19 April 2010

Video: Focus RS500 is alive

Ford drip feeds details of its hardest hot hatch to performance junkies – next stop, video…

How To Make A Great RS Video: Take one 345bhp Focus RS500. Find some corners. Film it. Add thumping drum n' bass soundtrack.

In other words, Ford has released Actual Real Footage of the RS500 being thrashed around some desolate-looking country roads in all its Batman-spec glory.

See more pics of Focus RS500

The RS500, remember, is the uber-hatch which despatches 345bhp and 340lb ft of torque through its front wheels in a whirlpool of violence.

It does the 0-62mph dash in just 5.6 seconds - a fingernail faster than the standard RS - and tops out at 163mph. If you can keep it in a straight line that is...

See pics of the Mountune Ford Focus RS

So turn up the volume and enjoy a minute's worth of RS500 goodness, complete with some rather fetching drum n' bass. Innit.

Vijay Pattni

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