After being leaked in advance, the Sports variant of the Figo and Figo Aspire, called as the ‘S’ version is launched in India, priced at Rs 6.31 lakh and Rs 6.50 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), respectively.
Cosmetically, the Figo Sports gets a gloss black mesh grille, gloss black foglamp bezels, a pair of smoked headlights, 15-inch black alloy rims (different from regular Figo), black ORVM caps, a decals across the side profile and rear bumper with ‘S’ branding, gloss black roof and a roof spoiler. The Figo Sports can be opted in 5 colour options: Ruby Red, Sparkling Gold, Oxford White, Tuxedo Black and Ingot Silver.
The Aspire Sports gets the same front grille as the regular model, though the horizontal slats have been blacked-out. Additionally, it gets a sporty body decals across the side and rear with ‘S’ branding, 15-inch dual 5-spoke silver tone alloys (the ones on the Aspire are borrowed from the erstwhile Fiesta), and the headlights have been given a smoked treatment. A total of 7 colours are on offer – Ruby Red, Sparkling Gold, Oxford White, Tuxedo Black, Ingot Silver, Deep Impact Blue and Smoke Grey.
On the inside, both the hatch as well as the compact sedan gets the all-black treatment with red and fog grey contrast stitching, including a leather wrapped steering wheel and both come with the MyFord Dock system. Both the Figo Sports Edition and the Aspire Sports Edition are available based on Titanium variants in both petrol and diesel engines only with a manual transmission.
Ford has retuned the suspension setup to significantly-up the handling of the cars and Fords are always known to be the best handlers, however, there are no changes to the engine or the power and torque figures, the 1.5-litre petrol engine available with a dual clutch automatic gearbox on the regular Figo is not available with the Sports Edition.
Prices of the Ford Figo Sports and Aspire Sports (ex-showroom, Delhi):
Ford Figo Sports
- Ford Figo Sports petrol – Rs. 6,31,900
- Ford Figo Sports diesel – Rs. 7,21,600
Ford Aspire Sports
- Ford Aspire Sports petrol – Rs. 6,50,900
- Ford Aspire Sports diesel – Rs. 7,60,600
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