Ford has completely declassified family Focus, survived restyling. However, while he touched only five-door hatchback and station wagon. In Geneva, the “Focus” will debut with a completely overhauled the face and two new powertrains and upgraded support electronics.
Ford Focus got a brand new front portion formed in the style of the older model Ford Fusion / Mondeo. Processing undergone grille, hood, head optics and front bumper. Rear hatchback and wagon also boast new lights and bumpers, but they differ from the previous one is almost evident.
Significantly upgraded and interior. The main innovations in the Ford Focus saloon became a new center console with other control units multimedia and climate, as well as three-spoke steering wheel. Ford Focus will be the first model in Europe with a blue-white oval, which will receive the new generation of multimedia system Sync 2. It differs increased to 8-inch touch screen and an improved voice control system.
On the technical side, the process of restyling Ford Focus stocked migrated front suspension (it has become more rigid) and upgraded steering. Promised that these innovations will significantly improve the understanding of the driver and the car. Also, now the “Focus” can be equipped with an automatic parking attendant who taught park perpendicular to the curb, and improved collision avoidance system Active City Stop – it can determine the possibility of accidents and, if necessary, apply the brakes at speeds up to 50 km / h
First Ford Focus receive system My Key, which allows you to program certain parameters of the vehicle – for example, the volume of the audio source and the maximum speed. In Ford argue that this system can serve as a preventive security measure when driving a car regularly is a young driver.
Gamma powertrains “Focus” was supplemented by two new 1.5-liter engines – petrol from family Ecoboost and diesel TDCi. They are offered in different embodiments forcing, from 150 to 180 and from 95 to 120 ps respectively. At the same time the European Ford Focus and retain liter three-cylinder engine that develops 100 to 125 hp The manufacturer claims that during the update model was able to improve its efficiency motors on average by 17%.
Sales of the updated “Focus” in Europe should start in the second half of this year.