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 |  Oct 31 2012, 3:10 PM

Ford unveiled five individually customized versions of its new Focus ST hot hatch at the 2012 SEMA Show.

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 |  Oct 30 2012, 12:31 PM

Ford unveiled five individually customized versions of its new Focus ST hot hatch today at the 2012 SEMA Show.

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 |  Nov 04 2011, 11:45 AM

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To say that Ford put a focus on the Focus would be an understatement at this year’s SEMA Show. Nine different, fully customized Focuses were shown off in the Ford booth, with several of them part of a spectator voting competition. Projects ranged from mild to wild, with a plethora of colors being splashed on each creation.

Our personal favorite of the bunch was the Focus by the ID Agency, sporting a custom BASF green paint job with a Wraptivo roof wrap. Ford also leant a helping hand with their official Ford Licensed Accessories bike rack by Thule, adding to the versatility of the new Focus SE 5-Door. The Downforce carbon fiber lip kit was a nice and subtle touch, while we just loved the choice of bolting on 19×8.5-inch HRE Performance C90 wheels. Under the hood, the ID Agency outfitted the 2.0L Ti-VCT four-cylinder with an AEM cold air intake and MagnaFlow cat-back exhaust. A Brembo big brake kit was paired with KW Variant 3 coilovers to give this Focus plenty of braking and handling improvements – not to mention how great it looks. On the inside, Recaro Sportster seats can be found along with custom interior by Top Stitch and a Kicker car audio system by BP Auto Sound.

With so many Focuses to focus on, we decided to make a life easier to taking a photo of each of the information plaques by each car. Feast your eyes on the creations from Bojix Design, ID Agency, 3dCarbon, Capaldi Racing, ROUSH Performance, Steeda, Hot Wheels, Metal Mulish/Rockstar, and M&J Enterprises and let Autoguide know which was your favorite.

GALLERY: Bojix Design Ford Focus

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GALLERY: ID Agency Ford Focus

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GALLERY: 3dCarbon Ford Focus

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GALLERY: Capaldi Racing Ford Focus

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GALLERY: ROUSH Performance Ford Focus

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GALLERY: Steeda Ford Focus

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GALLERY: Hot Wheels Ford Focus

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GALLERY: Metal Mulisha/Rockstar Ford Focus

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GALLERY: M&J Enterprises Ford Focus

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 |  Oct 05 2009, 3:54 PM

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Mustang-tuner Steeda has just released one photo of its upcoming 2010 Q-Series Mustang, which will get a full unveiling at the SEMA Show in early November.

Other than the look of this pony car (which we very much like), not much else is known. The bodywork was designed using CAD and then wind tunnel tested for optimal aerodynamics.

Once unveiled we do expect to find a full suspension upgrade, along with a serious supercharger under the hood.

“In all of our Q-Series of high performance Mustangs, we never compromise or take shortcuts,” said Dario Orlando, the founder of Steeda Autosports, “our customers who demand maximum performance, bullet-proof reliability, and class leading race honed styling wouldn’t have it any other way!”

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 |  Aug 28 2009, 12:40 PM

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Steeda Autosports has gotten into the crossover segment with its take on the Ford Edge.

Best known for its Mustang modifications, the Florida-based tuner is giving the top-selling mid-size crossover a Steeda-style makeover with the Steeda Edge Sport.

The package includes an eight-piece body kit, blacked out head and tail lamps and 22-inch polished aluminum rims.

Steeda offers a number of options including six-piston Brembo brakes, a Magnaflow cat-back exhaust,  a cold air intake, a throttle body spacer and an ECU tune. Power figures and pricing have not yet been announced, but Steeda says it has created a crossover vehicle “worth of the Steeda name.”

GALLERY: Steeda Edge Sport

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 |  Jul 02 2009, 10:58 AM

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While the team at Mustang-tuner Steeda Autosports continues to work on the high performance Q Series of the new 2010 Mustang, those who just can’t wait any longer can now enjoy some of the fun thanks to a new Steeda Sport Edition package.

Included in the setup are: a performance air intake, underdrive pulleys, sport springs, billet lower control arms, a sport shifter, chrome Steeda Spyder wheels in a 20×9.9-inch and 20×11-inch fitment and a set of Nitto NT05 tires. Steeda Sport Edition Mustangs will also stand out thanks to the company’s trademark hood work and sidewinder stripes.

The package is available now for $6,995.

Steeda is expected to release the Q-Series 2010 Mustang GT later this year.

[Source: MusclecarMustangs]

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