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Ford unveils new Focus (photos)

Ford took the wraps off its new Focus that will ship later this year. The top feature, the automaker said: fuel efficiency.

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Stephen Shankland

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New Ford Focus

DETROIT--Ford unveiled its new Ford Focus Monday at the North American International Auto Show. This five-door model has a new 2.0-liter engine.

Disclosure: Stephen Shankland's spouse is employed by Tesla Motors.

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New Ford Focus

This is the four-door version of the new Ford Focus. Ford is set to begin production late in 2010 and start shipping the car in early 2011.
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Ford Focus interior

Displays in the new Ford Focus include one for driver information that's located between the speedometer and tachometer, one 8-inch touch screen, and one smaller display for the cabin temperature climate controls. Two five-way control switches are mounted on the steering wheel.
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Next-gen Ford Focus

The new Ford Focus to go on sale in early 2011.
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Ford CEO Alan Mulally

Ford CEO Alan Mulally speaking at the Ford Focus launch Monday
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Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford

Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford said fuel economy is the most important new feature of the Ford Focus.
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Next-gen Ford Focus, side view

The new Ford Focus to go on sale in early 2011.
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Ford Focus frame

This computer-generated model shows the Focus's metal skeletal components.
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Next-gen Ford Focus

The new Ford Focus to go on sale in early 2011.
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Ford Focus fuel economy

Fuel efficiency is the top new feature of the new Ford Focus, Ford said.

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