New Ford Escape 2013 presented in Los Angeles

At the beginning of the year at the motor show in Detroit, Ford introduced a Vertrek concept crossover, which was positioned as a pre-production version of the model Escape and Kuga new generation. And at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show the American automaker showed the final version of the future trends. It is noteworthy that if earlier it was reported that the new crossover will be completely global and will be sold in all markets under the same name, now in the Ford, seems to have decided to keep the name of Escape to North America, while in Europe the car will continue to be offered under the called Ford Kuga 2. However, in the Los Angeles public was presented the Ford Escape 2012 model year, and it will bring to the modification of the European Motor Show in Geneva in March 2012. Will the car something different from each other is unknown. As for the new-generation Ford Escape, it has kept the main features of the concept Vertrek and generally similar to the current generation of Kugu. In addition, the design elements of the new items are clearly seen from the Ford Focus 3, including the grille and taillights. The base powertrain for the new items in the United States will be a 2.5-liter aspirated, also present in the range of 1.6- and 2.0-liter turbo engine family EcoBoost. As transmission new Escape will be equipped with six-speed automatic only. Crossover will boast a variety of new-fangled systems, including the possibility of an automatic parking system trunk opening during the foot under the rear bumper, as well as the entertainment system SYNC MyTouch, the recognized voice command. The date of commencement of sales and cost of the new 2012 Ford Escape is not reported.

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