Video: Ford Focus ST checks into Jay Leno’s Garage

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The 2013 Ford Focus ST makes an appearance on Jay Leno's Garage with chief engineer Jamal Hameedi.

In a change of pace from the high-end vehicles that often appear in Jay Leno’s Garage, Ford sends its hottest hatchback (in the US, at least), the 252-horsepower Focus ST, to be featured on Leno’s show. Accompanying the five-door hatch is its chief engineer, Jamal Hameedi.

Riding on stylish 18-inch wheels with summer tires and with a spoiler that doubles as a lunch tray, Hameedi and Leno walk us through the finer points of what makes the ST special, which also includes bigger brakes, torque vectoring, a manual transmission and, of course, 252 hp and 270 pound-feet of torque from the 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine, which is made possible by 21 psi of turbocharged boost.

Watch the video below to see what Leno thinks of the global Focus ST.

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Ford Focus ST checks into Jay Leno’s Garage originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 23 Sep 2013 20:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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