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Our Cars: 2013 Ford Focus ST Has the Right Interior Touches

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Did you know there’s more to the 2013 Ford Focus ST than brilliant front-drive handling and loud Tangerine Scream paint? The ST development team also made the right moves with the interior. Let’s touch on two cabin features that stand out. First: the steering wheel. This circular chunk of leather, metal, and assorted synthetic materials shares a common design with the plebeian Focus. The toggles and buttons for the sound system, cruise control, voice command, and ...

2013 Shelby Focus ST Quick Drive

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When Shelby American President John Luft stopped by Motor Trend headquarters and offered us a quick drive in the production version of the all-new 2013 Shelby Focus ST sporting the complete Shelby kit, we couldn’t say no. Our tester came in Oxford White with the Azure Blue Shelby Competition graphics package – just one of the three graphics package, which also includes Checkered Flag Splash and Shelby Traditional stripes – as well as the optional ...