Even though the teaser website Ford unveiled last weekend still says we need to wait two more days until the limited edition Ford Focus RS500 will be revealed, a full set of pictures with the ultimate pocket rocket from the Blue Oval has appeared.
Set to mark the end of the current generation of the Focus RS, we can clearly say that with 350 HP and 340 lb-ft of torque, the RS500 is one heck of an end. The increase has been achieved through the usual treatment of bigger exhaust, upgraded electronics and a larger air-to-air intercooler. This means the new hot hatch can sprint from 0 to 62 mph in just 5.6 seconds.
The car gets a pretty special paint job too, as it is coated in gloss black paint in the factory, and then shipped to the 3M factory in Frankfurt, where a special matte film is added on its whole body, except for the lower front grille and splitter, as well as the rear spoiler and diffuser. To go with the black, the brake calipers are coated in a fiery red color. The same color dominates the interior, and a special plate will mark the production number of each unit.
No official details of price and availability, but it will be showcased at the upcoming Leipzig Motor Show, which starts on April 10. Until then, check out this extremely hot matte black hatch in the photo gallery below.
Photo Gallery: Ford Focus RS500
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