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Ford Figo Aspire to be launched in India on August 12, 2015

Team OD  /
04 Aug 2015 16:06:14 IST

The much-awaited Ford Figo Aspire will be launched in India on August 12, 2015. It will take on the likes of the Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire, Tata Zest, Hyundai Xcent and Honda Amaze.

FORD FIGO ASPIRE 2 (1)

The Ford Figo Aspire is built on an all-new platform and is a sub 4-metre sedan. It is available with both petrol and diesel engines and manual as well as automatic transmissions. The 1.5-litre diesel, while identical to the one in the Fiesta and EcoSport, boasts a higher power and torque rating- 100PS and 215Nm. It comes mated to a 5-speed transmission. Ford claims a fuel economy of 25.83kmpl for the Figo Aspire diesel. The 88PS/112Nm 1.2-litre petrol engine has also been heavily reworked and gets variable valve timing on the intake as well as exhaust and is claimed to offera fuel economy of 18.16kmpl. Ford also offers a 112PS/136Nm 1.5-litre petrol automatic version mated to a dual clutch transmission-claimedfuel efficiency is17kmpl.

FORD FIGO ASPIRE 2 (5)

The Figo AspiregetsFord'sKinetic Design-based styling - evident from the prominent hexagonal grille. There are many segment-firsts for the interior as well- these include six airbags, programmable key for limiting speed, leather seats and more.

Expect the Ford Figo Aspire prices to start from Rs 5.5 lakh - Rs 8.5 lakh

More from OVERDRIVE on the new Ford Figo Aspire:

Ford India will open bookings for the new Figo Aspire from July 27, 2015

Ford Figo concept unveiled at Auto Expo

Ford Figo Aspire unveiled

Ford Figo Aspire: What we know so far

Ford Figo Aspire first drive review

Ford Figo Aspire: Image gallery

Spec comparo: Ford Figo Aspire vs Honda Amaze vs Tata Zest vs Maruti Swift Dzire vs Hyundai Xcent

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