You are here

Ford Mondeo news — Geneva show: Ford Mondeo - 2007

Read more on:

The current Ford Mondeo
has been knocking around for seven years, and following a few teasing
appearances on the big screen and elsewhere, the covers have finally come off
the third-generation of Ford’s family favourite in Geneva.

The Mondeo doesn’t depart
significantly from Ford’s tried-and-tested big car philosophy, but that’s
hardly surprising with over 1.5 million cars sold in the UK since 1993.

It’s a good-looking car,
though, with strong lines and a more pronounced shoulder line echoing Ford’s
‘kinetic design’ styling philosophy.

Predictably, it’ll come in
four-door, five-door and estate guises, with four petrol and three diesel
engines will be available at launch.

These range from the
entry-level 1.6-litre Ti-VCT to the 2.5-litre five-cylinder out of the Focus
ST. The big shifters are likely to be the diesels, though, with 1.8- and
2.0-litre variants both getting six-speed manual ‘boxes.

Ford’s engineers say that
they’ve been hard at work to improve the Mondeo’s driveability and reduce noise
and vibration in the cabin, so it should be a relaxing and gentle drive.

Available to order
immediately, the new Mondeo should reach the UK in June with prices starting at £14,995. 

Share this page: 

What do you think?

This service is provided by Disqus and is subject to their privacy policy and terms of use. Please read Top Gear’s code of conduct (link below) before posting.

Promoted content