Ford India has launched the Figo Aspire S in the country at a starting price of INR 6.51 lakh for the petrol titanium variant whereas the diesel Titanium variant will be available at a price of INR 7.61 lakh (both ex-showroom Delhi).
“Fresh, dynamic, spirited & sporty, the new Sports Editions of Figo and Aspire are all set to take customers on an exhilarating ride and deliver the real fun-of-driving,” said Anurag Mehrotra, executive director, Marketing, Sales & Service at Ford India.
“Since their launch, both Figo and Aspire have set new benchmarks in the segment – from the maximum airbags-on-offer to lowest cost of service*. The launch of Sports Editions is yet another stride in our commitment to introduce products that customers want and value and will help us further strengthen our position in in the segment and industry at large.”
The new Ford Figo Aspire is available in only one trim and the changes comprise of cosmetic updates as well as slight mechanical updates. The new Figo Aspire has been loaded with an all new retuned suspension and wider, 15 inch redesigned alloy wheels instead of the 14 inchers doing duties on regular Aspire models. Other changes on the outside include dual tone exteriors, with contrast colouring on the roof, ORVMs, smoked insets on the headlamps bezel, front grille with black painted bars and S graphics on its sides.
On the inside, the Ford Figo Aspire S gets an all-black interior theme along with fog grey stitched seats. The Sports edition will also be featuring the MyFord Dock for storing, mounting, charging smartphones, MP3 and satellite navigation system. The cabin will remain comfortable with auto climate control and 12V charging outlet. The safety features comprise of ABS with EBD, dual airbags and EPAS
As mentioned earlier, the Sport variant will only be available in the 1.2 Litre petrol which churns out 87 bhp with 112 Nm of torque and the 1.5 litre diesel which puts out 99 bhp with 215 Nm of torque. The transmission duties are handled by a 5-speed manual in both the derivatives of the Aspire S.