At the end of June at an event dedicated to the speed at Goodwood, the new 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST model year was introduced. Presentation of the new 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST hatchback went as well as possible, on the racetrack. In the sale of a new car will arrive no earlier than spring , and no earlier than summer in Russia. Of the highlights of the update, this new power diesel engine giving out 185 horsepower and excellent efficiency, the standard is a 250 horse engine.
Today, our review will not begin as before with a tour of the exterior, and a Performance 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST year. For the first time in the history-charged version of the Focus ST, installed diesel power unit in it. Diesel is the name of the Duratorq TDCi, a working volume of 2.0 liters, with a peak torque of 400 Nm gives out 185 horsepower. This unit works in tandem with only mechanics, shestistupkoy. Mechanics allows us to develop the 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST 100 km / h in 8.1 seconds, many seem, this result is not great, especially for the ST version, but you look at the rate, which is 4.4 liters per hundred in combined cycle, this is an excellent . The basis of this engine was the 150 2.0-liter TDCi powerplant from the usual focus. Due to minor improvements, engineers have made gain of 35 hp. Upgraded control brains engine and fuel injection system.
The second power unit according to tradition and a powerful gasoline. Inline-four, the EcoBoost 2-liter, 250 outstanding high-grade mares with a peak torque of 360 Nm. As diesel only works with shetistupenchatoy mechanics. This unit will drive up to a hundred in 6.8 seconds, this is a respectable result Bole, unlike diesel. Fuel consumption is around 7 liters. For the American market the engine is available with plenty of horses, 256 hp.
Both engines are Euro 6, and are equipped with start-stop system standards.
The brakes on all four wheels installed disc as a suspension is used as the first fully independent, front MacPherson strut standard, rear mnogoryichazhka, only the updated 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST installed stiffer springs with armotizatorami. 2018-2019 Ford engineers added new electronic lotion Electronic Transitional Stability. It improves the responsiveness of steering at high speeds.
By tradition, each new update acquires a new modified design and interior design. Changes certainly not global, but the appearance of the hatchback has become more rigorous and mischievous, which attracts attention. All this is clearly visible in the photo and video materials.
Completely new front part is used in the restyled 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST year. There are new attractive headlamps fitted with a brand new bi-xenon adaptive under protracted turns and oncoming cars. Increased air intake in the lower part of the bumper, by reducing the grille, hood has become more attractive due to vyshtampovok in the center.
Global change forms ducts leading to the complete modified the bumper, which is installed in the new square fog and slightly flared skirt.
The profile immediately apparent new 18-inch wheels fitted as standard, as an option can be ordered 19 rollers. At the Review version of were R18 wheels with tires Michelin Pilot Sport 3 235/40. Just decorate the side of the review expressed sills and spoiler.
The back of the encounters we have a number of changes, it is reduced in size lights dimensions, enhanced bumper, a modified design of the tailgate. Only the exhaust tips remain intact as before located in the center of the bumper.
For a change the look of the new 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST years, manufacturers offer a choice of one of six enamels (gray, white, tangerine, red, full of red, blue, black).
Transplanting the salon 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST notice everything as before, high quality materials, a lot of all sorts of small utilities. General view of the interior underlines the sporty hatchback. Before a driver is installed chic multifunction steering wheel, bevel on the bottom, then looked through the expressive instrument panel with color display outputting information from the onboard computer. The central panel has changed slightly, but due to the installation of a new 8-inch multimedia system 2018-2019 Ford Sync 2 (a function: voice control, navigation, audio, telephone, climate control), it had a little bit to adjust. In the upper part contains all three of the dial cover those required for turbo motor is oil pressure indicators, temperature and boost pressure.
This hatchback is probably indicative of the class sport hatch. Since everything is thought out on so much in every detail, the wheel comfortable, not large, perfectly fits in your hand, with leather trim, excellent small handle PPC finished chrome trim on the pedals, and of the most basic is a sport seat Recaro (available as an option) with a deep, pronounced lateral support. All these minor improvements perfectly capture pilot at the wheel of the Focus ST.
Configuration and price
For the market is offered three trim fabric interior ST1, ST2 is used in some places the skin, ST3 fully leather interior. Since hatchback 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST has been a new, then it installed and current assistants and assistants, for example: the system protects against direct collision with braking function up to 50 km / h. The system Cross Traffic Alert, an indispensable assistant when maneuvering in parking lots, and greatly helps to control movement, the direction of motion controller series, which can even adjust the direction of the trajectory of the vehicle.
Price – a separate conversation, which is not have no details, according to the modern equipment Electrical systems and upgraded powertrains, the price will grow, perhaps even dramatically.
In addition, this sporty hatchback boasts a spacious luggage compartment, which, depending on the number of passengers can take from 316 to 1 150 liters.
Conclusion: After the upgrade, and a small podretushirovki, a restyled version of the 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST model year, can attract a larger audience to him. And he really deserves it in every respect.