Ford Cars for sale in Bangladesh
Since 1903, Ford sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and it named its most luxury cars as the Lincoln brand. In 1913, Ford contributed in using the first moving assembly line for mass production of the Model T cars. According to a 2010 global sales report, the company is second largest car manufacturer in America and the fifth in the world.
The aim of the company is to produce inexpensive vehicles that can be accessible to most Americans. Ford has also been very adamant about the hybrid electrification of their models in the near future. Ford invested in the development of engines using compressed natural gas (CNG) which is a fossil fuel alternative with fewer emissions; to move towards the green technology. In 2011 and 2012, the automaker’s fuel-efficient EcoBoost 1.0L engine won the International Engine of the Year award. This engine is now available in the new and inexpensive subcompact the Ford Fiesta.
History of Ford
Ford’s founder is no other than its namesake and automotive tycoon, Henry Ford. By 1914, Ford was well known for its own production method identified as Fordism. The production method included using elaborately engineered manufacturing sequences typified by moving assembly lines. The Fordism method was proved highly efficient for large-scale manufacturing of cars and large-scale management of an industrial workforce. And for that, Ford was one of the few companies that survived the Great Depression of the 1930s. Ford introduced modern trends in the automotive industry such as the use of an engine with a removable cylinder head, introducing rear seat belts and child-proof door locks.
Ford acquired its former UK subsidiaries Jaguar in 1989 and by 2000, it was able to take over Land Rover, both of them were sold to Tata Motors in March 2008. From 1999 to 2010, Ford owned the Swedish automaker Volvo. In 201. Ford’s Mercury brand, which sold entry-level luxury cars in North America and the Middle East stopped in production. Yet Ford is thriving in its business as reports said the company produced 5.532 million automobiles in 2008.
Popular Ford Car Models in Bangladesh
The ultimate pony car Ford Mustang is obviously the company’s most famous vehicle. Introduced in 1964, the company is currently producing its sixth generation. Mustang was the first automobile to win the Tiffany Gold Medal for excellence in American design. It is also credited for inspiring the design of coupés car such as the Toyota Celica. Ford Mustang has won numerous auto sports competitions in the Trans-Am Championships in the 1960s. It offers an EcoBoost engine alongside with many other powerful engine choices ranging from 3700cc to 5800 cc in V8 version. Its 3700cc engine generates high amounts of power of 305 horsepower and a torque of 380 Nm. It is mated with optional 6-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission and returns very good fuel consumption rates for a sports car ranging from average 11 to 12 liter per 100 kilometer. The Ford Mustang celebrated its 50th anniversary as the uninterrupted muscle car nameplate.
Another formidable vehicle from this American brand is the reliable pickup Ford Ranger which has the both American and International version. The American version came out in 1983 and now it has its third generation and a fourth generation is will be released a few years from now. This car is world renowned for its built-to-last reputation and ability to transport heavy cargo.
The Ford Fiesta was introduced in the 1976 and currently running its seventh generation in the supermini car section. It comes in different body type such as a hatchback, a sedan or as a coup. This supermini car comes in three-cylinder, Duratec Ti-VCT (Variable Camshaft Timing) gasoline engine in a displacement of 1000cc generating torque of torque of 105 Nm and power of 80 horsepower. Another engine version is the 1500cc that can thrust the car with 112 horsepower and a torque of 140 Nm. Paired with a five-speed manual transmission or an optional six-speed automated transmission, the Fiesta has a very impressive fuel efficiency of 27 km/L.
This mini Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) was first built in Brazil in 2003, and it is very popular in the Latin America. It currently is running its second generation. Ford Ecosport comes with a cast-iron 1.0-litre, 3 cylinders and turbocharged engine in two versions: 74 kW and 88 to 92 kW. It has a mileage of 22.7km per liter. It comes with safety and luxury features like a voice command system named Ford SYNC driver connect system, LCD screen with advanced climate control, electric power-assisted steering etc.
Few Ford cars that worth mentioning are Ford Escape, Lynx, the midsize SUV Ford Explorer, the compact car Ford Focus, full-size SUV Ford Expedition and the full-size van Ford E-150.
Availability and Price of Ford Cars in Bangladesh
Anwar Group Automobiles is the official distributor of Ford car in Bangladesh. They distribute popular models such as the Ford Escape SUV, Ford Ecosport SUV, Ford Ranger Pickup Truck, Ford Transit Microbus and Ford Fiesta Sedan. Ford Car that is currently available in Carmudi is Ford Eco Sports SUV price range of BDT 30, 00,000 to 32, 00,000 BDT.
Interesting facts about Ford
Ford is the second largest family owned company in the world which is currently running by Henry Ford’s great-grandson. Henry Ford was known for his innovative ideas regarding employment. He offered his employees $5 a day which was double the current average income in 1914 and a shorter five-hour working day. Ford wanted his employees to have a life instead of a living.