FORD FOCUS ST

Ford 2008 Focus ST photo gallery

Ford intros 2008 Focus ST

2 May, 2008

BY OUR AUTOMOBILE CORRESPONDENT

Car enthusiasts in Greak Britain will wake up to Fordís new Focus this May. The 2008 Focus ST model is being rolled out by the companyís dedicated performance vehicle arm. The car is available as on May 1 in UK dealerships.

The Ford Focus ST comes with new exterior and interior styling changes and incorporates new technologies and features. A 225 PS, 2.5-litre turbocharged five-cylinder Duratec engine, a suitably sporty soundtrack, and such features help it deliver a potential 150mph top speed in tandem with 0-62mph acceleration in just 6.8 seconds.

Ford 2008 Focus ST picture

The Ford Focus ST remains one of the sharpest handling cars in its class and ST may well be the definitive choice for enthusiastic drivers who also demand comfort around town and an array of subtle suspension enhancements ensures this is still the case. It also boasts of a powerful braking system. ESP and traction control are standard on the three- and five-door bodystyles.

2008 Ford Focus ST

The other unique features in the 2008 Focus ST include 18-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, sports styling, body-hugging Recaro sports seats, sports steering wheel and upgraded instrumentation. The auto news report added that upgrading to ST-2 adds a Sony audio system, bi-xenon lights, LED rear lights and Quickclear heated windscreen while the ST-3 includes an in-dash six CD player plus full leather trim.

A range of high-tech options make the Focus ST car a charmer. A tyre deflation detection system, a new audio connectivity module for external devices like Bluetooth, voice control and navigation systems plus various infotainment options including an affordable satellite navigation system with SD card slot make it a car enthusiastís delight.

These apart, it comes offering a range of choices with regard to colour the company has priced the vehicle in the range of £18,250 - £20,850 for the British market.

As far as the looks of the car are concerned, generally the opinion appears positive. The pictures in he photo gallery might help you decide.

 
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