Ford Mondeo may not the the very popular among Malaysians. However the new upcoming facelift version of Ford Mondeo 2011 definately will attract more potential Ford buyers.[singlepic id=2242 w=630 h= float=center]
The most obvious exterior difference compare to the current model would be the newly designed front and back bumper. The new front grille with a bar beside the Ford logo. There will be daytime LED lights between the headlight and the fog lights for certain variant of the upcoming Ford Mondeo.[singlepic id=2241 w=630 h= float=center]
The most interesting bit of the upcoming Forrd Mondeo would be under the bonnet. There will be the latest Ford engine with Ecoboost. Ford’s new Ecoboost on a 2.0 Litre are able to produce 200bhp and will go from 0-100km/h below 9 seconds. Currently, in Malaysia we are having the 2.3Litre Duratec Petrol engine for the Ford Mondeo which produces 161 ps.
New gearbox will be in the upcoming Ford Mondeo 2011, Ford’s new powershift transmission will be in the new Mondeo for the 1st time coming as standard with the 2.0-Litre EcoBoost engine. There will be other variant which using the 138bhp, 160bhp using the Duratorq TDCI engines.
There’s might be also a smaller 1.6-litre engine utilizing the EcoBoost available in the future. It is expected there will be a 2.2-litre turbo diesel engine, giving you a 180bhp.
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The interior wise there will some light updates making the Ford Mondeo look smarter with better quality on the materials and fabrics.The new facelift Ford Mondeo will make appearance in Paris Motor Show September this year. We expect the new facelift Ford Mondeo will likely available 2011. We’ll just hope Ford Malaysia are able to bring in the 2.0 litre Ecoboost engine on the new facelift Mondeo with daylight LED retaining the similar pricing which is now – RM 174,101.80 (OTR w/o road tax, registration and insurance)
Photos From Autoexpress UK.[nggallery id=77]