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2013 Ford S-Max Concept unveiled ahead of Frankfurt debut

2013 Ford S-Max Concept unveiled ahead of Frankfurt debut

2013 Ford S-Max Concept unveiled ahead of Frankfurt debut
September 01
08:30 2013

The 2013 Ford S-Max Concept has been unveiled with just a couple of weeks of the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show debut. According to the Michigan-based car manufacturer, the upcoming prototype is previewing the second generation of the S-Max model and will also reveal Ford’s vision and design philosophy for future sport activity vehicle.

As a reminder, the first generation of the S-Max MPV was born in 2006 and it was time for a new model. According to the Ford officials, the new S-Max Concept will come with a sharper design, advanced technology and premium craftsmanship.

“When Ford unveiled the SAV – sport activity vehicle – Concept in 2005 it immediately captured the public’s imagination and inspired us to produce today’s S-MAX, a true white space vehicle. Our new S-MAX Concept takes that unique appeal to the next level with Ford’s latest design and technology innovations for a new generation”, said Barb Samardzich, vice president, Product Development, Ford of Europe.

2013 Ford S-Max Concept - front view 2013 Ford S-Max Concept - front view

On the outside, we see the same Aston Martin-ish front grille, with a sporty spoiler and big air intakes. The concept continues with a curved roof line, muscular fenders and a roof mounted spoiler for some drama.

Inside the cabin, we see a more driver oriented center console. It has a new high set instrument panel that cuts back into the center console for more space. The new 2013 Ford S-Max Concept comes with high end materials like ultra-soft leather and carbon fiber.

For gadget lovers, the prototype comes with Ford Sync system that is able to monitor the passenger health via glucose and heart rate sensors mounted within the seats.

“The fine detailing and visible craftsmanship in areas such as the instrument panel air vents reward the driver for really paying attention. Each and every element of the interior stands up to close inspection with intricate and thoroughly considered design”, said Martin Smith, executive design director, Ford of Europe.

The 2013 Ford S-Max Concept is powered by the new 1.5 liter EcoBoost unit that can offer 178 horsepower and 240 Nm peek of torque.

Via | Ford

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