Jump to content


SEARCH

0

Carroll Shelby International tunes the Focus ST

By PetrolHead on 17 Jan 2013

Attached Image

A division of Carroll Shelby International recently unveiled the tuned Focus ST at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Attached Image

The new Focus ST has laid the perfect platform for the rebirth of the front wheel driven turbocharged four cylinder Shelby. The latest ‘pocket-rocket’ was to be built by the iconic Shelby himself – who unfortunately passed away before completing the project.

Attached Image

The Shelby Focus ST was designed in the Shelby skunkworks and tested extensively at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The front wheel driven Shelby Focus ST is a driver-focused performance hatchback.

Attached Image

New Ford Racing suspension lowers the car while the wheels and tires improve grip and traction. The bigger Shelby spec brakes improves the stopping power while the unique Shelby/Borla exhaust provides a worth soundtrack.

Attached Image

Inside, the car has a bespoke Shelby branded interior, including a Shelby shifter and Shelby CSM badging. Users can distinguish the Shelby from stock Focus ST’s with functional hood vents, hydro-carbon front and rear grille inserts, Shelby lettering and rear Hydro-carbon spoiler.

Attached Image

Three visual graphics packages are offered - Shelby stripes, Shelby checkered flag splash or competition graphics. Under the hood, Shelby American adds stylish hydro-carbon components and is developing an optional performance tune expected to significantly increase horsepower.

Attached Image

The 2013 Shelby Focus ST post-title package begins at $14,995 not including the Ford Focus ST and will be limited to 500 per model year.

Attached Image



Viewed: 777 times

PetrolHead
Written by PetrolHead
A passionate motoring enthusiast since little, Akram's articles gives alternative insights on the latest motoring news.



 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
Volkswagen might be on the cusp of the electric car revolution, but it’s painfully aware it needs...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
Bad news for hot hatch enthusiasts: There will be Mazda will not be building a go-faster MPS vari...
Photo
Ladies and Gentlemen, this is the new Toyota Supra. Thanks to a leak from the folks from SupraMKV...
Photo
Subaru will be showing off its Forester STI concept that is set to appear at Tokyo Auto Salon 201...
Photo
In Mid 2018, it was announced that the new-and-improved Volkswagen Jetta GLI would be arriving wi...
Photo
Grand Tour host James May has given us a short Q & A video while he visited the salon. Watch...
   Lifestyle Articles