Ford has an extended historical past of fantastic scorching hatchbacks, from the Escort Cosworth to the present Fiesta ST. Now there’s one other mannequin trying to be a part of that unique checklist.
The brand new Focus ST is now the quickest model of the latest-generation Focus, and it comes brimming with options that its predecessors have by no means seen earlier than. Adaptive dampers, an digital restricted slip differential, and anti-lag turbo expertise that has filtered down from the Ford GT supercar.
Is that sufficient to make it the most effective Quick Ford of the present crop? We have been discovering out at Ford’s worldwide launch, forward of buyer deliveries later this 12 months.
New Ford Focus ST priced from beneath £30,000 in UK
First trip: 2019 Ford Focus ST
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