Ford showcased its newest electric and hybrid models at the “Autoshow: 14 Mobility” fair, which will be held digitally for the first time between 26-2021 September this year due to pandemic conditions. The brand, which aims to bridge the gap between today and the future, and to keep the future alive today, creates an extraordinary experience for car lovers at the Digital Autoshow, with 10 vehicles featuring the newest electric versions of its iconic models for the first time in Turkey.
Özgür Yücetürk, Ford Otosan Deputy General Manager of Marketing, Sales and After Sales, said, “The vehicles we present at Autoshow today are models with more sustainable engine technologies, autonomous and connected features, and reflect Ford's vision for the future. While we make the future a reality with Ford technologies, we look forward to making everyone experience this exciting transformation, bringing Ford's newest models, new generation technologies and the 'future' to our customers.”
Opening the doors of a new era in the automotive industry with the motto 'Live the Future Today', Ford is exhibiting its newest cars, equipped with the technologies of the future, at the "Autoshow 14 Mobility", which was held digitally for the first time this year, between 26-2021 September.
Symbolizing the start of a new electric era for Ford, the all-new, all-electric Mustang Mach-E is the start of an exciting journey for commercial businesses and fleet customers, with its retro styling, impressive off-road capabilities alongside the E-Transit, the first all-electric Transit. Models such as the Ford Bronco, which made a worldwide impact, are presented to car lovers at the event. Showcasing its vehicles with the latest technologies such as advanced driving support technologies, Sync4 communication and entertainment system for the first time, Ford also showcased the leading models of the SUV & Crossover segment, Kuga ST-Line, Puma ST-Line, Ecosport ST-Line, as well as Focus 4K Titanium, Ranger. Wildtrak and Ranger Raptor are also on display at Digital Autoshow.
Özgür Yücetürk, Ford Otosan Deputy General Manager of Marketing, Sales and After Sales, made the following evaluations about the event:
“As the gap between the future and reality in automotive is closing, as Ford, we are bringing together the future and reality with technologies that direct the future to live today. The vehicles we present at the digital Autoshow today are models with more sustainable engine technologies, autonomous and connected features, and reflect Ford's vision for the future. We present our vehicles with the most advanced technologies, leading models in electrification and the latest technologies that we are excited about for the future, to automobile enthusiasts. Mustang Mach-E, the first brand new and fully electric version of the iconic Mustang, offering a range of 335 to 600 km, is the most important indicator of this transformation. On the other hand, we are opening the doors of this new world where mobility and electrification play a leading role with the E-Transit, which is the first fully electric Transit to be produced in Turkey, and the brand new Ford Bronco with its impressive terrain capability. We look forward to making everyone experience this exciting transformation, bringing Ford's newest models, new generation technologies and the 'future' to our customers, while transforming the future into a 'Reality' with Ford technologies.”
The start of a new electric era, Ford's first all-electric SUV: Mustang Mach-E
The Mustang Mach-E, which is planned to be put on sale in Turkey in the last quarter of next year, draws attention as an electric SUV with the iconic Ford Mustang spirit. Chosen as the '2021 - Electric Vehicle of the Year' by "Car and Driver", Mach-E offers a range of 67 to 88 km with its 198-216kwh battery and 335-600kw electric motor options. In addition, with fast charging, 45% charge can be reached in 80 minutes. The 0-100km/h acceleration time of the vehicle is only 3.7 seconds in the GT series.
Driving comfort has been brought to the fore, Mach-E's "Ford Co-Pilot 360" has made the driving experience more comfortable than ever before. In addition to technologies such as the Enhanced Adaptive Cruise Control System, Stop-Go function, Lane Tracking System and Traffic Sign Recognition System, there are many features that will make the driving experience unique, such as 360-degree camera, Active Parking System, keyless entry and starting. The vertically placed 15.5″ touchscreen infotainment screen, offered by Ford for the first time with the Mach-E, is accompanied by the brand new SYNC4 infotainment system. In addition to these, one of the features that will be offered in Mach-E for the first time is the single pedal drive option. Thanks to this feature, drivers will be able to manage the acceleration and deceleration of the vehicle with a single pedal, and they will be able to enjoy driving comfort, especially in stop-and-go traffic.
The start of an exciting journey for commercial businesses and fleet customers: the all-electric E-Transit
E-Transit, the first fully electric version of Transit, which is the most preferred light commercial vehicle in the world, comes with the most powerful electric motor in its segment. E-Transit, which offers 67PS power and 198 km range with the 269kwh battery and 310kw electric motor used in the Mustang Mach-E, reaches 34 percent occupancy rate in 80 minutes with DC fast charging. In E-Transit, which will be offered in Van, Pickup Truck and Double cabin van body options with various lengths and ceiling heights and 25 different configurations that meet the needs of customers, the battery is positioned under the vehicle in order to protect the loading interior volume of the cargo area. In this way, customers do not lose loading space when using an electric Transit.
Ford's "Pro Power on Board" feature, which is offered for the first time in light commercial vehicles, transforms E-Transit into a mobile generator up to 2.3 kW. Thus, it helps customers continue to use and recharge their tools in their workplaces. In addition, the 12″ touch screen, which is the largest screen in the commercial segment, is offered to customers with the new SYNC4 features in E-Transit. In addition to these, the driving experience becomes more comfortable and enjoyable in E-Transit thanks to the rotating gear console, keyless start and electronic parking brake features. E-Transit, produced in Turkey, is planned to be put on sale in Turkey in the second half of 2022.
The brand new Ford Bronco, which made a worldwide impact with its off-road capabilities
Ford Bronco, which has made a worldwide impact with its retro style and impressive off-road capabilities, draws attention among the vehicles that were showcased for the first time at Autoshow. With its impressive appearance and stylish design details, Bronco stands out as an SUV with alternatives that can meet city needs as well as land capabilities with its 4X4 traction system, manual and automatic transmission options.
A new alternative to diesel engine at Puma: Hybrid
The hybrid option, which is one of the leading technologies of the transition to electric vehicles, will be presented to our customers at the Digital Autoshow, together with the high-performance EcoBoost engine and 7-speed automatic transmission in Ford Puma. Thus, as a strong alternative to the diesel engine option, fuel savings of up to 7-10% will be offered with hybrid technology. Puma's interior design includes a 12.3″ digital instrument cluster and an advanced 8″ touchscreen and SYNC 3 infotainment system. In addition, Puma, which does not compromise on driving comfort and safety, has pioneering technologies such as collision avoidance assist, adaptive cruise control and advanced automatic parking. The hybrid option offered with ST-Line hardware combines Puma's striking design with ST-Line design details. Equipment such as a segmented leather upholstery design, LED headlights, wireless charging unit, and B&O sound system are offered to our customers who are stylish, like to attract attention and want to have the best.
Among the vehicles on display is the ST-Line version of Kuga, the flagship of the Ford SUV family. With its striking design, efficient and environmentally friendly engine options, refined and ergonomic interior design and advanced technologies, Kuga offers much more than what car lovers expect from an SUV. Kuga continues to ensure the safety of you and your family by combining its stylish and strong form with its distinctive appearance in the C-SUV segment with driving comfort. Having the level of 2nd level of autonomous driving, Kuga provides the users with a pleasant driving experience by ensuring safety through lane keeping and adaptive speed control.
Standard-defying Ranger Wildtrak and Ranger Raptor
Among the vehicles on display at the Autoshow are Ranger Wildtrak and Ranger Raptor, the newest members of Ford's pick-up family. Ford Ranger Raptor and Ranger Wildtrak, which raise the bar with their unique features in their segment, offer high performance and superior fuel efficiency together with their renewed engines. While there is a twin-turbo version with 213 PS, it draws attention with its new 10-speed automatic transmission, which is a first in its class. Ranger Raptor, the new high-performance pick-up model developed by Ford with inspiration from the legendary Ford F150 Raptor and producing 500 Nm of torque, reflects the Ford Performance spirit to the fullest at Autoshow. The Ranger Raptor redefines the limits with 9 different Selectable Ride Modes (Baja / Sport / Grass / Gravel / Snow / Mud / Sand / Rock / Normal). In addition to the performance type 2,5'' Fox Racing suspension, the 8-way electrically adjustable Ranger Raptor driver's seat with lumbar support also makes the driving experience more comfortable.
Having the title of Europe's best selling pick-up, Ranger draws attention with its more powerful, efficient and smart features with its 4-speed automatic transmission and 4PS power and 213Nm torque offered in the Ranger 500×10 Wildtrak version and Ranger Raptor. draws on it. The new Ranger Wildtrak will be introduced to customers at the Digital Autoshow as the first model of its class to hit the road with Pedestrian Detection 'Collision Avoidance Assist' and 'Intelligent Speed Systems (ISA)' and 'Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEBS)' technologies that prevent possible collisions or reduce their effects. is offered.
Completely designed for customers in Turkey: Focus 4K Titanium
Focus 4K Titanium, another vehicle exhibited by Ford, was developed entirely for Turkey, focusing on the expectations of customers in Turkey. Keyless entry and start, selectable driving modes, tinted rear windows and secondary collision brake are among the popular comfort and safety features of the Focus 4K Titanium. Focus, which has improved the body durability performance in the event of a possible collision, offers a unique experience with both wider interior space and increased luggage volumes. Thanks to Ford Co-Pilot 360 technology, the vehicle, which allows for a 2nd level autonomous driving experience, Enhanced Adaptive Cruise Control System, Stop & Go (Stop&Go), Collision Prevention Assist (with Pedestrian and Bicycle detection feature), Emergency Maneuvering Support System, Parking Package, Blind Spot Warning System and Cross Traffic Alert maximize driving pleasure and safety with fully automatic parking features offered for the first time with Active Parking Assistant and Focus. It turns every moment of travel into a pleasure with its Retractable Panoramic Glass Roof, B&O Music System and SYNC3 infotainment system.