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Here it is everyone:


This is the inside story of the Rebirth of an Icon: The Ford Focus RS. We follow the team from the design studio to the test track as they try to revive a famous name.
 

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Hmm can't get it to play


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Click on the You Tube link in the lower right hand corner. Should work then. At least it did it for me.
 

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I wonder if they nabbed the other three videos that went up prematurely? :D
 

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Can somebody link YouTube? I don't have the option to view it in YouTube since it won't load at all


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Can somebody link YouTube? I don't have the option to view it in YouTube since it won't load at all


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Have you been able to see the YouTube video yet?
 

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I can't get any of the links to work.
 

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I can't get any of the links to work.
I hope that the link wasn't disabled.

Did you click on the you tube link in the lower right hand corner to view at www.youtube.com?

Initially, it shows that the link is unavailable to be viewed but once you click on the you tube link it takes you straight to the video.
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You're not watching this at work, are you?
 

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I hope that the link wasn't disabled.

Did you click on the you tube link in the lower right hand corner to view at www.youtube.com?

Initially, it shows that the link is unavailable to be viewed but once you click on the you tube link it takes you straight to the video.
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You're not watching this at work, are you?
I've tried both. I'm going to try it on my computer now. I'm on my phone at the moment.
 

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I've tried both. I'm going to try it on my computer now. I'm on my phone at the moment.
Good luck, it's out there.

I'd hate to see you miss out.
 

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I wonder how many views actually took place? I was the second viewer for each episode.
 

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Ken Block, Ford VP Raj Nair Hoon 2016 Focus RS

by Andrei Tutu, 30th September 2015

Now that Ford Performance has begun its global offensive, the Blue Oval didn’t want to stand around and wait for some important name in the media to make a documentary about their go-fast machines. So they took matters into their own hands which, for now, means we get an official documentary on how the 2016 Focus RS was born.

Somebody over at Ford noticed people have less and less time to spend on such shenanigans nowadays, so they’re releasing the footage as a series. We are now treated with Episode One, which unsurprisingly includes Ford’s favorite athlete, Ken Block.

However, don’t expect this to be one of those cases where Block hoons the hell out of the car alone. Instead, the Gymkhana master and Ford VP Raj Nair take to the company’s testing facility in Michigan to offer each other extreme thrills.

Those of you who aren’t familiar with Raj Nair should know we are talking about Ford Motor Company's group vice president and chief technical officer, Global Product Development.

After the second generation of the Focus RS was released back in 2009, we remember Ford talking about what’s underneath the car and explaining they could’ve uses all-wheel drive to deal with understeer instead of relying the RevoKnuckle front suspension, but that wouldn’t have made financial sense.

Now that the Focus RS has received its all-wheel drive, we’re waiting to see what happens whit the Fiesta - back then, Ford also talked about how they couldn’t fit the Fiesta with the RevoKnuckle suspension since it would end up being too expensive.

Who knows, perhaps the long-rumored Fiesta RS, or the next-gen ST will gain such intelligent front suspension technology.

Returning to the 2016 Focus RS, we're particularly curious about the model's fate in the US. For instance, the $36,605 puts the hot hatchback on the same financial level with a Mustang GT V8 Premium. And that's not the most comfortable position in the performance world.

Ken Block, Ford VP Raj Nair Hoon 2016 Focus RS in First Episode of Hot Hatch Documentary - Video - autoevolution
 

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