Ford sound engineers also gave the engine a fantastic note by reworking the famed sound symposer, first found on the previous Focus ST and subsequently employed on European Focus RS and RS500 models.
The engine emits a distinctive soundtrack, engineered to be appreciated regardless whether heard from inside or outside the car. For those in the car, the newly-enhanced sound symposer relays the engine sound directly from the intake into the cabin.
The exhaust system, with unique twin hexagonal centre exhaust tailpipe, has also been tuned to deliver the right sound at the right time, refined at lower RPMs and a purposeful growl as the revs rise.
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