THE PARIS MOTOR SHOW: Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium 2013

The Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium 2013 has it all to make it the most successful passenger car from the House of Fords in recent years. Competitors will find it hard to match the technical specifications, outstanding features and competitive price tag on this car from Ford’s.

The Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium 2013 serves a dual purpose of an iconic car for the self driven Businessmen and his multi-purpose family car for all special occasions and daily needs. The seating comfort and ease of driving for the driver and co-passenger are well supported by easy access to the instrument cluster to derive maximum driving pleasure. The rear passenger seat comfortably seats 3-persons. Additionally, this rear seat is foldable to accommodate more or extra long baggage.

The Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium is one-up on its previous version in content, presentation and performance. The hybrid is equipped with an energy efficient drive train Leather Upholstery, Chrome Finish on the Door Handles and the Titanium Trim are conspicuous and give this “Executive Special” Ford Fusion Hybrid car a distinctive appearance.

Other Special Features are:-

Rear View Camera, Reverse Sensing System, Polished 18” Alloy Wheels, Electric Power assisted Rack-&-Pinion Steering, Strut Type Front Suspension, Multilink Rear Suspension, Fog Lamps, Rear Trunk Spoiler, ‘MY FORD TOUCH’ infotainment system, 12-speaker Sony audio system, Sync connectivity.

Listed below are Ford’s offering of a whole range of Optional Extras on a chargeable basis :-

Larger 19” Alloy Wheels, An Adaptive Cruise Control System, Active Park Assist System, Driver Assist Package to include Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) with Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning and rain-sensing wipers.

The Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium 2013 has 47 mpg fuel efficiency for city, highway and combined use as per the EPA rating. This is a unique and customer savvy outcome, which is achieved by the combination of the new engine designed for this car with its customized drive train and power train.

The noteworthy features of this well derived combination of engine, drive train and power train are:
Engine : A 2.0 litre, 141 hp Atkinson-cycle four delivering 141 hp & 129 ft-lb of torque with all-wheel drive road grip.

Drive Train : Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) gives 188 hp output through Front Wheels.

Power Train : A lithium-ion battery pack and a 118 hp electric motor. This power train will run the Fusion Hybrid solely on electric power at speeds up to 62 mph. Commendable performance.

Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium Car Specifications:

VEHICLE TYPE : front-engine, front-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan

ENGINE TYPE : DOHC 16-valve Atkinson-cycle 2.0-liter inline-4, 141 hp, 129 lb-ft; permanent-magnet AC synchronous electric motor, 118-hp, 117-lb-ft; combined power rating, 188 hp; 1.4-kWh lithium-ion battery pack

TRANSMISSION : Continuously Variable Automatic

DIMENSIONS :
Wheelbase : 112.2 in Length : 191.8 in Width : 72.9 in Height : 58.2 in

CURB WEIGHT (C/D est) : 3700 lb

PERFORMANCE (C/D est):
Zero to 60 mph: 9.1 sec Standing ¼-mile: 17.0 sec Top speed: 105 mph

FUEL ECONOMY:
EPA city/highway driving: 47/47 mpg

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