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Old 01-21-2007, 07:11 PM   #1
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Question Where was the Focus born?

It drives and has features of a European car. I'm guessing either England or Germany.


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Old 01-21-2007, 07:32 PM   #2
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It was developed by Ford of Europe, which is headquartered at Cologne, Germany.
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Old 01-21-2007, 07:46 PM   #3
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City district Merkenich.

Sweet facility, you can ride the subway there.
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Old 01-22-2007, 02:21 AM   #4
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ITs basically European car, but when they decided to make it for American market, they killed everything good that the car had. The only thing we have good is the suspension, which they say is better than any car's in it's class - maybe even more.
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Old 01-22-2007, 03:42 AM   #5
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Well whena mommy and daddy focus get to gether they love each other very much......Nm go ask your mom lol
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Old 01-22-2007, 05:43 PM   #6
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Ohh yeah, the sedan crap is all American.
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The 01's and 02's were the closest to the European Foci, though we only got 2 engine options instead of the 300 they seemed to get.
The tail lights, and bumpers were also different, I also think we had more winterizing in our cars than the European Foci got (I remember a recall about that awhile ago).
But deep down the Foci is a European car.
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Old 01-23-2007, 07:36 AM   #8
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the focus was designed in Europe, but the USDM versions got different lights, diff bumpers, diff engines, some of the interior goodies were removed, and we didnt get any of the special edition models either.

and instead of giving us the new Mk2 euro focus, they decided to us over, and redesign the front end of the Mk1 Focus, revised the interior, and stuck us with one engine.

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Yeah, because I am sure you and the rest of the American Focus buying public would line up to pay 20k+ for a Ford Focus.

Can you link this to another whinny, where's the C1 thread?
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you don't have to be such a dick.

honestly, i rather like my Focus, i just wish Ford had done something the right way instead of cheaping out.

and suprisingly enough, quite a few American Focu buyers paid $20k+ for their Foci.........it's called SVT. Many of them had markups to around $22k from what i remember.

i know a local dealer had a used 2004 with 10k miles going for $19.5k
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