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The Ford Fusion is no best in accumulation in North America but it’s European cousin, the Mondeo, is still on the accumulation curve and alike got addition facelift for the Chinese market. There’s no official chat from the automaker yet on whether there will be a absolute backup for the nameplates but chat on the artery is the Fusion/Mondeo duo will be succeeded by a asperous estate.
According to the latest information, the new archetypal should access at some point abutting year and should be accessible on both abandon of the big pond. If Ford’s contempo activities in the cast agency are annihilation to go by, the new all-around agent could get either the Evos or Stormtrak names.
The aboriginal spy photos of the Subaru Outback battling hinted at a acceptable acreage appearance with influences from the new Focus and the all-electric Mustang Mach-E. This new apprehension combines all that’s accepted about the architecture so far to actualize a believable examination of the approaching Mondeo successor.
From what we apperceive so far, the aerial acreage with centralized appellation CD542 will be based on the Blue oval’s C2 platform, which underpins abounding of the brand’s latest offerings. It will accomplish both the Mondeo and S-Max in Europe and will be decidedly beyond than the Focus to become a able D-segment vehicle.
Depending on the region, there should be a cardinal of petrol and agent agitation engines, as able-bodied as a constituent amalgam powertrain with an electrified rear axle. This bureaucracy will accord the acreage an all-wheel-drive capability.
Look for the Mondeo almsman to be apparent in about a year from now with a bazaar barrage advancing a few months later. It is added than acceptable that the archetypal will abrasion a cast new bartering moniker in both the US and Europe.
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