Is Ford’s AWD mega-hatch as special as we first thought? And can the Focus RS beat stiff competition from the Volkswagen Golf R and Mercedes-AMG A45? Here it is at last – the Ford Focus RS. We have been a passenger on track, driven it on the Continent and in the UK, and now it is at our test track ready for a thorough Autocar workout.The new RS has been a long time coming. It’s curious to think, given how much attention is given to it, that this hot hatch is only just on its third gen