The new Ford Focus ST, equipped with a 280-strong “four” turned out to be comparable in dynamics with Honda Civic Type R.
Ford has outlined the main characteristics of the “charged” version of hatchback Focus of the new generation. The car, which used the technology of the sports car Mustang, pickup F-150 Raptor and GT supercar became the most powerful and fast modification of the model with the index ST.
Ford Focus ST is equipped with a 2.3-liter “four” family of EcoBoost with a two-channel turbine. The unit develops 280 HP and 400 N·m of torque. Transmission six — speed “mechanics”, and in the autumn of 2019 will be available semidiapazonnym “robot” with two clutches.
The engine used an innovative leveling system delays operation of the turbine, which leaves open the throttle for three seconds after the driver has released the accelerator pedal, which allows you to speed up the set of thrust at low rpm of the motor. Such technology is used, for example, for a supercar, the GT-extreme pickup truck F-150 Raptor.
The hot hatch is able to dial first “hundred” for 5.7 seconds. for example, exactly the same goes for acceleration from a standstill to 100 km/h in the 320-strong Honda Civic Type R. the Maximum speed force is electronically limited at around 250 km per hour.
The first standard in the hot hatch entered the front differential with electronic control. Plus the Ford Focus ST has received the electronic power steering, the response of which turned out to be 15% faster than the new Fiesta ST. In addition, the hatchback received a choice of several modes of control electronics: Normal, Slippery/Wet and Sport.
The new Ford Focus ST also is the modification with two-liter diesel engine capacity of 190 horsepower. The product is available as a five-door hatchback and wagon.