We’ve heard rumors of a Ford Capri revival before, but now CARandDRIVER reports that Ford is planning a Capri Concept for 2009 to celebrate the model’s 40th anniversary.

The concept will hint at a future successor to the Ford Capri (previously sold as Mercury in the U.S.) and will be built on the next-generation global Focus platform. Styling is expected to be influence by the Ford Visos and Iosis concepts with a hint of Ford’s European Mondeo.

A production model is expected to hit the U.S. roads in 2010 with Mercury badging and we hear this will be the first major hint at Mercury’s new compact-car future.

 

Source: CARandDRIVER


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  • Tony

    That looks awesome

  • beeoh

    looks like ford has bitten off some styling cues from its mazda counterparts to me (fender flares, side panels & headlights)

  • beeoh

    looks like ford has bitten off some styling cues from its mazda counterparts to me (fender flares, side panels & headlights)