A custom Ford Focus RS crossed the block at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, selling for $550,000.
All proceeds from the auction go to benefit JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research. Over the past 45 years, JDRF has invested nearly $2 billion in research and is sponsoring scientific research in 17 countries worldwide.
Powered by a 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, the Ford Focus RS features 350 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque sent to all four wheels. The 2016 Ford Focus RS comes with 19-inch wheels wrapped with Michelin Super Sport Summer tires, a unique RS front fascia and grille, rear styling that includes a redesigned rear wing for added downforce as well as a unique RS sport exhaust with dual tips.
Inside, the Ford Focus RS has an eight-inch touchscreen with SYNC 3 voice connectivity for infotainment. Stitching can be found on the seats, steering wheel, floor mats, interior trim and gear shift while the RS logo can be found on the seats, steering wheel and door scuff plates.
The 2016 Ford Focus RS will go on sale shortly, starts at a much more accessible price point of $36,605 including destination.
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