Wednesday, October 12, 2011
2012 Ford Focus III
Externally, the new Ford Focus III physically continues the earlier generation, and is made in the concept Ford kinetic design. Initially the car will be offered in two body styles (five-door hatchback and sedan), and in one of four complete types (Ambiente, Trend, Trend Sport and Titanium). Production will start until January 2012. The color plan of new items will have 10 colors.
range consists of three petrol units and one diesel. This Duratec Ti-VCT volume of 1,6 liters and 105 or 125 hp, two-liter Duratec GDI with direct fuel injection and 150 hp and the same two-liter Duratorq TDCI power of 140 hp All engines except the poor, as may be aggregated with a five-speed manual transmission and a “robot” Power Shift dual-clutch.
Among the interesting features offered for the third generation, it is worth noting a system of active parking assistance, which alone is capable of using sensors and servo steering the vehicle parked in tight spaces, and the driver will only observe and adjust the process. Also a first for a car of this class is proposed monitoring system “blind zones” – in the rearview mirror will flash a warning signal if one of the sensors catch a moving object in the invisible space around the driver’s car. ”After several days spent in Moscow, I saw that it was actually very useful and convenient!” – Said Helmut Reder, chief engineer of the model Ford Focus.
Company representatives emphasized that the New Focus III 2012 remains one of the safest cars in the class. Crash test Euro NCAP, he received five stars in frontal and side impact, as well as the highest score for the safety of children and pedestrians.