The all new Ford Mondeo was unveiled at the Detroit motor show. Packed full of the latest technological advances, the super stylish popular family hatch now has an engine range known as Ecoboost which emits lower CO2 emissions making it kinder to our environment. Boasting a high fuel economy it’s also nicer to your bank balance! All of this is achievable without a loss in the vehicle’s performance. The Mondeo is due to be launched here in the UK in March 2013.
A hybrid Mondeo model is the next thing to watch out for on your local dealership forecourt. The larger car from the Ford family is following the lines of the Focus and Fiesta in Ford’s new world car strategy. This world car strategy has been implemented to design and make all the cars the same throughout the world. In doing so it will reduce the overall cost of production and provides allowances for technology sharing. Due out late 2012 the relaunch of the next model from Ford’s world car collection is the SUV model known as the Kuga.
German based BMW are all set to launch a new Mini, in a Roadster style format. The ever increasingly popular Mini has been one of the most successful relaunches of a car model. New lines and styles have been added frequently to meet the ever growing demand for ownership of this quirky car and in order to keep it looking modern and desirable. It is most likely that the Roadster will follow suit in adding to the Mini’s astonishing success. More boot space has been created by removing the rear seats and its manual fabric roof has been carefully constructed in order to reduce any unnecessary weight. With the price of the vehicle looking to be less than £20,000, it is likely that we will see a fair few of these on our roads before long with purchasers queuing to place their orders. A John Cooper Works version of the roadster is set to accompany the range shortly after the launch, this features a 1.6 turbo charged