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The Top Gear car review:Ford Focus
For:Ford's improved the weak bits and rekindled some of the famed Focus verve
Against:Those prices are looking pretty ambitious
What is it?
The Ford Focus last year got a big overhaul. It’s a mid-life nip and tuck for the third-generation model. From the outside, the changes are slight, with new lights and a glitzier grille pretty much the sum of it (saying that, the effect is pronounced, making it seem prettier and less dumpy). You can’t blame Ford for leaving the design largely untouched, though: this has been the world’s best-selling car for the last two years, and this new one is all set to extend that run.