Sport Compact Projects Feature Style and Spunk in Ford Booth

October 25, 2016

A portion of Ford Motor’s 50 customized vehicles on display during the Nov. 1-4 SEMA Show will be an assortment of street-ready racers with sleek design cues, according to the carmaker.

Ford has given a sneak peak of just a few of the sport compact vehicles it plans to host in its booth at the show, situated in Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. See those vehicle descriptions and breakdowns below, as well as the photo gallery above.

For more project vehicles headed to the SEMA and AAPEX shows, be sure to read the November issue of THE SHOP, which includes the Project Vehicle Sketchbook. The digital version of the November issue is now available.

Street-Savvy Fiesta ST Concept

BASE CAR

  • 2016 Ford Fiesta ST
  • 1.6L EcoBoost engine
  • Six-speed manual transmission

POWERTRAIN

  • Full-Race turbo kit
  • COBB Accessport V3
  • Custom exhaust with Borla muffler
  • SPEC Stage 4 clutch
  • Mountune limited slip differential
  • DEI Exhaust wrap and turbo blanket

CHASSIS

  • JRI coilover suspension
  • Wilwood six-piston brakes
  • Mountune lower chassis brace
  • Eibach sway bars
  • Custom five-lug conversion

EXTERIOR

  • Custom wide-body
  • PPG Pure White paint
  • KC Hilites flex light bar
  • Scorpion Coatings
  • Ultimaker 3D printed vents

INTERIOR

  • Racepak IQ3S dash
  • Kicker Audio L7QB8
  • TMR roll cage interlocking clamps
  • Sparco Pro 2000 II seats
  • Sparco 6PT belt HANS harness

WHEELS & TIRES

  • Forgeline CF1 (18″x10″) wheels
  • Falken RT615K (255/40/18) tires

Matte-Black Focus ST Concept

BASE CAR

  • 2016 Ford Focus ST
  • 2.0L I4 EcoBoost  engine
  • Six-speed manual transmission

POWERTRAIN

  • Mishimoto Performance air intake, oil cooler kit, J-Line intercooler, couplers, clamps
  • VMS Racing dual chamber catch can, oil cap
  • JMS Chip and Performance BoostMAX, PedalMAX and Custom tune
  • Flowmaster American Thunder exhaust, brushed SS tips
  • Vaccar’s Master Garage fabrication and installation
  • VMS Racing dual chamber catch can, oil cap

CHASSIS

  • BC Racing DR Series coilover suspension
  • VMS Racing Forged aluminium lug nuts

EXTERIOR

  • BASF R-M custom “Hot Rod Black” paint
  • Canfield Collision & Custom bodywork
  • Baked Goods Creative “Blood & Grease DIY Garage” graphics
  • Diode Dynamics multicolor HD halos

INTERIOR

  • GripRoyal x Blood & Grease special edition steering wheel
  • Katzkin Custom “Cardinal” leather and “Raven” suede upholstery
  • Kicker L7 QB8 loaded enclosure with KX 400.1 amplifier

WHEELS & TIRES

  • Konig Interform flow formed (19″x8.5″) wheels
  • Continental ExtremeContact DW (235/35R19) tires

Flare-Bodied, Street-Tuned Focus ST

BASE CAR

  • 2016 Ford Focus ST
  • 2.0L I4 EcoBoost engine
  • Six-speed manual transmission

POWERTRAIN

  • Mountune: MR300 Performance upgrade, front mount intercooler, intercooler piping, high flow induction kit, cat back exhaust, Mtune tuning, downpipe

CHASSIS

  • BC Racing BR Series coilover suspension
  • Cinemotive Garage rear camber arms

EXTERIOR

  • Axalta Cromax Pro Paint
  • SS Tuning fender flares, front valence, side extensions and rear diffuser

INTERIOR

  • SS Tuning Dry Carbon steering wheel
  • SS Tuning Dry Carbon shift knob
  • Scosche Audio

WHEELS & TIRES

  • ADV.1 Wheels ADV10R Track Spec CS Series (18″x10″) wheels
  • ADV.1 Titanium lug nuts
  • Falken Azenis RT615K (245/40/18) tires
  • Baer Brakes 6-piston brake calipers
  • Baer Brakes 13″ brake rotors

Hyper-Focus RS Concept

BASE CAR

  • 2016 Ford Focus RS
  • 2.3L I4 EcoBoost engine
  • Six-speed manual transmission

POWERTRAIN

  • Full-Race: Focus RS 2.3L twin scroll turbo kit, front mount intercooler and aluminum charge pipes, 3″ turbo back dual exhaust system, 3″ cold-air intake system, crankcase catch can
  • Wavetrac front differential (LSD)
  • The DriveShaft Shop upgraded CV axles and 1 piece carbon driveshaft
  • BorgWarner EFR 76/70 internal wastegate turbocharger

CHASSIS

  • KW Variant 3 coilover suspension
  • Whiteline front and rear adjustable end-link sway bars

EXTERIOR

  • BASF Stealth Gray and Fire orange paint
  • Slick Shot custom paint and body
  • Velox Motorsports front race splitter, side splitters, rear diffuser

INTERIOR

  • Schroth 3″ Quick Fit 5 point racing harnesses (SFI Approved)
  • COBB Accessport V3
  • AEM Electronics boost-dependent water/methanol injection system
  • AEM Electronics methanol gauge
  • Watson Racing 4-point bolt in rollbar

WHEELS & TIRES

  • Finspeed F110 (19″x9.5″) wheels
  • Toyo Proxes R888 (245/35ZR/19) tires

Track-Themed Focus RS

BASE CAR

  • 2016 Ford Focus RS
  • 2.3L I-4 EcoBoost engine
  • Six-speed manual transmission

POWERTRAIN

  • Ford Performance shortblock assembly
  • ROUSH Performance enhanced cooling system
  • ROUSH Performance calibration producing 500 horsepower

CHASSIS

  • PFC Brakes slotted brake rotors
  • ROUSH PerformanceTrakPak 3-way adjustable suspension with camber plates

EXTERIOR

  • ROUSH TrakPak: Front splitter, rear wing, side splitters, diffuser, custom graphics stripes, front tow hook, hood heat extractors, ambient grille lighting, custom painted side rear view mirror caps
  • XPEL STEALTH paint protection film

INTERIOR

  • ROUSH Performance black shifter ball and performance pedals

WHEELS & TIRES

  • Continental ExtremeContact Sport (255/35/R19) tires
  • ROUSH TrakPak light-weight weld forged (19″x9″) wheels

Nose-To-Tail Racing Energy

BASE CAR

  • 2016 Ford Focus RS
  • 2.3L EcoBoost engine
  • Six-speed manual transmission

POWERTRAIN

  • FSWERKS short shift kit
  • FSWERKS aluminum shift bushings

CHASSIS

  • H&R custom RSS Performance coilover suspension
  • H&R Trak+ wheel spacers

EXTERIOR

  • Ford European RS rear diffuser
  • Ford European RS hood vents
  • Triple R Composites front splitter
  • Triple R Composites side skirts
  • Stanceworks graphics

INTERIOR

  • Ford Accessories cargo area protector and all weather floor mats

WHEELS & TIRES

  • O.Z. Racing Rally Racing (18″x8″) wheels
  • Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 (235/40ZR/18) tires

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