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Focus RS (Mk1) Specifications

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Ford Focus RS Engine Data

  • Engine type 2.0-litre, 16V Duratec RS
  • Displacement 1,988cc
  • Bore, mm 84.8
  • Stroke, mm 88.0
  • Fuel type, grade Unleaded petrol
  • Max power ISO kW/PS 158 / 215 (212bhp)
  • At engine speed (rev/min) 5,500
  • Torque ISO Nm 310 (229 lb/ft)
  • At engine speed (rpm) 3,500

Ford Focus RS Construction

  • Cylinders Four in-line, with forged pistons and connecting rods
  • Cylinder head Cast aluminium alloy
  • Cylinder block Cast iron equipped with improved oil system
  • Valve gear DOHC, modified valve seats, sodium-filled exhaust valves
  • Camshaft drive Belt
  • Engine management Ford EEC-V
  • Pistons Forged/oil-cooled by oil-spray nozzles, fed by the main oil gallery
  • Induction Garrett stainless steel, water-cooled turbocharger, over 1-bar maximum boost, water-cooled intercooler, new throttle body with improved sealing, redesigned air induction system
  • Exhaust System Large bore stainless exhaust system
  • Injection Sequential electronic fuel injection (SEFI),
  • High flow rate injectors
  • Fuel System 55 litre fuel tank with internal uprated fuel pump, revised fuel pressure regulator valve
  • Ignition Ford electronic distributorless
  • Emission controls Closed-loop; 3-way catalytic converter with close-coupled catalyst
  • Cooling Increased capacity water pump, high efficiency oil cooler, water-cooled intercooler, uprated engine cooling fans, turbo heat shielding

Ford Focus RS Transmission

  • Gearbox 5-speed, with revised gear ratios, Quaife automatic torque biasing differential, uprated drive shafts. New sports short-throw shifter mechanism.
  • Clutch Heavy duty AP Racing
  • Ford Focus RS Suspension and Body
  • Front Redesigned MacPherson strut suspension with uprated offset coil springs/Sachs racing dampers, 65mm increased track width, revised lower A-arms incorporating a unique all new hydro bush, revised static negative camber, 18 mm anti-roll bar
  • Rear Independent, Control Blade multi-link suspension increased in stiffness, Sachs racing monotube dampers with internal rebound spring, uprated springs, increased track width, revised static negative camber, higher load capacity bearings, redesigned spindles, anti roll bar

Ford Focus RS Brakes

  • Front Brembo 4-pot, twin-opposed piston callipers and 325 mm ventilated discs
  • Rear Two pot callipers and 280 mm solid discs
  • Anti-lock braking MK25 Bosch ABS system

Ford Focus RS Steering

  • Rack-and-pinion with power assistance, 2.9 turns lock-to-lock

Ford Focus RS Wheels and tyres

  • Unique O.Z. alloy 18 x 8inch rims with bespoke Michelin 225/40R/18 Pilot Sport low profile tyres

Ford Focus RS Body

  • Computer-optimised, high-efficiency, unitary-welded, steel body incorporating rigid occupant protection cell and front and rear energy-absorbing crumple zones. Side impact protection system. Wider front/rear wings in pressed steel, new reinforced polypropylene moulded front and rear bumpers, side sills and roof spoiler

Ford Focus RS Interior

  • Sparco race-style leather/Alcantara trimmed bucket seats in black/blue. Focus rear bench seat trimmed to match. Black/blue leather steering wheel with stitched-in oversteer indicator. Sparco aluminium handbrake, gear knob, pedals. Carbon-fibre centre console with start button. Revised instrument binnacle with new graphics and instrumentation incorporating turbo boost gauge and change-up light. Unique disc in the centre console with an individual vehicle-build serial number.

Ford Focus RS Equipment

  • Power operated windows; power assisted steering, central locking, air conditioning, six-stack dashboard- mounted CD player

Ford Focus RS Security

  • Ford Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) immobiliser, remote central locking with perimeter alarm

Ford Focus RS Performance and fuel economy (Manufacturer's Estimates)

  • Max speed (mph / kph) 144 / 232
  • 0-60 mph acceleration 6.4 secs
  • 0-100 kph acceleration 6.7 secs
  • 0-100mph / 0-160 kph acceleration 15.5 secs
  • 50-100 kph acceleration in 4th gear 8.2 secs
  • 60 - 100 mph acceleration in 4th gear 9.8 secs

Fuel consumption (litres per 100 kilometres / miles per gallon)

  • Urban 14.2 / 19.9
  • Extra Urban 7.7 / 36.7
  • Combined 10.1 / 27.9

Emissions (grams per kilometre)

  • CO2 – combined mode (g/km) 237