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Fun, Fast, Fierce: Fiesta ST Is Built to Be a Blast

Ford has released teaser images of six modified Focus and Fiesta concepts bound for the SEMA show in November.

The six cars are heavily tweaked versions of the Fiesta ST, Focus ST and Focus RS hot hatches.

First is a wide-body ‘PPG Pure White’ Fiesta ST by Dom Tucci Design that has been fitted with a Full-Race turbo kit, custom exhaust with Borla muffler, and a Mountune limited-slip differential.

It also features JRI coil-over suspension, Wilwood six-piston brakes, 18-inch alloy wheels wrapped in Falken 255/40/18 tyres, 3D-printed vents, TMR roll cage and Sparco Pro 2000 II seats with six-point harnesses.

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Next up is a Focus ST finished in ‘Hot Rod Black’, said to blend the spirit of traditional hot rodding and modern tuning.

Some of the modifications include a new air intake and intercooler kit, JMS chip, BC Racing coil-over suspension, hand-built 19-inch Konig alloy wheels with Continental ExtremeContact DW 235/35R19 tyres, brushed metal-look steering wheel trim and special leather and suede-look upholstery.

The second Focus ST is a blue flare-bodied concept, which the company says is “tuned to move”.

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Among the highlights are a Mountune MR300 performance upgrade package; which includes a new intercooler, induction kit, cat back exhaust and downpipe, along with BC Racing coil-over suspension, 18-inch ADV.1 alloy wheels wrapped in 245/40/18 Falken Azenis tyres, and Baer six-piston brake calipers and 13-inch rotors.

Fourth is a grey and orange Focus RS by Full-Race, boasting a power output of 450hp (335kW).

Under the bonnet the concept features a Full-Race upgrade package which includes a new intercooler, three-inch catback dual exhaust system, and new cold-air intake system.

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Other exterior modifications include Finspeed 19-inch alloy wheels wrapped in Toyo Proxes 245/35ZR/19 tyres, along with a front splitter, side skirts and rear diffuser.

Inside, the Full-Race Focus RS is equipped with a five-point racing harness and rollbar.

Tuning company Roush Performance is responsible for the second Focus RS show car, which claims a power output of 500hp (373kW).

The track-themed hatchback features numerous Roush Performance upgrades including a new cooling system and shortblock assembly, body kit and graphics, along with three-way adjustable suspension with camber plates.

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Other enhancements include slotted brake rotors by PFC Brakes and 19-inch Roush alloy wheels in Continental ExtremeContact Sport 255/35/R19 rubber.

Inside, the Roush Focus RS is equipped with a Roush black shifter ball and performance pedals.

Concept number six is another Focus RS-based concept, paying homage to the model’s rally-bred heritage.

A body kit comprising of a new front splitter, side skirts, rear diffuser and hood vents add extra visual appeal, while the arches are filled by 18-inch O.Z. Racing Rally alloy wheels wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 235/40ZR/18 tyres.

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Other upgrades under the skin include H&R coil-over suspension, along with an FSWERKS short shift kit and aluminium shift bushings.

Ford is also preparing numerous other concepts for the event, based on the Mustang sports car, Fusion (Mondeo) mid-sizer, and the F-150 truck.

The 2016 SEMA show will run from 1-4 November in Las Vegas.

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