Earlier than in Europe: China debuted the Ford Focus of the new generationApril 10, 2018
The model of the fourth generation was transformed externally and received a new set of security systems.
Sedan and hatchback Focus fourth generation debuted in China in a special event. While the model intended only for the Chinese market is presented, the premiere of the global version will be held tonight. However, the outwardly global Focus is unlikely to differ from the Chinese version. Photo novelties published by the publication Autohome.
Details on the Chinese version of the model so far, a little, all the data promises to be disclosed on the day of the public premiere (until the Focus was shown only to local journalists), which will be held on April 25 at the Beijing Motor Show.
Apparently, the Focus IV has become larger than its predecessor. The design of the model is made in the style of the last Fiesta. In the salon there was a new multimedia system with a fashionable “soaring” touch screen. Another fairly large screen is on the dashboard.
For the Chinese Focus is a modernized petrol 4-cylinder turbo engine 1.5 EcoBoost and a new eight-speed automatic transmission. In Ford said that the engine has become more economical, but the characteristics of the engine are not yet revealed, even its power is unknown. On the model of the previous generation, this engine produces 181 hp. (240 Nm). Also the previous Focus in China is available with gasoline 1.6 Ti-VCT (125 hp, 159 Nm) and a liter engine EcoBoost (125 hp, 170 Nm).
The list of Ford Focus IV equipment included the Co-Pilot360 safety complex, consisting of automatic emergency braking systems (with pedestrian recognition), monitoring of blind areas and automatic switching of headlights, a traffic assistant in the band and adaptive cruise control. A similar set is also available for the updated Ford Fusion (in Europe – Mondeo), and soon the Co-Pilot360 complex will appear in other models of the brand.