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Old 28th January 2018, 13:36   #1
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Default Ford EcoSport Signature edition spotted. EDIT: Launched at Rs. 10.40 lakhs

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Spotted this Ecosport on the way to Chennai this morning. It was badged "Signature". Probably an upcoming limited edition variant. Must say it looked hot with those meaty alloys, especially in black!

Ford EcoSport Signature edition spotted. EDIT: Launched at Rs. 10.40 lakhs-screenshot_20180128132636.jpg

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Spotted this Ecosport on the way to Chennai this morning. It was badged "Signature". Probably an upcoming limited edition variant. Must say it looked hot with those meaty alloys, especially in black!
Wow! So there is a limited edition coming soon. Did you notice any other differences?
A Sunroof or a blacked out front grille?
The alloys appear to be similar to the one that ford offers as an optional accessory in US market.

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So there is a limited edition coming soon. Did you notice any other differences?
Sorry mate I didn't get to see the front of the car. Just followed him for a distance and lost him at the next toll where we stopped for the pulse polio drops for my son!
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It clearly shows this is a Titanium variant. This test car must be of petrol variant as the TDCi badge can't be seen. In this little ISO view and large tyres the car looks little Macho.
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Even the platinum edition was spotted when the car was being tested. However it is nowhere to be seen yet.

This edition may be for keeping up an interest in ecosport in Auto expo week.
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This edition may be for keeping up an interest in ecosport in Auto expo week.
Ford was reported not to participate in this year auto expo. Did they decide to participate now?
There was a news on petrol manual with titanium plus features. As this test car appears to be a petrol model(TDCI badge absent), i hope this is it.
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Even the platinum edition was spotted when the car was being tested. However it is nowhere to be seen yet.
The Platinum Edition was launched just few months post EcoSport's facelift launch. Have seen a handful on roads till date.

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Ford was reported not to participate in this year auto expo. Did they decide to participate now?
AFAIK, there're no speculations of Ford's participation in Auto Expo this time around !

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Big thanks to Rohit for sharing!

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I spotted the Signature Edition Ecosport last night.

As you can see, it has a new alloy design and signature badging on the rear. It also had an all black grill. Inside, there were blue colored accents on the door and dashboard trims instead of the orange colored accents seen on the export Ecosport SES models. Now, the most interesting thing I spotted was a printout that was stuck on the dashboard saying "JAYEM". The car did not have any TDCI badging indicating that it had the petrol engine inside.

I apologize for the poor quality pics as it was night time and the parking lot was dimly lit.
Ford EcoSport Signature edition spotted. EDIT: Launched at Rs. 10.40 lakhs-photo_20180202_162351.jpg

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Was the above spotted model a manual transmission or an automatic?
Any front or interior spy shots available?
Any way thanks for the pictures. It seems the launch is near. Wonder what 'JAYEM' stands for?
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There is an automotive company in Coimbatore, TamilNadu called Jayem Automotive. They specialise in modifying cars for race and rally (hopefully not wrong about it).

Remember this name as last year i read somewhere that this company had a tie-up with Tata Motors for some of their cars [but don't know for what exact partnership].
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Was the above spotted model a manual transmission or an automatic?
I don't think the spotter might know that either since the engine badges were missing in the first place. I must say that's some tasty roof-spoiler job there which wasn't quite prominent in the black one. Wonder where would Ford place Signature and its S variants on top of the regulars. With the emerging complaints on tire wall crack issues on low profile 17"ers, Ford could think of making course corrections ahead of launching these variants.

As regards to Jeyam - Related thread here

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I don't think the spotter might know that either since the engine badges were missing in the first place.
But sir the spotter states that the car had blue coloured dashboard trims inside. So i thought he might have got a peak on the gear lever/shifter. If he have seen the shifter he could know right?
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But sir the spotter states that the car had blue coloured dashboard trims inside. So i thought he might have got a peak on the gear lever/shifter. If he have seen the shifter he could know right?

I dont know how I missed it but I forgot to look at the shifter because i was in a hurry. The driver of the car came and requested me not to take pictures as it was a test car. I could not even manage to take pictures from the front.
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Default re: Ford EcoSport Signature edition spotted. EDIT: Launched at Rs. 10.40 lakhs

The EcoSport Titanium S variant & Signature Edition were spotted by an IAB reader.

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The new Ford EcoSport Signature edition features a black decal on the tailgate with ‘Signature’ branding placed below ‘EcoSport’ badge. There is also a large rear spoiler similar that of the Ford EcoSport ST-Line and new 17-inch painted machined wheels present.
The Titanium S variant features a different set of 17-inch alloys, blacked out bits like the front grille, ORVM casings, and roof. Previous sightings have also revealed smoked headlamps. It bears ‘Titanium S’ badging on the tail gate.
Ford exports the EcoSport to multiple markets from its plant in Tamil Nadu and it is possible that the test mules here are export-spec models, not meant for the Indian market.
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