The UK's AutoExpress has snagged themselves some shots of what appears to be a facelifted Ford Focus for Europe. It looks from the shots they've got that the next Focus will receive a look that completes the Ford Euro boy-band trifecta, and putting that front fascia in line with the already refreshed Mondeo and Fiesta. We'll let Auto Express tell us the rest of the scoop after the jump as well as give us the big news from Ford of Europe:
Key to the new model range will be an ultra-efficient variant dubbed the ECOnetic. Its 1.6-litre TDCi diesel engine will emit only 115g/km of CO2 and return fuel economy of nearly 70mpg.
Inside, there will be a new C-MAX-style centre console, complete with uprated audio and navigation equipment. Under the skin, the changes are less significant, however. The existing range of petrol and diesel engines is to be carried over, although tweaks to the suspension will enhance the Focus's driver appeal.
Yes, yes, that's all fine and good, but the real news is that we're being told we'll be seeing that new look first hand in Frankfurt next month. Huzzah! [via AutoExpress]