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Monday, February 20, 2012

By Shilpa Chopra

Ford EcoSport again spotted in China

The 2012 Ford EcoSport is one of the most anticipated SUVs (Sport Utility Vehicle) from the company that has been again spotted in China. According to the sources, the original production version of EcoSport will be little different from its concept version, showcased at the 2012 Delhi Auto Expo.

It is expected that the production variant will adopt various features from its concept version including the overall dimension, alloy design and tailgate mounted spare wheel design. The string of LEDs will be the new feature replacing the conventional headlamps of the concept version. Its front fascia will be wider having organization of chrome grill.

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The next generation Ford EcoSport SUV will be based on the B-platform. However, the interior of the upcoming 2012 Ford EcoSport is still be to unwrapped by the company that gave the tinted windows over its interior during the showcase. This Ford SUV will be power-packed with a 1.0 litre Ecoboost petrol engine producing maximum power of 120PS and torque of 170Nm.

 

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This engine will offer 20 percent better fuel efficiency than the conventional 1.0 litre engine. It diesel variant will share the same engine with the new Ford Fiesta, a 1.5 Duratorg engine. By considering the increasing popularity of the vehicle, Ford is planning to sell it over the 100 markets across the world. As per the sources, the Ford EcoSport will be export in the Nepalese auto market in the month of December 2012, from the company’s Chennai manufacturing plant.

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