The boss of Ford Performance Europe has ruled out an all-wheel-drive version of the new generation Focus ST hot hatch as a possible replacement for the Focus RS which was axed last month.
Speaking to Australian media via a video link for the local launch of the blue oval brand’s latest hot hatch, Stefan Muenzinger said there are no plans for an all-wheel-drive system to handle the most powerful Ford Focus ST to date.
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The next-generation Ford Focus ST has been spied this week in and around the famed Nurburgring in Germany, giving us a first look at the upcoming hot hatch.
Following the reveal of the all-new Focus range last week, this prototype is wearing a subtle body kit under the swirly black-and-white wrap, along with 19-inch alloy wheels borrowed from the current-gen Focus ST.
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.