The new Ford Focus will finally be listed on the Chinese market early next year, debut of the production car is expected at the Guangzhou Auto Show in December. The Focus is made in China by the Chang’an-ford joint venture. Production of the current Ford Focus will continue, it will be sold under a different name and aimed at the cheap end of the market.
The new Focus will be powered by 1.6 and 2.0 engines. The 1.8 of the current Focus will not be used in the new car. The old Focus, to be sold under a different name, will loose the 2.0 and only keep the 1.8 with a manual transmission. A cheaper 1.5 is in the workx.