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View Poll Results: Shelby Focus ST: Win or Fail?
Win 32 15.92%
Fail 143 71.14%
Wait and See 26 12.94%
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Old 01-16-2013, 08:46 PM   #71
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all we know now is that it is 252 HP. and that they have said it will be tuned later...

sounds like they may be putting effort into a later version, but didn't do much for this one....

if they do release a 300+ hp version, that would be cool, but at what cost?
At what cost? Way more than a mustang or taurus sho with more power than the shelby st could ever put out.
There's a point when a specialty model no longer has a target or a viable market. When your talking a focus near or above 40k it not only loses those markets but puts itself in its own insurance class since insurers aren't going to want to foot the bill of a high cost replacement.
I can see a few collectors maybe buying, but thats it. They just need to kill this thing with fire now...
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:07 PM   #72
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At what cost? Way more than a mustang or taurus sho with more power than the shelby st could ever put out.
There's a point when a specialty model no longer has a target or a viable market. When your talking a focus near or above 40k it not only loses those markets but puts itself in its own insurance class since insurers aren't going to want to foot the bill of a high cost replacement.
I can see a few collectors maybe buying, but thats it. They just need to kill this thing with fire now...
Exactly! I'm not spending Boss money on a Focus. For a $10K premium with a decent power bump, maybe. Big maybe.
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:14 PM   #73
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Still, I don't understand why nobody has complained that shelby(yes, they deserve lowercase only) copied Bojix.

At least one person is smart enough to see
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Bojix:


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XXR 525 (Available from Bojix)



Conclusion: Bojix > Shelby
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:16 PM   #74
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Couldn't even pull off a good copy

The lip and skirts are the best part of the Bojix kit. Everyone at SEMA had the vented hood.
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Old 01-16-2013, 11:12 PM   #75
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I just noticed... they sourced the vents from the mustang, or are my eyes decieving me?
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I just noticed... they sourced the vents from the mustang, or are my eyes decieving me?
Deception. Mustang has 6 or 7 louvers. Similar profile though....
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Old 01-16-2013, 11:19 PM   #77
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RS had the vents first.
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Old 01-16-2013, 11:27 PM   #78
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Deception. Mustang has 6 or 7 louvers. Similar profile though....
actually longer and a bit wider and 7. guess it was the small hood that gave the illusion
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Fail... 'Nuff said
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Now that the spec information has been revealed, Focus Fanatics would like to get your thoughts on the new Shelby Focus ST.

Did Shelby do a good job?


Why are the no images showing the dash?

IMO Shelby using the ST1 spec along with seemingly overpriced upgrade amount, makes me have zero interest
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