Although still recognisable as a Focus the new car uses styling features from the abandoned B-Proposal for the original Focus which never reached production. The new Ford Focus is the world's first vehicle based on the new Ford C2 platform, designed to enhance impact performance. In 2008 Ford, in conjunction with , unveiled a power upgrade kit which raises the power output to 260 bhp 190 kW. The Focus handles surprisingly well, has decent acceleration with good fuel, and it makes the most of its city-friendly size, especially with the tall hatchback and wagon models. Round fog lamps are installed, and the fascia has a wide, low air intake. Units Affected 1921 When new car shopping, it can be difficult to balance front-of-the-valet style with working-at-the-valet prices, but it turns out there are plenty of attractive cars that satisfy the emotional and sensible arguments. The seemingly odd number designations are because Ford calls the hatchbacks three- and five-door models.
For the South African market, the 1. The Mark 3 Focus was introduced in 2005, built around Ford's new platform, the C1, which was also used on the Volvo S40, V50 and the C70, as well as on the Mazda3 and Ford C-Max. The instrument panel received a new backlighting color. Style changes to the grill area reflect the looks of the recently previewed road sport car. It accelerates eagerly from a standstill and is quite spirited for passing and merging. Inside, Ford redesgined the display and center column and fitted an updated steering wheel with new s.
Archived from on May 29, 2008. This is the estimated average annual insurance premium being charged in your state. Archived from on April 13, 2010. Sales of the coupe model have been only a small fraction of the previous 3-door hatchback, despite rising sales of the Focus saloon and in general. In states with strict emissions requirements, a 130-hp version is installed. A larger K16 now delivers up to 20.
In February 2008, Ford revealed a new Focus Coupé-Cabriolet sporting the new 'Kinetic Design' front end of the generic Ford Focus. New technologies include a KeyFree system, a solar-reflect windshield, adaptive front lighting, hands-free phones and voice control for audio, telephone and climate control systems. Skip to details on the: Exterior At 168. As with most rally cars, the 2. Ford collaborated with singer and Strictly Come Dancing Winner in January 2008 to create an exclusive special edition remix and video to celebrate the launch of the new Ford Focus. The changes include a significantly larger air-to-air intercooler to deliver a cooler, denser charge; a larger air filter box for increased airflow; larger diameter exhaust downpipe; and an uprated fuel pump, along with an updated software calibration to optimise the performance of the revised engine.
Also, a lot of extra features were added to the package. Exterior styling updates included the company's new hexagonal front grille, reshaped headlamps and taillights, a new front bumper and a new wheel design. For other countries, the range is either a cut down version of this list e. The interior of the car received upgraded trims, a new dashboard with a new center console. The same body styles as the Mk 1 Focus were offered, though the saloon did not appear until mid-2005.
Like all contemporary World Rally Cars, the car is heavily modified from the production version, with which it shares only the basic shape and some parts of the bodyshell. Regular Focus models use a 2. Ford Focus X Road The Focus X Road, a Focus Wagon with look which featured a new body kit consisting of revised front and rear bumpers with a matching black finish on the doors and side panels, was introduced at the in April 2009. The backseat folds down to expand cargo capacity. Buy now for the best electrical information available.
Large doorways ease entry and exit. Stylistically, the Mk 2's styling features the same design language found in the Mondeo and. Originally named the Vignale by designer , it was previewed at the 2005. Despite thick pillars, the long side glass helps visibility in the hatchback. It has a turbocharged 2.
In , the Mk 1 Focus was built alongside the Mk 2 in the Pacheco Factory until 2008, when the Mk 2 finally replaced it. Every exterior panel except the roof underwent a reworking with the following key detail changes: trapezoidal grilles, swept back headlamps, bold wheel arches, newly shaped rear glass, a contoured tailgate, new tail lamps, new rear reflector lights, and new rear bumper. The engine chosen for this Focus was a Duratec motor developed by the French engine specialist Pipo Moteur. Big, clearly labeled controls are convenient to reach. On this tenth day of the tenth month of the year, we've gathered 10 cars that would easily get a perfect 10 when it comes to good design,… Ever since last year's gas-price crunch, there's been a lot of talk about the potential growth of small-car sales in the U. Focus sedans have a 14.