Ford announces 8 new launches in 2015 – Brazil


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India-bound Endeavour is one of the major launches planned. 

Ford of Brazil has announced that it will launch 8 new models and product updates next year. Although the American carmaker has not revealed the list of products to be launched, it said that the Brazilian operations would receive significant investment in 2015.

2015 Ford Edge official image red
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The updated Ford Focus hatchback and sedan versions with their front fascias following the brand’s latest design trend would be two of the eight products. The Brazilian media also expect the recently unveiled 2015 Everest (Endeavour in India) and the new generation Ranger pickup that shares its platform with the Everest to be launched in the country next year.

The 2015 Ford Edge which world premiered earlier this year is in the process of entering international markets in a phased manner and next year would see the crossover enter the Brazilian market. The SUV adopts an edgy design and gains a new 2.7-litre V6 EcoBoost turbo petrol engine.

2015 Ford Endeavour revealed
The new Everest (Endeavour) and its pickup sibling Ranger are expected to be two of the eight products in the pipeline.

Ford’s halo product, the new Mustang will sit right on top of the product lineup. Come next year, the pony car will be imported into Brazil for the first time.

Also read: Ford India starts trial production at the Sanand facility

The company has launched the Ka and Ka+ (next gen Ford Figo and Figo Sedan for India) this year and 8 launches in 2015 hints that Ford is betting big on the South American car market.

2015 Ford Edge LWB – Image Gallery (Unrelated)

[Source: Noticias Automotivas]

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