Al Tayer Motors, the UAE’s official importer-dealer for Ford vehicles, launched the new Escort to customers at its Sheikh Zayed Road showroom in Dubai. Built on Ford’s renowned global small car platform, the new Escort is tailored for customers looking for great value, sophisticated design, interior roominess and superior safety features in a small car.
“The new Ford Escort underlines our commitment to present UAE customers with a range of vehicles to meet all their transportation requirements,” said Ashok Khanna, Chief Executive Officer, Al Tayer Motors. “We are confident customers will enjoy the car’s unique blend of style, technology and safety features backed by our reliable and wide after-sales network across the country.”
A modern feel inside and out
The new Escort is a stylish and modern car featuring Ford’s Design DNA, blending comfort, performance and looks together in perfect ergonomic confluence. This delivers an exclusive image that considerably lifts the vehicle within the segment, with an overall harmony that expresses a successful lifestyle.
The car’s front end boasts a well-balanced and sculptural look, with an emphasis on horizontal elements. The five-bar upper grille sits proudly between the headlamps, extending outboard to merge into the fenders, harmonizing with the full width lower grille.
The High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamp design offers exceptional lighting performance, and includes a C-shaped LED Daytime Running Light (DRL) balanced against a chrome outer bezel. At the rear, the signature LED tail lamp design extends into the deck lid, giving the car a sense of absolute refinement.
Twin integrated reverse lamps and separation of the fog lamps into the rear fascia give the rear design a sense of symmetry and balance. The multi-piece rear fascia along with available 17-inch wheels and a shark fin antenna further reinforces the stylish nature of the car.
Inside, the new Escort introduces an Urban Grey and Domino black two-tone colour scheme that gives the interior a fresh and contemporary feel, reflecting the emerging tastes of young families. A new instrument cluster along with high gloss finishes and satin aluminum accents lift the Escort’s cabin ambience to a completely new level.
Room to move
The Escort is designed with comfort in mind, with a spacious and well-appointed interior. The multi-function steering wheel and cleverly designed dash-mounted touchscreen have been designed to give passengers generous leg, shoulder and headroom – allowing them to stretch out and get comfortable even on long journeys. The Escort’s cavernous boot swallows luggage for weekends away, while the rear seats fold flat to reveal even more load carrying space, making it easy to transport larger loads when needed.