Ford Escape 2013: Unveiling Ahead. It was expected in January next at the International Motor Show in Detroit. However, this is presents great first North American if not world at the Los Angeles auto show.
Finally, the surprise is double because it was thought going to change the name to the Kuga. Thus, becoming a global dissemination vehicle like the Ford Fiesta and Focus. It is good to remember that the Ford Escape is the compact SUVs most sold in North America.
This new Escape unveiled in Los Angeles is also promises the next Ford Kuga on the old continent.
The concept Vertrek becomes model of series
Aesthetically, he inherited to be mistaken is the silhouette of the Vertrek concept unveiled in Detroit in January. He ignored therefore its angular forms by opting for a much more beautiful, more functional and very slender silhouette.
A pleasantly refreshed look which will enable it to better compete with the new Honda CR-V, the next Toyota RAV4 and other compact SUVS.
Although its overall size slightly shortened, cabin benefits of clearances just identified for its passengers. The vehicle can even accommodate up to seven passengers.
Its load spaces go 928,971 to 1 liters, once reduced seats. A slight increase in this chapter to the data of the current model.
The new vehicle takes advantage of the new approaches technology of Ford, which:
- MyFord Touch
- Ford SYNC
- Automated parking
- Monitoring of the dead points
- Speed cornering control
- Tailgate opening hands-free
More engine hybrid more V6
The new Ford Escape 2013 loses its hybrid engine which will be under the hood of the C – Max compact crossover. The V6 is struck off the catalog.
However, the new compact SUV is committed to providing engines more efficient which are defined as follows:
- 4 L of 2.5 litre standard of 168 ch and 167 lb – ft of torque
- 4 L of 2.0 litres turbo of 237 HP and 250 lb – ft of torque
- 1.6 Very economic 4L (power to be determined)
Two new family (1.6 and 2.0 li) EcoBoost engines are direct injection and receive a supercharging system of valve timing variable, called Ti – VCT at Ford. More of manual, but only an automatic transmission to six.
Thursday, November 17th, 2011, 5:42:43 pm
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