Ford recently released 2013 Focus ST and its video promo. The latest generation which is called as 2013 Ford Focus ST is equipped with Ford’s EcoBoost technology as well as the four-cylinder engine with 2.0 liters capacity. This engine can generate power of 252 hp with a peak torque of 366 Nm. In the promo video, 2013 Ford Focus ST shows an agility and toughness of the newest handling. This 5-door 5-passenger hatchback also comes with some changes. Active sound symposer, a tube sound with a separate throttle body intake channel sound directly into the cabin, modified to offer a deeper tone. On-center response on the wheel tightened to fit with the sports mission of the ST version, as well as improvements to the gear lever.
2013 Ford Focus ST Specs
Beyond that, every last detail of the 2013 Ford Focus ST has not changed, despite the slightly increased engine output. The EcoBoost turbocharged direct-injection 2.0-liter 4-cylinder with a unique intake and exhaust produces 252 horsepower at 5500 rpm and and paired with a 6 speed manual transmission.. The maximum torque of 270 pound-feet is at approximately 2700 rpm and an the overboost feature helps in maintaining the flat torque which makes it possible for a higher turbo pressure to be up to 15 seconds at a time pressure. It recommended fuel with 87 Octane (min.)/91 Octane (rec.). The front brakes of 2013 Ford Focus ST are greater than the standard Focus. In addition, the suspension has been lowered 1 centimeter, springs and dampers have been specifically tuned, and rear suspension with anti-roll bar placement has been improved uniquely. Following its launch, the American car manufacturer officially announced the results of fuel consumption testing of the new 2013 Ford Focus ST.
Ford Focus ST is an urban hatchback that has racing car flavors because this is equipped with a powerful engine performance and the latest Ford EcoBoost engine technology. As we mentioned above, the new four-cylinder engine can generate power of 252 hp with a peak torque reaching 366 Nm. The large torque will get extra energy by 20 Nm for 15 seconds on Overboost mode which occurs when the gas pedal is stepped on full. For wheels ST use the 18″ painted “Y” spoke aluminum. Another interesting thing about ST is unique front grille and fog lamp.
2013 Ford Focus ST Interior
Ford Focus ST stylish in sporty cockpit interior with available RECARO seat and unique sport gauges for Monitor turbo boost, oil pressure and oil-temperature levels.
With this strong performance, Ford noted the fuel consumption estimates based on EPA for use in the city is 10.2lt/100km and on the highway is up to 7.35lt/100km, while the use of a combination or fuel consumption average is reached 9lt/100km. Based on this achievement, Ford claims that the new Ford Focus ST hacthback is more efficient than the VW Golf GTI MK6. Today, this latest generation 2013 Ford Focus ST set an Off the Road price US23.700 in the United States.