Back in June, AutoGuide got a spy shot of what it believes is a development mule for an even-hotter Focus hatchback to slot above the Focus RS. Now Autocar’s sources hint that the so-called ‘RS500' is edging closer to getting the greenlight, but it may *only* have 400 horsepower. Which is a lot, but makes the name…
How do you put together the Ford Focus RS500 — the most ass-kickingest compact they've built in two decades? With a music montage, an assembly line, glue, heat guns and 350 hp, of course.
As if the Ford Focus RS wasn't truly wicked enough, the product planners at Ford are sending off the current generation with a matte black bang: The 350 HP, limited-edition Ford Focus RS500.