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The all new Ford Focus ST is designed to give the driver a powerful driving experience and a comfortable drive.  It comes with a 247 horse power engine and is exclusively released in just one color, which is called Tangerine Scream – a bright orange shade that really sets this car apart from the competition.  The Ford Focus ST use Ford’s four-cylinder engine and is a power hungry sports model that eats up the road in front of you when push the gas pedal to the floor.

Fuel Efficient with 6 Speed Transmissions

The new engine in the Ford Focus ST is designed to be more fuel efficient by about 20% and will also offer far better fuel consumption than on previous generations.  This works out at around 6.5 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers and another aspect is the fact that the 247 BHP engine only emits 185 grams of CO2 per kilometer.  All of this is combined with a six speed manual transmission gear box that can hit a top speed of 250 kilometers per hour and it will accelerates from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in just 6.5 seconds.

Comes with Ford Navigation System for GPS

There are also plenty of technology gadgets including inside the car – with one of the best aspects being the newly updated Ford Navigation System. This offer reliable GPS which is also integrated into the in-car entertainment system that’s compatible with Apple iPod and other MP3 players via Bluetooth or USB.  The Ford Navigation System is nicely designed into the dashboard and can also be controlled via buttons set into the side of the steering wheel so the driver can go completely hands free for safer driving.

Three Different Options Available

You will be able to choose from three different versions.  There is the ST1, ST2 and ST3. The difference will be in what equipment and optional extras you choose to have built-in.  In terms of pricing the models should be as follows:

  • Ford Focus ST1 – $29,000
  • Ford Focus ST2 – $35,000
  • Ford Focus ST3 – $39,000

If you opt for the Ford Focus ST3 version then you will get the full high performance pack too which consists of 18 inch black alloys and a sportier looking trim.

Released Later this Year in 2012

Overall the Ford Focus ST is set to rival cars such as the Audi TT and Porsche Cayenne models.  However, with lower price tags available, it will make a high performance road sports car far more affordable for a lot more people this year.  Release dates are slated to be towards the end of 2012.

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