Historically, HS was referred to as "Automotive's Unwanted" here in the DC region.
Part of the problem is one that we all gripe about. A lack of low end power. The Coopers and Celica GT's have that in spades.
Are they better than an SVT? Dunno, but they seem to be the more popular and more competitive.
Is an SVT no better than a real focus? No, its better, but at the same time, most people don't have the level of understanding that we do about the little cars.
I'm sure part of it is that the focus was offered with a 2.3
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2002 SVT Focus... Stock