Spied – Ford EcoSport caught testing again in Chennai


Nithyanandh K, As a toddler, those wheeled machinery fascinated me even before I knew what they’re called as! So here I'm, petrolhead by birth, Mechanical engineer by qualification and automotive reporter by profession!

The Ford EcoSport is starting to become the case of the Chevrolet Sail and Enjoy, with respect to the number of spyshots that keep pouring into our inbox.

Ford EcoSport chennai front quarterFord EcoSport Chennai rear

Here is another set which was sent in by our attentive reader Mr. Rex Peter. Mr. Peter caught the mini SUV on a highway near Chennai. Powered by the EcoBoost engine, the mule is a top end Titanium variant.

Ford EcoSport Chennai rear quarterFord EcoSport Chennai rear badge

He even managed to get a close up shot of the car’s alloy wheels, headlamps and badges. It has to be said that the crossover SUV looks the part even in real world conditions.

There is enough said about the Ford EcoSport. The SUV which made its global premiere in India back in January 2012 at the Delhi Auto Expo, has already reached the marketplace in countries like Brazil, China and Mexico.

Ford EcoSport chennai alloy wheelsFord EcoSport chennai headlamps

The Ford EcoSport will be available with both petrol and diesel engines in India. The tech-laden 1.0 litre Ecoboost direct injection turbocharged petrol engine has been confirmed by the company. Ford India has not commented on the diesel engine, launch

Ford EcoSport test mule identity badge
The identification sticker throws some light on the mule’s specifications.

Based on the Fiesta platform, the EcoSport has created a big buzz among the Indian auto enthusiasts and prospective customers alike. The number of people writing to us wanting to know the launch date of the EcoSport so that they can conclude their purchase decision is increasing day by day!

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