Vignale: classic car fans know these big names of special cars of the years 1948 to 1969. But since quite some time is the name of the former body builder at Ford for the luxury versions of the equipment. After the Mondeo, S-Max and the edge, now also the recently lifted Kuga will be "vignalisiert".
The Group's own sales provides the background for the Nobel action: four out of five buyers of the Kuga opted for the previous version of the top Titanium. Now supplying Ford: only for the Kuga Vignale is a painting called "Vignale Milano Grigio" available. The grey Pearl tone with pink shimmering metallic additive is polished at every Kuga for two hours by hand on high gloss. To get shiny black appliqués on the body.
Inside seams adorn the Windsor leather of the seats and the door panels. Also, the instrument panel is covered with animal skin. Technically, four Motors of choice are: 150 / 182 PS make the gasoline engine, the greater machine is also available with automatic and all-wheel drive. At the 150 HP diesel, the four-wheel drive is subject to a surcharge, if not the "Powershift" dual clutch transmission is ordered. The 180 PS strong diesel has all-wheel drive from the factory, also here an automatically shifting gearbox can be ordered. Will be officially presented the Ford Kuga Vignale at the Festival of speed in the UK Goodwood (23 to 26 June 2016), the launch will take place beginning of 2017. (rh)