on 01, Feb 2018

Recently Ford has taken the covers off from the EcoSport Storm. This compact SUV gets a new and more rugged and tough variant for the South American markets. Few days ago photos of the model were leaked on the internet and there was word that it will be equipped with a four wheel drive system.

 

Aesthetically, the Ford EcoSport Storm gets a more muscular look as compared to the standard model. The front fascia is offered with a new design front bumper, it gets new grille with the STORM badge placed in the centre. This is similar to the one which is available on the Ford Raptor. Moving on to the side profile, Ford has offered the EcoSport Storm with lot of black cladding and stripes around it to add up to the befier look. The compact SUV comes with black roof rail, a sunroof and Storm badging on it. Ford is also offering new 17-inch alloy wheels along with standard Michelin tyres. While, the images revealed showcases a new brown shade which will offered with this model.

 

Lets have look inside, according to the teaser show the Ford EcoSport Storm comes equipped with a a multifunction steering wheel, 8.0-inch Synch touchscreen infotainment system which is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and also get a built in navigation, automatic headlamps and height adjustable driver's seat The interiors get all leather upholstery with Storm badging on the front seats and a dash of orange and grey finish on the seats, steering wheel and the centre console. When it comes to safety Ford has never disappointed us and they offering the EcoSport Storm with seven airbags, ABS with EBD,  traction control, stability control and hill assist. Parking this compact SUV will be an ease with features such as reverse camera and parking assist

 

Let's pop up the hood and see what Ford has offered this model with, shall we?

Powering this compact SUV is 2.0-litre petrol or ethanol engine that is coupled to six speed transmission. The petrol mill produces 170 horsepower and 202Nm of torque, while the ethanol engine churns out 176 horsepower and 221Nm of twist. All of this is transmitted to all the wheels via a four wheel-drive-system.

 

The Ford EcoSport Storm is based on the standard Facelift EcoSport which is available in the Indian market. There isn't any official announcement if this model will make it to the shores of India. a


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