2009 Ford Focus RS 300HP Test Drive Video

ford-focus-rs-2009_w800In what Fifth Gear bills as the first TV drive of Ford’s long-awaited Focus RS, UK presenter and former BTCC racing champion, Jason Plato, takes the 300-horsepower, front-wheel drive hot hatch for a spin in Spain. 

Normally we wouldn’t ruin the surprise by telling you the outcome, but this time we’ll make an exception; despite his initial fears for the FWD layout, Plato’s verdict is that the 2.5-liter turbocharged Focus RS is one of the best hot hatches in the world – if not the best.

Watch the video!

One thought on “2009 Ford Focus RS 300HP Test Drive Video

  • February 24, 2009 at 8:52 pm

    Wow. What a machine. I used to own a 2006 Orange ST and this may just be my next car 🙂

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