Top Gear personality Jeremy Clarkson takes the Ford Focus ST out for a road test. This sport compact boasts a turbocharged 2.5L inline-5 that generates 222bhp @ 6000rpm and 236 lb-ft torque @ 1600rpm, boosting it from 0-60 in 6.5-seconds. Video after the jump.
On the road the ST seems happy to pull from any speed in any gear. Overtaking is swift and easy, even if you decide against a down-change and let the torque curve do the work. All the time you are accompanied by a quattro-esque straight-five howl through the twin centre-exit exhausts