Bhubaneswar, April 18, 2017 (By Debabrat Mohanty)– Ford India today introduced sharper and spirited ‘Sports Editions’ of hatchback Figo and compact sedan Aspire in Bhubaneswar, further enhancing the fun-to- drive credentials of its two popular and extremely capable models.Featuring a dozen design and performance enhancements, the Figo Sports Edition will be available across dealerships (ex-showroom Bhubaneswar) at INR 749,135 (1.5 Diesel Titanium)and INR 656,088 (1.2 Petrol Titanium). The Ford Aspire in Sports Edition is priced at INR 789,797 (1.5 Diesel Titanium) and INR 676,006 (1.2 Petrol Titanium).“Fresh, dynamic, spirited & sporty, the new Sports Editions of Figo and Aspire are all set to take customers on an exhilarating ride and deliver the real fun-of- driving,” said C Devarajan, General Manager, Service Engineering Operations, Ford India.“Since their launch, both Figo and Aspire have set new benchmarks in the segment – from the maximum airbags-on- offer to lowest cost of service * . The launch of Sports Editions is yet another stride in our commitment to introduce products that customers want and value and will help us further strengthen our position in in the segment and industry at large.”True to Ford’s commitment to driving enthusiasts, the Figo & Aspire Sports Editions are engineered to offer precise, agile and responsive steering, and stable, predictable handling.The sporty, trendy update – featuring a tuned suspension, bigger & wider 15-inch alloy wheels– enhances the fun-to- drive character of the two popular Ford models. It adds to the Figo and Aspire Sports Editions’ sophisticated ride quality.A rear spoiler has been added to the Figo Sports Edition to improve aerodynamics for a more refined performance.Both the models are available with a choice of two power trains — 1.2l TiVCT petrol engine,generating a peak power of 88 PS and fuel efficiency of 18.12 KM/l and 1.5l TDCi diesel engine that generates class-leading power of 100 PS and fuel efficiency of 24.29 KM/l.The engines will be paired to a smooth, five-speed manual transmission.The Figo and Aspire Sports Edition make driver and passenger safety a top priority and will be equipped with dual front driver and passenger airbags, along with ABS and EBD as standard.The Sports Edition cars will also feature MyFord Dock — a first-in- class feature, offering drivers a unique solution for storing, mounting and charging mobile phones, MP3 player, and satellite navigation systems, and for integrating these devices into the car’s entertainment system. When not in use, the dock can be closed out of sight.Both Ford Figo and Aspire Sports Edition boast of an aggressive, impressive look.Sharp, fresh exterior changes on the two models, include sporty grille, black inset on headlamp bezel and smart, dynamic graphics on the sides and rear.An all-new black honeycomb grille across Figo Sports Edition further enhances the bold and trademark trapezoidal grille. The dual-tone exterior with a contrasting black painted roof, all-new black alloys and outside rear view mirrors (ORVMs) enhance the hatchback’s sportier stance.The Aspire Sports Edition also dons a new grille with smart black painted bars.