The new hot hatch, the Ford Focus ST, has arrived. It's back and it's better. Powered by a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder EcoBoost turbo engine that produces 247bhp, the new model is 10 percent more powerful than its predecessor, yet 20 percent more fuel efficient. The new ST returns 39.2mpg on a combined cycle and emits just 169g/km of CO2.
The new ST also has a stylish new look, with a dominant mesh grille, large central exhaust, LED daytime running lights and rear spoiler. The striking design also features aerodynamic styling for increased performance, specially tested in Ford's advanced wind tunnel. And when you take your position in the driver's seat, you'll appreciate the new ST's sports steering wheel, distinctive trim and advanced Recaro seats.
Ford has integrated its new innovative Sport Steering System, meaning for improved handling, Ford has integrated its new innovative Sport Steering System, so you'll be able to tackle corners and roundabouts without having to reposition your hands. A smart Torque Vectoring Control system that uses traction control directs torque to the outer wheel, so incredible grip is maintained at all times.
The new model retains the previous Focus ST's agility and it tackles bumpy roads with ease, resulting in a smooth and satisfying ride.
It is able to reach a top speed of 154mph and covers 0-60mph in just under 6.5 seconds. The Focus ST features a six-speed gearbox that is precise and easy to use.
It also features new Ford SYNC Advanced hands-free technology with voice control, allowing you to control your music and phone simply by using voice commands. Other safety equipment includes Traffic Sign Recognition, which identifies traffic signs and displays them on the instrument panel, ensuring you don't miss a thing.
The Blind Spot Information System uses radar to see vehicles that might be in your blind spot, and will alert you with an orange light in the side door mirror.
The new Focus ST can even warn you when you're getting tired, as it constantly monitors your driving behaviour and is designed to notice changes caused by fatigue. Driving this car means you're always in safe hands.
At our Ford dealerships in Essex, Suffolk and Yorkshire and Tyne and Wear you can get a closer look at the new ST and book in for a test drive. At Lookers Ford you will find a great range of new Ford offers across the whole Ford range.