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Old 01-16-2013, 10:06 AM   #54
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Originally Posted by Slo86GT View Post
There a dozen comments about zero extra horsepower. Really? Are you that Naive? There's conflicting articles out there about 300+ or 252 hp. Someone posted the base stats for the ST. Get over it and read all the information out there.

The shelby website lists it as 252 HP.

why don't you read all the information out there before you make an out of yourself. I have included a few articles for your reading pleasure...

Originally Posted by car and driver
Three months down the road, Shelby plans to introduce a package that will up horsepower by 30 to 50 ponies.

Originally Posted by autoweek
based on the high-performance Ford Focus ST. It has the stock Focus ST turbocharged engine that makes 252 hp

Originally Posted by autoblog
Shelby does mention a tuning option that will increase the engine's 252-horsepower output to more than 300, although no pricing is mentioned

Originally Posted by motorauthority
Shelby still quotes the stock Focus ST’s 252-horsepower rating

Originally Posted by
With the standard Focus ST producing around 250 hp, Shelby American is in the process of finalizing a performance kit that will boost power between 30-50 ponies, but as of today, the engine (disappointingly) remains unchanged. Still, it’s a strong motor as stock. But a 300 horsepower Focus? Now that sounds interesting.
Defending the reputation of the red-headed step-child of the focus world for far too long.
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