Geneva motor show 2010 - Ford Focus

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If you like your small family cars big, take a look at the new Ford Focus Estate.

We saw the five- and four-door version revealed at the Detroit Motor Show but it's the first time the estate has been shown anywhere.

The hatchback will be on sale in the UK next spring, but you will have to wait until the autumn for the estate.

The Focus is built on the company's C-Platform and Ford says 10 models will eventually use it. Nine of the 10 have now been announced, but the company is being tight-lipped on the 10th.

Ford says it aims to sell two million vehicles a year on this C-Platform, so it's pretty important to get it right.

What has been announced so far is:

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Focus 3-door
Focus 4-door
Focus 5-door
Focus Estate
An electric Focus
A performance Focus
C-Max
Grand C-Max
Kuga

So far, four engines have been announced for the Focus; a 1.6 petrol, 1.6 petrol with ecoboost (a direct injection turbocharged engine with variable valve timing) a 1.6 and 2.0-litre diesel. The three 1.6-litre engines will be built in the UK.

If you like the sound of these 1.6 engines you won't have to wait until 2011 to try them. They will be available in the C-Max, which goes on sale here in the autumn.

















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