Ford Focus RS Doing Well With UK Pre-Orders


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The 2016 Ford Focus RS is of to a great start with sales in the UK. The vehicle was unveiled last month, and according to CarScoops, UK buyers have already placed 1,500 orders for it.

Not only is the car already selling well, many of the orders include optional extra features. The publication shares this quote from Ford:

“We expected those first in the queue, many of whom are owners of previous RS models, to be exacting about their requirements, and so it has proved, with many opting for motorsport-style Recaro shell front seats, 19-inch black forged alloy wheels, luxury pack, electric tilt/side sunroof and Ford SYNC2 navigation and sound system,” said Andy Barratt, Ford of Britain chairman and managing director.

Ford has an interactive infographic out featuring "everything you need to know" about the vehicle:

"Complete with a roll-call of legendary Ford RS models, it’s the perfect complement to our 'Rebirth of an icon' series – the behind-the-scenes story of creating a new generation of the iconic hot-hatch," Ford says.

Here are the first three episodes of that series: