Ford Updates and Additions in Time For The 61 Plate Change

Ford Mondeo Estate Titanium X Sport
Ford Mondeo Estate Titanium X Sport

For the new 61-plate change in September 2011, Ford has made a number of updates and additions aimed at all market sectors.

Ford Small Cars

The new Ford Fiesta Centura limited edition, priced at £13,395, features a 1.25 petrol engine and £600 of additional extras included as standard.

The Ford Fiesta Centura is limited to 1000 examples, finished in metallic Panther Black paint, with chrome mirror and door caps, LED daylight running lamps, 16 inch seven spoke alloy wheels and a parking camera mounted in the rear view mirror.

The Ford Fiesta range starts at £9,495 for the Studio model on sale this summer, joined by the new Ford Fiesta Style model priced at £9,995.

Ford Medium Cars

On sale in September 2011 is the Ford Focus Studio, with an on the road price of £13,995. This entry-level five door hatchback model offers fuel efficiency of 48mpg courtesy of the 85PS 1.6 litre petrol engine.

The Ford Focus Studio standard equipment includes: 16in sports-style alloy wheels, body-coloured rear spoiler, USB connectivity, radio/CD and electrically operated body-coloured door mirrors with integrated turn indicators.

Ford's six-speed Powershift automatic transmission will be available for the all new Ford Focus petrol engined models from September 2011. Allowing the 1.6 litre Ti-VCT 125PS petrol PowerShift to deliver 139g/km CO2 and 44mpg. It will be available on Edge, Zetec and Titanium series for a price of £1250.

The new flagship Ford Kuga Titanium X crossover model will also be available from September 2011, building upon the Titanium model, to include full leather trim, 18in alloy wheels, LED daylight running lamps, large rear spoiler, panoramic roof, Bluetooth with voice control, USB connectivity, bi-xenon headlamps, heated front seats and power adjust driver seat. A 2.5 litre petrol AWD, 2.0 TDCi 140PS FWD and 2.0 litre TDCi 163PS AWD powertains will be available.

Ford Large Cars

All Ford's large cars are available with the 1.6 diesel and petrol engines, with Auto-Start-Stop as standard. The powertrains account for more than eight per cent of Ford Mondeo sales since they were made available at the end of 2010 and account for more than four per cent of the Ford S-MAX and Galaxy models.

The 1.6 TDCi engine has emissions of 114/g/km and a 65.6mpg fuel consumption figure. The new 1.6 EcoBoost turbo petrol engine provides 160PS and brings with it 5mpg improved fuel consumption over the 2.0 litre and 35g/km lower CO2 emissions on the Ford Mondeo.

Andy Barratt, Ford Britain sales director, said: "Ford has the right '61'-plate line-up, combining design style, technology and affordability for our September customers. Dealers nationally are eager to introduce them to Ford's best range ever."

Published : 17/08/11 Author : Staff

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