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james_60

Hi Dudes and Dudettes

 

I havent been online lately due to ill health :-(

 

I have been Awarded Higher Rate Mobility on my Disability Living Allowance,

 

So I went down to my fav ford dealer Vospers In Marsh Mills Plymouth And Placed An Order For :-

 

Ford Focus

Titanium X

1.6 TDCI 115

Ink Blue

 

Plus the following options

 

Appearance Pack (Keyless Entry/Dark Tint Rear Windows)

18" Alloy Wheels (5 Spoke)

Sony Premium Sound System With 10 speakers

Door Edge Protectors

Diamondbrite paint treatment

 

Iam really excited :-)

 

The car will be a factory order and is supposed to arrive at the dealer in mid may but we will see

 

Let me know what u think

 

Jamie xx

Big_dom91
Sounds very nice sorry to hear about your health but least this should make you feel better :)
Preee

Sounds like you got a deal there James ,you won't be dissappointed with the TitaniumX

james_60

Hi Folks

 

Thanks for the replies,

 

I cant wait for it to be built so i can get the chassis number and see the actual spec on etis

 

Jamie

stuartr26

Hi Dudes and Dudettes

 

I havent been online lately due to ill health :-(

 

I have been Awarded Higher Rate Mobility on my Disability Living Allowance,

 

So I went down to my fav ford dealer Vospers In Marsh Mills Plymouth And Placed An Order For :-

 

Ford Focus

Titanium X

1.6 TDCI 115

Ink Blue

 

Plus the following options

 

Appearance Pack (Keyless Entry/Dark Tint Rear Windows)

18" Alloy Wheels (5 Spoke)

Sony Premium Sound System With 10 speakers

Door Edge Protectors

Diamondbrite paint treatment

 

Iam really excited :-)

 

The car will be a factory order and is supposed to arrive at the dealer in mid may but we will see

 

Let me know what u think

 

Jamie xx

 

I am also getting a Focus Titanium X this coming Saturday in Ink Blue, will upload some pictures once I've got it so keep your eyes peeled!

RickG

Jealous...very jealous :)

 

Sorry to hear about your health, but I hope you enjoy your new car when you get it :)

james_60

I guess people aren't interested because iam getting it through mobility

salsheikh

I guess people aren't interested because iam getting it through mobility

 

i doubt this is the case mate.

 

all i will say is im jealous!

dsrogan

I have the 18" alloys and find them a real pain.  The turning circle is really reduced by a big amount and I find that I cannot just swing into a car park space - i need the reverse and swing in again.  I cannot swing straight into my drive have to stop and reverse to get in straight.

Ride is good though:-)

james_60

The turning circle with the optional 17" appearance pack alloys *zetec have a rubbish turning circle too :-(

 

The order has been accepted by motability so iam now waiting for a chassis number

 

Jamie

maschio

Hi,

 

Just joined and took delivery of a Titanium X on Friday.

 

2.0 TDCI

Panther blk

Appearance pack

Sony sat nav

 

Ordered late Jan

Build date 21st Feb

Delivered 22nd Mar

 

Unfortunately, due to the snow, i have only managed 4 slow and steady miles since receiving it  :blink:

 

It looks fantastic inside and out. Seats are great, Ford sync with voice control works great, the missus loves the ambient lighting but i'm not too keen on the pink  :unsure:

 

Looking forward to the snow clearing to really try it out.

 

You will love it mate, mobility or not. I got it as a company car driver. Upgraded from a 2.0 TDCi Mk 2.5 Titanium.

stuartr26

Hi,

 

Just joined and took delivery of a Titanium X on Friday.

 

2.0 TDCI

Panther blk

Appearance pack

Sony sat nav

 

Ordered late Jan

Build date 21st Feb

Delivered 22nd Mar

 

Unfortunately, due to the snow, i have only managed 4 slow and steady miles since receiving it  :blink:

 

It looks fantastic inside and out. Seats are great, Ford sync with voice control works great, the missus loves the ambient lighting but i'm not too keen on the pink  :unsure:

 

Looking forward to the snow clearing to really try it out.

 

You will love it mate, mobility or not. I got it as a company car driver. Upgraded from a 2.0 TDCi Mk 2.5 Titanium.

 

I picked up my Titanium X on Saturday, absolutely love it! Everything on it is great and it is brilliant to drive. Clocked over 100 miles in the first weekend, thoroughly enjoying it so far  :)

 

You won't be disappointed when you get it on the road!!

alexp999

Nice to see some more Titanium Xs in Ink Blue being picked.

 

I was amazed when looking at the colours, how few people have it. I think the brochure does it no justice.

 

In the flesh it is such a deep and rich blue, looks so nice. Really nice to have a "coloured" car again after my previous black and grey choices too :)

 

My dealer had a Focus MK3 in Ink Blue in the showroom when I went to see about getting a Midnight Sky Focus. When I saw it, it was a case of scratch that, I want that colour!

stuartr26

Nice to see some more Titanium Xs in Ink Blue being picked.

 

I was amazed when looking at the colours, how few people have it. I think the brochure does it no justice.

 

In the flesh it is such a deep and rich blue, looks so nice. Really nice to have a "coloured" car again after my previous black and grey choices too :)

 

My dealer had a Focus MK3 in Ink Blue in the showroom when I went to see about getting a Midnight Sky Focus. When I saw it, it was a case of scratch that, I want that colour!

 

Totally agree! It looks great on the Focus, better than it did on my previous Fiesta. Not even a little bit of snow can make it look bad to me at the moment  ;)

RickG

I would love a titanium X estate....so jealous of you all !!  One day...one day I tell myself :)

james_60

Thanks for the replies :-)

 

Iam excited

 

When I Rang the dealer it still only had an order number  and not a chassis number :-(   (last week)

 

Does the higher models have more sound insulation etc than the lower models etc,

 

Jamie

stuartr26

Thanks for the replies :-)

 

Iam excited

 

When I Rang the dealer it still only had an order number  and not a chassis number :-(   (last week)

 

Does the higher models have more sound insulation etc than the lower models etc,

 

Jamie

 

I'm not sure if it better insulated but I know the sound is a lot better than on the old standard radio/CD with old Fiesta's!

james_60

silly question I know lol but years ago higher models often were built better and included a "Higher level of Sound insulation over bla bla model"

 

Has anything changed with the 1.6 tdci 115 (vs my may 2012 1.6 tdci) have they changed anything with the gearbox etc etc etc

 

.

 

Jamie

stuartr26

silly question I know lol but years ago higher models often were built better and included a "Higher level of Sound insulation over bla bla model"

 

Has anything changed with the 1.6 tdci 115 (vs my may 2012 1.6 tdci) have they changed anything with the gearbox etc etc etc

 

.

 

Jamie

 

Honestly couldn't tell you, I have the ecoboost 1.0 125ps

james_60

Hi Stuart

 

Thanks for ure reply,

 

have you owned a lower model before you purchased the titanium x

 

Jamie

stuartr26

Hi Stuart

 

Thanks for ure reply,

 

have you owned a lower model before you purchased the titanium x

 

Jamie

 

Yeah Jamie, I had a Fiesta Edge for the past year, upgraded to the Focus Titanium X at the weekend! The sound is so much clearer even when you are playing music via bluetooth

james_60

:-) sounds cool, I added u as a friend stuart,

 

did you choose the premium sound pack

 

James

stuartr26

:-) sounds cool, I added u as a friend stuart,

 

did you choose the premium sound pack

 

James

 

Nah just the standard that comes with the Tit X - don't know how much difference there is between the two options but I didn't want to wait any longer for my car to be ready!

jimrex

Does the higher models have more sound insulation etc than the lower models etc,

 

I doubt these days they'd bother giving the higher specs better sound insulation, the Focus is a very refined car anyway. I have a Zetec 1.6 TDCI and once it's warmed up you'd never know!

 

The Titanium does have soft touch leather like material on the tops of the door cards instead of the scratchy plastic on the Zetec, so I guess it's a bit more plush in that respect :)

yunii

I have the 18" alloys and find them a real pain.  The turning circle is really reduced by a big amount and I find that I cannot just swing into a car park space - i need the reverse and swing in again.  I cannot swing straight into my drive have to stop and reverse to get in straight.

Ride is good though:-)

HI, i have just taken delivery on a 10 plate focus titanium mk2.5 with extra's

cruise

keyless entry,keyfree remote

tyre dds

tints

park sensors etc.

& soon will add st225  225/40/18's alloys, my question is will these have a reduced turning circle?

p.s. only picked it up tuesday 26th march.

yunii

james_60

They will most certainly have a reduced turning circle,

 

The mk2.5 focus has a slightly better turning circle standard compared to the mk3 focus.

 

Jamie

maschio

Okay i now have nearly 300 miles on the clock  :)

 

Drove a couple of hundred miles for an Easter break. Mostly motorway miles but impressions so far are:

 

Drives great, it's comfortable and quiet. The 161 bhp engine is responsive. Xenons are great. The cockpit is really funky and night driving with the ambient lighting is really cool.

 

Love the cruise control, voice controlled phone calls, DAB, BT connectivity for ipods and the like works great. Sat nav and rear camera are a nice touch. All in all a very happy X owner  :wub:

 

Unfortunately a stone pinged up from a lorry on the M6 and hit the bonnet (scratched)  :angry: then ricocheted onto the windscreen (chipped)  :censored:  

james_60

Stones Grrr I hate them, One Hit Smileys ford badge at the front and actually dented it :-(

 

Motability wanted £2500 as an advanced payment for a 2.0 tdci 163 :-( and it came with powershift,

 

So im stuck with a 1.6 tdci 115 again which isn't a bad drive actually :-)

 

Still no chassis number just a boring order number still and iam supposed to collect it 2nd week of may :-(

 

Jamie

alexp999

Stone chips are a pain, but such is the way with owning a car.

 

I have already got a stone chip on the bonnet from a gritter lorry :(

james_60

Hi dudes and dudettes

 

I can now view my new cars spec on etis as it was built on the 17th of april 2013

 

There are a couple of things missing though

 

:-

 

ten speaker sony premium sound system

Keyless Entry

power start button

cooled glovebox (have they stopped fitting that)

 

Focus
2011-, 1.6L Duratorq CR TC (115PS) - DV6, Ink Blue (Metallic)


 

VIN
Number: WF0KXXGCBKDP42063


 

Type
Approval Number (TAN): E13*2007/46*1138


 

 

Primary Features
Build Date:       17.04.2013
Vehicle Line:       Focus 2011-
Body Style:       5 Door Saloon
Series:       Series 40
Engine:       1.6L Duratorq CR TC (115PS) - DV6
Transmission:       6 Speed Manual Trans - B6
Drive:       RHD FWD
Axle Ratio:       3.61
Emission:       Stage V Emissions
Air Conditioning:       Dual Zone Auto Temp Control A/C
Paint:       Ink Blue (Metallic)
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Minor Features
 
     Less Roof Reinforcement
     Less Roof Line Conversion
     Less Rear Mudflaps
     Front Door Scuff Plates - Ford Oval
     Accessory Media Hub 1XUSB
     Less Interior Pack
     Less Front Mudflaps
     With Hill Launch Assist
     Rear Passenger Door
     With Manual Liftgate
     Saarlouis Plant Built
     Less Security Lock Group
     Less Special Equipment Package
     Ford Corporate Badge
     Less Sales Badge
     Less Special Order Paint
     Less SVO Application/Label
     Less Dress Up RSO
     Titanium X Upgrade SIP
     Less SIP
     Exterior Paint - Solid
     For Normal Temperature Zones
     Less VP Application Label
     Econetic Tailgate Badge
     Less Mass Customization Package
     Less Fire Extinguisher Fixings
     Kit - Enhanced Tyre Repair SVC
     With Auto Closing Windows
     Power Front Windows One Touch Up/Do
     Power Rear Window One Shot Up/Down
     With Privacy Glass
     Grille - Upper Blk Msh/Chrome Surnd
     Less Windshield Heat Shielding
     With Heated Windscreen
     Less Console Ashtray
     Less Temp Controlled Glove Box
     With Padded Dash
     Mini Overhead Cnsl W/Sunglass Bin
     Console - With Closed Bin
     Less Rear Floor Console
     Int Environment Clr-Charcoal Black
     Int Feat Colour - Charcoal Black
     Front Floor Carpet Mats
     Rear Floor Carpet Mats
     Less Sun Blinds
     Deluxe Headliner
     With Illuminated Sunvisor - Drivers
     With Illuminated Sunvisor-Passenger
     With Aluminum Interior Door Handles
     With LH Front Door Armrest
     With RH Front Door Armrest
     Less Stowage Bins
     Rear Coat Hook
     Less Luggage Compartment Net Kit
     With Load Area Cover
     Less Load Compartment Loops
     Less Load Retention Net
     Less Decklid Liner
     With Load Floor Carpet
     Less First Aid Retain Straps
     Less W.Triangle Retaining Straps
     Less Interior Partition
     Less Driver Roof Storage
     Less Front Grille
     Grille-Lower Surround Hgh Gls Black
     Less Roof Rack
     Less Exterior Body Mouldings
     Rocker Panel Moulding -Cladding C/K
     With Bright Door Frame Moulding
     Door Edge Guards
     Less Auxiliary Roof Rack Crossbars
     With Rear Spoiler
     With Electrochromic R/View Mirror
     Dual Pwr/Heat/Fold/Pud Lamp/Signal
     With Body Coloured Exterior Mirror
     With Driver Seat Back Map Pocket
     Passenger Seat Back Map Pocket
     With Front 2 Way Headrest
     With Electric Driver Seat Recliner
     With Passenger Seat Recliner-Rotary
     Less Seat Track Covers
     Less Special Seat Covers
     Less Special Front Seat Covers
     Less Special Rear Seat Covers
     With Two Piece Rear Seat Cushion
     With 60:40 Split - Folding Rr Seat
     With Integrated Rear Headrest
     Rear Centre Armrest With Stowage
     With Rear Center Head Restraint
     With Drivers Manual Lumbar Support
     With Passengers Man Lumbar Support
     With Drivers Heated Seat
     With Heated Passenger Seat
     With Drvr/Passngr Seat Belt Minder
     With Driver 4 Way Pwr.Seat Adjuster
     With Pass 4 Way Manual Seat Adjust
     Engine Cover - Under Hood
     Body Coloured Exterior Door Handle
     Body Coloured Tailgate Handle
     Ignition Key Combination Pack 1
     With Leather Gear Shift Knob
     Steel Sec Door Lock Shield
     With Child Proof Safety Lock
     With Remote Controlled Tailgate Release
     Less Second Remote Ignition Key
     Less Spare Wheel
     Tyre Pressure Monitor Sys-DDS
     With Standard Rear Shock Absorbers
     8 X 18 ET 55MM Alloy Style 2
     Less Spare Tyre
     With Standard Tyre Tread - Front
     With Standard Tyre Tread - Rear
     Less Wheel Covers
     Locking Wheel Nuts
     With Kysor Radiator Shutter
     Less Engine Block Heater
     Less Frame Mounted Fuel Filter
     Cold Start -15 Deg C
     Less Immersion Heater
     Starter - Stop/Start System
     With Standard Suspension
     Single Exhaust
     Less Exhaust Pipe Extension
     With Leather Handbrake Grip
     Mechanical Hand Operated Park Brake
     Standard Duty Fr/Rr Calp And Pads
     With Rear Drum Brakes
     Less Collision Mitigation System
     Less Low Speed Safety System
     Brakes-HLA/ESP/TC/ABS
     Less Rear Bumper Protector
     3.72/2.04/1.25/.919/.738/0.622
     Less Rear Comp Duct
     Less Air Purifier Sensor
     With Recirculating Heater
     Non Locking Capless Fuel Fill
     With Diesel Fuel Capability
     Less Gaseous Prep Pack
     With Fixed Foot Pedals
     Standard Foot Pedal Pad Design
     With Electric Power Steering
     With Manual Tilt/Slide Stg Column
     4 Spoke Leather Steering Wheel
     Speed Control And ASLD
     With Supplemental Air Heater
     Less Park Heating
     Conventional Instruments - Level 3
     With Instrument Cluster - Rheostat
     With MPH/KMH Speedometer
     With Trip Computer
     Less Instrument Gauges
     Dual Note Electric Horn
     Less Tyre Inflation Monitor
     Less Compass Display
     MFD High TFT Screen
     Less Navigation System
     With Message Centre
     Less Navigation Disk
     Less Navigation Data
     Less Emergency Call Button
     Emergency Assistance
     Less Driver Impairment Monitor
     Less Blind Spot Information System
     Less Lane Keeping Aid
     Thatcham Catergory 1 Alarm System
     With Safeguard Anti-Theft Sys(Pats)
     With Rear Parking Aid
     With Front Parking Aid
     Less Side Parking Aid
     With Automated Parking System
     Standard Duty Battery
     Less Electrical Outlet
     Less Smokers Package
     Less Power Point Plug
     With Power Point Plug - Rear
     Less Camera
     Less Cool Box
     With Automatic Headlamp Control
     Less Accessory - Packages
 

 

Jamie

cuke

Hi, flipping eck, could you not edit it to make the post shorter? Keyless and the start button are part of the appearance pack and I see privacy glass so you have that. There is no glovebox cooling on the Mk3 and etis will update itself as the car is assembled, so don't panic...

james_60

Hi

 

Iam sorry i have tried but it wont let me :-(

 

Moderators please help me

 

Jamie

iNath

Hi
 
Iam sorry i have tried but it wont let me :-(
 
Moderators please help me
 
Jamie


I've already fixed it.


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