Ford’s new 250PS Focus ST will go on sale from 1st June 2012, priced from £21,995 on the road.
Powered by a direct-injection 2.0-litre, all-alloy, turbocharged, four-cylinder EcoBoost engine, the new Ford Focus ST develops 250PS, yet remains capable of returning 39.2mpg and CO2 emissions of 169g/km – 20 per cent better than its predecessor.
Focus ST will be available in both hatchback and estate bodystyles, standard UK specification includes Ford Power keyless start, Recaro seats, DAB radio, Bluetooth and 18in alloy wheels, with the range-topping ST3 model adding heated, leather seats, Bi-Xenon headlights, LED daytime running lights and keyless entry.
Additional sports styling options include rado-grey alloys wheels, red brake callipers and illuminated scuff plates.
“Ever since the arrival of the legendary GT40, Britain has become the spiritual home for performance Fords - and demand from UK enthusiast customers has always been strong,” said Mark Ovenden, Ford Britain managing director. “This latest Focus ST is a global car that will excite customers around the world – but especially those in Britain.”