Ford Kuga: Stylish and Sporty
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This car Ford Kuga is from Ford productions since 2008. It follows C1 platform including Ford C-MAX and Ford Focus. There is four wheel and front wheel drive offered by Ford.
Several news about Ford Kuga
There were reports that revealed that there were chances of selling in North America in 2007 but later the idea was dropped because the car would not be able to sell in competitive prices or neither there were any chances of profit in US because of the present exchange rates of dollar- euro. In July there was news about Ford bringing back Ford Kuga again. In October, news leaked about Ford building Kuga at Louisville Plant mostly during Ford Escape in 2012.
In the month of June, 2010, Ford declared the production end on Escape and in 2011 hoping the North America’s Kuga to launch as Escape of next generation. Currently the availability of Ford Kuga is in Argentina from 2010, in South Africa, Japan, and New Zealand and Australia since 2012.
Kuga was redesigned and is expected to form a basis for Ford Escape, 2013 sold in US. As per the announcement from Ford in 2010, it would construct unspecified hybrids in Spain. If this hybrid is build then Kuga Hybrid will be one of the first Ford’s hybrids which would be sold in the country Europe, though 100,000 Hybrids as well as Mercury Mariner have been sold since 2004.
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Technical Characteristics of Ford Kuga
Technical Characteristics of 2008 Ford Kuga 2.0 TDCI produced by Ford (UK).
|Body Type||Sport-utility vehicle 5 doors / 4 seats|
|Front Track||1574 mm|
|Rear Track||1584 mm|
|Fuel Capacity||58 liters|
|Drive Wheels||All wheel drive|
|Steering||rack & pinion PAS|
|Fuel Supply System||common rail direct diesel injection|
|Max Power||135HP (99 kW) @ 4000 rpm|
|Max Torque||320Nm @ 2000 rpm|
|CO2 Emissions||169 g/Km|
|Cam Design||DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)|
|Valves per cylinder||4|
|Standard Wheels||7.0J x 17 / 7.0J x 17|
|Standard Tyres||235/55 R 17 / 235/55 R 17|
|Number of gears||6|
|Acceleration 0-100 Km/h||10.7 seconds|
|Acceleration 80-120 Km/h||n/a|