The new Ford Focus has been recently launched in Malaysia where the hot hatch has a base starting price set at RM209k.
After the new generation of the Ford Focus, in both hatchback and sedan body styles, has been launched in Malaysia, the North American based automaker has also revealed the Focus ST in the Asian country, where the hot hatch version can be bout starting at RM209k. According to the car manufacturer, the Ford Focus ST is only available in a five-door body style and it’s getting the ST Sport styling kit with the spoiler and the 18-inch alloy wheels wrapped in 235/40 Goodyear Eagle Asymmetric tires.
Power to the Ford Focus ST is provided by the 2.0 liter Ti-VCT EcoBoost engine, which is developing a total output of 250 PS at 6,500 rpm and 340 Nm of torque available at 1,750 rpm. The unit is mated to a six-speed manual transmission with revised gearing, which is allowing the hot hatch can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.5 seconds before reaching a top speed of 248 km/h. For exterior colors are available for the Focus ST in Malaysia, the Tangerine Scream, the Spirit Blue, the Race Red and the Panther Black. Prices for the model start at RM208,888 on the road with insurance.