• Turbo tuned to decrease response time and increase power throughout rev range
• Ford confirms the Focus ST’s SAE-certified engine output of 252 horsepower and 270 lb.-ft. torque from efficient 2.0-liter EcoBoost® engine with low-inertia turbocharger
The new Ford Focus ST features a four-cylinder, direct-injected turbocharged engine with an “overboost”
The gains extend the peak torque from 3,000 rpm to 4,500 rpm, whereas other EcoBoost® engines would hit peak torque and begin to drop off at these higher engine speeds. This is the first overboosted Ford EcoBoost engine sold in North America.
Ford engineers made sure the overclocked EcoBoost 2.0-liter would have a very robust cooling system. “The turbo itself is specified for sustained, high-output performance, but they’ve programmed the car’s computer to dial in more boost past 3,000 rpm to give it that extra something,” says engineer Lisa Schoder, who is Marketing manager for Focus ST. “We limit peak turbo boost to maintain a wide margin of safety and durability over the life of the car,” Schoder adds. “But overboost is cool in that it tweaks more acceleration through the turbo for brief periods for performance-
Among the more visible options will be the Tangerine Scream metallic color that will be offered exclusively on Focus ST, as well as race-inspired Recaro® seats with matching color accents. Ford is offering drivers who preorder a Focus ST the GoPro® HD Hero2 Motorsports Edition camera pack upon delivery. Already a staple in the motorsports and action sports communities, GoPro is the ideal camera to capture a spirited drive or Focus ST track day. The first 1,000 presale orders placed between May 1 and Aug. 20 are eligible for the GoPro HD Hero2 camera. The cameras will be sent after vehicle delivery.
About Athens Ford
Athens Ford, located in beautiful Bogart, Georgia, is your leading new and used Ford Dealer serving Northeast Georgia including all of Bogart, Athens, Atlanta, Winder, Monroe, Auburn, Bethlehem, Duluth, Loganville, Lawrenceville, Winterville, Watkinsville, Oconee, Greensboro and Gainesville. We are a locally owned and operated company, and as such, recognize the unique qualities of Northeast Georgia and its residents. We offer new Ford Cars, Trucks, SUVs and Crossovers online at www.athensofford.com. If you’re looking for a pre-owned vehicle, Athens Ford has a wide variety to choose from!
Athens Ford offers new Ford Cars, Trucks, SUVs and Crossovers online at www.athensoffrod.com including
E-Series Cargo Van, E-Series Wagon, Edge, Escape, Expedition, Explorer, F-150, F-250 Super Duty, F-350 Super Duty, F-450 Super Duty, Fiesta, Flex, Focus, Focus Sedan, Fusion, Mustang, Ranger, Taurus, Transit Connect. Our Sales Department’s goal is to provide you with the best new car buying experience possible. If you’re looking for a pre-owned vehicle, Athens Ford has a wide variety to choose from! Our commitment to customer care doesn’t stop with your vehicle purchase. Our highly qualified technicians in our Service Department perform everything from regular maintenance to expert repairs. From oil changes to transmission replacements, we are dedicated to maintaining top tier customer service, for both new and pre-owned car buyers! We are here to assist you every step of the way from the purchase of your new or pre-owned vehicle with financing and quotes to service and parts maintenance. It's our commitment to earn your business every day.
Whether you come to us knowing the exact model and options you want with financing in hand, or haven't made your choice and need help with the loan, we are prepared to work with you. At Athens Ford our Ford Finance Department has access to loan and lease programs designed to fit within your budget. Perfect credit or rough around the edges, we will work hard to get you financed.
Thank you for considering Athens Ford as your leading Ford Dealer in Georgia. We look forward to meeting you!
4260 Atlanta Highway
Bogart, GA 30622
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