See also the Focus RS.
Only the Europeans get to enjoy it but it's the car that came from that concept.
If I ever move to Europe, This ios the car I'd hunt for. Be on the lookout for the proposed RS Cosworth Edition complete with WRC-clone styling and 300 HP as a 2005-06 model, this one may actually make it stateside.
Another interesting note is the base engine for this car, the 2.3 Duratec, is already in production formhere now in the 2004 Focus PZEV model.
It's safe to say that if the SVTF lives through next year, it'llbe sporting some sort of Forced Induction.
For those that can't wait turbo kits and a supercharger kit from Jackson Racing are already available, Word around the campife is with this JRSC, the SVT will gain about 50-70 HP at 5 psi.
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