Detroit 2011: Ford Vertrek Concept Previews New Global Crossover

Ford Vertrek concept is based on the same platform as new Focus, and previews a new global crossover, that will replace the current Kuga in Europe and the Escape in North America.

The Vertrek is powered by Ford’s new 1.6-litre EcoBoost inline four-cylinder engine with Auto Start-Stop technology for even greater fuel efficiency.

According to Ford, the Vertrek concept combines the best of automaker’s distinctive European kinetic design styling and driving quality with outstanding levels of cargo space, trailer-tow and off-road capability for North America, promising a vehicle that meets the needs of next-generation compact utility vehicle customers around the world.

For full details about the Vertrek concept take a look at the press release below the images.

PRESS RELEASE (click to expand)


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