Ford Focus RS ’02

All the rage in the automotive world is about the new Ford Focus RS. Yes, the 2016 Ford Focus RS is a nice car and has lots of features, but it costs a crazy amount of money. For example, I literally just went to a Ford dealer here in Canada last week to ask about it and the salesman told me they only got one in and it sold the same day to someone in the province next to mine, but the guy paid $61,000! I don’t care how good it may be that is a crazy high price for a Ford Focus. However, this isn’t the first RS model and no one ever talks about just how good the older RS models are. Not only did the 2002 model look good, but it is also an amazing car. I actually didn’t realize just how amazing it was until I started tuning it. I tuned it to the max to be used with sports soft tires, but I highly suggest using racing soft tires for max performance. The reason for that suggestion is that the car has a lot of power for an FF. It will burn your tires doing anything with sports tires and really needs racing tires to handle it. With racing soft tires this car is a monster. It weighs nothing and has so much power making it one of the best FF cars easily. It is probably my favourite FF car in the entire game as it feels like a rocket and handles like a laser guided missile. Truly a special car, and I actually like it a little more than my newer model Ford Focus ST. In terms of track times for cars in its class it is quick, but at the end of the day it is still an FF Ford Focus. Don’t expect to be beating any Ferrari times, but it will be right up there with cars like the Lotus Elise.

Car Ford Focus RS ’02
Drivetrain FF
Horsepower 436HP/7000rpm
Torque 364.8 ft-lb/6000rpm
Weight 877 kg
Miles 36.6
Performance Points 548


Best of all parts. I’m using racing soft tires and racing brakes. With optional spoiler and optional nos.


Downforce 0/5
Weight Balance 0/0
Power Limiter 100%


Set it top speed, gears, final

1st 2.810
2nd 1.887
3rd 1.408
4th 1.101
5th 0.895
6th 0.751
Final 3.945
Top Speed 168mph (270kmph)


Initial 10 xx
Accel 12 xx
Braking 19 xx


Ride Height 100 100
Spring Rate 5.67 5.65
Compression 4 4
Extension 7 7
Anti-Roll 4 4
Camber 0 0
Toe 0 0.40


Brake Balance 4 3