Thursday, April 21, 2011

Ford has Just Unveiled New Focus at Detroit Motor Show

Ford has launched its 3rd generation Focus at Detroit Motor Show & the Ford believes it has capability to become the highest selling vehicle in world. The new saloon & hatchback versions are the similar size as the present Focus, however with the brand new styling inside & out. They'll also have the similar suspension hardware & chassis dimensions, although carefully developed & latest electric power steering which promises better dynamics & lower noise levels. The Ford claims that the vehicles will be identical in all marketplaces with 80% parts in common. All variants will have usual suspension architecture, with regional changes in areas a like wheel & tyre specs. The latest Ford Focus sports new looking high interiors with & driver focused cockpit layout. It houses the high centre console & has a lot of emphasis on the quality of materials used.

In European marketplace, Focus will be presented with new direct-injection 1.6litre Ecoboost engine. It is probable to offer good performance than old 2.0litre unit, yet excellent levels of fuel economy. Duratorq turbo diesels will also be superior. It will be provided with 6 speed double clutch gearbox that offers 9% better fuel economy than conventional 4 speed automatic of last Focus models. The Ford Focus hatchback & saloon are due to be introduced in Europe at the starting of 2011 & Company is hopeful of stripping low Toyota Corolla from its high selling vehicle spot & replace it with new Focus.