Ford Focus ST received a 7-speed automatic transmission

Ford Focus ST received a 7-speed automatic transmission

June 18, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

Ford will offer a 7-speed automatic transmission optional for the Focus ST from the beginning of next month.

According to Carsweek on Wednesday, June 17, relying on the company’s press center, the new type of transmission will only be combined with a 276-horsepower EcoBoost 2.3-liter gasoline engine. and 420 Nm of torque on models in hatchback and station wagon bodies.

The cost of the hatchback starts at 34,710 pounds, and the station wagon – from 36,110 pounds.

Focus ST in the hatchback accelerates to 100 km / h in 6 seconds, which is 0.3 seconds slower than the version with the “mechanics”, and accelerates as much as possible to 250 km / h. Acceleration to the first “hundred” at the station wagon takes 6.1 seconds, and its maximum speed is similar to a hatchback.

Focus ST with an automatic transmission has the same fuel consumption as the modification with manual transmission – 8.2 liters per 100 kilometers. Emissions of harmful substances, in turn, increase from 187 to 188 grams per km.

The 7-speed automatic transmission has a rotary gear switch instead of the usual handle on the steering wheel. Like the 6-speed manual transmission, it has a special Sport button, which is used to switch to sports mode. There is also a Mode button that allows drivers to switch to other modes.

In addition, it was recently noted that the American corporation Ford is developing a competitor Kia Seltos and Hyundai Creta.