Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: The Hills of North Georgia,USA
U.K.:Ford Focus Gets Green Light
The blue oval is going green - Ford is branching out with the introduction of its first-ever production line-built bi-fuel passenger car. But the new Focus, which gets a natty new badge, is a late-bloomer, as Vauxhall has been selling LPG Astras since 1998.
Available in 1.8-litre five-door or estate guise with LX, Zetec and Ghia trim, the new models have had Ł1,990 cut off their normal price, meaning they currently cost the same as petrol versions. Ford has also unveiled a TDCi Sport Focus. At Ł14,995, the limited-edition 115bhp oil-burner comes with 17-inch alloys, part-leather seating and traction control.
And Ford hopes first-time buyers of the car will make use of its free advanced driving course and insurance deal, which has been introduced in a bid to cut the numbers of accidents novices have. The offer is also open to buyers of the Ka Style and Coll-ection, and Fiesta LX, Zetec, Flame and Black models.
My first car was a 67 Mustang Coupe, 2nd one was a 67 Cougar XR-7, 3rd one was a 66 Mustang Coupe. Why did I get rid of these cars for ? I know why, because I'm stupid, stupid, stupid.
My next Ford.....