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Old 11-21-2007, 10:25 AM   #1
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I saw my first '08 today

I finally saw an '08 today. It was a Silver SES sedan. I know many have said they don't like them but I was actually impressed. Seeing it driving around other vehicles gave me a much different impression. It looks current and modern. Maybe it was just the silver color.


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Old 11-21-2007, 10:54 AM   #2
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Old 11-21-2007, 11:04 AM   #3
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It looks ok in silver. Although I basically hate the car and all it stands for, I too was surprised when I saw a silver one on the road and didn't retch.
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Old 11-21-2007, 11:15 AM   #4
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I saw 2 already. Both SES sedan. One in red (awful color) doesn't look cool IMO and the other was a silver/sand color, looked really nice!
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i like them...

the interior is NOT as nice as the pictures show tho...still nice...just not awe damn thats nice.
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Yeah the interior looks super cheap in person, and those awful door locks... ugh.
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current and modern...those two words are what the focus was never about until now. i like the new 08s dont get me wronge but the 00-04 focus looked different from every other car and had it's own personality...same (but not as much) went for the 05-07 focus, but the 08 blends in with the other cars now.

i tested one out ( 5-spd SES coupe) and it's definetly a step up in ride quality and interior features...but i'll stick with my 05.
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I have yet to see an '08 on the road.
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The one I saw was green and had too much chrome bolted to it. What are the little chrome triangles on the fender/door for? I know they put the fake scoops on the mustangs... is this the same thing? I think that is what I reacted so strongly to yesterday...

I may have been a bit harsh in my opinions, but I just don't get why they need to continually make changes. The first gen focus was and still is a good looking car, if they are not going to give us the good updates that they make in Europe, why change to more watered down designs? They should have just kept the same body through the years.
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lol

I love how the same haters post on every 08 thread.
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