Promoted: Ford Focus RS - 7 Finest Features


What makes the Ford Focus RS the best hot hatch you can buy? Is it the power of the 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine, with a twin-scroll turbo that delivers increased response and 345bhp for a 165mph top speed?

Is it the computer-controlled all-wheel-drive - which delivers power where it's needed for either the balance and engaging agility of rear-wheel-drive on a race track, or full all-wheel-drive for more assured and stable handling on bumpy country roads.

Or is it the Focus RS's Drive Modes, which let you select unique settings for the all-wheel-drive, suspension, steering and exhaust note - with an optional launch control that helps you from 0-62mph in 4.7sec, and a track-only drift mode that delivers the ride of a lifetime.

To be honest, it's all of these things - and more - that make the Ford Focus RS so special.