Look but don't touch: Ford Focus Coupe-Cabriolet

Look but don't touch: Ford Focus Coupe-Cabriolet

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There could not have been a better metaphor. The Pininfarina-designed retractable hardtop version of the Focus Focus on display here on the first morning of the Geneva auto show was unveiled in its full glory before the world's media. However, the salivating auto journalists could not get their hands on the car, which was raised above the show floor on a protected platform. A similar frustration will likely be felt by customers in the United States when they find out that this stylish addition to the Focus lineup will be not be making its way across the Atlantic. The four-seater, which comes with an arsenal of new tech toys including a new audio connectivity module for external devices, Bluetooth, USB and SD-card support for audio, and touch-screen navigation. It will also come with three engine choices (two gasoline and one diesel) when it goes on sale later this month.

Click here for our coverage of the 2008 Geneva auto show.

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