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Sal Collaziano
06-16-2010, 03:30 PM
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Alas, poor Focus RS (http://www.autoblog.com/2009/01/21/true-blue-first-focus-rs-rolls-off-ford-assembly-line-in-german/), we knew ye not at all. We're not sure which is the biggest tragedy - the fact that Ford (http://www.autoblog.com/make/ford/) never graced the U.S. with the joy that is the company's wild hatchback or that the three-door is already being sent out to pasture. Either way, buyers in the UK can now equip their new RS models with a set of slick rally-inspired wheels. For the low cost of just $741 at current conversion rates and including the Britain's notorious Value Added Tax, Ford will be happy to install a set of white, 19-inch WRC-style wheels. Of course, that's according to the press release. Something tells us the final price tag could be well north of that figure by the time the dealership gets through with you.

Ford's UK dealers have sold the company's entire allotment of RS 500 (http://www.autoblog.com/2010/04/19/with-the-focus-rs500-sold-out-in-uk-ford-creates-official-upgra/) hatches, but a handful of the standard RS models are still hanging around. While the white rollers wouldn't completely make up for missing out on the 305 horsepower monster that is the hottest of the hot, they will certainly be a collectors item in a few years. Click past the jump (http://www.autoblog.com/2010/06/16/ford-focus-rs-rolls-off-this-mortal-coil-with-wrc-style-white-wh/#continued) for the press release.

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