2010 Ford Focus RS500

The Ford Focus RS500 is a hatchback with 3 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers the power to the front wheels. Its engine is a turbocharged petrol, 2.5 litre, double overhead camshaft 5 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This unit produces 345 bhp (350 PS/257 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 460 N·m (339 lb·ft/46.9 kgm) at 2500-4500 rpm. The power is delivered to the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox. Stated weight at the kerb is 1468 kg. Its maximum speed quoted is 265 km/h (165 mph).

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Ford Focus RS500 -
Ford Focus RS500
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Key facts

2010 Ford Focus RS500 information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4402 mm
How heavy?
1468 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2521 cm3
How many cylinders?
5, Straight
How much power?
350 PS / 345 bhp / 257 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
460 Nm / 339 ft.lb / 46.9 kgm @ 2500-4500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 5.4 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 5.6 s
How fast?
265 km/h, 165 mph

Ford Focus models

Ford Focus RS -
3 door hatchback FF 6M 2521 cm3 305 PS 301 bhp 224 kW 225.0 CO2 1468 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1388 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 157.0 CO2 1229 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1388 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 157.0 CO2 1247 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1388 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 157.0 CO2
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1388 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 157.0 CO2 1277 kg
Ford Focus -
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1596 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 159.0 CO2 1249 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1596 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 157.0 CO2 1239 kg
Ford Focus -
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1596 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 157.0 CO2 1257 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1596 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 159.0 CO2 1227 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4A 1596 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 184.0 CO2 1286 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4A 1596 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 179.0 CO2 1255 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1596 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 159.0 CO2 1270 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1596 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 157.0 CO2 1279 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 1596 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 184.0 CO2 1286 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1596 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 159.0 CO2 1277 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1596 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 157.0 CO2 1279 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4A 1596 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 184.0 CO2 1308 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1560 cm3 109 PS 107.5 bhp 80 kW 119.0 CO2 1338 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1560 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 118.0 CO2 1352 kg
Ford Focus TDCi -
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1560 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 118.0 CO2 1335 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1560 cm3 109 PS 107.5 bhp 80 kW 119.0 CO2 1357 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1560 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 118.0 CO2 1377 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1560 cm3 109 PS 107.5 bhp 80 kW 119.0 CO2 1385 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1560 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 118.0 CO2 1386 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1560 cm3 109 PS 107.5 bhp 80 kW 119.0 CO2 1391 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1798 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 167.0 CO2 1288 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1798 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 167.0 CO2 1307 kg
Ford Focus Saloon -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1798 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 167.0 CO2 1325 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1798 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 167.0 CO2 1340 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1753 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 137.0 CO2 1391 kg

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2010 Ford Focus RS500 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2640 mm 103.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1586 mm 62.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1587 mm 62.5 inches
Length 4402 mm 173.3 inches
Width 1842 mm 72.5 inches
Height 1484 mm 58.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight 1468 kg 3236 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 62 litres 13.6 UK Gal 16.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.38
Frontal area 2.35
CdA 0.89
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code 2.5L Duratec RS
Cylinders Straight 5
Capacity 2.5 litre
2521 cc
(153.841 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 83 × 93.2 mm
3.27 × 3.67 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.89
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
20 valves in total
maximum power output 350 PS (345 bhp) (257 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 136.9 bhp/litre
2.24 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 460 Nm (339 ft·lb) (46.9 kgm)
at 2500-4500 rpm
Specific torque 182.47 Nm/litre
2.21 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium alloy block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system Bosch ME 9.0 sequential electronic fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2293 kPa (332.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 504.2 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 5.4 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 5.6 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 12.20 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 265 km/h (165 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 238.28 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
175.25 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
235.01 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.71 kg/kW
9.53 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.320
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.ARB.
Wheel size front 8½ x 19
Wheel size rear 8½ x 19
Tyres front 235/35 x 19
Tyres rear 235/35 x 19
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 336 mm
Rear brake diameter 302 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 4.00
general
Carfolio.com ID210639
Production total 500
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 21.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2010 Ford Focus RS500 added 2010-04-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.