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now this is the first time ive seen this and sorry if it is a repeated video but just noticed the seat in the RS are the same as the new ST i know these might not be the seat going to be used but possibly the CS???? seats will be an upgrade option.

Anyway check the video @ 4:40

 

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Will defo not be ordering those seats.

Was looking at the new sti when they came out first and it was the seats that killed it.
They look like the ones my dad had in his very old Austin princess.
30k for a car that had an interior my dog designed.
 

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I haven't personally seen that video before. Either the presenter has a great memory or a direct link to an ear phone. You would have thought that they would have removed the "Please keep off displays" sign. You know I think that the blue spoiler would have looked better in black especially with a blue car. Looks like the side bolster on the seat has wear on it already.

All in all it doesn't look that bad just not special enough to be an RS according to my other half, but hey let's wait and see how it drives.
 

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now this is the first time ive seen this and sorry if it is a repeated video but just noticed the seat in the RS are the same as the new ST i know these might not be the seat going to be used but possibly the CS???? seats will be an upgrade option.

Anyway check the video @ 4:40

Those seats would come as standard on Mk3 Rs.
Second gen CS would be an optional extra :nice:
 

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ive been trolling threw loads of videos over the weekend to see what cars have what interior and it seems all the early videos of the rs have CS seats and alot of the newer videos with the gray RS in america all have these ST/RS recaro seats. I suppose it will all come out the wood work soon o optional extra ect but knowing ford if seats are and upgrade they will stick a stupid price tag on them aswell.
 

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and alot of the newer videos with the gray RS in america all have these ST/RS recaro seats. I suppose it will all come out the wood work soon o optional extra ect but knowing
simply because there is not going to be CS upgrade for US, only ST seats.
Regarding the price, it's anyone's guess for now, but Mk3 CS would come in leather (side bolstering) , which was 500 pound add on extra over cloth on Mk2.
 

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simply because there is not going to be CS upgrade for US, only ST seats.
Regarding the price, it's anyone's guess for now, but Mk3 CS would come in leather (side bolstering) , which was 500 pound add on extra over cloth on Mk2.
but do we know this for certian that the US are not getting the new CS seat that is what im getting at its like the earlier videos of the RS were "right we have these spare seats (CS) lets stick them in to start with and as the year has gone on and more and being made the seats have been changing.

We will just have wait and see
 

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but do we know this for certian that the US are not getting the new CS seat that is what im getting at its like the earlier videos of the RS were "right we have these spare seats (CS) lets stick them in to start with and as the year has gone on and more and being made the seats have been changing.

We will just have wait and see
Yes, we know for sure, it was confirmed by our U.S. resident who has close links with Ford there , few months ago :nice:
It's Something to do with safety certification and lack of airbags.
 
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