The new Ford Focus ST goes on sale in the UK from 1st of June with first deliveries scheduled for September. The hottest and fastest iteration of the current Focus series will be available in Britain in two body styles, a five-door hatchback priced from £21,995 on the road, and the Estate from £23,095.
Both the hatchback and the station wagon models are powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine rated at 247hp (250PS) that drives the front wheels through a six-speed manual gearbox.
Ford says that the new Focus ST returns a combined fuel economy of 39.2mpg UK and CO2 emissions of 169g/km, a 20 per cent improvement over its predecessor.
There are three trim levels named ST1, ST2 and ST3. Standard features on the base model include Ford Power keyless start, cloth Recaro sport seats, DAB radio, Bluetooth and 18-inch alloy wheels.
The ST2 adds partial leather seats, an upgraded audio system from Sony, auto headlamps and wipers, floor mats and dimming mirror, while the range-topping ST3 model comes with heated, leather seats, Bi-Xenon headlights, LED daytime running lights and keyless entry.
Available options include rado-grey alloys wheels, red brake callipers and illuminated scuff plates.