Ford prepares a sport variant “ST-Line” of the EcoSport to add a bit of pepper to the range of the crossover.
contrary to what happened in Latin America and China, the EcoSport is not a product too successful in the markets of the Old Continent. The current range of the crossover from Ford will be enriched with the arrival of a new level of termination of the ST-Line, that will add a image, rather sports the SUV of compact dimensions of the u.s. firm and will add attractiveness to a model that does not pass through its best.
The first units of the new Ford EcoSport ST-Line have been killed while performing burn-in testing for open roads. This new finish will add a image more dynamic and sporty, thanks to a body kit exclusive that will include a front bumper of new design with air inlets in higher dimensions, a discrete rear spoiler, new alloy wheel designs and a rear bumper renewed.
For the moment, the photograph that accompanies this article does not reveal too many details, as the unit is located covered by an important camouflage, while those items that have been covered give us a hint about what will be the parts that will receive modifications.
By the time it is unknown if the Ford EcoSport ST-Line will have improvements in mechanical terms, or if the modifications will be limited to the aesthetic plane. Anyway it is likely that this new level of termination only can be combined with motors more powerful of the range; either the EcoBoost 1.0-liter with 140 HP of power or the diesel Ti-VCT 1.5 liter that developed 112 HP of power.
In terms of the endowment, the range 2018 FL Ford EcoSport adds a new system of information and entertainment SYNC III that incorporates a touch screen floating eight inches with Apple Car and Android Auto, integrated navigation, Bluetooth and USB, in addition to a dashboard of the new format, and an automatic climate control system redesigned.
In this way, with the addition of the EcoSport, the family of models “ST-Line” for Europe will be composed by five models: the Fiesta, Focus, Mondeo, EcoSport, and Kuga. The EcoSport ST-Line arrive at the market towards the end of this year, although it is still early to know what will be its price.