New 2012 Ford EcoSport Mini Car SUV at the New Delhi Auto Show – U.S. car manufacturer Ford [Ford Motor CEO Alan Mulally] introduced a new global products, namely EcoSport 2012, a mini car SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle) size of a Ford Fiesta five-door, with a capacity of 1,000 cc three-cylinder engine.
The car, named the All New Ford EcoSport [SUV sports an environmentally friendly], will first debut at the New Delhi Auto Show 2012, which lasted 5 to 11 January 2012.
This car is made by using the platform’s Ford Fiesta. Despite the small engine, but it’s versatile sports car performance and claimed to have a more perfect design than previous generations.
Ford planted four seed concepts in the All-New EcoSport. namely Smart, Green, Safe, and Quality. Smart in terms of features the latest technology, which is not owned other cars in its class.
EcoSport will carry a 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine that can generate power 120 PS, 170 Nm torque and 140 grams of carbon dioxide emissions per km [the first time present in India]. This model is the same as the Fiesta base. Other news states that are expected to attend all variants ethanol.
This product introduction is so special because it is directly attended by President and Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally FMC, Joe Hinrich (Group Vice President and President of Asia Pacific and Africa for Ford) and Michael Boneham (President and Managing Director of Ford India).
Joe Hinrichs when a new model introductions this said, one of eight prepared by Ford’s global product is a small car. With the strategy of ‘One Ford’, all the division to market its product is maximized.
EcoSport come up with a figure that is strong enough aura sportinya and still show dynamic characteristic of Ford’s design on the grille, headlamps, bumpers and fog lamps. Unfortunately the placement of the spare tire is still on the back of the body reduces the aesthetic penampilannnya.
For the Indian market, Ford will offer EcoBoost petrol engines 1000cc 3-cylinder, direct injection turbo-powered 120 hp and 170 Nm of torque at 1300-4500 rpm. This machine is only spending less than 140 g / km of CO2. The use of twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) to improve performance and fuel efficiency.
Ford plans to start marketing EcoSport premiered in India at the end of this year. Unfortunately, Ford has not provided information about the price tag of the All New Ford EcoSport. The price is uncertain but is estimated to about 8 lakh per unit. The brand is also planning to release a 1.5-liter diesel-powered variant of 91 PS and 204 Nm of torque.