WATCH: A look at the new Ford Focus ST

Image: Newspress
Image: Newspress

Here's a look at the new Ford Focus ST - the latest iteration of the manufacturer's popular hot hatch.

It comes with either a 2.3-litre turbocharged petrol or 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel, and will go on sale later in 2019.

Key facts you should know about the new Focus ST:

 • Ford introduces all-new Focus ST enhanced with advanced sports technologies for best-ever performance and agility in five-door and estate body styles

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 • Powerful, free-revving powertrains include 205kW, 420Nm, 2.3-litre EcoBoost petrol with twin-scroll turbo and anti-lag; 139kW 2.0-litre EcoBlue diesel with 400Nm from 2,000rpm

 • First Ford front-wheel drive electronic limited-slip differential improves traction and stability. Rev-matching offered for short-shift six-speed manual gearbox. Seven-speed auto to follow

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 • Selectable Drive Modes a first for Focus ST, adjust features including throttle mapping and fastest Ford electric power-assisted steering to match performance to scenario

 • Comfort and driving experience optimised with Recaro sports seats and advanced independent rear suspension configuration with available Continuously Controlled Damping

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 • Focus ST makes its dynamic debut at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed


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