THE UPCOMING ALL-NEW 3 FORD SUVS TO BE DESIGNED BY MAHINDRA-OWNED PININFARINA | AUTO INDUSTRY NEWS
2019, Mahindra and Mahindra are acquiring a majority stake in 51% of Indian Ford's branches. These two companies are currently in a joint venture, co-developing New SUVs, especially for the Indian auto market. A C-SUV is already in development moment, which is the expected exhibition next year.
Newly, As per new reports, Mahindra and Ford partnership will extend beyond just for technology and manufacturing. It appears as Mahindra will also help with the design of the upcoming Ford SUVs with Pininfarina's help (which is Mahindra's manufacturing design company).
The Mahindra group currently owns over 76% stake in the Italian design firm, And we have already seen Pininfarina-designed Mahindra cars like XUV 300 and Marrazzo.
The new project will be managed by Ford's main office in Cologne, Germany. The first of the two collaborating companies, Ford-Mahindra SUVs, will seem in crossover SUV (CX757), which will share its power-train and underpinnings with the next generation XUV500(W601).
The new 1st SUVs from Ford will Competitor the Tata Harrier and MG Hector and is expected to be unveiled by mid-2021.
--THE NEW-GEN MAHINDRA XUV 500 TECHNICAL DATA;
- IT will give two engine variants; first 2.2-liter diesel and the second is 2.0-liter petrol.
- the same power-train in second-generation THAR.
- We expect Mahindra tune Apart on XUV 500, more decisive, and effective torque.
The new 2nd SUV developed from Mahindra and Ford's partnership will compare Hyundai's Creta and Kia Seltos. The new vehicle from Ford (codename BX745) Will share its underpinnings with new Mahindra's XUV 400(S204).
--The new Mahindra's XUV 400 technical Data(EXPECTED);
- First engine variant 1.5-liter petrol, and the other is the 1.5-liter diesel. It will give a Power of 163 PS maximum.
LAST AND 3RD SUV FORD ECOSPORT is also for reconstruction soon, a next and new generation of Ford eco-sport model already in development.
As per before, sports model of the same engine variant like:
ENGINE: 1.2 LITRE TURBO PETROL, start on MAHINDRA XUV 300 sports. It will give the maximum power of 130 PS and 230 Nm Torque.
The Interesting thing is that this is not the first time Pininfarina will design cars for Ford. Previously, The two companies had collaborated to design the Ford StreetKa and Focus CC.