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focus I (1998-2004)
the model settled in the compact class (internal code: C-170) in October 1998 in Europe and 2000 were brought in North America on the market. Pilot-planned, the Ford work was in the Saarland Saarlouis, where in June 2005 the 10-millionste successor of the Ford focus will be produced (inclusive. Predecessor model Escort).
Although actually a development of the European subsidiary company was, Ford focus successfully in the USA. The vehicle was conceived as three and fünftürige sedan with steep flow tail. The four-door he variant with notchback (successor of the somewhat angularly working Ford Orion followed a little later; European-wide only in Valencia/Spain manufactured.) in the middle of 1999 began the introduction on the market of the focus combination in the Federal Republic.
In October 2001 Ford focus a small Facelift got. Here new headlights with integrated turn signal and separate high and low beam (H1 and H7) were introduced, the bumpers and details in the interior (center console) were changed. Besides two new engines were introduced, everything in front the focus sp 170, which was equipped with 129 KW strong 2,0-Liter-Benziner in connection with a 6-Gang-Getriebe, darkly set off headlights, a larger brake assembly and a sportier chassis. Besides special sport seats were blocked; when desired there were Recaro Sportsitze. Also Bi-Xenonlicht was available starting from the Facelift. Starting from November 2002 there was the focus as natural gas vehicle (CNG) with lower floor panel arranged containers.
Likewise 2002 were introduced the focus R-S, which mobilized 160 KW with a 2-Liter-Turbomotor. He was equipped with numerous racing components, among other things OZ-18 " - rims, Brembo brakes, Sperrdifferenzial, savings CO half shell seats and the optics Ford of the focus WRC Rallyecars. The focus R-S was world-wide limited to 4501 pieces. The focus in the savings variant Ambiente, to the sport version trend, was offered the elegant execution Ghia, the luxury version Ghia X and various special models such as Viva, Viva X, Futura, finesse and sport TDCi.
The production Ford of the focus takes place likewise global. Factories stand for Almussafes in Saarlouis (Germany), (with Valencia (Spain)), Sank Petersburg (Russia), Hermosillo (Mexico), Pacheco (Argentina) and Wayne, Michigan (the USA).
- 1.4 l, 59 KW (75 HP)
- 1.6 l, 66 KW (90 HP)
- 1.6 l, 74 KW (100 HP)
- 1.8 l, 85 KW (115 HP)
- 2.0 l, 107 KW (130 HP)
- 2.0 l sp, 127 KW (173 HP)
- 2.0 l R-S, 158 KW (215 HP)
- 1.8 l, TDDI 55 KW (75 HP)
- 1.8 l, TDDI 66 KW (90 HP)
- 1.8 l, TDCI 74 KW (101 HP) Common Rail
- 1.8 l, TDCI 85 KW (115 HP) Common Rail
focus second generation (starting from 2004)
|production period:||November 2004-heute|
|body versions:||Sedan (car)|
|engines:||1.4 l Otto (59 KW)|
1.6 l Otto (74 KW)
1.6 l Ti-VCT (85 KW)
2.0 l Otto, (107 KW)
2.5 l Otto (166 KW)
1.6 l Diesel TDCI (66 KW)
1.6 l Diesel TDCI (80 KW)
2.0 l Diesel TDCi (100 KW)
|length (mm):||4342 (Dreitürer)|
|predecessor model:||Ford focus I (1998 - 2004)|
|Similar models:||OPEL Astra, VOLKSWAGEN gulf, Peugeot 307, Renault Mégane|
in November 2004 was introduced the successor; Ford focus '05 (C307) on the understructure already since in the middle of of May 2003 Kompaktvan Ford focus C-MAX produced be based to a large extent (internal: C214), which is manufactured in the Ford work Saarlouis, and from which so far 240,000 pieces from the assembly-line ran. (Conditions March 2005). Sales start was at the beginning of November 2004; the combination version focus tournament (wagon 307) followed several weeks later. Equipment lines are: Ambiente, trend, sport, Ghia and Titanium. Additionally there is the edition model to Fun and Connection
is built since autumn 2005 now also the focus sp, which is equipped with a turbo-loaded 2,5-l-/168-kW-Motor. Starting from October 2006 it will give a Cabrio - a version under the name to focus Coupé Cabriolet, which is installed by the company Pininfarina in Turin/Italy. It will be the first Cabrio of Ford in Europe with a hinged Hardtop.
At the same time also a Ford is to appear focus C-max with “glass roof” on the European automobile market.
A further planned niche product should be a compact jeep on the basis of the focus '05. The Produktionstart desired for this car is in the middle of 2007.
Starting from September 2005 also pressure natural gas - variant of the Ford focus will be available C-MAX.
From January to June 2005 38,000 Ford focus and 13,000 focus C-MAX became certified in Germany.
the current model of the focus (model year 2006) is at present in the following motorizing available:
- 1.4 l, 59 KW (80 HP)
- 1.6 l, 74 KW (100 HP)
- 1.6 l Ti-VCT, 85 KW (115 HP)
- 1.8 l, 92 KW (125 HP)
- 2.0 l, 107 KW (145 HP)
- 2.5 l R5, 165 KW (225 HP)
- Diesel (Common Rail)
- 1.6 l TDCI, 66 KW (90 HP)
- 1.6 l TDCI, 80 KW (109 HP) (since 2005 also with particle filter)
- 1.8 l TDCI, 85 KW (of 115 HP)
- 2.0 l TDCI, 100 KW (of 136 HP) (since 2005 also with particle filter)
- flexible Fuel
- 1.8 l FFV, 92 KW (125 HP), bio ethanol E 85 and premium fuel in arbitrary mixing proportion possible
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