Ford To Debut New Dragon Family Petrol Engines In India

Written By:

American automaker Ford is all set to launch the EcoSport facelift in India. Autocar India reports that the updated compact SUV will be equipped with the all-new Dragon family petrol engines.

Ford has selected India as a global production hub for the Dragon series engines. The automaker is expected to make an official announcement in the coming weeks.

Ford Dragon Family Petrol Engines To Debut In India

In India, the Dragon series will include a 1.5-litre and 1.2-litre petrol engines. The 1.5-litre three-cylinder engine will deliver a power output of 120bhp and will be launched with the facelifted EcoSport.

Recommended Video - Watch Now!
    Tata Nexon Review: Interior And Exterior Details - DriveSpark

    The 1.2-litre engine will power the next-generation Figo and Aspire likely to be launched in 2019. The smaller engine will also benefit from the small car tax in the country. The base variants of the EcoSport could also feature the 1.2-litre motor.

    Ford Dragon Family Petrol Engines To Debut In India

    Ford is yet to reveal the details and specifications of the new Dragon family engines. But the reports suggest that the new engines will meet the future emission norms.

    The Dragon series is expected to feature new technology such as integrated exhaust manifold, rocker shaft with hydrodynamic bearings, variable oil pump and dual-valve independent valve control.

    Ford Dragon Family Petrol Engines To Debut In India

    The new engines will be manufactured at Ford India's Sanand plant. The Dragon family engines should spawn cars with good performance and fuel efficiency at a competitive price.

    DriveSpark Thinks!

    The new Dragon family petrol engines will be technologically advanced and will offer better performance and mileage. The EcoSport facelift will utilise this engine to compete against the likes of Maruti Brezza and the upcoming Tata Nexon.

    Read more on: #ford #ford ecosport
    Story first published: Friday, August 4, 2017, 13:26 [IST]

    Latest Auto Expo Images

    Latest Auto Expo Videos

    Get Instant Auto Updates From DriveSpark

    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Drivespark sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Drivespark website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more