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Leno Drives a 420HP Focus RS

The European previous-gen Ford Focus RS makes a visit to Leno's famous garage.

By now most of you know that Jay Leno will officially be retiring from "The Tonight Show" in 2014 to make way for new host Jimmy Fallon. Conan O'Brien is probably less than thrilled. So does that mean Leno will have more time to spend at his garage? We certainly hope so. But for now, he takes a look at a Euro-spec 2010 Ford Focus RS. Powered by a turbocharged five sourced from Volvo, this particular Focus RS produces 420 horsepower. Now, a stock RS packs 305 hp, so this one is quite something.

With with a number of aftermarket upgrades, the performance potential for one of these things is phenomenal, and with the next-gen RS on its way (and to US shores), our expectations for it have just gone up a notch or three.

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