2016 Ford Focus RS Getting Mountune Power Upgrade Package in Europe
Thought the Ford Focus RS was sufficiently crazy? Don’t be silly. There is always a greater degree of crazy to which any vehicle can hope to ascend. With the assistance of a Ford Performance by Mountune power upgrade package, the 2016 Focus RS achieves a loftier apartment of crazy, gaining 25 PS (24.7 horsepower) and 40 Nm (29.5 lb-ft) of torque through overboost.
With the application of the power upgrade package, the 2016 Focus RS has peak output of 375 PS (370 horsepower) and 510Nm (376 lb-ft) of torque.
The upgrade, which is only available in certain European markets to the tune of £899, bumps the Focus RS’ 0-62 mph time down to 4.5 seconds—about 0.2 seconds faster than the stock model. This is 1) insane 2) faster than a manual Porsche 911 Carrera 3) bonkers. The package is complete with a high-performance air filter, bespoke alloy crossover duct with high-performance silicone hoses, and improved air re-circulation valve and ECU software tuning.
“Ford has a proud history of working with Mountune to unleash even more power from our hot hatchbacks for dedicated performance enthusiasts,” said Tyrone Johnson, vehicle engineering manager, Ford Performance. “Boosting power to 375 PS launches the already class-leading Focus RS even further ahead of the field.”
If you want to upgrade your Focus RS, it only takes about an hour and a half to get the job done. Better still, the package is enveloped into the vehicle’s factory warranty.
Is the Mountune Ford Focus RS the craziest this hatch is gonna get? Hopefully not, but for now, it will do just fine.