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by Tim Beissmann

Ford has lifted the lid on nine bespoke Ford Focus ST and Ford Fusion concepts ahead of their unveiling at this month’s tuner expo, the 2012 SEMA show, in Las Vegas.

Five Focus ST hot-hatches and four Fusion (Mondeo) mid-size sedans will headline Ford’s diverse display of more than 20 vehicles at the trade show, which will also include a number of SUVs and F-Series trucks.

M&J Enterprises Ford Focus ST (pictured top)

Developed in collaboration with Ford, Cosworth and Ford Racing, power from the M&J Focus is up by more than 30 per cent to 246kW while torque rises almost 20 per cent to around 400Nm. Ford Racing engine and suspension modifications combine with Cosworth-specified wheels and tyres and the factory Tangerine Scream paint finish with subtle grey graphics.

Tanner Foust Ford Focus ST

Created by world record holder X-Games gold medallist Tanner Foust, the red, black and grey Focus sports an increased air intake and MagnaFlow exhaust, fully adjustable front and rear suspension and a custom body kit.

Galpin Auto Sports Ford Focus ST

Embracing its rally pedigree, the Galpin Auto Focus features coil-over springs, bigger brakes, methanol injection and a rally-ready body kit with eye-catching green wheels.

Steeda Autosports Ford Focus ST

Promising improved handling and a high-performance feel, the Steeda Focus is enhanced with G-Trac suspension modifications, Brembo brakes and a 19-inch custom wheel and tyre package to put power to the tarmac.

Bojix Design Ford Focus ST

The Bojix Focus teams European design influence with American construction, combining an orange and grey paint job with an expressive body kit, bigger brakes and coil-over springs.

Tjin Ford Fusion

Designed to blend performance with luxury, the Tjin Fusion stands out with its beige paint job, 21-inch iForged Concave bronze alloys and contrasting fluoro green Baer brake calipers. Also included is a Webasto sunroof, Katzkin interior, Scosche audio system and a turbo kit.

MRT Performance Ford Fusion

The black and blue MRT Fusion promises to balance performance with chassis tune and styling, while gaining street cred with a vocal Eco-Flow exhaust.

Ice Nine Group Ford Fusion

Inspired by Australia’s own V8 Supercar Series, the Ice Nine Fusion sports a slammed race car stance, large rear wing and an attention-grabbing Monster Energy green exterior paint and graphics package.

3dCarbon Ford Fusion

The 3dCarbon Fusion is inspired by the elegant, sophisticated styling of classic European sedans, with a subtle body kit creating a new profile and visually lowering the car.