A month ago Ford presented an upgraded Ford Focus, but Blue Oval does not prepare to quit with that. First spy pictures of 2020 Ford Focus ST are a testament that Detroit-based business has large plans for this design. So, every one of you speed fans must be delighted that a brand-new sporty Focus version gets on the means, right? New, 2020 Focus ST was spied at Nurburgring track and the roadways that surround it. The ST variation will certainly look fairly much like the regular car in regards to design, yet mechanical components will be a various story.
2020 Ford Focus Engine and Specs
Under the hood, a 1.5-liter turbocharged inline-4 will certainly more than likely change the 2.0-liter turbo-4 offered on the present ST. The brand-new unit will certainly be able to produce near 275 horse power. Just for comparison the existing variation loads ‘only’ 252 hp. This quantity of power suggests that we will certainly be considering an enhanced turbocharging system.
The changes will proceed with a brand-new eight-speed automatic transmission which will certainly be an optional function. Currently only readily available transmission is a six-speed manual. It was unusual that this design had only manual transmission, but that’s around to alter. Just what we anticipate to stay the exact same is the front-wheel-drive which will certainly remain the only choice.
Platform and interior
2020 Ford Focus ST will certainly be underpinned by business’s next-gen modular platform intended for little cars. The recently released typical version comes with upgraded torsional strength thanks to the brand-new framework and suspensions design. The difference in stiffness in between new and old Focus is 20%, and the new configuration will certainly move trip and handling capacities of ST to the next level.
New Focus comes equipped with Ford’s Co-Pilot360 Suite which contains digital chauffeur aids. It also gets a new shade touchscreen which is placed on top of the control panel. The 2020 Ford Focus ST will have added tools such as Recaro seats, ST badges throughout the cabin, and most likely brings couple of performance choices, and driving settings.
Release date and price of 2020 Ford Focus
The new generation of Focus will certainly hit the dealerships later on this year after it was showcased a couple of months ago. However, all of you performance enthusiasts will certainly have to wait virtually a full year before ST variation comes to the marketplaces. As the testings of mechanical components are only in beginning, 2020 ST Focus won’t be out before 2019. Unlike the basic car which will certainly be marketed as 2019 MY, its performance variation will most likely be marketed as 2020 MY. Look at summer of following year for its release.
After the ST version Blue Oval will certainly probably begin service RS version, but also for that one, we’ll have to wait past 2019.
There’s no word on the price as of yet, yet it will exceed the price of the typical version, as we are accustomed. The price of the continuous car stars from $18,825 for the base variation, and all up to $25,145 for completely filled Focus. The recurring ST is priced at $26,000 which is much above the regular variation. Exact same can be gotten out of a brand-new design which will have a price closer to $27,000.
When it strikes the marketplace, new 2020 Ford Focus ST will violate cars such as Hyundai Veloster N, Volkswagen Golf GTI, and Honda Civic Type R.