Ahead of official New York Auto Show debut.
After introducing the upcoming 2015 Focus hatchback andwagon at the Geneva Motor Show last month, Ford is now set to unveil the family’s sedan model atnext week’s New York Auto Show. But already, we have images of the next-generationof the company’s best-selling sedan, leaked ahead of its official debut. The Focussedan will share most of the hatch and wagon’s updates, including new rearlights, an ‘Aston Martin’ grille and other exterior tweaks.
Underhood, the facelifted Focus will be given Ford’s new1.0-liter EcoBoost turbocharged engine, producing 123 horsepower and 145 lb-ftof torque. This engine will be mated only to a six-speed manual gearbox, and promises to "raise the bar in fuel-efficiency among non-hybrid compact vehicles". Thenew model will also get a new SE Sport package, which adds body treatments,paddle shifters (for the automatic), touring suspension and 17-inch black-glossaluminum wheels. Further details will be available prior to the New York debut.