India-bound 2015 Ford Endeavour (Everest) snapped ahead of launch – China

Posted on: Jul 3, 2015 - 3:35pm IST

Will be manufactured in China in Nanchang.

The Chinese media expect the new generation 2015 Ford Everest (2015 Ford Endeavour for India) to launch sometime in October this year, with three engine options and manual and automatic transmissions. The Everest was showcased at the Guangzhou Motor Show in November last year, where Ford announced the SUV will be manufactured at the JMC Xiaolan Plant in Nanchang, China.

2015 Ford Everest front quarter China spied
The new Endeavour is expected to launch in India next month.

For the Chinese market, the Everest will be sold with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged EcoBoost petrol engine, and 2.2- and 3.2-liter TDCi diesel engines, the latter being a five-cylinder unit. According to local media reports, both 2WD and 4WD variants will be on offer.

The ladder-frame SUV will be equipped with projector headlights, a powered tailgate, Ford’s SYNC2 infotainment system with voice commands, an 8-inch touchscreen display with a 9-speaker audio system and a sub-woofer, powered third row seats, and the new Terrain Management System.

2015 Ford Everest rear China spied
The Endeavour will continue to come through the CKD route for India.

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For the Indian market, the new Endeavour is expected to launch towards the end of the year with the 2.2- and 3.2-liter diesel engines. For the Indian market, the SUV will continue to be assembled at the Chennai plant from Thai-made CKD kits.

2015 Ford Everest – Spyshot Gallery

2015 Ford Everest (2015 Ford Endeavour) – Image Gallery

[Spyshots from AutoSohu]

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