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Design matters (20): Ford Focus cup holder(s)

With apologies for the hastily taken snap, and the fluff.

There are two cup holders, both wide enough for a large mug or bottle and both adjustable to whatever size you need. You could probably squeeze in three skinny bottles in a pinch.

As the owner said, “I’ve had the car for a couple of years and I’m still finding new things and thinking, ‘Oh, that’s useful.'”

And of course, the utility of even these tremendous cup holders pales in comparison to Ford’s heated windscreens

Source: Ford /

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