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What Ford Focus Keeps Up With The Is200 S/c

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OK, a Focus flew by me on the way back from work, and I don't think it was an RS and it didn't have the big bodykit on it, but it was pretty much neck and neck with the S/C at higher speeds, was it probably an RS (it was white), or do they do quick one's which are more subtle.

May even have been tuned heavily as she was quick!

Had a small graphic at the bottom right near the other logos but couldn't make out what it said...

Any ideas?

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ST170?

But I wouldn't have thought it would keep up with an S/C'd IS200 unless as you suggest it has been tweaked :whistling:

Think the RS only comes in blue :unsure:

What plate was it?

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yeah focus rs's are only available in blue, the st170 are available in some other colours

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wasnt it the 1.4 version?? 1.4 only comes in white :lol::lol::lol::lol:

i know.. it was a cop car ... doh!!

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I had a big 2.5 Omega up my rear, had to move over for him :angry:

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omegas are pretty rapid

but thats when you travel for half an hour and see it on the layby with its bonnet up

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any 2 litre turbo diesel can be a pain in the bum up until 85 ish :whistling:

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Anyone know how the ST170 performs?

I'd say they'd give the s/c IS a go................lighter

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It was propably an ST or one of the 2.0i ones..

Al....... :D

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OK, a Focus flew by me on the way back from work, and I don't think it was an RS and it didn't have the big bodykit on it, but it was pretty much neck and neck with the S/C at higher speeds, was it probably an RS (it was white), or do they do quick one's which are more subtle.

May even have been tuned heavily as she was quick!

Had a small graphic at the bottom right near the other logos but couldn't make out what it said...

Any ideas?

Weight will make a big different compare the IS & Focus, even with the SC fitted, maybe is times to strip the interior to make it lighter??...hehe :whistling::whistling::whistling: imagine everything in carbons, sure that will make a big different in weight??

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Put it this way, wasn't at 85 - more like +65 and I wasn't playing!!

Very impressed at the speed and handling of it!

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so what kinda of 0-60 are we looking at if i put a S/C in my is200 sport? how much would it cost in total?

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so what kinda of 0-60 are we looking at if i put a S/C in my is200 sport? how much would it cost in total?

not sure exactly about 7.5/8 secs

cost is a bit up the air at the moment but about 3.5k to 4k

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OK, a Focus flew by me on the way back from work, and I don't think it was an RS and it didn't have the big bodykit on it, but it was pretty much neck and neck with the S/C at higher speeds, was it probably an RS (it was white), or do they do quick one's which are more subtle.

May even have been tuned heavily as she was quick!

Had a small graphic at the bottom right near the other logos but couldn't make out what it said...

Any ideas?

ST170 0r a 2.0 ESP.

It wouldn't be an RS coz you would be in his rear view mirror :P

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so what kinda of 0-60 are we looking at if i put a S/C in my is200 sport? how much would it cost in total?

Personally i would'nt bother,as for the gains for your pound you might as well buy a Cossie for the price of a S/C.

Dont shoot me S/C owners!!!!! B)

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so what kinda of 0-60 are we looking at if i put a S/C in my is200 sport? how much would it cost in total?

Personally i would'nt bother,as for the gains for your pound you might as well buy a Cossie for the price of a S/C.

Dont shoot me S/C owners!!!!! B)

:angry::angry::angry: hehe, JK Pete...I still love my SC IS200, it may not able to outrun a Cossie, but the IS is in it own class...fun, style, comfort...need i say more.... :D :D :D :D :D

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FUN......in a Lex :lol::hehe::lol::hehe::lol::hehe: with all your mods you must be touching 35k if not more inc the cost of the car,NO IS is worth that!!!!

But if your happy thats cool B) B)

Nah im just saying that for 3.5k to up the performance by 60-70 hp just aint worth it,buy a Cossie(300 bhp)real power..... and keep the Lex for comfort driving.

I've started something here aint i :ph34r:

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FUN......in a Lex :lol::hehe::lol::hehe::lol::hehe: with all your mods you must be touching 35k if not more inc the cost of the car,NO IS is worth that!!!!

But if your happy thats cool B) B)

Nah im just saying that for 3.5k to up the performance by 60-70 hp just aint worth it,buy a Cossie(300 bhp)real power..... and keep the Lex for comfort driving.

I've started something here aint i :ph34r:

Here mate... Pass me that spade before you dig yourself even deeper!!! lol

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I have a couple of mates in the FFOC (Ford Focus Owners Club). We went to one of their meetings recently, where there was a ST170 with a charger on it kicking out 260bhp. Chances are it was that one (it was white also).

My friend Paul bought himself a brand new Focus RS purely to out run me, as he'd had himself a hole bunch of cars previously that couldnt keep up.

I raced him one evening along a quiet stretch of straight road for about 10 miles.

He beat me off the line up to about 40mph, then I passed him, and he couldn't keep up after that.

He's sold the car since then and bought himself a brand new WRX STi.

Haven't had chance for a race yet.......don't think I'll bother this time...!!! :driving:

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now thats a shocker a s/c is200 keeping up with a focus rs ,would have thought the rs would have left you standing ,makes me want to stick a turbo or nos on mine even more now

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