Ford Focus ST is powered by a 2.0 litre Ti-VCT EcoBoost engine which churns out 250PS at 6500rpm and 340Nm of torque at a low 1750rpm. These figures enable the Focus ST to achieve 100km/h from 0km/h in only 6.5seconds!
I believe Volkswagen Golf GTi is Focus ST's main competitor, and the Golf GTi available here produces 210PS from 5300rpm and 280Nm from 1700rpm. Focus ST is better in paper if compared to Golf GTi, but Volkswagen somehow has managed to make the Golf GTi to go from 0-100km/h in 6.9 seconds.
Cabin wise, doesn't differ much if compared with normal Focus hatch. From what I've observed, Focus ST gains a 'ST' embed on the steering wheel, extra 3 gauges on top of the centre console and two-tone seats.
6 airbags, Torque Vectoring Control (TVC), Cornering Under Steer Control (CUSC) and Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) with 3 modes are there in case if the beast is out of control. At RM208,000 OTR with insurance, the CBU Focus ST comes with 3-year/100,000km warranty and Ford's Extended Service Plan maintenance programme for 3 years, sounds intriguing huh?
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