BERLIN, Sept. 4, 2013 – Ford Motor Company announced today at IFA 2013 that it will kick off the sale of its new Ford EcoSport on Facebook® with a special ‘Limited Edition’* version of the small smart utility vehicle.
After giving us the Kuga (which is pretty much the same as America's Escape), Ford is sending another SUV to the old continent. The EcoSport is a compact aimed against competitors like the Opel Mokka (Buick Encore) or the Nissan Juke.
Ford's unveiled the next-generation EcoSport mini-crossover at the New Delhi Auto Show. The Fiesta-based soft-roader is intended mostly for emerging-market countries like Brazil and India, where the need for basic transportation is rapidly being overtaken by a desire to show some style.
Our favorite Hollywood extra, The Hollywood Extra unearthed a shot of two Ford EcoSport SUVs in Los Angeles, an odd sight considering the closest market in which the small utes are sold is Brazil. Smaller and more car-like than the Escape, the front/four-wheel-drive EcoSport is based on the Fiesta subcompact platform,…