Categories :

When did the Ford Focus come out in the US?

When did the Ford Focus come out in the US?

Ford of North America began marketing the Focus in September 1999 for the 2000 model year, with some changes from the European version. The car was launched as a three-door hatchback, four-door saloon, and five-door wagon; a five-door hatchback debuted in 2001.

When was the first Focus Sport model launched?

The ST170 (codename Piranha), which was launched in 2002, was the first Focus sport model to be developed for international markets by a joint SVE/SVT global team.

What kind of engine does a Ford Focus have?

Gasoline engines available were the well-proven 1.8 L and 2.0 L Zetec units from the Ford Mondeo and 1.4 L and 1.6 L versions of the Zetec-S/SE units, also found in the Ford Fiesta and Ford Puma. The ST170 and RS performance models used modified versions of the 2.0 L Zetec.

Is the new Ford Focus available in Russia?

Ford no longer sells new Focus in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Israel due to broader reorganization of Ford’s European branch. The 2019 Ford Focus, dubbed SA, launched in Australia in November 2018 with Trend and ST-Line available from launch, and the Active and Titanium models available from March 2019.

What kind of engine does the Ford Focus have?

All versions will be powered by a new 1.5-litre turbocharged three-cylinder Ecoboost petrol engine with 134KW and 240NM of torque, sending power to the front wheels via an all new eight-speed automatic torque converter with paddle shifters. The 2019 Ford Focus arrives on Australia shores in November later this year.

When did the 2016 Ford Focus RS come out?

Another new feature is the 2016 Ford Focus RS’s “Drift Mode”, which allows the driver to more easily and safely drift the car. On April 10, 2018, Ford unveiled the European and Asian-market versions of the fourth-generation Focus, to mark the brand’s 20th anniversary.