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The New Ford Focus ST now in South Africa!

Posted: March 12, 2014

Worldwide the Ford Focus model has been announced as the world’s best-selling vehicle and with the release of the new Ford Focus ST big things are expected for this sexy new ride!

With a wider stance, new bonnet and striking new horizontal grill the new Ford Focus ST has hit the South African market with its stunning sleek new design. Streamlined design of this new car means the aerodynamics make for a faster, smoother ride with less drag and better performance and handling.

And let’s not forget the redesigned interior! The cockpit-inspired interior now features a sports steering wheel, distinctive trim and advanced Recaro seats with plenty of space for passengers and storage. Style and convenience were certainly not compromised for the sheer power this car delivers.

With majorly improved fuel economy the Ford Focus ST is an excellent choice for the current South African economy without compromising on its signature power. The new Ford Focus ST is powered by a 2.0 litre EcoBoost engine and 6 speed manual transmission. This advanced engine delivers 184kW of power and 360 Nm of torque an extra 10% increase in power over the previous engine! However, the drawcard is the perfect balance the ST has between power and fuel efficiency. The new Focus ST reduces fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by up to 20%. But don’t worry, you won’t be missing out on that racy sound! The retuned exhaust note is there to remind you of that added power!

Ford has been unwaivering in their design of the new ST – ensuring that performance and efficiency in all aspects is in harmony with one another. At first sight you’ll notice the eye-catching design, but one ride in this car and the muscular performance, sound and responsiveness will have you blown away! This new ST also includes the first four-cylinder EcoBoost engine in a high-performance model.

However Ford haven’t forgotten about the need for functionality and control. The new ST features an innovative Sports Steering System. This responsive and ultra-quick piece of technology allows the car to negotiate turns and bends without the repositioning of hands – perfect for the urban environment.

Allowing you to accelerate with maximum control and grip is the Torque Vectoring Control system – a piece of technology that constantly balances the power and braking between the front wheels to assist in ensuring your safety.

The new enhanced braking system is light to the touch and highly responsive whilst cleverly reducing stopping distances – just another innovative feature of the new ST!

The Ford Focus ST was recently crowned 2014 Hot Hatch of the Year at Wheels magazine’s Car of the Year awards – what more reason do you need to drive the hottest car around?

For excellent deals on the new Focus ST visit Eagle Corner on the corner of Louis Botha Avenue and Corlett Drive and let our skilled salespersons introduce you to this hot new hatch!