Ford is one of the familiar carmakers and it has recently revealed about its compact variant Ecosport Storm officially. Ecosport Storm is a new rugged variant in the list of compact SUV for the markets of South America. This new model was teased by the American automaker and so it has leaked the images and fact about the four-wheel drive model. This session will let you know about the leaked information of this new model compact SUV.
According to the four-wheel system, the engine will send the power to all the wheels of the car by means of a torque converter from an engine of two liters. It consists of a six-speed gearbox which provides automatic transmission. The engine has fuel options of petrol or ethanol and based on the fuel option, it will produce different outputs. If it uses petrol as fuel then it will produce an output of 170hp and a torque of 202Nm.
If it makes use of ethanol fuel, then it will produce an output power of 176hp and a torque of 221Nm which is the peak torque. It also offers paddle shifters as a standard one. As this model uses the concept of the four-wheel drive system, the weight of the car is increased by 110kg when compared to the standard model and its total weight will come around 1469kg. To increase the performance of the car in off-roads the new Ecosport has been made revised with a suspension set-up.
Ford has also claimed that this reduces the shock absorption and improved up to fifteen percent and it is also found to be decreased the vibration in steering wheel by 40%. The visual changes that are made on the new Ecosport leaked have been leaked already and the updated features of the car include front grille which has a storm badge at its center, all-around strips and garnish, roof rails of black color, black cladding, sunroof, storm badging as well as decals.
This new model car is also designed to have a shade of brown color and it has also showcased. It also consists of new 17-inch alloy as well as standard Michelin tyres. As shown in the teaser, the console at the center of the car will have a dual tone finish that includes colors like orange and grey. The seats and the steering provided in the inner cabin are made up of leather. The name Storm is also made to be featured on the backside of the front seats. The equipment are made with titanium trim of top spec and it also includes multifunction steering wheel, automatic headlamps, adjustable seats for driver, touchscreen infotainment system of 8 inches which will be provided along with navigation system, compatibility of Apple CarPlay as well as Android Auto.
Some of the safety kit provided in the car includes Airbags, stability control, ABS, traction control, EBD, hill assist, parking assist, reversing camera, etc. The Ecosport Storm which is currently sold is based on the model of a facelift. This model is only provided with four-wheel system and with two engine options such as 1.5-liter dragon petrol engine as well as 1.5-liter diesel motor.