According to reports, both the cars are undergoing endurance tests in India wearing partial camouflage, during which both were spied.
2015 Ford Figo hatchback and sedan carry the company’s second generation design philosophy, Kinetic 2.0, which is why the models have resemblance with new Fiesta sedan. With the launch of the new duo, Ford India will have a new-age lineup to beat their respective rivals when it comes to styling and road presence.
The upcoming Ford Figo hatchback will replace the current model and new compact sedan variant will phase out older Fiesta. Fiesta is rebadged and sold as Classic.
The cars will be produced at Ford’s new plant in Gujarat’s Sanand, which will be operational by April. Ford Figo compact sedan will be launched in July, while hatchback model will set foot in the market in September.
Powertrain options for Ford Fiego are not confirmed yet. Word around suggests deployment of new 1.5 litre TDCI diesel engine rated at 75 bhp and 190 Nm, and 1.0 litre 3-cylinder EcoBoost petrol motor without a turbocharger, rated at 80 bhp and 105 Nm.