Ford Focus ST Is The Hot Version With New Options


“Hot” Focus ST hatchback 2015 model from Ford appeared before the public in an actualized form and got a diesel engine, which was, in fact, a worthy successor to fairly well-known EcoBoost petrol engines.

New Ford Focus ST debuted to the World in 2014. This is first time, the fans can choose one of two engine options – petrol or diesel.

Model was presented to the market back in 2002, and managed to go around the world with more than 140000 units sold.

Diesel Ford Focus ST 2015 edition consumes less fuel and has the lowest emissions of all previously produced Ford models. 2.0L 185hp TDCi engine accelerates to 100 kmh in 8.1 seconds, consumes 4.4 l/100 km. For drivers who prefer gas engines, 2.0L 250 HP EcoBoost is available. It accelerates to 100 kmh in 6.5 sec, consumes 6.8 l/100 km. Each model offer a engine start-stop system, which allows 6%reducing in fuel consumption. The main compepitor of Ford Focus ST face-lift can be a new model of the French manufacturer Citroen DS4 facelift 2015.

Assuming model is available for preorder, first cars will be available in March 2015.

2015 Ford Focus ST face-lift release date

ST Facelifted

Restyling hatch made the model appearance is even more aggressive and sportier. Head optics received a new form, and in order to give proper effect it is darkened. Visually lower and wider the car made by a redesigned front bumper, in addition, new side skirts, and even on top of the spoiler. Grille no longer stands out for its “fangs”, plus rear lights decreased in its size.

The updated Ford Focus ST hatch 2015 in the photo, got the body color in the new grey-dark shade named Stealth. In addition, the panel has another fresh hue “Blue Deep Impact”,  which joined the “Frozen White”, yellow, “Tangerine Scream”, “Red Race” and the “Black Panter”. In the wheel arches of refreshed model can be viewed alloy wheels, larger 19-inch, dressed in low profile tires. Through rims you can see the brake calipers painted in red.

With regard to technical improvements, the 2015 Ford Focus ST has modified suspension (new dampers and other springs in the front). There are now electric power steering, three-band stabilization system and a system that is able to distribute torque.

Updated Interior

If you look in the cabin, new sport-type steering wheel meets the driver, which bottom part is flat shaped and covered with quality leather. The interior appeared overlays on thresholds, made from aluminium. There is a multimedia SYNC series 2system, which has built-in navigation system, touch screen with a diagonal of 8 inches.

Designers slightly extended center console and upgraded the control unit of the air conditioner. In addition, most of the elements in the decor finished in chrome, and cup holders grew in volume in the front doors.

Hot Hatch With Diesel

Under the hood of a sports model Focus ST 2015 from Ford, according to specifications, is a diesel 2.0 TDCi unit. Diesel engine produces 185 horsepower at 3500 rpm and max torque of 400 Newton-meters in the rpm range from 2000 to 2750. The engine is able to accelerate the hatchback to the first traditional hundreds km/h in about 8.0 seconds, and maximum speed fixed at the rate of 217 km/h. Diesel appetite is limited to 4.4-liters per hundred kilometers.

In addition, gasoline EcoBoost engine series produces a bang of 250 horse power at 5500 rpm and 360 Newton-meter torque at rpm from 2000 and up to 4500. This version reaches 100 km/h in 6.4 seconds and can accelerate to a maximum of 248 kilometers per hour, consuming only 6.7 liters of gasoline.

Both power units are paired with six-speed manual transmission.
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