Developed by Ford back in 1999 as a replacement to the Ford Escort RS Cosworth, the Ford Focus RS WRC features a front transversely-mounted, Garett turbocharged Ford Zetec E inline-4 engine and a 6 speed sequential transmission by Xtrac.
The Focus RS debuted in 1999's Monte Carlo Rally with Colin McRae and Simon Jean-Joseph, it set impressive stage times however McRae and Jean-Joseph were forfeited after both the cars were caught using an illegal water pump. Later that year, McRae won the Safari Rally with the Focus, finishing over 15 minutes ahead the second placed Didier Auriol in his Toyota Corolla WRC. It also won 33º TAP Rallye de Portugal in the same year.
The Focus RS would later won many rallies from 2000 to 2002, which were earned by McRae and Carlos Sainz.
Colin McRae Rally 2005 Edit
The Ford Focus RS 2001 is a 4WD Rally car in Colin McRae Rally 2005.
|Power||300 bhp @ 6400 rpm|
|Engine||Front / Straight 4|
The Ford Focus RS Rally 2001 is a 2000s Rally car in DiRT Rally, added to the game with the Flying Finland Update.
- Ford Motorsport
- In DiRT Rally, McRae's co-pilot, Nicky Grist's name has been added to the Ford Motorsport livery with the v1.1 update.