the main thing i've heard against them is cost of maintenance and parts. my former boss had one and loved it except for those things. something that may cost a couple hundred bucks to fix on a focus might cost a couple thousand on an audi
I have in my sites a S2 Quattro 20V for $350. But I cannot get in touch with the place that has it.
WOOHOO got in touch with them. Will be up for sale on the 1st of Sept. As soon as I can get it I think it will be called Project Cheap Rally. LOL. Need a daily beater for the winter and should be able to tow the Focus to the track.