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Old 28th December 2011, 18:58   #31
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I think the test vehicle is a Fiesta not EcoSport. Check the windows (quater glass)
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Even I had the same doubt.
But then why test a Fiesta? What new is coming up?

Well it's based on the fiesta platform so may as well test it with Fiesta panels. Take a look at the clearance the front and rear tracks. The car looks like on stilts. That's a giveaway.
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The new renderings arent that different to ones we have been seeing, its mostly a change in color. Anyhow, if the real looks are in any way close to the ones shown in the green (above), then its all good bye to my Figo, and in comes the Ecosport.
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Intresting catch, thanks for sharing. Does this also share the mechanical bits with the fiesta along with the engine?

The more I see it, the more I start liking this. Being a ford, ride and handling is a given, only areas where they can goof up is the pricing and ofcourse the quality of interiors.
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Since you are overall ok with 2WD and effectively want a large hatch/ station wagon with high ground clearance, then why not consider the 4x2 Yeti? Its not that frighteningly expensive or anything given what it offers!
Also, maybe since the dawn of 2012 is breaking, perhaps you may want to wait 6 months for that Duster! But if you are waiting 6 months more then you might as well hang in there to buy the EcoSport.

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Those were exactly my thoughts too! So I am back to holding my Fusion for a longer time,
till something good surfaces.
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Well it's based on the fiesta platform so may as well test it with Fiesta panels. Take a look at the clearance the front and rear tracks. The car looks like on stilts. That's a giveaway.
Thanks. Viddy. I missed that point. Yes GC is a give away.
Wow! what pains does one take to guise a test mule!


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Since you are overall ok with 2WD and effectively want a large hatch/ station wagon with high ground clearance, then why not consider the 4x2 Yeti? Its not that frighteningly expensive or anything given what it offers!
Also, maybe since the dawn of 2012 is breaking, perhaps you may want to wait 6 months for that Duster! But if you are waiting 6 months more then you might as well hang in there to buy the EcoSport.
I am very much waiting and hanging in there for the Ecosport. Given the choice between Duster and Ecosport,
I am very much tilted towards the Ford's offering, because of the driving dynamics and my prior Ford ownership.
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Buddy, that's why I said "in Fiesta guise". They're using the Fiesta body shell to confuse the onlookers. See the tall stance, it's definitely not a Fiesta underneath
Yeah. I second it, looking by the ground clearance and the wheel arch gaps.
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Buddy, that's why I said "in Fiesta guise". They're using the Fiesta body shell to confuse the onlookers.
Finally, a proper disguise, that does not rely completely on masking.
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Buddy, that's why I said "in Fiesta guise". They're using the Fiesta body shell to confuse the onlookers. See the tall stance, it's definitely not a Fiesta underneath
Man, you really need an eye to catch this one.

on the catch.
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They could have branded the mules similar to VW too, to give it back to them when VW branded their vento test mules as ford...


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The Ecosport has been revealed finally !!
Its a winner all the way..

Heres an image from Autocar India-

Ford EcoSport revealed - News - Autocar India
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