Ever since the American global auto manufacturer, Ford unveiled the unbelievably gorgeous second-cohort Ford Fusion in 2013. Enthusiasts of Ford vehicles have longed for a performance version to harmonize its solid chassis and good looks. The automaker has answered their prayers by introducing the 2017 Ford Fusion Sport with a powerful engine and with the all-wheel-drive system. The American automaker, together with new sports sedan also unveiled other facelifted Fusion versions at the Detroit Motor Show. Similar to other Fusion models, the
2017 Fusion comes with a host of other attractive upgrades, including a wealth of new-fangled interior and highly developed safety technologies. Some of the notable upgrades comprise a Jaguar-like rotating gearshift knob, lane-keep assist, LED headlamps and Sync 3 infotainment system. New Fusion Sport is an ideal vehicle for those who are seeking a serious performance vehicle. The handling and power are complemented by the exceptional, performance-stimulated style, both inside and out.
2017 Ford Fusion Changes, Exterior
It is a bit surprising to perceive that Ford has selected to be so muted with the exterior, given all the performance hardware. Some of the limiting departures from other 2017 Fusion models include slightly bigger air intakes. Also a sheen black grill, 19-inch diameter alloy wheels, a trunk spoiler and binary-outlet double exhausts. These external elements offer the 2017 model Fusion Sport offer an aggressive and daring external look.
Except these, the vehicle has not received any major outside modifications, except some aesthetic changes in the lights and bumpers to offer it an attractive and luxurious look.
The new Ford Fusion Sport 2017 will also come equipped with an adjustable damping system that can sense potholes and automatically fiddle with the shocks to reduce the impact. Adaptive dampers typically contribute to superior handling, so the new sports sedan would very well be a back road escort.
For the model year 2017, although the 2017 Ford Fusion Sport interior does not experience much change, Ford has given the vehicle some technological updates. As a result, the vehicle comes equipped with the voice-activated SYNC expertise that facilitates drivers to keep their eyes on the highway and their hands on the steering wheel at the same time staying connected to the outside world. The SYNC 3 features novel hardware, innovative software, and a modern simple-to-use design. Some of the high-tech features include a capacitive touch-screen with swipe facility, hands-free calling with improved voice recognition and a navigation system with trouble-free destination access and pinch-to-zoom.
The next generation Fusion Sport also comes equipped with an extensive variety of latest technologies to keep the drivers aware of their surroundings and ever-varying traffic conditions. An innovative feature is a pre-collision support with pedestrian discovery, which can alert the driver to pedestrians getting into the path that allows the driver to apply the brake to stop the vehicle if required. The vehicle is also offered with additional driver-assist technologies that can assist the driver to detect vehicles in their blind spots, adjust the vehicle’s velocity. The latest cruise control system assists drivers to stay in their lane, find an appropriate parking spot.
2017 Ford Fusion Sport Engine
Power and torque outputs come from a V6 bi-turbo engine with the displacement of 2.7 liters. This engine is expected to generate 325 HP of maximum power and 350 pound-feet of maximum twist. 2017 Fusion Sport is the first sports sedan to be equipped with six cylinders in the Ford lineup of sports cars.
The engine will be coupled with a six-velocity mechanical transmission with guiding wheel installed paddle shifters, in addition to the all-wheel drive system as standard. From 0-60 time it goes for 6.5 seconds with top speed of 155 mph.
Price the Release date
The 2017 Ford Fusion Sport release date is expected to be the last part of 2016 with the minimum price of $34,350.
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2017 Ford Fusion Sport Photos
Fusion Sport 2017 at Vancouver International Autoshow 2016, photos by Ryan D