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Old 12-30-2012, 08:44 PM   #1
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I did something bad yesterday...

So I went yesterday and test drove the new ST. I work at my local ford dealer, and I see them everyday and I final caved in. It is night and day different from just our regular focus. It is a torque monster!! You can be just barely be gassing it and it will stick you in your seat. And I've owned some fairly fast cars (Dodge Stealth R/T TT AWD, 70 Duster w/stroked SB, Foxbody w/built 5.0). I'm in serious trouble now lol, I've been pre approved for the loan and my insurance goes up 8 buck! My biggest problem is what color, I love my Sonic Blue, but the Tangerine Scream is amazing too....


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Old 12-30-2012, 08:48 PM   #2
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Get red everyone and their brother has blue and tangerine. Too many cookie cutters around here.
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Old 12-30-2012, 08:57 PM   #3
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Old 12-30-2012, 08:58 PM   #4
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I went and looked at one yesterday. But the dealership was closed on the weekend due to the holiday season. Girlfriend loved the look of it to. I'm not a fan of the rims. We may go back and look at it again.

I love my SE but the ST is so tempting.
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Old 12-30-2012, 08:59 PM   #5
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yeah that's one of the other colors I really like too, I wanna see one in person. I dunno if I've seen anyone with a silver one. Black looks good, but I think everything blends in with it. You don't notice the huge grill as much.
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Old 12-30-2012, 09:01 PM   #6
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Merrigan - If you wanna do drive it, it'll make you want one so much more. But if you don't see yourself trading your SE in, then advice not setting foot in one. Yours will never feel the same after words.

The Recaro's are AMAZING, they form to your body like a glove.
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My biggest problem is what color, I love my Sonic Blue, but the Tangerine Scream is amazing too....
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Meh. I like the ST and could have easily gone that route, but the whole reason I went with the Focus in the first place was because I was looking for higher MPG's. If you're not at all concerned about the mileage, then the ST is a great choice.
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Old 12-30-2012, 09:05 PM   #9
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23 city, 32 highway with a 26 combined is pretty good regardless.
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Merrigan - If you wanna do drive it, it'll make you want one so much more. But if you don't see yourself trading your SE in, then advice not setting foot in one. Yours will never feel the same after words.

The Recaro's are AMAZING, they form to your body like a glove.
The ST was impressive, but not enough to make me want to jump ship from my rare Frosted Glass SEL hatchback.

Had I needed to order the car after the deadline to order a 2012 had passed but before the order guide was released for the 2013 where they botched the line up and bundled everything into a few super packages that bundle somethings that were separate in 2012, and now it requires MFT to get the dual zone climate control. I'd rather have a base ST than a SE 201A or a base titanium at that point, but its not available in the colors I'd want to see.
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