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Old 11-20-2007, 03:29 PM   #1
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Even ford knows the new Focus would suck.

I'm at the college for creative studies and since we're a huge design school we usually see tons of car designers come through the school. I was talking of a friend of mine today who said the designer for the new focus came into his industrial design class to critique. After someone asked about the new Focus he explained the designer knew the car would not be a looker but couldn't make it right dus to multiple restrictions placed on development by ford. For instance, two examples given were that the glass area had to be the same as the last generation and the car had to be just as wide as it was before so it could fit on existing transporters. Jut goes to show that Ford really does not care about the Focus at all in the U.S.


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Old 11-20-2007, 03:41 PM   #2
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Old 11-20-2007, 03:44 PM   #3
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i would have refused to commit carrer suicide by designing that
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I will still stick to this last gens focus hand down, although I admire the 08 look; when you could have the same components in a last gen duratec, only way much more attractive than the banana shaped focus IMO.

Also IMO, it seems like the automobile industry in general is starting to become less intrested in letting other people mod there cars (That they have worked so hard to own), till there are some cars that you just can modify anymore dez days....

Im 21 years old, an these technological advancements are making me feel old . Like the country CUBA I am stuck in a different time era for cars.
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Old 11-20-2007, 06:29 PM   #5
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Damn restrictions. I wonder if they have a concept focus out there?
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um to me those restrictions mentioned shouldn't be that big of a deal, it really sounds like he was making excuses for his/his teams lack of creativity or in abaility to perform within the box

Also if I had a guy working for me , especialy a designer, that was bad mouthing his company in public then he would have NO job
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um to me those restrictions mentioned shouldn't be that big of a deal, it really sounds like he was making excuses for his/his teams lack of creativity or in abaility to perform within the box

Also if I had a guy working for me , especialy a designer, that was bad mouthing his company in public then he would have NO job
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um to me those restrictions mentioned shouldn't be that big of a deal, it really sounds like he was making excuses for his/his teams lack of creativity or in abaility to perform within the box

Also if I had a guy working for me , especialy a designer, that was bad mouthing his company in public then he would have NO job
word II. Haha, luckly there werent any FF members in the class. I dont know if that designer would of got out alive lol. We would of locked the door and made him spill everything about everything.

Then tortured him into wishing he never designed the 08
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The new Focus is different most definitely, but I am sure it will grow on people in no time.
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