By Davie L on
2004 Ford Focus SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)
are met by this little SVT Focus. I
haven't had it long, but can't resist
reviewing it with a rave. I have been
looking at it and others for months. I
was going to wait for the new mustang,
but just had to have this little
silver 3-door svt. The last one in my
area and a good deal did the trick.
The SVT embodies just the type car I
have always loved: small, high
revving, great handling little rockets
[vw scirocco, fiat 124 spyder, 131
brava, 128 4 dr., new beetle - well
the last 2 weren't rockets]. It has
not disappointed. It's fun to drive.
The styling is just fine. Car and
Driver magazine is right about the 10
best; this one sure belongs.
The 6-speed transmission and positive
clutch feel; leather wrapped steering
wheel; good visibility; great
handling; and finally, the styled
wheels - coolest wheels I've ever seen.
A little more low end torque, but I'm