Originally Posted by anisin84
These are all unrealistic figures..Please understand that this is a B segment car and not a C. Your prices are C segment..Also where is the benifit from the Export sales..
Also, 5.99 L for Ambiatte is to expensive as there are no features..
My guesses are it would start as below
Amb 5.2 L
Trend 5.8 L
Titanium Ecoboost 7L
Titanium O 7.5L
Add 1.2 L for Diesel.
Ford is really suffering from sales..they cannot take any further risks..
These prices are very nominal according to me as ES has more features except auto folding mirrors than in new fiesta in its options list and more space more powerful engine and better tuning as well, also if ford wanted to price ES low they could have priced new fiesta a little bit lower as well even after the sudden dip in sales to make new fiesta go at least 1 car extra per month
And do you think Ford will price it as low as what you expect even though it has tax exemptions , i dont think so and even though its a b segment car they havent compromised in its quality exterior and interior which is same as new fiesta which goes upto 11.8 lakh on road here at trivandrum for titanium diesel, so 9+ lak for onroad price diesel is a good 2 lakh below fiesta sedan and in same price league of base variant duster with no goodies inside and same price as full option ertiga and slightly more priced than the ford classic, so i hope the information is almost close to its purity
The reason i am almost confident in this pricing is that, the guy who gave me this information stated a little more facts that will come from the ford stable a few years after too and one is already true(the unveiling of Ford Escort in China)
What the birdie told is
1.)Ford will redesign ford figo and classic in 2014, figo will get new 1.5 TDCi with 75 bhp and 170NM from 2000 rpm as a new diesel engine which is a detuned version of 1.5 TDCI for better CO2 norms and same mil;age as 1.4 TDCi
2.)Ford will release a new Figo petrol with 1.0 Tivct engine(the non turbo version of 125 ps 1.0 Ecobost in ES) with 79 bhp and 110 NM but with 12:1 compression ratio so better power and better revving engine and its a 3 cylinder unit as well so a better milage as well
3.)Ford will release a new Ford A segment car to compete with the Alto k10 as well with a 1.0 Tivct ecoboost 3 cylinder with 69 bhp as well(aka Ford KA)
4.)Ford will release Kuga,Escort,Mondeo all in the indian market based on Ecosports success in India and the Sanand plant in gujarat which will commence working by 2015
This guy also stated that ford redesigns its cars every 4 years globally and that was on stake due to poor economy and now they are back on track with some plant closure in Europe and Australia and concentrating more on their parent country America where Ford was a huge flop except for some trucks and now the Escape(Kuga) is 1 of the top selling cars in US and they have regained economy and so they will continue their global progress by expanding to India,China and Asia pacific and what this guy told is that Global Ford has given Ford India a huge assignment to make ES a success in India and if it becomes the success the further products like Kuga,Mondeo,Escort, new Fiesta 2014 etc will follow otherwise these cars will again be put to wait until Ford India proves their mettle
As far as what has happened from the day he gave me this information all have been true and so i trust this rumor as well, agree or not i believe this so i posted it
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