New ST line for the Mondeo

Cologne, June 23, 2016

BMW M sport, Audi S-line, Volvo R-design and Ford? Ford provides vehicles with the ST line. Now the sporting equipment line with the Mondeo and the Mondeo is used tournament. The result presents the manufacturer at the Goodwood Festival of speed (23 to 26 June 2016).

240-HP petrol engine remains top engine option

Under the hood, everything remains: the ST-line Mondeo vehicles can be ordered either with 1.5 to 2.0 litre petrol engines with 160 to 240 HP or with a 2.0 liter turbo-diesel with 150 to 210 HP. The strongest motor continues to be a two-liter four-cylinder with 240 Horsepower and 345 nm of torque. Whether Ford pushes for sometime yet a 'real' ST of the Mondeo, remains open. The 250-Horsepower machine from the focus ST or even the 2.3 liter four-cylinder petrol from the focus RS with 350 HP would be possible then

Add sporty highlights

The ST line is about optics. By a sporty looks. This is the Mondeo with sport suspension lowered by ten millimeters. To get a wire grille, rectangular fog lamps, black applications, a front spoiler lip, up to 19-inch wheels, a rear spoiler and sport seats, a leather steering wheel and a sport shifter in the Interior.

The sportiest Mondeo since the ST220?

"With the new Mondeo ST-line Ford presents the sportiest Mondeo since the ST220, who made his debut in 2002," said Roelant de Waard, Vice President Marketing for Ford Europe. Then a few words on the price: Let's go 30.750 euro. For that, you get the limousine with 160 PS strong 1.5 liter EcoBoost four-cylinder petrol. Without ST-line this is available already from 27,500 euros. This is a ST-line extra 3,250 euros calculated. (ml)