A round up of the week’s new car launches in bite-sized chunks.

News this week from BMW, Ford and Perodua.

28 May 2012

Ford confirms prices for the new Focus ST range

Ford’s latest Focus ST is available as a hatchback and an estate

  • Ford has confirmed that its latest Focus ST range will start at £21,995 for the hatchback version when sales begin on 1 June.
  • An estate version is once again available, costing from £23,095.
  • Three specifications are on offer, becoming progressively better equipped, with ST, ST-2 and ST-3 grades.
  • Power comes from a turbocharged 2.0-litre EcoBoost engine, delivering 250PS yet still returning 39.2mpg and 169g/km CO2.
  • The Focus ST makes its big screen debut in the remake of The Sweeney due for release in UK cinemas soon.

28 May 2012

BMW confirms prices for the 6 Series Gran Coupé

BMW joins the four-door coupé crowd with a stretched version of the 6 Series

  • BMW has confirmed the UK line up for its four-door coupé version of the 6 Series – the Gran Coupé.
  • The wheelbase has been stretched over the two-foor versions, ensuring the Gran Coupé offers more rear seat space, a central rear seat belt, yet remains a sportier proposition than the 5 or 7 Series saloons.
  • Three models on offer: 640i (£61,390), 640d (£63,900) and 650i (£70,650).

29 May 2012

Perodua unveils the Myvi Wolfrace Design limited edition

Just 10 lucky buyers will experience the Perodua Myvi Wolfrace Design limited edition

  • Limited to just 10 models, Perodua has revealed the Wolfrace Design Myvi.
  • Featuring 17″ Wolfrace Brooklands alloys in black and silver, Wolfrace body graphics and skidplates. Buyers also receive a Wolfrace mug.
  • Available in black or grey, the Myvi Wolfrace costs £7,999, or for an additional £1,000 a leather and Alcantara interior can be specified.

31 May 2012

BMW unleashes UK market M3 and M5 M Performance Editions

BMW’s latest special M3 is the M Performance Edition; there’s a matching M5 too.

  • Just 30 each of the M3 and M5 M Performance Editions will be built, all specifically for the UK market.
  • Mechanically as the standard models, the latest M3 and M5 models are packed with special equipment and unique paint finishes from BMW Individual.
  • M3 M Performance Edition costs £74,080, whilst the larger M5 M Performance Edition tips the scales at £95,140.