Ford launches Sport Editions of hatch Figo, sedan Aspire: All you need to know
The new Fords are a sporty, trendy update to the standard Titanium trims, with bigger 15-inch alloy wheels and retuned suspension. The Figo Sports gets a rear spoiler too to improve aerodynamics.autos Updated: Apr 17, 2017 13:15 IST
Ford India launched sports editions of hatchback Figo and compact sedan Aspire in the Titanium trims on Monday.
The new Fords are a sporty, trendy update to the standard Titanium trims, with bigger 15-inch alloy wheels and retuned suspension. The Figo Sports gets a rear spoiler too to improve aerodynamics.
The prices of the new Sports Editions are:
Petrol (1.2 Titanium)
Diesel (1.5 Titanium)
Ford Figo Sports Edition
Ford Figo Titanium
Ford Aspire Sports Edition
Ford Aspire Titanium
“Since their launch, both Figo and Aspire have set new benchmarks in the segment – from the maximum airbags-on-offer to lowest cost of service. The launch of Sports Editions is yet another stride in our commitment to introduce products that customers want and value and will help us further strengthen our position in in the segment and industry at large,” Anurag Mehrotra, executive director of marketing, sales and service at Ford India, said.
The Figo Sports and the Aspire Sports come powered by either a 1.2-litre TiVCT petrol engine generating a peak power of 88 PS or a 1.5-litre TDCi diesel engine that generates 100 PS, when mated to five-speed manual gearbox. The Sports Editions are claimed to run 18.12 km in a litre of petrol and 24.29 km in a litre of diesel.
Since only in the Titanium variant, both the updated cars get dual front driver and passenger airbags, along with ABS and EBD as standard.
- Retuned suspension, bigger 15-inch alloy wheels
- Dual tone exteriors -- blacked out roof and ORVMs, grille, black inset on headlamp bezel
- Standard front dual airbags along with ABS, EBD, and EPAS
- MyFord Dock for mounting and plugging in smartphone, navigators, etc
There’s also a MyFord Dock, which pops out of the dash for drivers to mount and charge mobile phones, MP3 players and navigators, from where they can also be integrated into the car’s entertainment system.
To make this edition distinct from the standard ones, the alloy wheels, roof and grille have been blacked out and the headlamps have got black insets on the bezel to emote aggression.
First Published: Apr 17, 2017 13:14 IST