Focus ST AccessPort Stage 1 Tune Installation

Bill at CJ Pony Parts shows us how simple it is to flash a stage 1 tune onto the Ford Focus ST. Cobb’s AccessPort V3 is a very popular tuner, for not just the Focus ST, but the Subaru WRX, many turbocharged BMWs, and more.

The stage 1 tune can be flashed in minutes, and instantly improves the drivability and unlocks hidden power of the car. The AccessPort also has off-the-shelf tunes made for common mods such as intakes and downpipes. It lets you monitor ECU parameters and make sure your engine is running healthy. All around, this is an essential mod for the Ford Focus ST.

Ford Focus ST Modification Guide

Learn how to modify a Ford Focus ST for more power and better handling. In the video, we’ll see how the Focus ST responds to parts like an intake, turboback exhaust, and suspension parts.

2020 Ford Focus ST | 0-100Km/h Tested

CarAdvice.com has tested the new 2020 Ford Focus ST. Making 273 hp, it should be much faster than previous generations. The new Focus ST is available with either a manual or automatic transmission, and they’ve tested them both.

Their tests have revealed that the manual transmission 2020 Ford Focus ST goes 0-100Km/h in fairly quick 6.1 seconds. The automatic transmission version of the car is faster than the manual, reaching 0-100Km/h in 5.7 seconds. Watch the video to see the test and their other thoughts on the new Focus ST.

2020 Ford Focus ST Reviewed

For over 17 years now, the Ford Focus ST has been a popular enthusiast choice. The series started with a Volvo 5-cylinder, and through many changes, has grown in popularity through the decades. It’s positioned itself as a rational sports car. While the 3rd generation is fantastic, is the new 4th generation version worthy of the name?

When Ford releases a new car with the ST name, there’s a certain expectation that’s set. Ford’s record with performance cars is prestigious. From the Cortina to previous Target generations, including the many Escorts, their record is remarkable. They’ve shown they can make great cars, both on the track and road. Since the advent of the Ford Focus RS, the Focus ST is not the highest performance model.

Ford Focus ST

Tuning The Ford Focus ST with Cobb’s AccessPORT

Cobb is one of the most well known companies in the aftermarket automotive performance world, and that’s largely thanks to the Cobb AccessPORT. The AccessPORT allows for flashing new tunes to the ECU of many turbocharged cars, including Subaru, Mazda, Ford, BMW, and Porsche. This allows for installing aftermarket parts and unlocking hidden potential in the engine that’s been held back by the stock tune.

The AccessPORT comes preloaded with various different tunes, made for different modifications, such as intakes and exhausts. There are stage 1 and stage 2 tunes included as off-the-shelf tunes, so you can quickly get your car running safely after you’ve installed your performance modifications.