The much-anticipated Ford Freestyle crossover is lastly set to be launched in India on April 26, 2018. The American carmaker’s new crossover automobile, or as Ford likes to name it, compact utility car (CUV), relies on the Figo hatchback. That is the primary time that Ford is introducing a crossover car in India and upon launch, the automobile will rival the likes of Maruti Suzuki Ignis, Hyundai Energetic i20, and even the Fiat City Cross. Together with the brand new styling and physique kind, the Freestyle additionally will get Ford’s brand-new 1.2-litre petrol engine from the Dragon collection, which can be anticipated to be provided with the upcoming Figo and Aspire facelifts. Reserving for the Freestyle began early this month on April 7.
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Along with the 1.2-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine, the Ford Freestyle additionally comes with the tried and examined 1.5-litre four-cylinder diesel engine, and each include a five-speed guide gearbox as commonplace. As for energy output, the 1194 cc petrol motor churns out about 95 bhp at 6500 rpm and develops 120 Nm of peak torque at 4200 rpm, whereas the 1498 cc, oil burner makes 99 bhp at 3750 rpm and develops 215 Nm of peak torque. Proper now, there is no such thing as a automated variant on supply however, we count on Ford to introduce one someday in future.
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The Ford Freestyle primarily is available in 4 variants – Ambiente, Development, Titanium, and Titanium+, that are additional segmented into eight iterations primarily based on the petrol and diesel engine choices. When it comes to dimensions, the Freestyle is barely greater than the common Figo. On the styling entrance, the Freestyle comes with a rugged look accentuated by a number of black design parts for the mesh grille, bumper inserts, underbody cladding and ORVMs amongst others. The headlamps additionally include black bezels, together with black wheel arch cladding, aspect physique cladding and silver roof rails. It additionally options sporty alloy wheels, roof-mounted spoiler with built-in brake lights, LED taillamps and rear windshield wiper. The automobile additionally will get built-in flip sign lights with the ORVMs, entrance and rear skid plates, automated headlamps, and rain sensing wipers.
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The cabin comes with all black inside just like the Figo Sport whereas the centre stage is taken by the floating infotainment show, borrowed from the EcoSport. The system will get smartphone integration within the type of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and the corporate’s SYNC3 connectivity system and is obtainable in all variant from the Development trim and above. The Freestyle additionally comes with options like keyless entry, one-touch-down entrance home windows, and rear parking sensors with a digicam together with push-button begin operate, peak adjustable driver seat, automated local weather management, and Ford MyKey. On the security entrance, the Freestyle will get ABS with EBD and twin entrance airbags as commonplace throughout the trim-options whereas the top-spec mannequin will get six airbags in whole.