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Ford Figo Concept at Go Further, Production Model Planned for Africa

Production version of Figo Concept planned for Africa Brings advanced technology and design to emerging markets Designed to meet demand for high-quality, fuel efficient and safe affordable vehicles Pretoria, South Africa, 30 June 2014 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) will give a glimpse of its vision for a new global B-segment compact […]

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Ford Connected Vehicles – Ford Figo

Entire Figo range now available with Bluetooth® Ford offers extensive range of connected vehicles AppLink™ due for local introduction later this year PRETORIA, South Africa, 10 February, 2014 Ford is continuing to grow its range of connected vehicles with the addition of Bluetooth connectivity on its Figo Ambiente models. The Figo’s contemporary design, solid performance […]

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Ford Figo in South Africa get’s Fashionable Update

Updated Fashionable Figo Figo design enhanced with new kinetic design elements Minor changes to the interior add to the overall appeal Trend drivers’ connected with addition of Bluetooth technology PRETORIA, South Africa, 13 November, 2012 Ford’s fun and fashionable Figo is now even more desirable thanks to the introduction of exterior design enhancements and added […]

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Ford Figo named runner-up in SA Car of the Year contest

Ford’s Figo took the runner-up position, in a surprise finish to an evening that saw two cars named 2011 South African Car of the Year at a gala awards evening hosted by Wesbank and the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ) last night. Last year an independent panel of motoring experts from the SAGMJ […]

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FORD FIGO SURGING AHEAD

The Ford Figo is a key product for Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa in the now growing new car market.  Its crisp driving dynamics, fuel-efficient engine options, cheerful styling and interiors and, of course, its terrific pricing, have propelled it up the sales charts and won it critical acclaim in the local media.

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FORD FIGO WINS 2011 INDIAN CAR OF THE YEAR AWARD

MUMBAI, India, December 15, 2010 – The phenomenal Ford Figo was selected as Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) 2011 today, earning the country’s top automotive award in the fiercely competitive and rapidly growing Indian market. Now in its sixth year, the ICOTY is awarded to a new vehicle after comprehensive testing by a jury […]

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SOUTH AFRICAN IDOL ELVIS WINS BRAND NEW FORD FIGO

Johannesburg, 3 November 2010 – Last night, Ford saw off ecstatic South African Idol winner, Elvis, as he took to the road in his brand new Ford Figo after winning the sixth season of the show. Elvis received a 1.4 Trend model in the Figo’s signature colour, Colorado Red, as part of his prize package, […]

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FORD FIGO READY TO CHALLENGE FOR COTY TITLE

Johannesburg, 26 October 2010 – Ford’s new fun and fashionable compact car, Figo, has been named as a finalist in the prestigious South African Car of the Year competition. The 1.4l Ambiente has been selected as the derivative that will represent the Figo range in this year’s competition.

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FORD FIGO CHASSIS DESIGNED FOR THE GLOBAL MARKET

FORD FIGO CHASSIS DESIGNED FOR THE GLOBAL MARKET – TAILORED FOR SOUTH AFRICAN ROADS Johannesburg, 15 July 2010 – Based on a proven global architecture, the new Figo has undergone extensive engineering to the suspension and steering system along with improved sound refinement to bring new levels of driving enjoyment.

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A FORD FIGO THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU

The new Ford Figo product range offers something for everyone Johannesburg, 15 July 2010 – The new Figo is available with a choice of two of Ford’s class-leading, fuel-efficient engines, the1.4ℓ Petrol Duratec and the 1.4ℓ Turbo Diesel Duratorq.  Both models are equipped with manual five-speed transmissions.

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NEW FORD FIGO BRINGS A FRESH APPROACH TO SMALL CAR DESIGN

Johannesburg, 15 July 2010 – The new Figo incorporates kinetic design in an affordable spacious package.  When the design team for the new Figo met with the marketing team, the direction was clear: ”we want more”.  After deciding on packaging objectives that needed to be met, such as reducing the overall length of the car […]

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ENJOY THE FREEDOM OF AFFORDABLE MOTORING WITH THE NEW FORD FIGO

Johannesburg, 15 July 2010 – Ford’s new fun and fashionable compact car, Figo, has been developed and designed with the customer’s desires in mind. Figo derives its name from the colloquial Italian expression, which translated into English means ‘cool’. With its stylish design language and practical layout, the Figo is set to be a hit […]

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NEW FORD FIGO LIVES UP TO CUSTOMERS DESIRES

Figo – Freedom has a new name Johannesburg, 15 July 2010 – Ask a typical young South African what they are looking for in a small car, and style will be at the top of the list. Like many first-time buyers, the South African Figo customer is young, single, and either studying or embarking on […]

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FUEL EFFICIENCY, PERFORMANCE AND DURABILITY ARE HALLMARKS OF FORD FIGO POWERTRAINS

Johannesburg, 15 July 2010 – The new Figo arrives in South Africa with two proven fuel efficient powertrains. A 1.4ℓ Petrol engine and a 1.4ℓ Turbo Diesel engine will be offered to meet the driving requirements of South African motorists.

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FORD FIGO PRODUCTION STARTS AT INDIA’S

Production of the new Ford Figo begins in Chennai, India following a US$500-million investment by Ford Motor Company. Chief Minister Karunanidi and Deputy Chief Minister Dr. M K Stalin participate in ceremonies as Tom Chackalackal, Ford India’s vice president, manufacturing –vehicle operations, drives first Figo off the line. New car production capacity is up to […]

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