Here is the list of upcoming new Ford Cars In India In The Next 2 Years – Price, Specs & Launch Date
Ford India has a handful of new models and facelifts that will see release in coming years. The American carmaker kick started 2018 with the unveiling of the new Freestyle crossover, which is one among the much-awaited Ford cars in India. Besides this, the company is planning to introduce its new Dragon engine family in its all new products including the Figo and Aspire facelifts. Ford is also working on a new platform codenamed B563 that will form base for its new models. For now, we have listed all the upcoming Ford cars that are slated to launch in India in 2018 and 2019, read on to know more.
Most of the carmakers in India re-focusing on SUVs, and Ford is following the trend. Currently, it has two SUVs in its product range, a subcompact model (EcoSport) and a premium SUV (Endeavour). To fill in the gap between both these cars, Ford is planning to bring in the Kuga SUV from its global range. Upon its launch, Kuga will rival the likes of Hyundai Tucson, Mahindra XUV500 and the Renault Captur in the segment. As for the styling, the front is expected to be inspired by Endeavour with similar grille and swooping headlamps. Some of its key highlights will include pronounced front bumper with a wider mesh air-dam, fog lamps, new alloys, re-designed taillamps and shorter rear glass.
Interior will be enveloped in all black, layered with a large touchscreen infotainment system supported by Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, GPS navigation and SYNC 3. Engine setup of the Kuga is likely to include a 2.0-litre TDCi oil burner and a 1.5-litre EcoBoost petrol unit that are good for 147bhp with 370Nm and 179bhp with 177Nm respectively. Transmission choices will include a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed SelectShift auto unit.
Expected Launch – Late 2018
Expected Price – Rs 12 lakh to Rs 18 lakh
Competition – Hyundai Tucson and Mahindra XUV500
The next in our list of upcoming Ford cars in India is the Mustang facelift that made its world debut at the 2017 North American International Auto Show. For the 2018 model year, the muscle car receives subtle design upgrades along with new technology and a more powerful engine. As for the changes, it will receive cosmetic updates on the outside as well as inside. Additionally, the interior will get a new smartphone integration and Ford SYNC Connect with FordPass. The list of features will also include Ford’s first 12-inch all-digital LCD display, Ford driver assist technology, etc.
Aside from the cosmetic updates, it will also get mechanical changes. That said, the suspension set up will be tweaked for better ride quality. Powering the muscle car will be a more powerful 5-litre V8 petrol unit along with a new duel delivery system. The new V8 petrol engine will be paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters, and deliver power worth 395bhp with 515Nm of torque.
Expected Launch – End 2018
Expected Price – Rs 75 lakh
Competition – Audi TT and BMW Z4