Ford Scorpio Turnier
With the Ford Scorpio tournament, which added a wagon version from 1992, the model range of the Cologne carmaker tried the European branch of the U.S. company regain lost market share in the previous upper middle class. As from 1995, the second generation Scorpio rolled off, and the Ford Scorpio tournament received a new design that should finally meet the taste of the traditional Ford buyers. But the American-inspired front end was the many former Ford Granada drivers who had turned their backs on the consolidated not get back again. Here, the Scorpio tournament had some advantages : Especially in the space and with the engines he always knew to shine. As motorization gasoline and diesel engines were offered between 1.8 and 2.9 liters, depending on the model and year. Great demand, introduced in 1992 DOHC engine with 85 kW were (115 hp) and the 2.9-liter V6 with 107 kW (145 hp). These models were equipped from the factory with a five-speed manual gearbox. The top engine for the tournament Scorpio formed a 2.9-liter 24V six-cylinder engine from Cosworth, the Ford's spaceship up to 225 km / h was fast. From 1997, an additional 147-hp 2.3-liter gasoline engine and a 2.5-liter turbo diesel with 125 hp were available, which still proves to be economical and at the same time dynamic engine for the Cologne area Transporter.