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The most handsome Ford Focus yet

By CheeJun on 23 Dec 2009

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Say hello to the new Ford Focus.

This stunning new model is set to make heads turn.. It has all the hot-hatch ingredients with massive driver appeal, a handsome look to it, and technology that is up to date. Set to go on sale in 2010, the third generation of the family car will showcase a dramatic new look that’s backed up by a range of hi-tech small- capacity turbocharged engines. I like that.

There will be new turbocharged EcoBoost engines to keep CO2 emissions down. Entry-level models will come with a 1.0-litre four-cylinder turbo unit offering 89bhp or 108bhp, but most variants will get a new 1.6-litre turbo, available with 148bhp or 178bhp outputs. The fuel consumption figures and CO2 emissions will make the people from Green Peace happy.

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All engines are mated to manual boxes as standard, but Ford will also offer its Powershift twin-clutch transmission to rival the German DSG gearbox seen in the Golf GTI. Start-stop technology is set to be rolled out across the range, too.

I must say the rear end of the car is a little awkward, but the front, boy it looks good.. I think the Focus deserves this makeover. The previous facelift was rather pointless as it looked virtually the same apart from the Mondeo looking front. The Focus has always been an underrated hot-hatch here in Singapore, hopefully this does the Dark Horse some justice.

ford focus, 2010

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Cheejun
Written by Cheejun
Hi everyone, I’m Chee Jun and cars have always been a passion for me since young and writing about them is one way to express myself in the motoring world.



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HOUSENUMBER Dec 23 2009 10:04 PM
over grown and bloated focus ?
Pandaeyes Dec 24 2009 02:50 AM
Wonder what will the new focus ST will look like and the performance figures.
Eyke Dec 24 2009 10:50 AM
wait just a few more weeks for the real new model will be unveiled around Jan 11 2011 at the Detroit Auto Show...
Ivan96935sg Dec 24 2009 07:20 PM
Got a big FAT butt....... mellow.gif
Ldawn88 Dec 25 2009 11:05 AM
Wow, now I know how looks can be so subjective! is that handsome?
Peaceracer Dec 25 2009 06:31 PM
The front looks gd, like a fat Jazz. But the rear, look rather plain. Excited about the 1.0t engine. It produces more power thn VW 1.2 tsi! N it has its own DSG too!. This is gonna be v exciting...Gd job Ford...
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