Sunday, 22 July 2012

Ford EcoSport caught with Powershift Automatic Gearbox for India

Ford EcoSport is yet back into action with another addition and surprising news for its fans across the world including India. Ford was displayed at 2012 Auto Expo and got a huge response from the fans and that's how Ford decided to gear up the production and launch it early 2013 in India.

However, after the launch of Renault's Duster in India, Ford has fastened up the process of EcoSport. However, Duster with already grabbed 6,000 bookings has done the initial killing to Ford. Getting the first mover advantage it has grabbed attention of many SUV lovers but now Ford has also decided to increase the attention of its fans.

Ford has now decided to launch an automatic variant of this model. The same has been caught testing across the roads. One can also notice the SYNC badge near the shifter, Ford’s in-vehicle communication and entertainment system, that gives drivers directions, ability to make voice-activated phone calls, listen to text messages, etc. This technology is on its way to India through the EcoSport.

The automatic gearbox option would provide some leverage to the Ford EcoSport over arch rival Renault Duster. Renault India has no plans to launch the Duster in automatic for now.

Stay tuned for more information on Ford EcoSport in India.


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