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Thought I'd share this here as it seems like the RS is being shipped on a truck but I'm not too sure where this is. The dark wheels do look very nice with the white.

 

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Most probably, Germany. The flat-nose Semi is the only type of Semi driven in Germany. I know there are flat-nose Semis in other parts of the world but I figured since Ford's testing facility is in Cologne, Germany, this would be where this picture is from.

And btw, thank you for this awesome pic. I can't wait till it arrives in the US and I can get my hands on one.
 

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I wonder what they're up to... Either a testing ffacility to shake down the new cars, or a storage lot/warehouse...
 

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I'm not sure about the blue, the white is nice though!! I know around here when they ship cars, they're always protective wrapped in certain body panels to ward off rock damage and rubbing during transport. So, I know its not a truck in Virginia!
 

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no window stickers... pre production prototypes still...?? or an early batch for validation testing or seomthing...
 

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Good point on them being preproduction models, but at this stage in the game I don't know if they should still be continuing on with that and instead moving on right to production.

There's also the chance that window sticker is applied at the dealer.
 

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Good point on them being preproduction models, but at this stage in the game I don't know if they should still be continuing on with that and instead moving on right to production.

There's also the chance that window sticker is applied at the dealer.
no all cars must move through a pre production phase where they ensure the entire system/process actually works. Imagine they go to fire up job 1 and it turns out the robot dones'nt know it should be picking up the 2.3 and not the 1.0 triple LOL
 

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no all cars must move through a pre production phase where they ensure the entire system/process actually works. Imagine they go to fire up job 1 and it turns out the robot dones'nt know it should be picking up the 2.3 and not the 1.0 triple LOL
That's what I was thinking, they have to make sure those things are in order before proceeding with the full all out production since they clearly don't to mess that up... don't want my RS with a 1.0 :D
 

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Those stickers are done a dealership. From my knowledge anyways. Some dealers have special incentives that others don't, and they are on the stickers. I doubt they come from the factory with every dealerships stickers in the window. Also, there's a fairly good chance they have begun production of base type models to stock dealerships and the "build your own" models come after.
 

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I'm sure they have to make an awful lot to populate dealerships, and other displays even before the Focus RS goes on sale. Definitely think that window stickers will be added at the dealerships. There is variance from dealer to dealer.
 
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