Audiences at the New York International Auto Show late last month were in for a treat when they got to the Ford display – they were the first audience to see the all-new Ford Focus RS on U.S. ground!  Long popular in other countries, consumers have been clamoring for the Ford Focus RS to be introduced in U.S. markets.  With a high-performance drive experience, advanced technology, and an aerodynamic exterior, the new Ford Focus RS combines the best of practicality and excitement.  It’s no wonder auto show visitors were eager to see it!

The Ford Focus RS features Ford Performance All-Wheel Drive, allowing drivers speedy and exciting cornering, a thrilling drive experience, and outstanding performance.  The 2.3 liter EcoBoost engine produces over 315 horsepower, while the potent Ford RS brake system helps drivers maintain control over all that power.  And this is the first time a Ford RS model has come with selectable drive modes, such as a drift mode (an industry first!), and launch control.  All these elements come together to allow drivers complete power over their ride, and the opportunity for an incredibly exciting drive no matter where they’re going.

Even though we didn’t have a chance to see it ourselves, here at your Shelbyville Ford dealership, we can’t wait to bring the Ford Focus RS to our lots next spring!  But that’s a long way off, so it’s a good thing we have plenty of other Ford models to keep local drivers happy – including the 2015 Ford Focus!  Shelbyville area drivers who want to get on the road right away can stop by our lot today to test drive this or a wide variety of other Ford vehicles here at O’Brien Ford!