The previous-generation Ford Focus ST was overshadowed by the hardcore RS variant, nevertheless it wasn’t precisely a slouch as its turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine developed 252 hp (188 kW / 256 PS) and 270 lb-ft (366 Nm) of torque.
This made the automobile a enjoyable little scorching hatch, nevertheless it’s necessary to make use of that energy responsibly. One proprietor didn’t get the memo and karma got here nearly immediately.
As you’ll be able to see on this YouTube video, the motive force of the Focus is stopped at a purple gentle. Whereas this isn’t uncommon, they get a bit antsy and begin revving their engine.
Earlier than lengthy, the motive force does a weak burnout and drives via the intersection though the sunshine continues to be purple. That is the place issues take a hilarious flip because the crossover within the oncoming lane is a Ford Police Interceptor Utility.
Because the Focus reaches the tip of the intersection, the officer activates their lights and sirens, and makes a fast u-turn. The driving force of the Focus in all probability utters just a few alternative phrases earlier than pulling over and accepting their destiny.
There’s no phrase on what occurred subsequent, however the incident reportedly occurred in Canada which takes a fairly dim view of hoonage. Whereas there are a whole lot of unknowns, in Ontario, it’s a $260 CAD ($192 USD) tremendous for operating a purple gentle. After all, the motive force is also slapped with different fines for his or her ill-conceived burnout.
Warning: Video incorporates NSFW language