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2013 Ford Fusion [w/video]

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    Filed under: Sedan, Ford, First Drives
    Blue Oval Goes All-In On The Family Sedan War With Style and Variety

    An Aston Martin Rapide followed us in traffic for nearly 20 minutes immediately after we climbed out of the all-new 2013 Ford Fusion. With the attractive styling of America's latest four-door sedan still very fresh in our mind, we couldn't help but stare as the exotic sedan's distinctive snout filled our rearview mirror. The resemblance was uncanny.

    It is no coincidence that Ford's new mid-size sedan shares many styling cues with arguably the world's best-looking four-door sedan - styling motivates sales. But to lead a volume segment, and move in excess of 250,000 units annually, the Fusion must distinguish itself as a leader against best-sellers from Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Chevrolet, Subaru, Mazda, Hyundai and Kia.

    Aiming to deliver head-turning styling, utility, value, technology, performance and fuel efficiency in one midsize package, and aligning with its "One Ford" proclamation (a business decision to sell global automotive platforms), Ford crossed the Atlantic for guidance. The result is a fashionable four-door built on a fresh platform with heavy European influence.Continue reading 2013 Ford Fusion [w/video]
    2013 Ford Fusion [w/video] originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 24 Sep 2012 11:57:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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