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Ford Focus Active soft-roader is sole Focus variant for North America

Ford last month took the covers off a redesigned Focus in hatchback (regular and soft-roader), sedan and wagon body styles. The car represents the fourth generation of the popular compact and is due in most markets later this year. Unfortunately, Ford last week confirmed that North America will receive just one variant of the car: the Focus Active...

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Ford will prune passenger car lineup to just 2 models in US

Get ready to say goodbye to beloved nameplates such as the Fusion and Taurus, as well as the Fiesta, as Ford has confirmed that its passenger car lineup will be pruned to just two models by around 2020: the Mustang and Focus Active (a soft-roader version of the redesigned 2020 Focus.) The move is only for North America where Ford sees the shift toward...

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Ford’s new Focus ST tipped to receive RS’s 2.3-liter engine

Ford has just redesigned its Focus but the sporty ST version isn't quite ready yet. (The debut is expected to take place at the 2019 Geneva auto show next March.) Prototypes for the new Focus ST suggest the car will follow a familiar path in terms of styling, but what's making up the mechanicals remains unclear. Last year we heard reports that Ford will...

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2020 Ford Focus ST spy shots

Hot on the heels of last week's reveal of the redesigned Ford Focus comes the first spy shots of a prototype for the car's sporty ST variant. Caught testing on the Nürburgring and on some of the German race track's surrounding roads, the new Focus ST looks to follow a familiar path in terms of styling although the same is unlikely to be true for the...

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2020 Ford Focus preview

Ford on Tuesday took the covers off a redesigned Focus in hatchback, sedan and wagon body styles. The car represents the fourth generation of the popular compact and is due in most markets later this year. Unfortunately the United States will have to wait until the fall of 2019 meaning we'll see it arrive as a 2020 model. And we'll likely only get the hatch...

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Next Ford Focus RS could be 400-hp hybrid

The current Ford Focus RS is preparing to depart the production line on April 6, but Ford has plans for another RS-badged Focus, and it might even be a hybrid. That's the rumor from Dutch publication Auto International, which reported last week that the next-generation Focus RS will sport a 48-volt mild-hybrid system to boost power. The claimed figure is a...

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2019 Ford Focus leaked

A completely undisguised 2019 Ford Focus hatchback has been snapped during what looks to be an official photo shoot. The photo, from Hungarian website Vezess, shows a stylish design with proportions similar to a key rival overseas, the Opel Astra. Ford is expected to launch the new Focus soon, as the latest prototypes are wearing barely any camouflage gear...

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