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Jorge’s Ford Focus ZX3 isn’t your average hatch – its unassuming white exterior hides one hell of a beastly build. Rolling on a set of Race Gold fifteen52 Formula TR Wheels for Ford in 4x108mm and set low on a set of H&R Coilovers, this is by no means the average grocery getter.

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You can follow Jorge on Instagram @KingGeorgeIX .

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A closer look at the front bumper is your first hint that maybe this is a Focus you shouldn’t eff with – the intercooler belies the real truth of what’s under the hood. With 11.8PSI on tap through a GT287IR Turbo fitted with a .86 AR turbine courtesy of a FSWerks Stage2 Turbo Kit, a nudge of the throttle is enough to get the adrenaline flowing.
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With the intercooler peeking through, the Focus actually manages to be kind of menacing.Ford_Focus_Mk1_Cosworth_Turbo_George_N_Fifteen52_Formula_TR (7)

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The GT287IR is fed through a FSwerks Diverter Valve that helps stuff the Cosworth Intake Manifold full of boost, and spits fire through a matching FSWerks Exhaust.

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The H&R Coilovers give the ZX3 a fantastic stance, and fitted with custom 514lb front springs, the car handles sharper than ever. Helping translate all the power it makes to the ground is an Exedy Clutch.

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The interior’s been fitted with a Custom Roll Cage, Recaro Leather seats, an RS Sparco E-Brake handle and a Cobb Shift Knob.

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The exterior’s only real mod is the RS Replica Carbon Fiber Rear Spoiler from Carbon Creations.

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There’s only so much we can say about how much we like the clean look. Check out the rest of the gallery for yourself.

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The Cosworth badge on the hatch is really the only clue at the rear of the car that hints at its potential.

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That’s it for Jorge’s Turbo ZX3, we hope you enjoyed the photos as much as we enjoyed taking them.

Interested in modding your Focus ST? Need something installed? Talk to the Mod Experts at ModAuto ( and online at ModBargains.com, give us a call at 714-582-3330 to chat with our team of experts or stop by the ModAuto showroom in La Habra CA during business hours (8-5 M-Sat) and talk to our experts in person.

Thanks for reading, see you next time!

Story & Photos Nick Gregson

Additional Photos Jenna Schiebe

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