Don’t expect this sedan to arrive in the US.
Ford is working on a replacement for the Fusion and Mondeo sedans, but due to leaked photographs, it’s no longer a secret. It’s not like the spy images left much to the imagination, but new spy shots recorded the sedan entirely uncovered out testing in Ford’s hometown of Dearborn, Michigan, indicating that Ford is reportedly saying to hell with keeping it a secret.
The new Mondeo/Fusion resembles the Ford Evos crossover, which launched last year and converts the vehicle into a wagon-like crossover. The Evos is slated to replace the Mondeo in Europe and the Fusion in America, thus the Chinese sedan variant seen here is unlikely to make it to the US. The Evos has its unique front bumper and rear-end design, yet they share a lot of similarities.
The new Ford’s powertrain remains a mystery, but the spy images show a badge on the Mondeo that suggests a 245-horsepower (182-kilowatt) 2.0-liter engine under the hood. Ford might be able to fit a range of powertrains into the car, including hybrid and all-electric, but there’s no proof of this just yet.