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 |  Nov 17 2011, 3:51 PM

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Grammar sticklers will be disappointed that the headline is not actually a typo – we were just so captivated by the Ford Focus ST, spotted at the Los Angeles Auto Show in this fetching shade of blue that we felt it would be a dereliction of duty if we didn’t mention it.

Although the Focus ST has been on the show circuit for about a year now, the car is still a bit away from launch. Specs include Ford’s 2.0L Ecoboost motor displacing 247 horsepower and 260 lb-ft, with a choice of a 6-speed manual or 6-speed dual clutch gearbox, along with ATE brakes and some wild-hued sports seats. A Sony headunit that looked like it was ready for the much-loathed MyFordTouch infotainment system was also spotted.

So far, we’ve only seen the Focus ST in the papaya-like orange, but this blue, reminiscent of the Escort Cosworth and 1st generation Focus RS, has us seriously infatuated. How much longer must we wait?

Gallery: Ford Focus ST

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  • Raquel Smallwood

    So far, we’ve only seen the Focus ST in the papaya-like orange, but
    this blue, reminiscent of the Escort Cosworth and 1st generation Focus
    RS, has us seriously infatuated. How much longer must we wait?

    http://www.tonnopro.com/