Ford released info on its “under $25K” sports car offering: the Focus ST. Priced at $24,495 (including destination), the angular hatch flexes a 2.0L EcoBoost four rated at 252 hp. The front driver is only offered with a six-speed stick. Exclusive ST goods include 18-inch rolling stock, sport seats, aluminum pedals, push-button start, keyless entry, ST badging, and Sync connectivity.
The ST2 option package adds an 8-inch touch screen, Sony sound system, dual-zone climate control, HD/satellite radio, and leather Recaro bucket seats while dropping $2,385 on the bottom line. Opting for the $4,435 ST3 package adds navigation, an overhead console, a rear armrest, HID headlamps, ambient interior lighting, and heated mirrors.