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#264580 - 17th Oct 2008 12:51pm New Focus RS in Blue, Production Model...
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Looks Nice in Blue..... Production Model Also..





Place I seen the pics....

http://passionford.com/forum/showthread.ph...158#post3663158
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#264581 - 17th Oct 2008 12:54pm Re: New Focus RS in Blue, Production Model... [Re: MrPhil]
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I dont think it looks bad just a bit OTT maybe - like all the vents have been bought from the local Halfords and then stuck on think
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#264582 - 17th Oct 2008 12:58pm Re: New Focus RS in Blue, Production Model... [Re: StuyMac]
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They have tryed to modernise the old RS vents and have failed. The vents would of looked better if they were further apart maybe abit wider.

Spot lights need to be more angular to round for the front end.
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#264655 - 17th Oct 2008 8:37pm Re: New Focus RS in Blue, Production Model... [Re: MrPhil]
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yeah the shape shape of the spot lights would really put me off.... withstupid

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#264657 - 17th Oct 2008 8:40pm Re: New Focus RS in Blue, Production Model... [Re: dave_g]
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Looks good...as Stuy says mabe a bit OTT..

oh, and very "Fiesta-ish" if you know what I mean
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#264659 - 17th Oct 2008 8:45pm Re: New Focus RS in Blue, Production Model... [Re: MGCraig]
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it looks like a fiesta st that crashed into halfords!
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#264774 - 18th Oct 2008 12:12pm Re: New Focus RS in Blue, Production Model... [Re: mike849]
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girls girls girls, put ur handbags down


anyway.... yea it does look very fiesta-ish but i imagine that's more down to the angle the photos were taken

im not overly keen on the styling, too much going on around the front, and since that is all we can really see, i can only make the assumption it's going to be overkill all round the car... even if it goes like shit!

the pics taken in topgears article looked better

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#265152 - 20th Oct 2008 6:32pm Re: New Focus RS in Blue, Production Model... [Re: Davey_Martin]
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what with the gay plastic vents, that are blanked? i'm talking about the ones under the headlights, and the two either side the huge middle one? would look fine without these. can't wait to road test it!
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#265172 - 20th Oct 2008 7:16pm Re: New Focus RS in Blue, Production Model... [Re: turbo_stu]
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I dont agree with that Davey my man. The Top gear Pics make it look like a Tonka Toy..and it looks way too high.

Performance, and a Hatchback??

Im a gonna go for the New Impreza....
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#265205 - 20th Oct 2008 9:11pm Re: New Focus RS in Blue, Production Model... [Re: MGCraig]
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Originally Posted By: turbo_stu
what with the gay plastic vents, that are blanked? i'm talking about the ones under the headlights, and the two either side the huge middle one? would look fine without these. can't wait to road test it!


im guessing the two below the headlights r maybe washer jets? could be wrong tho

Originally Posted By: Mi_Craig
I dont agree with that Davey my man. The Top gear Pics make it look like a Tonka Toy..and it looks way too high.

Performance, and a Hatchback??

Im a gonna go for the New Impreza....


looks no higher than the one in them pics... altho it's difficult to tell either way from the angle the shots were taken... and do remember that is sitting on grass tease

the new impreza? no thanks

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#265213 - 20th Oct 2008 9:31pm Re: New Focus RS in Blue, Production Model... [Re: Davey_Martin]
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Originally Posted By: Davey_Martin

the new impreza? no thanks


I agree. All i have to say to them is euuuggggghhhhhhhhhhhhh i threw up a little bit. Even the STi.

Every RS Ford has to be a bit silly or extreme.

The MK2 RS2000 had a nosecone, the RS Turbo had a love it or hate it slipper and wrong wheel drive, the Series 2 RS Turbo had those bonnet vents, The RS500 and EsCos had the whaletails, the Saff cossie had the bonnet vents then 4x4, The Focus RS had another love it or hate it slipper. So the new RS has to have something controversial or its not a proper RS.
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#265252 - 20th Oct 2008 10:57pm Re: New Focus RS in Blue, Production Model... [Re: Dave100e]
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whilst it aint a s1 it is in keeping with the fast fords of old! even the mk5 rs2000 had bonnet bulges,an they were'nt that good!

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#265274 - 21st Oct 2008 3:07am Re: New Focus RS in Blue, Production Model... [Re: dave_g]
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You say that... But I was never a fan of the RS2000. Normal MK2s were much much much much prettier....

Controversial doesnt mean makng the car look like a lesser "Daily-shopping-car" Fiesta...

If you want an award for that, at least the Impreza looks like a Mazda/Hyundai/Alfa Romeo etc... Thats very controversial....and yet will still be a better car than the Focus. Also, I must admit, being an Impreza lover all my life... I dont like the new Hatchback....but after seeing and hearing one in the flesh...its definately a welcome change. It stops all the Chavvy Ellesmere port families owning one for sure....
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#265291 - 21st Oct 2008 9:53am Re: New Focus RS in Blue, Production Model... [Re: MGCraig]
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It looks like they've taken styling cues from the Evo X.

Its been said already, it does look overstyled.

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