We’re happy to report that a sporty Ford hatchback will soon be amongst us. Ford India is set to introduce a sporty version of the Figo. Dubbed the Figo S, this model sit at the top of the range and will come with an array of “sporty” bits.
On the outside, the Figo S will bare a distinct look thanks to 15-inch alloy wheels, smoked head lamps, two-tone paintjob, new honeycomb grille, rear spoiler and a blacked-out interior.
Enthusiasts will be pleased to know that the like the Fiesta S that you all loved and praised so much for its handling and performance, the new Figo S will offer a similar driving experience. The hot-hatch will get a bespoke suspension tune albeit slightly on the stiffer side.
According to reports, the Figo S could be offered with a choice of engines. There are rumors about a 1.2-liter 88hp petrol and a 1.5-liter diesel with 100hp. Prices for the Figo S are expected to start at Rs 6.40 lakh.
Written by Tushar Kelshikar