Even if the Euro only Ford Focus RS is the most powerful blue oval hatchback available at the moment, as is in the world of tuning, there is no such thing as enough. So the German tuning firm Loder1899 feels that they can do the hot hatch one better with a few simple yet effective modifications. First of all Loder begins by bringing the Focus a few inches closer to the ground and then fills the arches with a variety of high performance wheel and tire combinations to sort out the handling aspect of the RS before reworking the turbocharged 2.5 Liter five cylinder power plant.

Ford Focus RS by Loder1899
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1899 replaces the factory intercooler with a more efficient intercooler and a set of tuned manifolds to make sure that the Focus RS can make the most of the air it takes in before letting it breath a little easier with a free flowing exhaust system fed by a set of less restrictive Sportkats. The new parts are good to boost the Focus RS from a factory rated 305 HP and 325 lb-ft of torque to an impressive 370 HP and 383.5 lb-ft of thrusting force. Thanks to the newfound ponies, the RS can hit a top speed of 168 MPH. We say, good job.


Source: Loder1899

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  (859) posted on 01.6.2010

That’s the rumor around the net, Focus RS "the fastest hatchback on the planet" and I don’t have to argue on that matter where if you’ll look on the performance stats of this one without tune-up, double the power output than other hatchback release of some car company. Well for this tune-up by Loder1899, a very nice tweak that the power output is in 370 HP and pulled out a top speed of 168 MPH.

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