We waited a long time for this moment, but here in Paris has launched 2015 Ford S-Max. We will give you interesting things about this model and try to get closer to all of you who were not able to come to Paris. We’ll go in order from design through to what’s under the hood.
2015 Ford S-Max Design
American vehicle manufacturer promises a greater sense of sporty driving one of the already the best sport crossovers, as well as a significantly higher premium interior. Other features of the MPV with seven seats are brand new chassis, new engines, the optional four-wheel and flexible interior. Most attention attracting new CD4 platform, which already produced Fusion/Mondeo and the Edge, as well as the future replacement for the Galaxie model, which was developed from the beginning with the 2015 S-Max. This platform has been running for three years in North America, but is only now coming to Europe because of problems with the production plant in Belgium. In any case, the chief engineer on the development of the S-Max, Rolf Deges said to have been removed, and the few flaws of one of the best crossover on the market, and that special attention is paid to the sporty driving.
On the design side, S-Max is fully developed in Europe, which tells us that the American giant has no global plans for this crossover. The goal was to get a higher dose of sports lines, but without losing the practicality that praised predecessor. The front of the vehicle greatly resembles the Kinetic school, which started with the Evos concept from 2011, while the luxurious Titanium model, which accounts for about 60% of the total sales of the S-Max, got a different exhaust and 19-inch rims.
Engine and Specs
While the 2015 model is identical in size, Ford says that the new model is really new and it actually shares very few parts with its predecessor. In terms of mechanics, the biggest news is the new 1.5L EcoBoost petrol engine with 158 hp, also with a new six-speed manual transmission, and there is a well-known 2.0L EcoBoost engine with 237 hp with automatic transmission. In terms of diesel, there are three 2.0L TDCi engine, delivering 118 hp, 148 hp and 178 hp, which is the weakest of the engine is only available with a manual transmission, while the other three engines are also available with automatic transmission. As in the past, front-wheel drive remains standard, and the first time you can get the drive to all four wheels taken directly from the Fusion / Mondeo and the Edge.
Release Date and Price
By the end of 2015 the offer should be extended even more luxurious version of the Vignale. Even if you opt for the Titanium and Vignale, S-Max offers enough quality interior where most competitors would envy. New Ford S-Max start selling early next year, with a starting price of about 32,300 dollars was not supposed to be changed significantly.