Focus ST is Irish Hot Hatch of the Year

The Ford Focus ST has won the title of Hot Hatchback of the Year at the 2020 Continental Tyres Irish Car of the Year awards.

The trophy for Hot Hatchback of the Year was presented to Ford at the Irish Car of the Year 2020 awards event, which took place at Dublin’s Westin Hotel on 7th November 2019. The awards were voted for by a jury comprising 34 of Ireland’s most experienced motoring journalists.

The Focus ST triumphed in a fiercely competitive Hot Hatchback of the Year category that also included the Cupra, Mercedes-Benz, Renault and Skoda. The trophy was presented by Tom Dennigan of Continental Tyres (Ireland) along with Bob Flavin and Tony Conlon of the Irish Car of the Year jury.