Ford: Starts by Vignale

Geneva (Switzerland), March 2, 2016

Ford is expanding its Vignale program. At the Geneva Auto Show in 2016 (3rd to 13th of March), the Cologne introduce more models and a new service. "Vignale" referred to a first-class offering from Ford, which includes not only a noble line of equipment, but includes also exclusive dealers. Currently, there are over 300 known as FordStores with classy furnished lounges, where specially trained advisers should make buying a Vignale model the special experience in Europe. By 2017, there will be according to the Ford 500 of this showrooms.

Very much leather in the Interior

So far the manufacturer offers the Mondeo four-door and the tournament in a Vignale version, now the eponymous top versions of the Mondeo should follow Fünftürers, the S-Max and the edge of the Kuga. The next S-Max Vignale and edge Vignale can be admired at the Ford stand in Geneva in exclusive white and brown tones. Both can be seen on a Matt grey honeycomb grille with aluminum frame. Fine details include also polished 19-incher and chrome plated fog lamp bezels at the edge and a decorative strip with Vignale imprint at the S-Max. The interiors of both models are luxuriously furnished: the seats wear a Windsor leather with hexagonal pattern, on the inside of the door are contrasting seams. Leather adorns the armrest between the seats, center console and instrument panel.

Ford Sync 3 is also wiping movements

Always the communication and entertainment system Ford is one of sync that to react even faster third-generation standard. Also, the eight-inch touchscreen now recognizes also wiping movements except for typing. The voice control, which detects from immediately sentences has been optimized. For example one says 'I need a parking space', the navigation system calculates the route to the nearest parking garage. Penetrate to minimize noise on occupants to leave, the active noise cancellation "Active Noise Cancellation" is on board. With the help of three microphones recognizes it annoying motor hum in the Interior and neutralized it with opposed vibrating sound waves.

Ford Kuga Vignale concept: Compact luxury SUV

Also the lifted Kuga is available in a Vignale version in Geneva, it is Ford still called concept car. The future top model with black applications in the area of fog lights and the bottom grill to alerts from the outside. Special leather seats, door panels and instrument panel belong to the Interior. Leather is decorated even the trunk floor and the inside of the liftgate. The window pillars and the roof panel are covered with Alcantara-material that look like suede. For the Vignale Kuga, the Cologne expect good sales opportunities from finally ordered about 80 percent of all Kuga 2015 Europe sold in the highest trim level titanium.

No prices yet

The S-Max Vignale will be soon available and should be delivered even 2016, as well the edge Vignale. The top models of the Mondeo Fünftürers and the Kuga come in 2017 in the trade. The exact dates of the launch and the prices will be announced at a later date.

Travel and tickets service

Ford introduces its new event offering for Vignale customers also in Geneva. In collaboration with total management, an agency for adventure travel and lifestyle events, for example, short trips, luxury hotels are organized. Available also a ticket service for culture and sporting events such as the French Open tennis tournament in Paris, the formula 1 Grand Prix of Monaco or VIP premieres at the Cannes Film Festival. Via monthly email newsletter or via Smartphone app users learn what offers there are currently. (hd)