Monday, July 11, 2005

Ford B376 to hit Indian roads in Oct

The famous automobile brand Ford plans to launch its new mid-sized premium car, B376, in India October this year. Acccording to the market sources, Ford is looking to generate annual sales of 25,000-27,000 for the Indian market with the new brand which will be positioned in the same class as the top end Honda City and enter mid level variants of Optra and Elantra. The B376 is likely to be powered by a peppy 1.6 litre petrol engine and a 1.4 litre common rail diesel engine. There may even be a 1.4 litre petrol option. The car may also be exported from India to certain other markets on lines of the model followed by the famous brand Ikon.