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Ford Focus RS makes its debut in Geneva (pictures)

Ford's monstrous, 315-horsepower, AWD hot hatch is coming to the US later this year. But first it rolled out on the show floor at the International Motor Show in Geneva.

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2016 Ford Focus RS

GENEVA -- This is it: the 2016 Ford Focus RS!

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It's a high-horsepower, hotted-up version of Ford's otherwise practical hatchback.

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Beneath that hood lurks a 315-horsepower, 2.3-liter, four-cylinder engine.

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The styling is rather more aggressive than your average Focus.

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Big fog lights and front fascia definitely provide plenty of visual aggression.

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Fog lights, standard.

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Big Brembo brakes, also standard.

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Unlike the typical Focus, and previous performance Fords, the RS sends its power through all four wheels.

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The rear diffuser features an F1-style light mounted low.

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It will exclusively be offered as a five-door.

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Big spoiler is a natural.

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The Focus RS will be in dealerships later this year. Still no idea of pricing, but look for it to fall somewhere under $40,000, which converts to around £26,200 or AU$51,100 at current exchange rates.

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