2012 Ford Focus ST

  • Ford Focus ST and Jaguar XFR to recreate The Sweeney chase scene at Goodwood

    The 2012 Ford Focus ST will have a starring role in The Sweeney, and it will also get to play at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed.

  • 2012 Ford Focus ST live photos
    Drive To The Summer X Games In A Ford Focus ST...Simulator

    Ford's latest contest will pit drivers against one another in a Ford Focus ST simulator, with the fastest drivers earning prizes and a chance for a trip to the ESPN summer X Games.

  • Ford Focus ST, launched at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show
    Fiesta ST 5-Door, All-New Porsche, 2013 Ford Escape: Car News Headlines

    The 2012 Ford Focus ST will make its debut at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show alongside a host of other new cars.

  • Ford Focus ST, launched at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2012 Ford Focus ST: Los Angeles Auto Show Preview

    It's finally here, although Ford still hasn't quite said when it will go on sale in the U.S. Right now, all we know is "next year." But the 2012 Ford Focus ST, to be sold not only in the U.S. but 40 other countries too, looks like it will be worth the wait. If you're a regular MotorAuthority...

  • Ford Focus ST five-door, Frankfurt Motor Show, September 2011
    2012 Ford Focus ST Hatchback Live Photos: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

    Live photos of the upcoming 2012 Ford Focus ST from the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show give us a taste of what to expect when the car arrives here in the U.S.

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    2012 Ford Focus ST Preview: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

    The 2012 Ford Focus gets a high-performance hot-hatch variant in the form of the 2012 Focus ST, revealed in Frankfurt and on its way to the U.S.

  • 2012 Ford Focus ST spy shots

    Over the next 12 to 18 months or so, we’re about to see two new hot hatches from Ford make their debut, the long-awaited ‘ST’ variants of the latest 2012 Ford Focus and Fiesta. While the Fiesta ST isn’t expected to bow in until late next year as a 2013 model, its bigger brother, the Focus ST, will be arriving in showrooms around the end of this year. Though we already know what it will look like, as well as most of its specs, here is the latest prototype for the upcoming 2012 Ford Focus ST running some grueling laps at the Nurburgring. The strange wheel hubs you see in...

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    Video: Up Close With The 2012 Ford Focus ST

    Unlike the usual Euro hot-hatch tantalization, this video is a preview of things to come right here in the U.S. of A. Confirmed for sale here last September, the 2012 Focus ST should be making its way to 'Merika later this year. This video, showing off the show-car's Tangerine Scream orange in more...

  • 2012 Ford Focus
    Ford Counting On In-Car Technology For New 2012 Focus

    Ford is aiming to prove that you don't need a big car to enjoy big car technology when it launches the 2012 Ford Focus in March. We've already taken a look at Ford's 'Torque Hole Filling' auto transmission which should make the six-speed auto quicker, more efficient and more refined than ever...

  • 2012 Ford Focus Five-Door
    2012 Ford Focus Has 'Torque Hole Filling' Auto Trans Tech

    Changing gear is a necessary evil. Of course, for driving enthusiasts it can be a challenge and a pleasure, and in cars with automatic transmissions you can sit back and let the car do the work for you, but the downside with the shifting process is always the momentary pause in progress...

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    2011 Detroit Auto Show Video: 2012 Ford Focus ST

    Hot hatches, how we love thee. Punchy, pint-sized, yet utilitarian and able to fly (just) under the radar, these do-it-all wonders never cease to please. The 2012 Ford Focus ST is no exception, and this video even treats us to a bit of turbo spool action. As B-roll footage, it's not particularly...

  • Ford Focus Touring Cars
    2011 Ford Focus Global Racing Program To Benefit Focus ST Development

    The 2011 Ford Fiesta is going rallying factory-style with the R2 Package unveiled yesterday, and now its slightly bigger brother, the 2011 Focus, is getting similar treatment--but this time on the pavement. The Focus will be the base of Ford's global touring car racing program, with the British...

  • 2012 Ford Focus Five-Door

    Everybody knows about the rip-snorting 305 horsepower Ford Focus RS, but what about the lesser ST model? We’re not talking about the lame duck North American version here, but rather the 225 horsepower five-cylinder turbo Focus ST sold overseas. The hot-hatch is essentially Ford’s formula for cheap thrills in a compact sporty package that still manages to remain surprisingly practical--and soon American fans will get their taste of what the rest of the world has been raving about for years. The Blue Oval has confirmed today that it will reveal an “exciting performance model” based on...

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