2015 Ford Figo hatchback and sedan revealed in new TVC
Ford Ka+ – pronounced Ka Mais meaning Ka More in English will be the new sedan variant of the Ka hatchback, both of which will go on sale in Brazil by the end of 2014 and make their way to India in 2015. To be launched in both petrol and diesel variants, new videos of both Ford Ka and Ka+ have been revealed, after the first images went online earlier this week.
Known as Ka and Ka+ in Brazil, these cars will be called as Figo and Figo sedan when launched in India. Ford Ka+, the sedan variant of Ka hatchback will be produced from the company plant in Camaçari, Bahia. To be powered by a 1.0 liter three cylinder flex fuel engine, capable of 85 hp peak power and 105 Nm peak torque while a higher trim will receive a 1.5 liter, four cylinder motor generating 111 hp which is the same engine used on the EcoSport in India.
In Brazil, Ka+ will compete with Volkswagen Voyage and Renault Logan. Unlike Brazil, it will be in the sub 4 meter category when launched in India so as to take advantage of tax benefits.
Ford Ka, the upcoming hatchback is also India bound with company claims that both petrol and diesel engined variants will be offered. The new Ka will receive a naturally aspirated 1.0 liter three cylinder petrol engine offering 85 bhp power and 10.7 kgm torque mated to a five speed manual gearbox. This engine when put to the test guaranteed 13 kmpl on the urban cycle and 15.1 kmpl on the highway when running on either petrol or diesel.
In India, these cars will be manufactured from the Ford new plant coming up in Sanand, Gujarat.