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Hey all!

I just picked up a 2017 race red ST1 a week ago. Odometer had 5 miles on it when I found it on a dealer lot. After a 20 mile test drive, it's now mine!

I'm coming from a 2011 BMW 328i which was a good car, but I can't help but grin & giggle when I drive the ST! It's my first Ford, although I almost bought an Escort ZX2 as my first car. The Chevy Camaro got its claws into me first and I went on to own 3 of those. They were tons of fun, but this car seems to match or better those in many respects. I'm looking forward to learning a lot from this great board and having some fun too.

Here's a pic of my favorite car to date...a 1996 Camaro Z28:


Here's my new ride:
 

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Welcome. apparently, you have a penchant for red....nothing wrong with that. they both look pretty sweet. My neighbor has a Camaro. He drools over my 2013 ST3. He always comes over when I'm wrenching on it.
 

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Welcome. apparently, you have a penchant for red....nothing wrong with that. they both look pretty sweet. My neighbor has a Camaro. He drools over my 2013 ST3. He always comes over when I'm wrenching on it.
Thanks! The Camaro folks always seemed to be a pretty friendly bunch for the most part.

After owning a 2004 Grand Prix GTP (black...not red), I swore I'd never go back to FWD. Although it was putting out 260 HP/280 ft-lbs, it had waaay too much under steer. Oddly, GM eliminated torque steer on that car. Ford could learn a thing or two from GM on that front. The ST really opened my eyes to how well a FWD car can handle.
 
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