Ford will present the Focus of the new generation for the European market at a special event in April, although it was previously assumed that the model will make its debut in March at the Geneva Motor Show. About this, with reference to its own source, informs Automotive News.
The new Focus will have at least five different modifications. In addition to the standard hatchback and station wagon, buyers will be offered a luxury version of Vignale, a sports version of ST-Line, and a bit later there will be a charged version of Focus ST model and an all-terrain version of Active.
It is assumed that the next Ford Focus will be built on a new modular chassis, thanks to which the wheelbase will increase by about 50 millimeters. In this case, the car itself will be lighter than the previous generation model by about 50 kilograms.
As for appearance, the Focus will receive new LED headlights, also an enlarged trapezoidal radiator grille, which visually will turn out to be lower than the current one. The salon, according to preliminary data, will be performed in the style of the Fiesta model of the new generation.
The engine range of the Focus will include a 1.5-liter three-cylinder supercharged unit. In addition, depending on the market will be available two-liter petrol engines, also diesel engines with a working volume of 1.5 and 2.0 liters. Transmission – a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic with two clutches.
Recall, that Ford presented the brutal crossover EcoSport Storm.