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2010 Ford Focus
Ford's design language can be largely distilled to three words: "let it ride." 2005's Iosis Concept created the template for kinetic design, and ever since then Ford has cashed in a number of winning bets on that language. Next up is the 2010 Ford Focus, based on the Iosis Max concept, and all of the speculation so far hints at a fine-looking, capable performer.
We're hoping to see a production version of the Lincoln Concept C from the Detroit Auto Show, but even if that particular model never sees the light of day, the 1.6L EcoBoost engine under the concept's hood is likely to see production in one form or another in a variety of models from Ford. One logical spot for the flex fuel-capable turbocharged, direct injected four-banger is in the next-gen Focus, especially considering that the Lincoln Concept C was built atop a similar platform. When mated t