The Ford Fusion saloon has been given a mid-life facelift that previews adjustments that may come to the Ford Ford Mondeo in round two years time. The brand new look has been unveiled on the Detroit motor present.
The brand new search for the Fusion, which is the identify for Mondeo in North America and different world markets, ditches the Aston Martin-style grille of the present automotive in favour of one thing sleeker and extra modern. There may be extra sculpting for the entrance bumper and a slimmer, extra technical search for the headlights.
Additionally on the entrance of the revamped automotive are new LED fog lights and a brand new mesh on the grille itself, whereas on the rear there are minor element adjustments to the sunshine graphics.
Because the Mondeo solely reached the UK early final yr, it’s not due for any vital adjustments till round 2018. At this level, the brand new search for the Fusion is predicted to be mirrored on the Mondeo as a part of a scheduled facelift for the automotive.
Within the US, Fusion consumers can now order a brand new all-wheel-drive V6-powered Fusion Sport mannequin that “engineered to go away different household sedans within the mud”. This mannequin will get a twin-turbo 2.7-litre V6 Ecoboost engine with round 325bhp and 350lb ft, and different options embody constantly variable dampers and pothole detection know-how that primes the suspension for sudden bumprs within the highway.