Ford FocusÂ is also known as “Bergeron”, the Ford Focus, a compact car from Ford Motor Company is established since 1998. Ford began sales of the Focus to Europe in July 1998 and in North America in 1999 for the Model 2000. In Europe, South America, North America and South Africa, the Focus replaced the various versions of the Ford Escort and Ford Laser are sold in the markets. In Asia and Australasia, it replaced the Ford Laser. From the first half of 2012, beating the Focus Toyota Corolla, the best record became the best selling car worldwide. The focus was considered one of the top 50 cars of the last fifty years of the British magazine CAR.
Ford of Europe introduced the Focus in 1998 to the European market as a replacement for the Ford Escort. The decision to name the new car the “Ford Focus ” was in the spring of 1998, when Ford overheads had been planning to hold the plate ” escort ” for its new generation of small family cars. A last minute problem arose in July 1998 when a Cologne court, responding to a case brought by the publishers Burda, ordered Ford the name “Focus” for the German market cars since the name was already avoided one of their magazines (Focus) taken. This dispute, however, was the last moment dissolves, and the car was launched with the name of Focus.
Ford of North America began marketing the Focus in October 1999 as a surprise Christmas gift for the Ford CEO Jacques Nasser, with some changes from the European version. The car as 3-door hatchback, 4-door sedan and 5-door family started a 5-door hatchback debuted in 2000.Â The second generation Focus was at the Paris Motor Show on 23 Started September 2004 hatchback three and five doors and a condition, although the new car was previewed, in 4-door sedan, the ” concept focus ‘ of Ford Europe at the Beijing Motor Show, developed in mid-2004.
The basic suspension design, which has contributed to the success of the Mk 1 largely unchanged from its predecessor which, together with a 10 % stiffer body, offers a better ride according to Ford performed, but he lacks in the precise, balanced handling Mk1. They offered the same body styles as the Mk 1 Focus, although the room did not appear until mid-2005. Â The Focus Mk 2 is much larger and heavier than its predecessor, an increased wheelbase 25 mm (1 inch) and 168 mm (6.6 inches) longer, 8 mm (0.3 inches) taller and 22 mm (0.8 in) wide. As a result, the interior and the boot is increased. The new technologies are KeyFree system, solar reflect windshield, adaptive front lighting, Bluetooth hands-free phones and voice control for audio, control, telephone and.
Stylistically, the Mk 2 features the same design language found in the Mondeo and Fiesta. Although still recognizable uses styling features from the abandoned B-Proposal for the original approach, which never reached production as the focus of the new car. In 2005, Ford introduced a variation of the Sports Division MK.II Ford Focus, the Focus ST. It produces 225 hp, 50 hp more than the MK.I ST, and could get a 0-60 mph time in just 6.4 seconds and a top speed of 152 mph.
Model year 2008 saw a facelift version of the Ford kinetic design philosophy introduced. Major changes include a new bonnet with more wrinkles, removing all the moldings along the doors and frames, new headlights and sculptures from trapezoidal lower grille. In 2010, Ford both international and North American models by releasing the international world decided Mk3 reunite. The previous version was sold in North America, and the new model was launched simultaneously in the U.S. and Europe in spring 2011 to life after both began production in late 2010.
Ford unveiled the 2011 global Ford Focus at the 2010 North American International Auto Show. Pictured vehicle is a 5-door hatchback model, also debuting a new 2.0-liter direct injection I4. A 5-door is also available at launch. The new generation launched simultaneously in the U.S. and Europe in spring 2011 to life, started production at the end of 2010. Production in Asia, Africa, Australia and South America was scheduled to move, but the production plan was later abandoned Australia and New Zealand and provides, together with Asia from a new factory in Thailand where production began in June 2012. This new generation of Focus includes a redesigned cabin with new entertainment technologies and improved materials.