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09-06-2012 03:47 PM
Arty Has the ST-R had success on track. I can't find anything on line. Where has it raced and how did it place in the races.
02-15-2012 10:52 PM
anarchyamp I swear if it's still front wheel drive...someone should be shot lol
02-15-2012 10:07 PM
FLYLOW id get 2 used z06 for that kind of money... one the the week and one for the week ends...

sorry ford, no thank u
02-13-2012 09:25 PM
jinstall I would look at buying the 24hr Nuerburgring ST-R for less money and swap the items for said series. I would have to contact them but I am sure I can get the car for about $75,000USD, ship it, swap the needed parts and still come in under $85,000USD on a proven endurance car. Good chance it has a VIN as well.
02-13-2012 01:19 PM
teamDFL Anyone who has seen what goes into top level race car prep will likely agree that for Ford Racing this is likely at best a break even price point. High quality fabrication is not quick, not easy and, as a result, not cheap. Look at the NASCAR fab shops. They sell used radiators that are pretty dinged up for over $500 each. The TIG welding on the end tanks is beyond anything you can ever imagine. Seriously, you cannot stack actual dimes as well as these guys can TIG paper thin aluminum. The cost of doing small run stuff like this is really high since even if 50 of these are built, each one is a one-off.

My guess is that the parts and labor probably cost what they are charging for the car. Ford is using taking the hit on all the R&D as an advertizing expense. Try to duplicate what has been done with this car on your own dime without tapping into their knowledge and I will bet my last dollar you will be way over $100K.

There is small fortune to be made in racing, you just start with a large one.
02-13-2012 12:24 PM
ViperThreat Part of me wants to say that its a great deal. A purpose built track car for under 100k is not half bad. I watched some footage of it racing, and its competitive, which is pretty awesome.

But the other part of me is saying "100k for a focus?!?!? its freaking front wheel drive!"

Not that im a hater, but i see no reason why somebody couldn't pick up a used Lotus Elise, rebuild a bit and drop a turbo on it, and smoke the ST-R for $30k less.
02-13-2012 12:16 PM
Arty The ST-R race car has no interior except a full dash. Only has the drivers racing seat. It is not street legal - a pure race car not for most of us Focus owners
12-22-2011 09:59 PM
jmiller_1974 Great starter car for an up and coming private team. Gives Me hope that maybe on down the road there may be hope for a Focus ST with a TracKey option like the Mustang Boss302LS, not that I could afford one, but still.
12-22-2011 09:01 PM
86524 Here's a video from one of Ford's track drivers.
12-20-2011 09:21 AM
mac.mogul That puts it on par with the other turnkey race cars from Ford Racing.

The FR500C is about $125k and that car dominates.
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