Jay Leno Drives 420 HP Ford Focus RS [Video]
Well, Beau's family owns the largest Ford dealership in the world and they recently bought a car that's not legal to drive in America. The Ford Focus RS is the crazy cousin of the Focus ST. This model belongs to the previous generation Focus lineup, which is why it has a five-cylinder Volvo engine not a 2.0-liter EcoBoost. Unfortunately, Ford never thought people in America might want it as well, so Beau had to buy his from Mexico.
Normally, the car makes about 300 horsepower using its Volvo-sourced 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine. But GAS tuned this one to make 420 horsepower… from a front-wheel drive.
If you want to know more about the technology that keeps this amazing super-hatch on the road, read or technical guide Ford RevoKnuckle Suspension and Quaife LSD Explained. After that, just watch the video review below and enjoy Jay's little burnout at the very end.