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Ford Focus ST To Star In The Sweeney Remake

The Sweeney Focus ST 1 at Ford Focus ST To Star In The Sweeney Remake

The Sweeney movie is the remake of a popular 70s British TV series, in which the crime-fighting duo Jack Regan (Ray Winstone) and George Carter (Ben Drew aka Plan B) will be chasing criminals around London in a black Ford Focus ST.

The Flying Squad detectives of the original show used to drive Cortinas and Granadas, so it’s all relevant for the modern-day versions of them to drive a high-performance but affordable Ford.

The car will be providing the detectives with decent speed thanks to its 2.0-litre 250PS four-cylinder EcoBoost engine. But it’s frugal so they don’t have stop very often for fuel and can spend more time chasing baddies!

The film is a good publicity stunt for the ST, Ford’s first global performance car. The new Ford Focus ST, which goes on sale in 40 countries from next year, was shown in final production-ready form at the Frankfurt motor show in September.

Anthony Ireson, Ford Britain marketing director, said:  “The new Focus ST is a hugely exciting car for Ford with terrific dynamic credibility.  It will be a car for real driving enthusiasts, so Regan and Carter won’t be disappointed.”

Last month special early-build Ford Focus ST models were secretly delivered to The Sweeney set, joining Ford Mondeos, Galaxys and Transits also being used as unmarked vehicles.

The Sweeney Focus ST 2 at Ford Focus ST To Star In The Sweeney Remake

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