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View Poll Results: 2009 Focus Coupe Redesign Opinion
I like it. 212 37.99%
It's a step in the right direction, but not there yet. 218 39.07%
I don't like it. 103 18.46%
I don't care either way. 25 4.48%
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Old 09-05-2008, 07:17 PM   #81
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Just my opinion.. From what I see, Focus always being related with Hatchback (WRC, Europe, and even Here), so to see a 2008/2009 focus without any hatchback option, just making me thinking; is this a focus?? really?

*Ow I remember someone photochopped this 2009 focus to a hatchback, and I think it looks kinda better (eventho it makes the car looks like Subaru) he3
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This car seems geared toward someone other than the 'tuner' crowd. I do think this car is a little better than the 08, but it has strange perportions, the 17's look sooo small on this car and it is too tall for where a traditional coupe should sit. I grew up seeing slammed Civics, Del Sols (slows). Then there was the Mark VIII and the Mustang SN95. Those coupe style cars sat LOW and looked mean. People have been stuffing 17s and 18s under there and they look GIANT.

This car from jump street seemed redesigned to appeal to a different crowd then us fanatics. The new Fiesta and hopefully the new MkIII Focus will lean towards our favor in agressive appearance and competive all-around performance.
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Old 09-28-2008, 09:59 PM   #83
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Not a fan of it.
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Old 10-21-2008, 08:21 PM   #84
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Old 10-22-2008, 11:46 PM   #85
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You know, maybe it's the color of the car in the pics thats putting me off, I think it might actually look pretty good in black. As for the comment on the 1" drop - it looks to me like it has substantially less fender gap than the sedans already... so maybe they tweaked something there too.
The important thing is that they're starting to listen to the market!
Look at my 09 I got a black one!
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Old 11-12-2008, 08:37 AM   #86
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the redesign is nice mostly because the euro wheels are pure sexiness, most like aftermarket wheels to set them apart from the crowd but i would keep those on
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Old 11-22-2008, 07:24 AM   #87
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The more pictures I see of the new 09 coupe the more I like it. When I saw it at FF08 this year it must've been the color that turned me off from it. I've seen it in black and some darker colors and I'm starting to like it more and more.
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Old 11-22-2008, 08:06 AM   #88
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Got a say its really grown on me and now with ford offering zero percent financing Im thinkin about tradin my 07 for one, yes I like it.
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Old 12-14-2008, 10:44 PM   #89
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its alright i guess.
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Old 12-16-2008, 01:31 AM   #90
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Its ok I guess. My SVT might get totaled. So this might be an option. Til the day that Ford decides to do something that actually makes sense, which is bringing the RS to the states.
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