Ford Vertrek Concept
To all our American readers, you’re looking at a preview of the next-generation Ford Escape, and to all our European readers, this is likely to be your next Kuga. Whether either of these vehicles will carry over their current names is still up in the air but if they look just half as good as the new 2011 Ford Vertrek Concept, Ford will have another top-seller on its hands. Building on the heritage of both the Escape and European-market Kuga, the Vertrek pairs a sleeker, more modern shape with a slightly larger size. And we’re unashamed to admit that we like it, a lot. Here’s...
2011 Detroit Auto Show: 2011 Ford Vertrek Concept Live Photos
Ford this morning introduced its sleek new Vertrek concept, which hints at the look of a future Ford mass-market crossover. Building on the European Kuga and eschewing any semblance of the Escape that it might replace—and looking more like a taller version of the 2012 Ford Focus five-door...Bengt Halvorson
2011 Detroit Auto Show Video: 2011 Ford Vertrek Concept
Putting a new face (and a larger size) on the compact crossover/SUV market, the new Ford Vertrek Concept builds on the Escape and Euro-market Kuga to preview Ford's next-gen global offering. This video gives us a closer look, including shots of the infotainment system in operation. We'll have live...Nelson Ireson
2011 Detroit Auto Show: Ford Vertrek Concept
While the South is being slowly buried beneath snow this week, the Motor City is alive with the machinations of the 2011 Detroit Auto Show. Key among Ford's unveilings at the show is the new Vertrek Concept, intended as a preview of Ford's next-gen global compact SUV. Building on the heritage of...Nelson Ireson