New Ford crossover for the first time noticed on tests

New Ford crossover for the first time noticed on tests

July 26, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Ford began testing its new crossover, which has not yet received the name. The first spy photos of the car published edition Motor1. Among the media, the novelty received the unofficial name of Baby Bronco. The main competitor of the car will be Jeep Renegade. It is expected that Scout or Adventurer can be used for this car. The model will be built at a plant in Michigan.

New build on the same platform as the Escape. According to unofficial data, the car will receive a 1.5-liter gasoline engine with turbocharging. Power unit will be 180 horsepower. Also, customers will be offered a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with a return of 250 horsepower. The crossover can be purchased with both front and all-wheel drive.

As for the standard Bronco SUV, it will be built on the basis of a new generation Ford Ranger pickup truck, which debuted last year at the Detroit Auto Show. It is expected that the car will be equipped with a seven-speed manual gearbox from Getrag. Such a transmission will work in conjunction with a 2.7-liter gasoline engine EcoBoost V6. Power unit will be 325 horsepower.

Later, a hybrid version of the car can be presented. Sales of new items should start no earlier than 2020. The main competitor of the car will be the Jeep Wrangler.

At the end of June, Ford declassified a new compact crossover, which was released under the revived name Puma. European car sales, designed to take place between the models EcoSport and Kuga, will begin before the end of the year. Manufacture of cars will be adjusted at the enterprise in the Romanian Craiova. The main competitor of the crossover is called the Volkswagen T-Roc.