Fast Ford



Mixing the ST220’s styling with regular derv-powered Mondeo underpinni­ngs, the ST TDCi’s box-stock 2.2 Duratorq engine produced a puny 153bhp but 265lb.ft torque. The cut-price cabin offered Recaros as an option, and the handling lacked the ST220’s grace. Yet with an easy remap to 180bhp, the ST TDCi stole innumerabl­e sales from its petrol counterpar­t, firmly predicting the ST brand’s future. Remember, though, it was never called ST220 TDCi...

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