Ford EcoSport Lively is a extra rugged model of the common variant with exterior add-ons; seemingly be powered by a 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine
The EcoSport has been on sale within the Worldwide markets since 2012 and it’s extensively liable for garnering quantity gross sales primarily within the rising marketplaces. The compact SUV continues to the model’s top-seller in India regardless of getting solely minor updates over time however in Latin America, the EcoSport has at all times been within the highlight with new variants or particular editions of types.
There is no such thing as a secret that Ford has been pumping cash in exploring new segments because it places its religion on SUVs and crossover over conventional sedans for the betterment of the long run. The Blue Oval’s transfer to snub sedans from its lineup got here beneath large warmth however its current crop of SUVs such because the Puma and the resurrected Bronco nameplate are proving their price.
In truth, the Bronco’s orders have gone previous 1,90,000 in a really quick span of time. The Dearborn based mostly producer is making makes an attempt to additional enhance gross sales of the EcoSport by profiting from its reputation. A rugged variant of the sub-four-metre SUV has lengthy been stated to be within the works and it has leaked forward of its debut on November 6, giving us all the required particulars we have to know.
Christened the EcoSport Lively, the leaked footage come courtesy of Autonocion because it will get exterior modifications to distinguish itself from the common mannequin. It options noticeable fake skid plates up entrance and rear whereas the rear bumper has been up to date to present a extra aggressive stance. Ford has additionally given black plastic cladding on the decrease part and it thickens across the wheel arches.
Different highlights embody tinted rear home windows and newly designed dual-tone alloy wheels. On the within, the Ford EcoSport Lively comes with up to date seat upholstery, Lively branding within the entrance setbacks, a floating touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and smartphone integration, automated local weather management, multi-functional steering wheel with mounted controls.
You could possibly additionally discover LED Daytime Working Lights, rain sensing wipers and a bunch of security options. It’s going to seemingly be provided solely with a 1.0-litre three-cylinder EcoBoost petrol engine, paired with a six-speed guide transmission as normal. It sends energy to solely the entrance wheels. We should wait and see whether or not the EcoSport Lively will make it to India or not!