Ford expands Puma line-up with additional powertrains and options
Ford has further expanded the new Puma range with additional powertrain and equipment level options. Customers can now for the first time choose from Puma models featuring Ford’s 120 PS 1.5-litre EcoBlue diesel engine, Pumas equipped with a new seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, and a new Puma ST-Line Vignale variant.
Ford has invested approximately 200 million Euro at its manufacturing facility in Craiova, Romania, to support production of Puma, taking Ford’s total investment in Craiova to almost 1.5 billion Euro since 2008.
Puma customers were from late last year among the first to benefit from Ford’s 48-volt mild hybrid technology for enhanced petrol fuel efficiency. Puma EcoBoost Hybrid powertrains are offered with two power outputs in combination with six-speed manual transmissions:
Further Puma variants models including the Trend, Titanium, Titanium X and ST-Line X feature as standard technologies including Ford’s Local Hazard Information. Earlier this month, Ford announced that a new Ford Performance Puma ST model will join the range later this year.