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But you know Ford does a few things about building big hug and pick up trucks to.
But it's -- -- -- things can also come in small packages particularly when it comes to performance cars this is the new Ford Focus -- And even newer Ford Fiesta ST sub compact it's going to be -- until just a couple months with us now.
Global rally cross champion for the Ford racing team terror bouts you don't get to drive these things for fun don't -- Idea I get to have a good time with these cars kind of I'm kind of an exciting time really that a small cars -- Typically not seen as performance cars in the states and so forth and -- Good job of -- the -- the small cars fifty years of mustangs with big -- V8 -- -- -- about a decade since they tried to do some -- -- What do you think about giving the customers in the US today they're looking for more of these other cars is that haven't been a lot of -- the -- the past.
Couple years I think I think it is a good time.
I think one because you know there's this scary stat that awhile ago that getting a driver's license was like that their most important thing for sixteen year.
In US troops there make a picture for you on the day of the sixteenth birthday just like that -- you get driver's licenses.
Right out the box and but these cars are accessible you know -- -- they're not incredibly expensive to have an amazing amount of performance plus.
But eco boost up that you know -- attorney is different than it was back and -- -- to deal with.
Turbo lag and and -- letting the car cooled down after you drove it.
Now the eco boost -- -- -- you get all kinds of power and performance out of a really efficient lightweight package.
What do we have under the -- to these two cars.
Well the focus ST the institute here.
Just over 250 horsepower in the -- -- he's one point six her.
Eco boost that's been around for.
You know their their new engines but at one point six is an an -- and it's been utilized in some European cars.
These two that would a lot of people don't know these two ST models are the first performance.
On world launch Carson -- And so that all we're launching exactly you know the same time worldwide.
And and so you know a lot of times you see on video games or something cars that Europeans get.
That we don't usually meant that focus our I think that's -- kids don't drive and market their cars are cooler in the video games.
All you haven't seen my race car if -- into that thing is definitely believe in her life.
But these cars are you know they are there's the European technology in European pocket rocket performance.
You know available in US shores and to get things.
Aside from the size and price obviously that was a little bit bigger than this one anything different about them that might appeal to a different kind of customer.
Well the I think the first thing that I notice when I -- Both things that fit and finish they feel like you know European sports cars stay there very tight -- materials are good and everything and there's a lot of technology and -- the money for example there's.
I'm sore back during in the focus nasty -- When you turn the steering wheel and hit the gas in front wheel drive you can.
Have the potential to create damaged here pushed the front tires this'll actually apply brakes and inciting us in the outside -- bastard -- -- Sounds complicated and all that kind of stuff on the really nice cars work seamlessly don't know what's happening -- That's kind of the case -- these as a race car driver as a stunt driver you've -- every kind of car any particular tip.
For someone moving to a four wheel drive performance -- is from may be coming out of a -- so the way that as far as how to get the most out of that type of car.
You know the cars there is the focus -- -- in the DC area they're remarkably.
Easy to dry -- -- thing you -- with a lot of modern performance cars is how easy it is -- performance out of I I think there's a lot more technology packed into these cars thing.
We used to hear coming out of -- -- -- the back -- seamless and happens without you knowing about it means that it's good that not distracting it's not buzzing and going crazy action.
-- -- people be worried about having 250 horsepower front wheel drive car.
I'm but the fact is is that with the current designs and everything there they're just quick on cars courses --
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