Ford Focus Electric Debuts at CES in Las Vegas (Video)

The zero-emissions Ford Focus EV made its public debut yesterday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and is set to go on sale end of 2011 in North America. European sales will start in 2012.

Compared to the regular Focus, the electric version features an improved aerodynamics package that consists of a new front fascia. Other visual changes are a charging port with an LED ring and new 15-spoke 17-inch alloys fitted with low-rolling resistance tyres.

The Focus Electric is powered by 100 kW electric motor with a 23-kWh battery, capable of speeds of up to 84mph, while a driving range from a full charge is up to 100 miles, just like on the Nissan Leaf.

Full charge takes up to 20 hours from a standard 120-volt outlet and just three hours from 240-volt charging station.


Toyota FT-1 Concept makes a surprise debut in Detroit
New smart fortwo and forfour prototypes teased in promo video
New 2015 MINI 5-door hatchback revealed, priced from £15,900
Road trip across the Alps in a Ferrari F40 [VIDEO]
All-new 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport is here, priced from under £30,000
BMW previews next-generation 7 Series in official prototype pictures
Make second-hand your first choice: choosing a "new" car
Jaguar F-Pace crossover debuts at the Frankfurt Motor Show
Porsche Cayman now available also as Black Edition
McLaren Sports Series enters production, the first 570S Coupe ready for delivery
New Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupe revealed
One-off Ferrari 458 MM Speciale built for an enthusiastic Brit
Tags: , , ,