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No one conceals that the brand-new Ford Tourneo Connect is a Volkswagen Caddy in various clothing, however there is one element that Ford did much better. This is what the brand-new shipment van deals.
Connect Ford Tourneo ( image by Mateusz Lubczański)
Cooperation in between manufacturers in this part of the arrangement it’s not unexpected. Cars “live” longer, you get less cash for them, and still the advancement expenses are high. That’s why business are signing up with forces to launch cars that are extremely comparable, and even mechanically comparable. Suffice it to state that the following alternatives: Ford Ranger and the Volkswagen Amarok will be extremely comparable.
Well, what did the Ford engineers who dealt with the difficulty of developing something brand-new based upon what was made in Poland do? Volkswagen Caddy? Well, the agents of the brand name themselves state that the front bumper, bonnet, fenders, lights, mouth styles are brand-new, the upholstery variation has actually likewise been altered, the guiding wheel and the center console have actually been enhanced, in addition to the door side trim.
Of course, I will not argue that it’s a brand name brand-new automobile, although I need to confess that Ford’s package style attract me more than Volkswagen’s. There is likewise one crucial function– we have Ford multimedia here, which implies that they work well (in the Volkswagen variation, it is the weakest function of the entire vehicle, which drives us insane), and whatever is. basic and understandable. can you You can.
The Ford Tourneo Connect will be used in 2 body lengths (which will be impacted by the longer wheelbase). In each of them, you can pick the 3rd row of seats, although it is a little emergency situation and does not have air vents. The seats can be folded and eliminated if needed. Ford not did anything with that skylight there is no blind So although on hot days the glass attempts to “capture” something, it’s still rather an observation.
The producer did not turn away from diesel motor. Under the hood we discover a 2 liter system with 102 or 122 hp. This more effective alternative produces 320 Newton torques, and although it’s a little loud, it’s worth the effort. The characteristics are appropriate and the combustion is kept at a satisfying level. With a manual transmission you can ” open” as much as 4.3 liters 6.5 liters of diesel fuel on the highway. In this setup, you can likewise buy a 4×4. Gas engines are represented by a 1.5-liter system with 114 hp.
Ford Tourneo will be provided in the Active variation (with extra moldings around the wheel arches or sills), the Sport version (with stripes on the hood!) and in the Titanium plan or the fundamental Orientation. The secret, nevertheless, will not be the devices, however the schedule of lorries and the cost. Tourneo begins at approx. 123 thousand zlotys( incl. BARREL), although up until now the deal just consists of the high-grade Titanium design. A less expensive pattern will come later on.
Caddy currently has a standard variation, eg with hubcaps, which deserves 112,000 PLN, however the variation of Life with standard services expenses 125 thousand. zlotys. Eventually, dealerships will need to concentrate on cost wars, efficiently offering the exact same cars and truck.