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Spy Shots: 2012 Ford Focus sedan and hatch caught, new spoiler spotted

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Filed under: Spy Photos, Budget, Sedan, Hatchback, Ford

2012 Ford Focus spy shots - Click above for high-res image gallery

The all-new Ford Focus made a pretty big splash when it debuted at the Detroit Auto Show this past January. The new car, which will be offered in both sedan and hatchback flavors, rides on the automaker's new global C-car platform, and the version that America gets won't be noticeably different from the European model. A good thing, as we've been crying for Euro-tuned Foci for years, though it's safe to assume that the hot new Focus wagon won't be headed to our shores.

focus.sedan.db4.kgp.edopt2.jpgNevertheless, our spies have spotted the 2012 Focus testing near Ford's proving grounds in Dearborn, Michigan, and good news - the fresh styling hasn't been dumbed down any from the original models that debuted in Detroit. Aside from more road-worthy wheels and tires, the only noticeable difference is a small spoiler on the sedan, which will more than likely be either an option or a trim level designation. If we're honest, we much prefer this car with a spoiler-less rear end, or maybe with a subtle lip spoiler at most. (Sidebar: If you squint your eyes, does anyone else see a bit of the Escort ZX2 echoed in the Focus sedan's rear shape?)

Don't expect to see the showroom-ready Focus for quite some time, though - its 2012 model year designation means that we have to wait until the new calendar year before seeing these little guys on the road. Click through the gallery below to see high-res shots of both the sedan and hatchback prototypes.

[source: KGP Photography]

Spy Shots: 2012 Ford Focus sedan and hatch caught, new spoiler spotted originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 11 May 2010 19:57:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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I was NOT HAPPY with the Ford marketing lady's answer to a caller on Autoline about the lack of a 3-door Focus and Fiesta for the USA. She had the nerve to say nobody wants them. Blah on her.

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Still not a fan of the lower fascia...those stupid plastic triangles ruin it for me...

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