Prices for 2016 Ford Focus RS, Shelby GT350, Shelby GT350R Leaked via Strange Configurator Site
A Ford landing page that appears to be undergoing beta-testing may hold the answer to the burning question of how much the 2016 Ford Focus RS will cost when it arrives, as well as the official price and fuel economy of the Shelby GT350 and Shelby GT350.
Revealed by Jalopnik this morning through a tip from an intrepid Oppositelock reader, the URL wwwqa.t.bp3.ford.com takes visitors to an as-yet-incomplete model lineup page. The bp3.ford.com URL is not unlike what is found on Ford’s configurator sites.
Clicking around, you’ll find a unique interface that allows you to view models from the 2014, 2015, and 2016 model years.
By perusing 2016 Ford Mustangs, you’ll find what appears to be the official price of the 2016 Shelby GT350 ($47,795) and the 2016 Shelby GT350R ($61,295), both of which are just a hair cheaper than the projected prices that leaked in May.
Here, you’ll also see an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 14 mpg city and 21 mpg highway. In configuring, a $3,000 Electronics Package can be added, as well as red-trimmed racing stripes in black, white, or blue for an additional $475.
Clicking onto the 2016 Focus, you’ll find an option for the 2016 Focus RS, which is listed at a starting MSRP of $35,730. With the available options and add-ons—power moonroof, 19-inch painted forged alloy wheels with Michelin Cup, and P235/35R 19 track tires—the max price with $875 destination charge is $42,275.
While this is far from an official confirmation of either vehicle’s final price point, it’s as solid an indication as any. Stay tuned.