Ford has released official Mountune power upgrades for its Focus and Fiesta ST cars.
Priced at £1225 for the Focus ST upgrade and £599 for the Fiesta ST, and taking around 90 minutes to install, the upgrades significantly improve power and torque on both models.
The Focus ST upgrade – which comprises of a cast alloy inlet duct, high-flow air filter and a larger intercooler – boosts power from the 2.0-litre EcoBoost engine to 271bhp, while torque is improved to 295 lb ft. The upgraded car can sprint from 0-62mph in less than 6.0sec, more than half a second faster than the standard Focus ST.
Upgrades for the Fiesta ST – based around a remodelled air box with a new secondary inlet duct – improve power to 212bhp and torque to 236 lb ft. Sprint time for 0-62mph falls to 6.7seconds, compared to 6.9seconds on the standard car.
Available as an aftermarket option from any of the UK’s 120 official Mountune dealers and it’s covered by Ford’s 3 year/60,000 mile warranty.
Author: Paul Hadley