lineup was the sporty RS model, first introduced in 2000. Bearing Ford's legendary "Rally Sport" moniker, think of this model as the street version of the Focus rally racer that the American automotive giant fielded in the World Rally Championship. Its 2.0-liter inline-4 sported a Garrett turbocharger and produced a hearty 212 HP with its peak torque rated at 227.8 ft-lb. This made it a surprisingly quick hatchback: 0-100 km/h arrived in only 6.4 seconds, while top speed was rated at 146 mph.

Despite already having the high-performance RS in its stable, Ford added yet another Focus model its sports-grade lineup, the ST170, which launched in 2003. If the RS was the competition-spec racer in search of all-out performance, then the ST170 served as the functional road car that focused on the emotional aspects of rewarding the driver.

Tweaked by Ford's Special Vehicle Engineering (SVE) group, this model featured a peppy 2.0-liter normally-aspirated inline-4 with variable-valve timing and made 171 HP and 143.9 ft-lb of torque. A close-ratio 6-speed manual gearbox and 215/45R-17 tires added to the fun.

AcquisitionEdit

GT ConceptEdit

The player can unlock this car by winning a race on Swiss Alps at normal level.

GT4Edit

This car can be bought at the Ford New Cars Dealership for 41,410 Credits.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 41,410 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Ford Focus RS '02 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 36,673 Credits. It is a Level 4 car.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 41,410 Credits. It has a simple interior.

TriviaEdit

  • This car can enter the Euro Hot Hatch League, the Pan Euro Championship, and the Schwarzwald Liga A, as it is assembled in Germany by Ford of Europe. However, since all Ford cars are grouped under one badge in the series, it is still listed under American cars.

NotesEdit

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