Ford has recently announced that the EcoSport model will be officially presented to the public during the 2012 Paris Motor Show on the 27th of September.
According to the North American based automaker, the Ford EcoSport will debut on the Old Continent at the 2012 Paris Motor Show and right after that the model will become a global vehicle, selling in most parts of the world.
“Ford EcoSport combines the value, quality and fuel efficiency of Fiesta, with the exciting look and feel of a modern SUV. Its stylish design should prove a tempting addition for European customers to Ford’s B segment range, which already includes the innovative B-Max compact multi-activity vehicle and the new Fiesta”, said the Ford’s global B car vehicle line director, Nick Collins.
The Ford EcoSport is coming with a 1.6 liter four-cylinder petrol engine, which is producing a total output of 113 HP and 115 lb-ft of torque. The model is able to accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 11.9 seconds before reaching a top speed of 112 mph. Other units available are the 1.0 EcoBoost, the 1.5 TiVCT, the 2.0L and the 1.5L Duratorq TDCI. In the United Kingdom, the price of the small SUV has been set at 14,000 pounds.