Ford India has already confirmed, EcoSport is coming this June. Now, they reveal that the EcoSport is being rolled out from their production facility in Chennai. This is in line with it’s nearing launch. Dealer bookings have already begun, and you can now book one for yourself.
Order books of the much anticipated Ford EcoSport have been filling up in India even as eager buyers await announcement of official launch date. This B-platform compact SUV which made its debut at the 2012 Delhi Auto Show is eagerly awaited in the country even as it has made its presence felt in Brazil and China.
British car journo Chris Harris took to the wheels of the street legal Formula Ford race car powered by the 1.0l EcoBoost engine. This three cylinder engine with a new ECU and turbocharger from its 1.6 liter Turbo EcoBoost unit is light, sharp and highly responsive and has been tweaked for 170 hp.
Rolled out globally, this diminutive and high performance engine is being offered on the new EcoSport compact SUV launched in India and China, while it will make its way into the new Fiesta being launched in North American later this year.
Ford India sold a total of 5,993 units in May 2013. These accounted both for domestic wholesales as well as exports. The automaker sold 7,729 units in the same month last year. Domestic sales were down 33.69% with 4,002 units sold in the month of May 2013 as compared to 6,036 units sold in May 2012.
This is the third and the largest recall issued by the Dearborn, Michigan based car manufacturer this year. Ford Motors have announced a recall for 465,000 cars and SUVs globally, over the risk of fuel leak and risk of fire pertaining due to the leak. The company has also received complaints of leak from 600 Ford customers.
With the compact Ford EcoSport SUV launch scheduled soon, the vehicle’s brochure leak gives eager auto enthusiasts a detailed insight of what to expect from the urban utility vehicle. Ford EcoSport Ambiente variant would very well seem the most attractive draw at the start of the pricing order, but should one be alarmed considering safety is being kept at bay.
A green invention, Ford’s Ford 1.0L EcoBoost engine will soon be in India with the EcoSport launch. The 1st three-cylinder engine from Ford brings with it a host of new technologies integrating 3 advanced technologies (turbocharging, direct injection and Ti-VCT).