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Polito Ford Lincoln dealer: Ford Focus with rear-engine SHO V-6 engine swap

by DrivingEnthusiast

What do you do with a spare SHO engine that is just sitting around? Put it in a Focus. But that’s been done before… so how putting it into the  back and going one-up on the famous SHOGUN?

That’s exactly what Politi Ford Lincoln of Lindsay, Ontario Canada did to their 2002 Ford Focus ZX3:

Features include:

  • Front and back fenders, bumpers, and rocker panel moldings – custom made of carbon fiber
  • Steel hood
  • SVT heated remote control outside rear view mirrors
  • Upper mounted WRC Focus air spoiler
  • Rear APC tail lamps
  • 5” Hella front driving lights
  • Focus RS headlamps
  • Front upper and lower grill assemblies are Imported from England
  • Sean Hyland Billit radio antenna
  • Factory installed moon roof
  • Front mounted ATL Super Cell 100 – 22 gallon NASCAR fuel cell
  • Optima yellow top 12 volt battery
  • Fluidyne high flow radiator
  • Polished stainless steel dual mufflers
  • High flow Magna Flow high performance dual exhaust
  • Rear engine cover is made of ¾ inch plexiglass
  • Multimatic custom adjustable coil over front and rear suspension and sway bars
  • Mustang SVT Cobra 40th anniversary front red brake calipers and 13” rotors
  • Lincoln LS rotors and T-Bird Coupe calipers on the rear
  • Cobra Daytona colour matched light weight sport front seats
  • Momo steering wheel
  • Autometer carbon fiber Ulta-lite gauges
  • Custom Bullit dash insert
  • SVT clutch, brake and gas pedals
  • Power Windows and door locks
  • Kenwood Excelon DVD, GPS in dash 1000 watt 8 speaker sound system
  • Air Conditioning
  • Aluminum framed interior and custom made Mulitmatic roll bar assembly
  • Custom made ROH 3-piece polished alloy wheels
  • 18” x 8” Yokohama sport front tires
  • 18″ x 10″ Yokohama sport rear tires

This is a smart dealer – they’ve built a nice “stable” of performance and classic cars that they show, race, and use to draw customers into their showroom.

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