Ford’s high-performance interpretation of their crossover, the Edge Sport is a rolling advertisement for the blue oval brand . The sporty appearance not only turns heads but will leave gawkers jaws glued to the floor. The Sport version is not for everyone, potential Edge Sport owners are looking for the added styling and aggressive attitude associated with a vehicle that rides on stunning 22 inch polished rims and is dressed up with an audacious 8 piece body kit. One thing is for certain, positioned in the front of any showroom, the Sport version is guaranteed to sell a few more regular Edge models.
Ford launched a new factory-customized model – the 2009 Edge Sport. The Sport version joins the SE, SEL and Limited models in the range – and makes the Ford Edge the first vehicle in its segment to offer a customized model.
The 2009 Edge Sport is offered with 22-inch polished aluminum wheels or the standard 20-inch premium painted wheels with branded center hubs.
The eight-piece Edge Sport body kit includes a unique front air dam, side skirts, lower door caps and a rear skirt, all finished in body color, instead of the dark lower on other Edge models. The front air dam features integrated fog lamps and a lower grille insert. These elements combine with the unique wheels and tires to provide a sporty personality.
The Ford Edge by H&R combines sport utility capability with the driving dynamics of a sports car. The energy of the new Edge makes getting to where you’re going so much fun the long way is the short way.
So says J. D. Powers & Associates, based on their most recent, just-released survey of new car owners’ satisfaction with their vehicles. The Ford Mustang, Cadillac Escalade EXT and GMC Sierra also topped their segments in the Powers survey, which is technically the “Automotive Performance, Execution, and Layout Study.” But, as in years past, the largest number of winners were not domestic. Topping the list is Honda , with BMW , Porsche, and Mercedes -Benz also topping the survey. Perhaps (...) More
Bold American design distinguishes the 2007 Ford Edge in the red-hot crossover utility vehicle market – along with a dynamic driving character and innovative features. Equipped with an all-new 265-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6 engine and 6-speed automatic transmission, Edge delivers performance, quietness and fuel efficiency. Edge SEL AWD is quicker from 0 to 60 mph than the BMW X5 3.0si, based on internal Ford testing. During development, engineers leveraged Ford Motor Company’s global (...) More
Ford says U.S. dealers waiting for their first crossover Edge sport utility vehicles will get them next week. Lincoln Mercury dealers waiting for the counterpart luxury MKX crossovers will have to wait longer, the Detroit news reports. The automaker has had quality problems with rear-axel ball bearings that prompted a last-minute redesign of that component the newspaper said. The vehicles that already had rolled off the assembly line in Oakville, Ontario, had to go back to have the rear (...) More
The 2007 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX crossovers have earned Top Safety Pick ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the first of a line of Ford Motor Company vehicles to benefit from the company’s strategy to accelerate the rollout of its exclusive roll stability control system and advanced crash protection systems. To earn a Top Safety Pick, vehicles must earn good ratings in IIHS’ high-speed front and side crash tests, and in evaluations of seats and head restraints. (...) More
FORD UNVEILS WORLD’S FIRST DRIVABLE FUEL CELL HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE WITH PLUG-IN CAPABILITY The Ford Edge with HySeries Drive is the world’s first drivable fuel cell hybrid electric vehicle with plug-in capability. Ford’s flexible powertrain architecture enables the use of new fuel and propulsion technologies as they develop without redesigning the vehicle and its control systems. The HySeries Drive technology is able to operate using a fuel cell, small gasoline or (...) More