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2012 Ford Focus Zetec S

The Zetec S is back, baby!

At least some of us are happy about it while the rest of the population can only kick the sand in envy.

The 2012 Ford Focus Zetec ST is the sportiest version of the Focus short of the ST model. Fans of the Focus in the UK will once again get the treat of dibs as the hot hatchback is being primed for a UK release.

The Focus Zetec S will come with numerous styling cues, including a new sports styling kit, a new sports suspension set-up, LED taillights, and a new set of 17" alloy wheels. Inside, the added goodies for the Focus Zetec S include aluminium-style sports pedals and a starter button.

Under the hood, the Focus Zetec S will feature a 1.6-liter EcoBoost turbo-charged engine that produces an output of 180 horsepower with a 0-62 mph time of 7.9 seconds and a top speed of 138 mph. Despite its numbers, the Focus Zetec S is capable of only emitting just 139 grams of CO2 per Km.

Other than the 1.6-liter EcoBoost turbocharged engine, the Focus Zetec S will also have a 1.6-liter Ti-VCT engine that produces 125 horsepower and a 2.0-liter TDCi that has an output of 163 horsepower.

Then there are the optional items that are being offered for the Focus Zetec S, which reads like a list of things you’d want to have on your car. There’s the Driver Assistance Pack, cruise control with Active Speed Limiter, heated front seats, a power driver seat and power rear windows, to name a few.

So, are you interested in the Focus Zetec S? If you are, you should know that it costs £18,745, which is around $29,300 based on current exchange rates.



6 comments:

I think the price of $29,300 is cool for this Ford car. And they are right, this doesn’t seem like having a sporty look of a car to me. This is more of a classy adventurous one with a nice interior room.

Sportiest version of Focus? Really? Well, I can’t see the sporty look on this vehicle instead I found it too decent on its design, especially on the body paint that they use. Anyway, its maximum speed is somewhat impressive at all.

Well, it’s only a hatchback that’s why I think its engine is very appropriate on it, and it doesn’t really need to have such a powerful barrel just like what a real sports car has.

Welcome back Zetec S! smiley Anyway, I can say that they really did a great work on this Focus, and honestly, it is the simplest but the most lovely Ford Focus today! However, it still too sad that they didn’t boost the engine of it.

Wow! Another Ford Focus vehicle, great! Well, I must say that it really looks so glamorous on its aesthetic design and with its neat looking appearance. However, I’m still not impressed on its engine.

It looks so cool and attractive with its white body paint! smiley I’m also impressed on its engine even though it only had an output of 180 horsepower. Anyway, I will surely wait for the official details of it.

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