Suitable for circuit racing with Brembo brakes and coilover suspension: New Ford Focus ST “Version” for road track and racing – News – VAU-MAX

Suitable for circuit racing with Brembo brakes and coilover suspension: New Ford Focus ST “Version” for road track and racing – News – VAU-MAX

Maximum driving pleasure in everyday traffic as well as on closed circuits: The Ford Focus ST Edition is the most versatile sports car in the manufacturer’s history. Its manufacturers have created a luxury car for sports car lovers that combines the performance of a racing car with the comfort features of a family car.

In addition to its driving talents, the Focus ST Edition also impresses with its extensive standard equipment. In addition to the winter package, it also includes an additional driving assistance package, a B&O sound system and many other popular details. The ST Edition is available only in a five-door hatchback version with a 6-speed manual transmission as well as in a special Azura Blue color finish with high-gloss black elements and an interior with highlights in Motion Blue.

The tuning of the Ford Focus ST Edition was well-coordinated in the hands of experts from Ford Performance, who also conducted extensive testing on the famous Nordschleife of the Nürburgring for their development work.
The 2-way adjustable suspension features dual dampers with stainless steel housings and powder-coated coil springs with a maximum 50 percent spring rate. Compared to the Ford Focus ST In the Ford Focus ST Edition, the length of the car can be reduced by 20 millimeters more.

Weight-optimized 19-inch alloy wheels reduce unsprung mass by ten percent compared to the standard Ford Focus ST X. Thanks to their low mass, the wheels can execute changes of direction more quickly, adapt better to the road and follow the profile and make better use of the grip capacity of the high performance Pirelli P Zero Corsa tires. The visible result is greater agility in terms of acceleration, braking and lateral acceleration in curves.

The Ford Focus ST version is also powered by a 2.3 liter EcoBoost turbo petrol engine. It has a twin-scroll turbocharger with a low profile and develops a constant peak output of 206 kW (280 hp) at 5,500 rpm. The maximum torque of 420 Nm is between 3,000 and 4,000 rpm. This enables it to run from standstill to 100 km/h in just 5.7 seconds, and the Ford Focus ST Edition reaches a top speed of 250 km/h.

Unfortunately, Ford has yet to announce pricing.

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