Ford F-150 Raptor inspired EcoSport Storm SUV revealed in BrazilPosted On: November 1, 2014 By : AutoLife Team
Ford has rolled out three new modified concepts of its highly popular EcoSport crossover SUV at the Sao Paulo Motor Show. The trio are christened as – Storm, Beauty and Beast. The EcoSport Storm is heavily inspired from the Ford F-150 Raptor, while the other two concepts explore the theme of “Beauty and the Beast”, with designers aiming to highlight the difference between luxury and sportiness. Have a look.Dubbed as the EcoSport Storm, the concept takes heavy inspiration from the Ford F-150 Raptor pickup truck. It features a “Blue Storm” exterior paint job with a Raptor-inspired meaner looking front grille, revised body cladding with black and silver highlights and 15-inch alloy wheels. The Storm rides on rugged 215/75 R15 off-road tires. Similarly, it also gets extended wheel arches and a front engine guard.The EcoSport Beauty concept is designed to be a more luxurious and refined model. Distinctive design details include the “Copper Stardust” matter metallic paint, a black roof, LED fog lights and 18-inch alloy wheels. The luxury crossover also has four individual seats, a multimedia system with GPS navigation and DVD screens in the headrests. The concept rides on low profile tires size of 235/40 R18.The EcoSport Beast focuses on the sportier side of the Ecosport. The concept is dressed up in pearlescent white “Speed White” paint job with contrasting blue and orange detailing. Other features include a ram air hood, revised side skirts, a three bar grille, LED fog lamps with four DRLs and 18-inch alloys with meaty 235/60 R18 tires. Inside, the rear seats are replaced by bike racks.
The three concepts are designed to showcase the ability, versatility and customization potential of the current vehicle. No official word has been received from the company if these models will be sold in the market.