2019 Ford Focus ST taps Civic Type-R shaming torque

Ford has revealed the new 2019 Focus ST, the latest version of its hot hatch, but there’s bad news to go along with the good. The punchy five-door hatchback drops a choice of gas or diesel turbocharged engines under the hood, for torque that could shame a new Honda Civic Type R.

Either way, it’s all based on Ford’s C2 platform, which is used for all of the fourth-generation Focus five-door and wagon boy styles. To that, Ford throws in new suspension, braking, and powertrain setups, to keep the Focus ST suitably feisty.

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