2015 Ford Escort Sedan spied before debut at Beijing Auto Show
Ford has announced that it will be bringing its production version of the new Escort sedan to the Beijing Auto Show scheduled for 21st to 29th April 2014. The new Ford Escort is one of 15 launches planned for China by 2015. But, before the car could be unveiled officially, leaked images from China have surfaced online, giving us an idea of what to expect from the new Ford Escort.
Leaked sketches of the new Escort sedan have surfaced which reveal much of its designs akin to its concept, but expect to see some modifications to fog lamp and alloy wheel design.The upcoming Ford Escort sedan is designed exclusively for buyers in China. Once launched, it will be positioned between the Fiesta and Mondeo. It will compete with VW Sagitar, Citroen C4L, Hyundai Mistra and Qoros 3 sedan.
Body of the new Ford Escort sedan remains same, while it sports new LED headlights which could be offered on higher trim levels of Escort. New door handles are also noted to be replaced with more protruding ones which were the only changes noted on upcoming Ford Escort sedan according to spy pics revealed ahead of its official showing.
The new Escort is expected to measure around 150 to 200mm longer than the Focus sedan and will enter production in China later this year. It will be manufactured in China by the Chang’an-Ford joint venture and will be priced from 130.000 yuan to 170.000 yuan (INR 12,60,147 to 16,47,242).
Spy shots via Autohome