Published on October 24, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
The China-made Ford Kuga will be launched on the Chinese car market on October 30 and that is earlier than expected. Price will range from 188.800 yuan to 272.800 yuan. The Ford Kuga will be made in China by the Chang’an-Ford joint venture. The latest spy shots show the Kuga is now full in production, one completely uncamouflaged example was spotted near the factory.
Published on October 22, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
New pictures from the Ford Ecosport for the Chinese auto market, it will be launched in early 2013, debut is expected at the Guangzhou Auto Show in November. Chinese media say today that the Ford Ecosport will also be available with a 110hp 1.5 liter four-cylinder mated to a 5-speed manual of 5-speed automatic. Earlier on we heard the Ecosport would only get the new 120hp 1.0 liter three cylinder engine, but we did indeed expect Ford to launch a bigger and cheaper engine for China.
Published on October 18, 2012 by Joey Wang
The Ford Explorer will be launched on the Chinese car market next year, it will be imported and sold via the Chang’an-Ford dealer network. Earlier on we heard the Ford Explorer would be made in China from 2015 by the the Jiangling-Ford joint venture.
Published on October 16, 2012 by Joey Wang
The last-gen Ford Focus is still in production in China, called ‘Focus Classic‘. It is currently only available with a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic. But that is about to change, Ford is working to get the new and very modern six-speed ‘Powershift’ DSG in the old Focus.
Published on October 8, 2012 by Joey Wang
Spy shots from the facelifted Ford Fiesta in China. The facelift follows the same lines as the European Fiesta with a new and very impressive nose. The facelifted Fiesta will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November and it will be launched on the Chinese car market in early 2013.
Published on September 27, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
New spy shots of the Ford Ecosport, this time in yellow, seen in the great city of Chongqing, home of the factories of the Chang’an-Ford joint venture that makes the Ecosport for the Chinese car market.
Published on September 27, 2012 by W.E. Ning
How low, can a Ford Mondeo go? Very low, as these fine photos from China prove. Wadda car! Painted in matte lime-green, big low profile tires, flat alloys, full-size body kit and suspension lowered to the max. The chrome is the ‘second grille’ under the bumper is a particularly nice touch.
Published on September 14, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
A stealthy matte black Ford Mondeo sedan seen in the great city of Dalian in Liaoning Province. The Mondeo is further prettied up by some extra body work, including some heavy stuff up front. Head lines changed for LED units, giving the black Mondeo an angry stare.
Published on September 7, 2012 by W.E. Ning
New spy shots from the new Ford Mondeo in China. It will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show in April 2013 and hit the Chinese auto market soon thereafter. The Mondeo, known as Fusion in the US, will be made in China by the Chang’an-Ford joint venture, just like the current Mondeo that is still available at the moment.
Published on September 3, 2012 by Joey Wang
We have seen zillions of spy shots but now it is finally here, the China-made Ford Kuga officially debuted at the Chengdu Auto Show. Mass production of the Kuga at the Chang’an-Ford joint venture will start in November and it will be launched in early 2013. There will be two engines; 1.6 and 2.0, mated to a six-speed tiptronic. We know there will be at least three versions available: the base Kuga, a sporty S and the luxurious Ghia. Price is still a well-kept secret but we think it will start around 180.000 yuan.