From hatchback to hot rod in many not-so-easy steps

Jewett, Dale
February 2001
Automotive News;2/19/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5917, p34
Trade Publication
Details the transformation of the Ford Focus ZX3 hatchback into the 2002 SVT Focus. Modification of the engine; Use of larger intake valves; Increase of engine compression ratio; Enlargement of exhaust pipe. INSET: What's next on Ford's drawing board.


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