2016 Mk3 Focus RS
Welcome to the sale of our One Owner Mk3 Focus RS, with just 2,940 miles.
A full walk around video can be seen here – Focus RS Walk around
Full Ford service history
Garaged from new
Never been used in the rain (underside condition is superb)
All original booklets
Original purchase invoice
Original paint throughout
As new interior
Great factory specification with options including:
Colour coded calipers
Black forged wheels
Shell RS Recaro seats
Ford approved Mountune FPM375 power upgrade fitted, along with a Milltek exhaust system & Velossatech intake.
The Mk3 Focus RS is a great drivers car, and has steadily been increasing in value.
Potentially the last internal combustion Ford RS, as any replacement looks very likely to be hybrid if they make another at all which could make this a great investment, or indeed an almost new & fantastic drivers car to be enjoyed.
Ordered new from John Grose Ipswich in October 2015, this example has remained with the original owner until now.
With all literature/paperwork from new remaining with the car in the history file.
This includes the original order form, invoice, warranty paperwork etc.
Also present are all original booklets, service invoices, and the spare key.
Although the vehicle has done minimal mileage, it has still be serviced at the supplying dealer annually.
It has also of course had the all important headgasket recall work carried out with proof/supporting paperwork.
2016 – PDI
17 – 1,154
18 – 1,673
18 – 1,965 – Head gasket warranty work (extended warranty to June 2023)
19 – 2,129
20 – 2,374
21 – 2,704
2019 – 2,045 miles
20 – 2,523
21 – 2,772
Body & Paintwork
The bodywork condition of this car, is simply superb.
We have checked all panels with a paint depth gauge, & can confirm all paintwork is original, including the wheels.
The Nitrous Blue paint gives a great shine & in the sun the pearl really does ‘pop’.
The roof, mirror caps & spoiler ends have been vinyl’d with a satin black finish, this has been done to a high standard & really compliments the car & colour. A Mountune spoiler blade finishes off the exterior upgrades perfectly.
All badges, lights, & windows are in perfect order, just as you would expect.
Wheels are all very good inside & out without any marks.
None of the usual scuffs, scratches, dents or even stone chips are present on the vehicle.
A beautiful example all round.
Interior & Trim
As per the exterior, the interior is simply as new.
The optional upgraded ‘Shell’ RS Recaro seats are in unmarked condition, as is the steering wheel, & gear knob.
The RS kick plates even still have the factory protection films in place.
The LUX pack was optioned upon ordering, so the car does benefit from electric folding mirrors, cruise control, keyless entry, rear parking sensors & rear privacy glass.
Along with the high factory specification of dual air conditioning , auto headlights , auto rain sensing windscreen wipers , auto-dimming rear view mirror, SYNC2 with 8″ touchscreen DAB audio, bluetooth/usb, SYNC2** with 8″ touchscreen DAB audio, quickclear heated windscreen, power start button, plus more.
Nothing has been changed nor modified, it is exactly as it left the Showroom.
RS mats are still fitted, and everything works just as you would expect.
The 2016 RS created a stir by going back to a 4 cylinder engine (as opposed to the 5 cylinder found in the Mk2).
The new 2.3 litre, 4 cylinder Ecobooost engine is smaller, lighter and more efficient than the 5 cylinder unit.
It offers better fuel economy, lower CO2 emissions &, in standard trim, more power & torque (345 bhp and 470NM).
With the FPM375 pack fitted, the claimed 0-60 time is 4.5 seconds, which considering the Focus RS is still utilising a manual gearbox for driver engagement (with launch control) is a very competitive 0-60 time against much more expensive modern ‘hot hatches’ whilst still being a more driver focused experience with the manual gearbox and selectable driving modes – including the much talked about ‘drift mode’.
This example is brilliant to drive, great fun, with a great noise & impressive performance.
All running gear is exactly as you would expect of such a low mileage car.
The car has genuinely not seen rain, so the underside condition is superb & as new.
The clutch & gearbox are a joy to use, and all tyres are of course in good order.
The wheels are all in original finish.
A set of H&R lowering springs & spacers give the car a fantastic stance, arguably the stance it should of had from factory.
A very impressive driving experience.