Ford reveals 2011 Mondeo
25/06/10 13:53 Filed in: News
This is Ford’s updated 2011 Mondeo, which will be launched at the 2010 Moscow International Automobile Salon on August 25, before going on sale in the UK in October.
The new Mondeo has restyling inside and out and will also feature Ford’s new EcoBoost petrol and TDCi diesel engines. Ford say there are a “host of new driver comfort and convenience features and safety technologies”.
Notable among the styling changes are new grilles, with a bolder lower trapezoid intake. The grille above the bumper line is slimmer and meets a new bonnet profile. The new model incorporates LED daytime running lights, and re-designed rear lights also LED.
Inside there is a new centre console design, revised door treatments The interior is also upgraded and features a new flow-through centre console design, revised trim and a new central overhead console with ambient lighting.
The new Mondeo be the first with a new 240PS version of the 2.0-litre Ford EcoBoost turbocharged petrol engine, alongside the existing 203PS version of this engine launched in Mondeo, new S-MAX and new Galaxy earlier this year.
The new Mondeo will feature energy regeneration and also an active grille shutter system, that closes the airflow through the radiator and engine compartment reduce drag and improve warm-up times in cold weather.
Technology options include, for the first time in a Ford model, Lane Departure Warning, Driver Alert and Auto High Beam. New features already introduced in the latest S-MAX and Galaxy models are now extended to the Mondeo range, including the Blind Spot Information System, Speed Limiter, Rear Door Power Child Locks and Rear View Camera.