Ford Figo to be unveiled at Geneva Auto Show; Europe debut soon

first_imgAccording to German magazine, AutoBild, the India-made Ford Figo will be making its European debut at the next years Geneva Motor Show.According to the magazine, Ford India will be exporting around 240,000 cars per annum and 270,000 engines per annum of Ford Figo to the European countries after it makes its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March.Features:Few of the headline features include SYNC infotainment system with Bluetooth telephony, Ford MyKey, new interior design, and improved interior space.Engine:Moreover, Ford could be providing the European Ford Figo with a 1.5-litre Ti-VCT petrol or a 1.2-litre Ti-VCT, with a five-speed manual transmission or a six-speed PowerShift DCT automatic transmission. The diesel variant could come with a 1.5-litre TDCi engine producing 99bhp of peak power, mated to a five-speed manual transmission, reports say.ALSO READ:Who’s the best: New Ford Figo versus the competitiorsDimension:The Ford Figo measures 3,886mm in length, 1,695mm in width and 1,525mm in height with a wheelbase of 2,491mm and ground clearance of 174mm. The Europe-bound Ford Figo will come with a boot capacity of 257 litres.Competition:Ford Figo will compete against Suzuki Swift, Nissan Micra and Hyundai i10 in the European market.We had earlier reported , that Ford India will soon send Made-In-India cars to the European market. The compact Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) EcoSport will be shipped and ready for sale from October 2017.ALSO READ:New Ford Figo hatchback launched for Rs 4.3 lakhThe company has apparently began working on developing a face-lifted version of the SUV for the European market and has started an initial tendering procedure to supply components. The initial estimate request is for as many as 90,000 units a year, more than the number of cars it sells in India.advertisementlast_img read more

Read more