While we still don’t and probably won’t get it on the stateside, Ford has added a premium sport edition for its flagship Mondeo. The Ford Mondeo Titanium X Sport is visiually enhanced, packed with standard equipment and is powered by a new premium diesel or 5-cylinder petrol engines.
Feeding to the demand of a top end version of the Mondea, the Titanium X Sport Mondeo comes with 18-inch alloy wheels, twin chromed exhaust tailpipes, body-colored side skirts and a sporty interior with red stitching on leather/alcantara seats. The aluminium trim is replaced with stylish piano black inlays.
Buyer can choose from two powerful and efficient powertrains including a 2.5 liter turbocharged 5-cylinder engine producing 216-hp or a 2.2 liter TDCi diesel engine producing 175-hp. 0-62 for the 2.2 liter TDCi comes in 8.4 seconds with a fuel-economy of 38mpg.
Standard equipment includes in-dash Sony six CD player, voice control, rain sensing wipers, automatic headlights, front and rear park assist, dual-zone climate control and Ford Power start button. Prices start at £23,355 (5 door) and £26,605 (estate).
Ford Mondeo Titanium X Sport:
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Mondeo is set to extend its premium sporty appeal with the introduction of a new flagship – the Titanium X Sport. Visually exciting, packed with standard equipment and powered by new premium diesel or five-cylinder petrol engines, the new Titanium X Sport is the most desirable Mondeo yet. Created in response to the recent surge in retail demand for top end versions of Mondeo, the new Titanium X Sport combines superb dynamics with premium luxury and a sportier new look. Available in five-door hatchback and estate body styles, Titanium X Sport models are designed to stand out from the crowd. Aggressively styled 18in alloys fill the wheel arches while twin chromed exhaust tailpipes and body-coloured side skirts complete the picture. The interior is also themed with sporty red stitching on the leather/alcantara seats, leather steering wheel and gear shift lever. Aluminium trim detailing is replaced with stylish piano black inlays.
Customers can choose from two powerful and efficient powertrains. Existing five-cylinder 220PS 2.5-litre turbocharged petrol, or the new diesel, which is expected to account for the majority of sales. With 35PS more than its 2.0TDCi sister, the new 175PS 2.2-litre TDCi engine is among the smoothest units of its type combining swift, quiet acceleration of 0-62mph in 8.4 seconds and a top speed of 139mph with a combined economy figure of 45.6mpg. C02 emissions are low too at 165g/km.
Generously specified, the Mondeo Titanium X Sport’s standard equipment includes in-dash Sony six CD player, voice control, rain sensing wipers, automatic headlights, front and rear park assist, dual-zone climate control and Ford Power start button. Additional upgrades over the standard Titanium include advanced Bluetooth connectivity, bi-xenon lights, alloy pedals and sports suspension. Both engines come with six-speed manual gearbox and insurance groups are 12E for diesel and 14E for petrol models.
Available to order now and priced from £23,355 (5 door) and £26,605 (estate) on the road, Titanium X Sport adds more premium appeal and choice to Ford’s popular Mondeo.
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