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Playing it safe clearly was not an for Ford with the redesign of the Fusion .

The body is dramatically in contrast with the current barge, the grille looks from Aston Martin. and the and chassis were completely Ford also is rolling out a hybrid model that’s to get at least 100 mpg-e when in all-electric mode.

That’s has turned the Fusion into a Volt fighter, as if squaring off the Toyota Camry. the Honda and the Hyundai Sonata isn’t The Fusion is being revealed on at the Detroit auto show and the market in the middle of this

The latest edition of the sedan is an project, and Ford is aiming to a wide array of consumers a broad range of engine including two EcoBoost four-cylinders. The is projected to make 179 hp and 172 lb-ft of and the 2.0-liter is expected to make 237 hp and 250 of torque.

The conventional (non-plug-in) also returns, and mileage is to 47 mpg in the city and 44 mpg on the highway. Ford has Fusion hybrids for three and this next generation has regenerative braking, capturing up to 95 of the kinetic energy, more systems (in place of belt-driven), and the and battery-cooling systems are developed at Ford.

The plug-in model is called and it’s different from the hybrid. The Energi’s lithium-ion allow for travel under power, though Ford specify the distance. A gasoline extends range to at least 500

It can stay all-electric up to about 62 Though Ford called the a white space vehicle and there’s no mistaking that meant to compete directly the Volt, the Nissan Leaf and that aren’t even knowledge yet.

You get a better and you’re getting more a vehicle standpoint, said Marakby, Ford’s electric-vehicle director.

A 2.5-liter four-cylinder 170 hp and 170-lb-ft of torque rounds out the Six-speed automatic and manual are available, depending on the model. is no V6 engine, which Marakby a strategic change.

Additionally, the 1.6-liter EcoBoost will have stop/start The internal-combustion variants will be the Fusions off the line, with the and Energi models joining later in 2012.

The surface also are significant. Like the which eschewed a proven, conventional design for a complete the Fusion completely breaks the established appearance of the 2012 The hood and fenders are creased, and bulge in various places.

The headlights are wraparound and are enhanced LED turn signals, and the taillights their own unique graphic for conditions.

The pointed front end the new face of Ford, as first on the Evos concept revealed at the motor show. The grille is in chrome and blinged-out further chrome ribs. There is a prominent beltline that from stem to stern.

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The car follows a path driven by which took a series of sculpture concepts and made production reality in the Sonata. turned heads and was the beginning of the carmaker’s design confidence. hopes to do the same with the which is launching into a that is generally staid.

a calculated move, as the Fusion had its sales year ever in and a major styling change turn off some buyers.

making a statement with its own design language was a mission for designers.

It was something that the design of this vehicle the outset, from the very sketch, chief exterior Chris Hamilton said.

Interestingly, the Fusion debuts a updated Blue Oval is pressed nearly flush the front of the car for a premium feel. also outlined in metal and be used on future Fords.

The also was redone, with seats, more room and an parking brake. The center is slightly more open, and the cluster updated.

Ford loaded the Fusion with a of electronic options, including assistance, parking assistance, a entry system hidden in the and adaptive cruise control. will be standard, with a new of MyFord Touch as an option.

The comes in front- and all-wheel versions and employs new MacPherson-front and suspensions. It also gets a new power-steering system.

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Ford Fusion Electric Cars
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