Ford plans to sell a high-performance version of the redesigned Focus compact car in the United States. The automaker will reveal the three production-ready body styles of the 2012 Ford Focus compact at the Paris auto show late this month. It also will unveil a preview model of a high-performance 250PS Focus ST. The high-performance Focus will launch in early 2012, likely as a 2013 model year.
Ford Focus ST
Vehicle type: 5-door hatchback
Base engine: 2.0-liter, direct-injection, 240-hp, turbocharged 4-cylinder EcoBoost
What's cool: European power, fuel efficiency are coming to America