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Old 05-28-2011, 11:50 PM   #1
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2012 FORD FOCUS TI FACTORY 2-step (launch control) (VIDEO)

Well idk how many of you 2012 focus owner know this but My GF just bought a 2012 ford focus Titanium with the 6speed auto. Well the dragracer in me wanted to see how it was. you put the car into sport mode 1st, Hold the brake down and WOT the car and Amazingly it had a 2-step/ Launch control at 2700rpm its freaking awesome.

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Her focus is completely stock. will have outside vids tomorrow and check back for the full version ;)


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Old 05-28-2011, 11:57 PM   #2
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Wow, very interesting. Is this limited to the Titanium only or any car with the auto? Please do a 0-60 vid using launch control.

Also, are you sure this isn't brake torquing?
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Wow, very interesting. Is this limited to the Titanium only or any car with the auto? Please do a 0-60 vid using launch control.
Check my youtube account tomorrow i have a full vid but cant post on here. and im not sure about other models
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If this turns out to be a legitimate launch control feature, it would be very interesting to see why Ford hasn't disclosed it. Maybe hidden feature?
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SE with sport package has it.

Also, the brake has to be firmly pressed to enable this, otherwise it limits it to like 1000 or 1500 rpm or thereabouts.
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Old 05-29-2011, 04:57 AM   #6
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LOL nothing better than beating the hell out of someone elses new car.
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HHmmm makes me wonder if the car mags know about this and if they used it to get the 0-60 times and such. Be cool if it knocked a sec off the the 0-60.
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im pretty sure this is a hidden feature as i have not heard anything about it anywhere
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you guys saying that all we now need is a tuned exhaust and we're hot?
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These cars with a intake, header, exhaust, and a tune will be very impressive
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