American car maker, Ford India has expanded the model lineup of its compact utility vehicle Ford EcoSport with the introduction of a new top-of-the line Titanium+ petrol variant. The prices for the new variant start at Rs 10.47 lakh (ex-showroom across India), and will be paired to Ford’s latest three-cylinder 1.5L Ti-VCT petrol engine and feature five-speed manual transmission. The Titanium+ variant also features bigger 17-inch alloy wheels for enhanced driving capabilities, better road grip and offers six-airbags to ensure all around safety of occupants.
The petrol engine powered Titanium+ variant was until recently offered only with a six-speed automatic transmission. The naturally aspirated petrol engine is powered by three-cylinders and delivers Ford’s fun-to-drive DNA. The smaller, lighter and efficient engine delivers segment best 123 PS of power & 150 Nm of torque with a 7% reduction in CO2 emissions and outstanding fuel efficiency of 17 Km/L. “Since new Ford EcoSport was introduced, our customers have been demanding a top-of-the-line Titanium+ petrol manual variant, offering enhanced safety with six airbags,” said Rahul Gautam, vice president marketing at Ford India. “In our commitment to meet customer demands, we are pleased to introduce this variant and offer a greater choice to our customers.”