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Ford News: Did Ford Accidentally Leak The 2015 Edge?

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By William Maley

Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com

February 13, 2013

Everyone has been going somewhat crazy with a PowerPoint presentation given to analysts at Deutsche Bank by Ford. The reason? Well, one of the slides in the presentation has a Ford Edge that's not like the current model. That has everyone thinking that the Edge in the presentation is what the next generation model will look like.

The somewhat blurry image from the slide shows the Edge keeping its current shape. The only changes are a new front clip with redesigned grille, headlamps, and lower fascia with integrated fog lights.

Is this the next-generation Ford Edge? We don't know if it is or not.

Source: BlueOvalForums.com

William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at william.maley@cheersandgears.com or you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster.

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ocnblu    733

I don't think either of them ride on a Mazda platform.

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ehaase    18

The current Edge is on a Mazda platform, but the Escape uses the Focus platform. The old Escape used a Mazda platform, but the new one does not. I think the next Edge moves to the Fusion/Mondeo platform.

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regfootball    234

Escape is smaller than the Edge. Part of the reason the Edge is so popular is it's larger full size car size. The Escape got a bit smaller with the redo, so now there is even more market spacing.

Contrast with the Equinox, which is a tweener.

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dfelt    1,777

Both are just OK. Ford has gone on this Jelly Bean Design and to me the DNA Language is just boring!

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Ford seems to have the CUV market covered ranging from the Escape to the Edge, Explorer, and Flax. They probably will add something like a raised B-Max for an Encore-sized mini CUV.

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ocnblu    733

That little Fiesta-based Xover reminds me of a bulldog puppy, pretty darn spunky.

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ocnblu    733

Now see, dude, that's pretty darn cool looking... if only there were a 3-door variation on it... still it's pretty darn cool.

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dfelt    1,777

Maybe VW will join in and bring the CrossUp here...would be a good Juke competitor in upcoming subcompact CUV wars..

vw-cross-up.jpg

How butt ugly! :puke:

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ocnblu    733

I really like the small car big attitude aspect of it. That is why I like the Sonic RS, Fiesta ST, etc.

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dfelt    1,777

I really like the small car big attitude aspect of it. That is why I like the Sonic RS, Fiesta ST, etc.

I guess I really do not get it, how does this ugly red car and these others you mention have a Big Attitude?

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