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Spied: Ford's new baby

2007-09-23 11:36
It shares a platform with the new Fiat 500, and if that could be used as a measure for greatness, the next-generation Ford Ka is in for big things.

The current generation Ka has been available in South Africa for the past two years after it was introduced with the phasing in of the latest facelift in Europe, where it had already been available for eight years.

And while the Fiat, with which it shares a platform with the Fiat 500, was just released to the European market, with first units expected in South Africa next year, Ford has kept mum on news of the next Ka.

However, our spies recently snapped shots of this heavily disguised Ka while out testing close to the Nürburgring.

Alfredo Altvilla, in charge of new business projects at Fiat, said the Ford's unveiling was delayed by about six months because the Italian company had already started development of the 500 before Ford came on board.

Extra time is needed to develop and build construction robots for the interior, since both cars will be produced at Fiat's Poland plant.

The cars will also share engines - 1.2- and 16-valve 1.4-litre petrol units, and a 1.3-litre Multijet with diesel particulate filter. All engines will be Euro 5 compliant.


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