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Last year Ford Switzerland showed a concept Focus RS WRC Edition at the 23rd Auto Zürich Show. The company invited the world to help design the car with the promise that the most popular and appropriate designs would be put into the market. People logged on to the appointed website, voted, made suggestions, and generally commented.

True to its word the resulting "40 years Ford RS" special edition goes on the Swiss market at 55,900 francs (US$52,126) a pop. It features a special Frozen White paint with different trimmings, 19-inch OZ wheels in black and interior plaques signed by Ford WRC racing aces Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen.

The engine remains a turbocharged 2.5-litre from the stock Focus RS worth 300 bhp (305 PS / 224 kW) and 400Nm of torque. 0 - 100km/h sprint time is under 6 seconds and it is capable of posting a 260km/h (162 mph) top speed.


Gallery: Ford Focus RS WRC Edition

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