Ford will introduce the redesigned Focus and updated Lincoln MKX at North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Ford will introduce the redesigned Focus and updated Lincoln MKX at North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Set to be launched as a 2012 model, the next-generation Focus will have a truly global design as "it will look the same in the United States, Europe and Asia." While details are limited, we can expect European-inspired styling and a vastly improved interior. Reports suggests it will resemble the Focus-based C-Max introduced in Frankfurt.

Engine options will likely include a 1.0-liter with 89 hp to 108 hp, a 1.6-liter with 170 hp, and a 2.0-liter with at least 230 hp. On the diesel side, Ford will offer a 1.6-liter with 128 hp and 2.0-liter with 168 hp to 197 hp. If that isn't impressive enough, the Focus will also feature both dual-clutch transmission and six-speed manual.

The 2011 Lincoln MKX will feature revised restyling (it will adopt the MKT's massive grille), an updated interior (photos included), and the new MyLincoln Touch infotainment system.

Stay tuned to WCF for full coverage of the 2010 North American International Auto Show, starting Monday.

Note: Photos show 2010 Ford C-Max and 2011 Lincoln MKX interior.

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