Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Ford Kuga Concept

Ford Kuga will be produced in USA starting from 2011.Since 2011 is no longer produced Ford Kuga in Europe, but the United States. This decision still unconfirmed, will reach the new and elegant compact SUV at the North American market three years after his release. 

According to Bloomberg News Web site, the Ford Motor Company in October 2011 laid Kuga production at its plant in Saarlouis (Germany) to that of Louisville (Kentucky). Annual European dealers are 80,000 copies Kuga.Ford Ford Kuga compact SUV model, sporty and elegant design, character and driving dynamics programs. 

In Europe, Ford offers only one engine in the Kuga an ft 136 hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel pumps of 236 lbs torque. The diesel is incredibly efficient and achieves 37 mpg in the European test cycle, both in front and four-wheel-drive models, so the Kuga a range of 550 miles. The acceleration is not exactly like arugula (0-62 km / h in 10.7 seconds) and it runs on steam at 113 miles per hour. The Kuga is equipped with a six-speed manual gearbox will not automatically available. However, half an optional 2.5-liter engine, 200 hp, burning five-cylinder gasoline later this year, offer both manual and automatic transmission. If the U.S. model goes into production, Ford will probably add a 145-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine. A mild hybrid can follow, but Ford is mother of the schedule. Another possibility is that a huge seven seats Kuga a long wheelbase and longer rear overhang would have.