In Production: Spring 2016 <> August 2017.
Engine cc: 2.3 EcoBoost.
Engine bhp: 350PS.
Top Speed: 165mph.
MPG: 36.7 Combined.
Insurance Group: 40A.
Stealth Grey - Solid - No cost option.
Frozen White - Solid - at extra cost.
Magnetic Grey - Metallic - at extra cost.
Shadow Black - Mica - at extra cost.
Nitrous Blue - 4 coat unique to RS - at extra cost.
Standard Features included:
19" silver finish alloy wheels (235/35 tyres).
350mm vented front disc brakes with light weight callipers.
Bi-Xenon adaptive headlights.
'RS' Recaro seats with leather inner bolsters.
Dual-zone electronic temperature control.
Thatcham Category 1 Alarm.
SYNC2** with 8" touchscreen DAB audio. (replaced by Sync 3 DAB) >
until 05th Feb 2017
Quickclear heated windscreen.
Power start button.
SYNC3*** with Sat Nav, Premium Speakers - STD fit from 05th Feb 2017.
Launch Control - Activated via a steering wheel selection. Four active driving modes - Normal, Sport, Track and Drift. Performance shift light - Flashing RS symbol. AWD Torque vectoring control.
Optional at extra cost:
Lux pack, inc power fold door mirrors, keyfree system, cruise control, rear parking sensors and privacy glass.
SYNC3 Navigation with rear camera, 10 premium Sony speakers inc Sub-woofer.
'RS' Recaro shell front seats.
19" black forged alloy wheels.
Blue painted, Brembo branded front and rear brake callipers.
Power tilt/slide sunroof.
Door edge protectors.
Active city stop.
Heated Steering Wheel - Only available with RS Shell seats*
Winter Pack - Including heated steering wheel and front seats (not available with RS Shell seats)*
*New options introduced:
**New from Sept 2016 Sync 3 DAB replacing Sync 2 DAB
***From 05th Feb 2017 - Sync3 with Sat Nav / Premium Speakers - now STD feature.
VED - 'V' Band 175g/km (Road Tax.)
Current and if registered prior to 1st April 2017.
First Year £295.
Then £205 each and every subsequent year.
If registered From 1st April 2017.
First Year £800.
Then £140 each and every subsequent year.
Expect 9months <> 1 year from Customer Deposit/Contract date.
Built in Fords' Saarlouis Plant Germany.
ECO Boost 2.3ltr Engine built in Valencia Spain.
First UK batch was in-build Feb-Sept 2016.
Ford dealer driveable demonstrators were available from Mid April 2016.
Deliveries to UK customers:
2,300 UK Orders received by January 2016.
Total UK orders - estimated as at Jan 2017 = 5,500.
Total built world wide = 21,500 as at Feb 2017.
Most popular colour UK, Nitrous Blue.
Popular Colour USA - Shadow Black.
Wait list 1 - 'L' orders - Early ordered UK customers orders completed.
Wait list 2 - 'J' orders - complete.
.................................................. - Customer delivery May - Sept 16.
Second batch: 'K' orders - Build was forecast to commence late Sept 2016.
Forecast build dates are now being made available.
First 'K' & 'M' Orders in build and are being delivered.
followed 'M' then 'B' then 'G' then 'C' in that order.
'C & D' orders now being delivered, Jan/Feb 2017.
Expect mins 3 weeks from date of build to UK dealer delivery and hand over.
The initial batch of RHD RS Mk3's (Ford Marketing vehicles) arrived UK 23rd March 2016.
On the Road UK Base Prices:
Pre 23rd Oct 2015 = £28,940 OTR.
Post 23rd Oct 2015 = £29,995 OTR.
From 01st April 2016 = £30,000 OTR.
From 01st May 2016 = £31,000 OTR
From 01st Sept 2016 =£31,250 OTR
From 05th Feb 2017 =£31,765 OTR
From 01st Apr 2017 = £32,256 OTR
plus optional extras £
Martin Rayfield, RSOC Official.
Focus RS Mk3 Registrar.
01st April 17 - Ver25
Photos Below - UK Launch - UK Spec RHD Focus RS Mk3 - Aynhoe Park Private Estate 06th April 2016