398bhp Focus RS Launched

The already very powerful Ford Focus RS has just been given a power upgrade to 398 bhp.

Ford tuner BBR has released a number of upgrades that will increase the standard power of the Ford Focus RS from 301 bhp (a not insignificant number of bhp) to 398 bhp.

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The performance upgrades have taken 18 months to be developed but are now finally ready, and they come in four different phases of improvement.

Phase one involves a remap of the cars ECU (Electronic Control Unit) to produce a crisper throttle response, 337bhp and 369 lb/ft of torque, 44 than before, and all for just £595.

Phase two gives the car a new air filter and intercooler as well as all of the phase one upgrades, bringing the power to 350bhp and 378 lb/ft of torque.

In phase three, a new turbo is fitted as well as new fuel injectors and a new sports exhaust system. Once again, these changes are made in addition to the phase one and two upgrades, bringing the power up to 377bhp and 388 lb/ft of torque.

The final phase is the most expensive at £3895 as well as a £595 fitting charge. It includes an even bigger and more efficient turbo as well as a high-flow fuel pump. Added to the previous upgrades, the car will have 398bhp and 408 lb/ft of torque, more than the 2003 Aston Martin V8 Vantage, and more torque and the same power as the Ferrari 360.

BBR will also give you the option of upgrading the suspension and dampers to match the power upgrades.

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