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AUTO NEWS – Ford Wants To Deliver Puma ST To The US

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Ford Wants To Deliver Puma ST To The US

For individuals who do not know, the Puma is a recently-revealed crossover that Ford seemingly has no plans to supply within the US. It is a disgrace as a result of we predict the Puma seems a lot better than the sub-compact crossover that’s at the moment supplied within the US, the Ford EcoSport. In contrast to the EcoSport, which has been on sale in different markets since 2012, the Puma is all-new and presents the identical drivetrains discovered within the Europe-only Fiesta. It is even obtained a handbook transmission possibility.

Our spy photographer just lately noticed Ford testing a Puma ST, which is able to use the identical 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine discovered within the Europe-only Fiesta ST mated to a six-speed handbook. The Puma ST has been noticed testing earlier than however this one seems much more production-ready. We are able to clearly see the deeper entrance spoiler, roof spoiler, bigger brakes, twin exhaust pipes, and enormous intercooler particular to the ST mannequin.

Our photographers even obtained a great have a look at the inside, the place drivers will likely be hugged by Recaro seats whereas they row by means of the gears on a six-speed handbook transmission. Because the Puma ST will use the identical engine discovered within the new Fiesta ST, it ought to produce 200 horsepower going out to the entrance wheels. Count on a 0-60 mph time in round seven seconds.

AUTO NEWS – Ford Wants To Deliver Puma ST To The US
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