- Coscharis launches the new Ford Edge into the Nigerian Market
- New 2019 Ford Edge is defined by modern sophistication
- New Edge reduces fuel consumption during stop-and-go city driving
- A new class standard Ford Co-Pilot360™ – a suite of standard features to help you drive with confidence
LAGOS, Nigeria, 30 October, 2019 – Coscharis Motors Plc, a leading automobile dealership and exclusive dealer of Ford in Nigeria has launched the new Ford Edge into the Nigerian market. The launch took place at the ongoing 20th Abuja International Motor Fair in Abuja on October 30, amidst pump and pageantry.
Speaking during the launch, Abiona Babarinde, General Manager Marketing and Corporate Communications at Coscharis Group said, “Ford has continued to thrill the world with enhanced new products born out of deep rooted research into the desires of automobile consumers around the globe. We at Coscharis will always see to it that our market never misses the opportunity to get its fair share of such highly innovative products.”
Abiona described the new 2019 Ford Edge as “an upscale sport utility vehicle (SUV) defined by modern sophistication.”
Concluding his speech during the launch, Abiona said, “With this launch today, Coscharis has once again enlarged the coast for SUV vehicles and increased the options for our customers to choose from a wide range of Ford SUVs, including Expedition, Explorer, Escape, EcoSport and now, the new Edge.”
There are plenty of smart new features in the New Ford Edge which stands it out in its class. Starting with Ford Co-Pilot360™, a suite of standard driver assist technologies designed to help you confidently navigate your world. You will also find a smooth-shifting rotary gearshift dial that puts you in control of the 8-speed automatic transmission. Also, there is a wireless charging pad that makes recharging your mobile phone hassle-free. Music lovers are not left behind as the new Edge now has available B&O Sound System with 12 high-performance speakers.
Experience quick-shifting 8-speed automatic transmission and standard Auto-Start/Stop technology, which reduces fuel consumption during stop-and-go city driving. You’ll find these drive enhancement features in both of the EcoBoost engines which are available in the new 2019 EDGE. Ford’s SelectShift® capability enhances your driving experience on all-wheel drive (AWD) new EDGE derivatives with racing-inspired paddle shifters.
A NEW CLASS STANDARD. FORD CO-PILOT360™
All it takes is a few seconds to lose focus, according the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 94% of serious crashes are due to human error. To help you drive with confidence, the new 2019 EDGE comes with Ford Co-Pilot360™. This suite of 5 standard features start helping the moment you begin backing out of your driveway
Rear-View Camera with Washer shows you what’s behind the new EDGE as you slowly back up. When it gets dirty, spray it clean with the touch of a button.
BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert warns you if it detects a vehicle in either of your blind spots while attempting to change lanes, or approaching from either side while in Reverse.
Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking can automatically apply the brakes to help reduce the severity of, and in some cases potentially eliminate, a frontal collision with a vehicle traveling in the same direction, or a pedestrian detected ahead.
Lane-Keeping System alerts you with steering wheel vibration if it detects you drifting out of your lane, and can even apply steering wheel torque to help direct you to return to your lane.
Auto High-Beam Headlamps can help detect vehicles and street lights ahead of you, automatically switching between low and high beams as a convenience to you, and a courtesy to other motorists.
FORD CO-PILOT360 ASSIST+™
When your new EDGE is equipped with Ford Co-Pilot360 Assist+, you’ll also benefit from these additional technologies.
Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go and Lane Centering can bring your vehicle to a complete stop when traffic slows, and can accelerate back to its preset speed within 3 seconds. Lane Centering reads the lane markings to help you keep your new EDGE centered in its lane.
Evasive Steering Assist, also part of the package, helps avoid a collision with a stopped vehicle ahead by providing steering support when a collision can’t be avoided by braking alone.
SYNC®3. STAY CONNECTED ON THE MOVE.
It all starts here. This vibrant 8” touchscreen is the command center of SYNC®3 voice-activated technology, which integrates your paired mobile phone with the new EDGE as soon as you start your vehicle. Make calls. Send and receive text messages. And so much more. Just swipe left or right, or use simple voice commands, to help ensure that your life doesn’t miss a beat. SYNC®3 also features 2 smart-charging USB ports to help keep your devices powered up.
Link Your Apps
SYNC®3 AppLink® links your favorite compatible mobile apps with your voice, giving you convenient control. iPhone® users can view the Waze™ app’s community-based navigation and traffic features on the large SYNC®3 touchscreen CONNECT YOUR iPHONE Apple CarPlay™ compatibility displays the iPhone interface on your vehicle’s touchscreen. Send and receive text messages by voice. Get directions. Access playlists from Apple Music®. Just ask Siri® for help. She already knows your voice.
Connect Your Iphone
Apple CarPlay™ compatibility displays the iPhone interface on your vehicle’s touchscreen. Send and receive text messages by voice. Get directions. Access playlists from Apple MusicR. Just ask SiriR for help. She already knows your voice.
Connect Your Android Phone
Android Auto™ compatibility displays the Android™ interface on your vehicle’s touchscreen.
Get voice-guided navigation from Google Maps™ and Waze™. Access your favorite music from your apps. Make calls. Send and receive messages. Just talk to Google Assistant™ and go.
Map Your Route
Voice-activated navigation delivers turn-by-turn directions and vivid 3-D maps on the SYNC®3 touchscreen. Pinch-to-zoom capability allows for a closer look.
Style and function meet to make perfection
From the Intelligent Access key fob that gets you in, to the push-button start that gets you going, the new EDGE interior has it all. Experience true control: Check out the new rotary gearshift dial in the center console, a new wireless charging pad and B&O Sound System. No doubt you’ll find every aspect of the interior is designed to indulge, pamper and please you.
Maximize space – never compromise on comfort
With its rear 60:40 split seat folded flat, the new EDGE converts to a cargo hauler with ease. A convenient EasyFold® seat release for the rear seat lets you maximize cargo space with the touch of a button. Fold both sides of the seat back down for large objects. Or leave one side up to carry cargo and passengers side by side. And if your hands are full as you approach the rear liftgate, just kick your foot under the rear bumper. The hands-free foot-activated liftgate will rise on its own. This new EDGE is as versatile as you are.
PUSH START AND GO IN THE NEW EDGE AMBIENTE
Assert your presence wherever you go in the Ambiente. Boasting Ford Co-Pilot360™, all new EDGE derivatives are equipped with a standard suite of driver-assist technologies like Intelligent Access to get you in, Push-Button Start to get your engine going, and the new rotary gearshift dial to make it happen.
Up front, Ambiente exhibits the freshened fascia, wider grille and redesigned hood of the new
EDGE that helps it cast a more planted stance on the road. Outside, low- and high-beam bi-LED
headlamps illuminate your view, 18” Sparkle Silver painted Aluminum wheels fill the wells for a
solid finish, and the 4-wheel disc Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) helps bring them to a halt.
STAY SHARP – LEAD IN THE TREND
A long list of Trend standards includes: Dual-Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control, SYNC®3, LED fog lamps, 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, 6-way power-adjustable front-passenger seat, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and Reverse Sensing System.
LUXURY YOU CAN SEE AND FEEL – TITANIUM
Add refinement to your driving experience in the well-appointed Titanium which offers the ultraconvenient hands-free foot-activated liftgate, a new 12-speaker B&O Sound System; new wireless charging pad; 10-way power-adjustable, heated, leather-trimmed driver and front-passenger seats, SYNC®3 and more.
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