2018 Ford Focus RS: What You Need to Know

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Ford’s Hottest Hatch Plays Its Swan Song

Performance car enthusiasts often lament “Forbidden Fruit,” otherwise known as cars that are sold in other markets but are not available in North America. These are cars like the Volkswagen Scirocco and Renault Alpine. The Ford Focus RS was one such car, but in 2016, it finally hit our shores.

While the Focus is a generally sensible car with good fuel economy and a nimble ride, Ford offers hotted-up versions, including the ST and RS. The latter is the most hardcore performance variant, turning an otherwise sedate hatchback into a proven performance car.

But 2018 is marking the final year for the Ford Focus RS in North America. Production will be limited. If you are on the fence about buying one, read on to learn more.

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