Friday, September 4, 2009

New Ford Escape E20 hits Thailand market with new 4x2 XLT Model

2010 Ford Escape 4x2 XLT E20 - Thailand & Asian Market

  • The new Ford Escape E20 family, which offers better driver’s visibility, arrives in the market with the new 2.3L VVT engine while introducing the 4x2 XLT version with full options equal to the 4x4 model. Special price is pegged at Bt1.179 million.
  • The new Ford Escape E20 4x2 XLT comes fully-equipped with state-of-the-art safety features that include four airbags, ABS and EBD, as well as special amenities previously exclusive only to the 4x4 model, such as 6-CD changer, 6 speakers, steering wheel audio control, sunroof, automatic climate control and cruise control system
  • Diamond White is the latest color option specially tailored for the Escape 4x2 to enhance its contemporary, stylish appeal while complimenting its bold SUV image
BANGKOK, September 1, 2009 – Ford Thailand today unveiled the Ford Escape E20 4x2 XLT edition – setting a new benchmark by boasting superior safety and comfort features previously found only in 4x4 models. The latest in its Ford Escape E20 lineup, the 4x2 XLT embodies the real SUV spirit and ruggedness, with better driver’s vision, making it the ideal SUV for both the city and highways.

Saroj Kiatfuengfoo, senior vice president, Ford Thailand, said, “The new Ford Escape E20 is a true SUV with distinctive form and function that will best address the needs of modern drivers with active lifestyles. Its bold sporty design is matched with a spirited SUV performance."

"We are adding the 4x2 XLT version to our E20-capable Escape lineup, which comes with full options that are equal to those offered in the top model. We are also introducing a new color, Diamond White, to celebrate the launch of the 4x2 model,” added Kiatfuengfoo.

The new Ford Escape E20 continues to offer spirited SUV performance, ruggedness, power, and responsiveness without compromising fuel efficiency. It also offers better driver’s visibility and more contemporary design that best address urban lifestyles.

The new 4x2 XLT model has a comprehensive range of equipment, including four air bags, sunroof, cruise control, automatic climate control, 6-CD changer with 6 speakers and a steering wheel audio control, fog light, rear spoiler, parking sensor, power adjusting side mirrors, leather seat and steering wheel cover, 16-inch alloy wheels and 215/70 R16 tires.

Both 4x2 XLS and 4x2 XLT models will be available in the bold new exciting color – Diamond White – while all other models are available in four classic favorites: Moondust Silver, Chill, Ocean Blue and Panther Black.

The new Ford Escape E20 is powered by a 2.3L Duratec VVT engine that offers impressive performance and fuel efficiency without compromising drivability and safety standards. The new model is packed with Ford Escape’s superior standard features – power accelerator, MacPherson Strut front suspension with stabilizer bar and multi-link rear suspension that enables confident ride and handling.

Safety has also been enhanced, thanks to the inclusion of a uni-body, or monocoque structure, for maximum protection of the passenger cabin, front seat airbags as standard and side airbags for driver and front passenger in the 4x2 XLT and 4x4 XLT versions. Other safety features include safety belts with pretensioner and Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD).

“The new Ford Escape E20 keeps Escape’s uniqueness alive. It offers a superior ride, powerful engine, impressive suspension and elevated seating for better visibility. It is the real SUV that best addresses diverse modern lifestyles and makes any journey pleasant,” said Kiatfuengfoo.

The new Ford Escape E20 models are available at special pricing to celebrate the new launch:
  • Ford Escape E20 XLS 2.3L 4x2 AT: Bht1,099,000
  • Ford Escape E20 XLT 2.3L 4x2 AT: Bht1,179,000
  • Ford Escape E20 XLT 2.3L 4x4 AT: Bht1,279,000
Images : 2010 Ford Escape 4x2 XLT E20 Thailand & Asian Market

[Source : FORD]


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