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2006-08-07 07:09

Ford re-aligned the affordable Ka range

The Ka will now be available in three different trim levels namely: Ambiente, Trend and Collection. All three derivatives will continue to be powered by Ford's 1.3-litre RoCam engine with a power output of 51kW.

Ka Ambiente The FordKa Ambiente fits in as the new entry-level derivative.

The Ambiente remains well equipped with standard features such as a driver airbag and ABS brakes.

According to Ford the Ambiente is identifiable by its 13-inch steel wheels and mid grey colour bumpers. Metallic paint, 14-inch alloy wheels and radio/CD with two speakers are all optional extras for the Ambiente.

Price: R77 990

Ka Trend

The FordKa Trend is the derivative we have become familiar with on South African roads.

Spec level remains the same as before, offering standard air-conditioning, full body coloured bumpers and 14-inch alloy wheels over and above the spec found on the Ambiente.

Metallic paint and radio/CD player with two speakers are on the options list for the Trend.

Price: R87 750

Ka Collection

Also new to the line-up is the FordKa Collection, which becomes the flagship of the range. The Collection is set apart by exclusive Collection decals on the B-pillar and Ka logos on the bright finish scuff plates.

Standard features on the Collection over and above the spec found on the Trend include radio/CD, power windows, central locking, electronic body colour door mirrors and a passenger airbag.

The interior is characterised by a leather trimmed steering wheel and gear knob as well as the soft feel handbrake exclusive to the Collection.

Further enhancements include; two rear adjustable headrests, a manual 4-way driver seat adjuster and front courtesy light.

Price: R97 950

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