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Old 23-03-2020, 07:02 PM   #31
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The decision has been made to purchase a Focus ST Line. Good deals to be had at the moment on ex-demos and 2019 plated vehicles.

Now I'm just waiting for the Department of War and Finance to decide on a colour
Great choice.

I had one a service loan car last year.





I wasn't a fan of the previous generation Focus but the new one is a big step forward in many areas and feels way better to drive. I loved the ST-Lines steering wheel.

As for colour, my vote would be for Ruby Red, it really pops in the sunlight.
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Old 24-03-2020, 05:50 AM   #32
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Great choice.

I had one a service loan car last year.

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I wasn't a fan of the previous generation Focus but the new one is a big step forward in many areas and feels way better to drive. I loved the ST-Lines steering wheel.

As for colour, my vote would be for Ruby Red, it really pops in the sunlight.
How good does the steering wheel feel? It's a tactile delight
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Old 24-03-2020, 01:49 PM   #33
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The decision has been made to purchase a Focus ST Line. Good deals to be had at the moment on ex-demos and 2019 plated vehicles.

Now I'm just waiting for the Department of War and Finance to decide on a colour
Curious, are you considering the Wagon version at all?
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Old 24-03-2020, 02:01 PM   #34
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Curious, are you considering the Wagon version at all?
Nope.
The wagon version didn't appeal to either of us and we really don't have any need for anything other than a hatch with just one or two of us in it being the norm.

I have seen a few Titanium versions of the hatch that caught my eye though. Prices are dropping daily so I might hold off for a while longer.
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Nope.
The wagon version didn't appeal to either of us and we really don't have any need for anything other than a hatch with just one or two of us in it being the norm.

I have seen a few Titanium versions of the hatch that caught my eye though. Prices are dropping daily so I might hold off for a while longer.

In a months time they will be very cheap. Unfortunate benefit of covid
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Great choice.

I had one a service loan car last year.

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I wasn't a fan of the previous generation Focus but the new one is a big step forward in many areas and feels way better to drive. I loved the ST-Lines steering wheel.

As for colour, my vote would be for Ruby Red, it really pops in the sunlight.
I also had one as a service loaner. Aside from the ride being a little firm, it's a great car to drive. I just wish there was a manual gearbox.

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I also had one as a service loaner. Aside from the ride being a little firm, it's a great car to drive. I just wish there was a manual gearbox.

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I noticed a slightly firm ride too, although not a deal breaker.

That said, anything rides comfortably for me coming from a single cab Ranger or an R-Spec equipped Falcon.
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Mondeos have always been dear for body parts. I would have just bought another one, theres some big discounts on ex Ford factory ones floating around (not many) but yeh.



My Mrs loves hers not sure what we will replace it with.
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