Soon-to-be-built in Hermosillo, redesigned Ford Focus goes for a test drive in Europe

The fourth-generation Ford Focus hatchback is being tested in Europe. Spy shots around the web show the model heavily camouflaged, but the unit appears to be wearing production bodywork. 

The Focus is currently built at the Ford Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Mich., but it’s production will shift to Hermosillo, Sonora, in 2018. The small car was slated to be built at a new plant in San Luis Potosi until Ford scrapped those plans earlier this year. 

This redesigned version is expected to come out late next year as a 2019 model.

The camouflaged Focus appears to have grown in length and width, and could feature a larger back-end. Photos also show a larger front fender, and what appears to be a redesigned grille, similar to the recently freshened Ford Fusion.


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