The revival of the Ford Escort

November 11, 2014 at 7:37 pm

Ford has released new series of images of sedan Escort. The debut of the new vehicle will be this month at the Auto Show in Guangzhou. The car, images of which were published by the portal CarNewsChina, designed to occupy a niche between the models of the Ford Fiesta and Ford Focus. Appearance Ford Escort is not a secret, because it was shown in April 2014 auto show in Beijing.Also some engineering data of the new Escort have become known. The car is based on the platform of the Ford Focus 3rd generation, which is now selling in China under the name Focus Classic. The car will be offered with one engine capacity of 1.5 liters, which develops 113 horse powers and 142 Nm.

Ford Escort 2014 picture

Ford Escort 2014 pics

Motor will be paired with a 5-step mechanic gearbox or 6-step automatic transmission. Dimensions of the new car are 4587 x 1825 x 1490 mm and the wheelbase is 2687 mm. What makes us more indignant is the small screen recorder in Escort. The display of multimedia system resembles on that of mobile phones from Nokia 80s. And we think that in the modern “Ford” it doesn’t have to be this small, especially considering that the model of local competitors, who “stuffed” their cars all possible electronics for the same money.

Ford Escort 2014 picture

Ford Escort 2014 pics

Firstly Ford Escort will be sold exclusively in China with prices ranging from 90 000 to 130 000 Yuan (about 14 700 – 21 240 USD).