Ford is going to clean up with the European market with its SUV Edge and replace it with a restyled 3rd generation Ford Kuga – photos of new products have already appeared in the Network.
It is reported that the new version is based on the platform of S2, on the basis of which created the Focus that have the KUGI increased distance between the axles, allowing it to comfortably accommodate seven passengers. Earlier, there was speculation that the seven-seat Ford Kuga will appear exclusively in China, but now three-row crossovers will take their place in the global brand line.
As for the powertrain, the novelty will get EcoBoost petrol and diesel EcoBlue, running in tandem with 6-speed transmission. It is also expected the emergence of hybrids.
Experts say that the production Ford Kuga the third generation will mark the withdrawal from the market of the crossover Edge, only 9527 units of which were sold last year – this demonstrates a drop in sales of 40%. And before the European market will be an updated Ford Kuga in the U.S. will start selling the Ford Escape is an American twin “Kuga”.