The COVID-19 outbreak marking a stop sign in everything during early 2020 has slowly started to pave the way to normal life. Regarding the automobile industry, most of the companies kept a hold on their launch due to the very situation. However, as things are getting more normal day by day, 2021 might be a thrilling year for both the automobile industry and concerned buyers.
With the scheduled launch of several cars in the market, there are rumors about several other models as well that may receive a 2021 launch. One of the automaker companies we expect to bring us treats next year remains to be Ford. It is hoped that the ‘Blue Oval’ may bring four new models next year namely, Focus hatchback, Focus ST, new-generation Figo hatchback, and Ranger Raptor. The list is clearly based on assumptions with no official news released whatsoever.
Let’s get started with the Ford Focus which is in the fourth-gen avatar currently. Under the hood, the Ford Focus has a 1.0-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder turbo-petrol engine producing 125 PS, as well as a 2.0-liter direct-injected turbo-petrol unit that churns out 160 PS. Meanwhile, performance-oriented Focus ST holds a 2.3-liter EcoBoost unit that produces 280 PS of max power, along with 420 Nm of peak torque, and can be had with either a 6-speed manual transmission or an optional 7-speed automatic.
Expected sometime around next year, the new-generation Ford Figo is likely to receive Mahindra’s new 1.2L m Stallion turbocharged petrol engine. This petrol engine is set to deliver a peak power of 129bhp and 20Nm of torque making it possibly the most powerful petrol hatchback in the country. Additionally, we do expect the new hatchback to have crucial changes in both interior and exterior parts.
Finally, the Ford Ranger Raptor, basically a downsized version of the F-150 Raptor. The off-road-ready beast is expected to feature flared fenders, rugged tires, extra ground clearance, and an unmistakable grille. Under the hood, Ford powers this truck with a 2.0L, 4-cylinder turbo diesel engine that generates 213bhp and 500Nm of torque mated to a 10-speed automatic gearbox.
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