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Spy Shots: Ford Escort is Naked in China

Published on April 14, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: Ford Escort is Naked in China

The best spy shots so far of the new Ford Escort sedan testing in China. The new Ford Escort debuted as a concept on the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show. The production version will debut on the Beijing Auto Show later this month and launch on the China car market early in the second half of this year.

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The new Ford Escort will be manufactured in China by the Chang’an-Ford joint venture, it will be positioned between the Ford Focus and the Ford Mondeo. Chinese name is ‘Furuisi’ (福睿斯). Power will come from 1.5 and 1.5 turbo petrol engines.

The new Ford Escort is based on the current China-made Ford Focus Classic, which is a slightly dressed up second generation Ford Focus. The Ford Escort will technically replace the Ford Focus Classic and will be positioned under the current third generation Ford Focus.

Photos via Autohome.


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