Monday, 14 January 2013

India made Ford EcoSport to be exported to South Africa in 2013



The new Compact SUV from Ford India which is yet to roll down on the Indian roads will make it to South Africa in 2013. Recently, Ford issued a press release in South Africa where in they mentioned their future product portfolio and EcoSport made it to the list.

South African spec EcoSport will be powered by 1.0L Ecoboost engine which has won the International Engine of the Year award.  A host of features such as Anti-lock brake system, Electronic Stability Program and Hill Launch Assist have been confirmed for the South African model, many of which are going to feature on the Indian model too.

South Africa being a RHD market, and remember Ford manufactured RHD vehicles in their Chennai plant and hence the export from India just like for Figo. The Ford EcoSport is a global product that has already debuted in markets Brazil, China and Argentina. Countries like Chile, Mexico, Nepal, America and of course our India are expected to jump on the bandwagon soon.

Expect the Compact SUV to hit the Indian market very soon.

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