Hot hatch Ford Focus RS will go on electric four-wheel drive

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Hot hatch Ford Focus RS will go on electric four-wheel drive

British Car Magazine has published details about the “charged” Ford Focus next generation. The hot hatch will be electrified, along with a mild hybrid module, the “Focus” will appear independent motor for transmitting traction only on the rear axle.

Car Magazine reviewers are confident that the implementation of all-wheel drive system by an electric power on the new Focus RS debuts the unit eTwinster, consisting of a two-step transmission and the motor. The system will allow dosing of torque to each rear wheel individually, that is, in the hot-hatch will be implemented vectoring thrust. It is expected that the capabilities of the electric motor enough for the full drift mode.

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According to estimates by the British media, the capacity of 2.3-liter Ford EcoBoost turbo engine will reach 400 horsepower – the same amount announced for the new generation Volkswagen Golf R. possibly for a hot hatch is available to order a six-speed manual transmission or semidiaphanous “robot”.

Premiere of the new Ford Focus RS will be held at the end of 2020. The main point of reference for “hot” hatchbacks remain a family of Mercedes-AMG A 45 – most productive version with the turbo 2.0 M139 razvivayut 421 horsepower and 500 Nm of torque.

With cardan shaft or electric type all-wheel drive is better for the Focus RS?

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