Ford India unveiled
its latest global product offering – The All-New Ford Freestyle, a compact
utility vehicle (CUV) for Indian consumers. India will be amongst the first
across the globe where the all-new Freestyle will go on sale in the second
quarter of 2018.
will come paired with Ford’s all-new, three-cylinder 1.2L TiVCT petrol engine.
The naturally aspirated engine will generate around 95hp and 120 Nm of peak torque.
Consumers will continue to have a choice to opt for Ford’s trusted 1.5L TDCi
diesel engine that generates 99hp peak power and 215 Nm of torque.
has a unique grille with a dynamic, three-dimensional mesh. Sweeping straight
lines moving from front to the rear give the Ford Freestyle robust, muscular,
& SUV looks. The front bumper of the vehicle has an integrated skid plate
and sculpted fascia sections, that create a protective full-width beam element,
accentuating Freestyle’s SUV looks and credentials.
has blacked-out high contrast headlamps that are complemented by fog lamp bezel.
will feature a uniquely tuned suspension with increased track-width, high
ground clearance, TCS, ABS with EBD and uniquely tuned EPAS among others. The
Freestyle will come with up to six airbags.
introduction of Active Rollover Prevention (ARP), Freestyle is designed to
perform safely in extreme situations, without compromising on the fun-to-drive
elements. Combined with Electronic Stability Control, the ARP system will be
able to automatically detect potential rollover situations by applying brakes
to individual tyres and decrease engine torque.
Freestyle will also feature Ford’s in-car infotainment system, SYNC 3 with a
6.5-inch touchscreen which allows drivers to control their entertainment and
their connected smartphone with conversational voice commands. SYNC 3 system is
also Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatible.
was unveiled in the presence of Ford
India President and MD Anurag Mehrotra, Rahul Gautam, vice president for
Marketing, and others.
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