2004 Ford Focus RS (Mk 1)

Lot Number 162

2004 Ford Focus RS (Mk 1)

A lovely example of the original Ford Focus RS, the car that breathed new life into Ford's sporting brand.

 

  • Sold for: £21,375

Bid online during our live auction or at The Saleroom.

LIVE AUCTION: Saturday 9th December | 11.45am GMT
  • BODY COLOUR
    Imperial Blue
  • DRIVE
    RHD
  • Registration Number
    REG NUMBER
    RS04 FCS
  • ODOMETER READING
    59278 Miles

SUMMARY

A lovely example of the original Ford Focus RS, the car that breathed new life into Ford's sporting brand.

 

DESCRIPTION

  • This attractive first-generation car dates from 2004 and is on offer from 12 years of marque enthusiast ownership
  • Well-presented in Imperial Blue Pearl complemented by the classic Focus RS black and blue leather interior
  • Powered by the legendary 2-litre, turbocharged, 212bhp Duratec DOHC four-cylinder engine
  • Fitted with a 5-speed manual gearbox, Quaife automatic torque-biasing differential and an AP Racing clutch
  • Retardation is courtesy of Brembo and the car sits on correct 18" OZ Racing wheels, wearing a full set of 100 miles-old Michelin Pilots
  • It benefits from recent exterior correction work to rectify minor imperfections on the bumpers and Lanoguard has been applied to the underside
  • The singularly appropriate Registration Number RS04 FCS will remain with the car
  • With Mk2 and Mk3s reaching remarkable levels, these early cars are really starting to be appreciated

SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
162
Make
FORD
Model
FOCUS
Variant
RS
Registration Number
RS04 FCS
MOT Expiry
09/11/2024
Chassis Number
WF0BXXGCDB3T18807
Engine Number
3T18807
Transmission
Manual
Body Colour
Imperial Blue

CCA VENDOR CONDITION REPORT

OVERALL:

106 / 130

Exterior


Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Trim:

Remarks

Front and rear bumpers re-sprayed and new OEM finishing details (2023). Drivers side front wing re-sprayed (5 pence size bubbling rectified) (2023). Lanoguard spray applied to underside (2023).

Interior


Door-Cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

Dashboard:

Boot:

Remarks

Original RS mats Original RS leather wallet Original tyre pump in boot and sealed tyre repair kit Some minor wear to right hand bolster on drivers seat Steering wheel shows signs of use/wear/age

Engine


Components:

Appearance:

Starting:

Running:

Remarks

No leaks/rattles/noises Engine appearance as OEM Engine bay would benefit from clean (planned to be performed before car is presented to auction) Extensive history from 2011

Transmission


Gears:

Clutch:

Drive-Shaft:

Remarks

Gearbox smooth and precise Gearbox oil replaced at Ford on special request (7000 miles ago) and levels checked on de-storage end of 2022. Clutch has good feel.

Running Gear


Axles:

Chassis:

Suspension:

Bearings:

Brakes:

Wheels & Tyres:

Remarks

Wheels powder coated to original colour end of 2022. New OEM brake discs and pad specification fitted end of 2022.

Electrics


Minor:

Major:

Remarks

All electronic items work (electric windows etc.) Original Ford radio fully working including CD changer. Key code present for radio.

Vehicle History

Remarks

Full set of Ford booklets available including the special 'RS supplement'. 2* 'teardrop' keyfobs which are RS specific are present but rubber has split on both these. Two keys supplied. All receipts present for servicing and work done. 7 stamps in the book, 2 Ford, 5 independent garages. All fluids replaced on de-storage end of 2022 including coolant, clutch/brake etc. Brake pads and discs replaced end of 2022. Brand new Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tyres fitted end of 2022 (circa 100 miles covered on them)


About the CCA Vendor Condition Report


A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review their condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. CCA will not entertain any disputes over vendor condition reports.

Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car

Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts

Good Everyday useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history

Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history

Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history

Vehicles can be collected from the Warwickshire Event Centre, CV31 1XN on Sunday 10th December between 10am and 3pm and Monday 11th December between 9am and 1pm.

Our transport partner, EM Rogers, can assist with collection and delivery. Please contact them on 01604 755511 or trafficdesk@emrogers.co.uk for a quote.

Due to venue restrictions we need to be clear of the WEC by 1pm on Monday 11th therefore any motor vehicles not collected by this time will be taken to our transport partners storage facility in Northampton for a fee of £150 plus VAT. Storage will be charged at £10 plus VAT per day.