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1 minute ago, Robert Hall said:

Evolution...a car-like CUV, almost a 'wagon'.   Reminds me of the Venza profile.

I was thinking the same exact thing with the Venza. 

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I would assume the Mach E EV will be similar to this...I think we will see more of these type of wagonish CUVs coming to replace sedans.. trans genre vehicles that are car like, and CUV like...maybe the Venza was too early.

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Ford has stated that "the car silhouette is changing", it may very well be that they just make a bunch of tall wagons and hatches to replace their current car lineup. A Fusion in the vein of an Outback would probably do well. 

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And that seems to make sense. We want things that are slightly less car-like for the ease of getting in and out of and having a hatch for added utility and moving slightly away from the standard sedan body style is pretty much all that is. 

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If you took a current Fusion, added a 1 inch lift kit and called it the Fusion Cross sales would go up 1100%

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16 minutes ago, ccap41 said:

I don't think the Subaru Crosstreck sells 2 million units a year. 

Did a respectable 144K plus last year in North America.

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3 hours ago, Drew Dowdell said:

Ford has stated that "the car silhouette is changing", it may very well be that they just make a bunch of tall wagons and hatches to replace their current car lineup. A Fusion in the vein of an Outback would probably do well. 

Quite handsome I have to say, Europe only though (Ford Mondeo Active)

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I'm not doubting the respectable sales numbers. I don't think that is exactly the style of vehicle to light the sales charts on fire. 

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1 minute ago, ccap41 said:

I'm not doubting the respectable sales numbers. I don't think that is exactly the style of vehicle to light the sales charts on fire. 

It may not do in volume what the current Fusion does, but it will likely do it at a higher ATP.

A Ford Focus and Ford Escape cost about the same to engineer and build, but the Ford Escape can cost $10k more for the same level of features and still sell. 

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38 minutes ago, balthazar said:

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Wheelbase : 112"
Overall length : 180"
Track : 56/58
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Love this auto's style, just put on in-wheel hub motors and a proper 150 kWh battery pack and you have one hell of a Frunk and it will be ready to go! :D 

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