Ford has officially unveiled the 2015 Ford S-MAX ahead of its scheduled Paris Motor Show public debut.
2015 Ford S-MAX detailedPreviewed by the S-MAX Concept from the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, the second-generation seven-seat S-MAX features many of the styling cues seen on the facelifted Focus and Fiesta such as the sculpted headlights and chrome trapezoidal grille.
Notably so, the MPV features a number of changes to its predecessor including some new practical features like the segment’s first power-folding seats on the second and third rows, new side airbags, the hands-free boot lid, as well as an electronically adjusted steering column and optional heated and cooled multi-contour massage seats.
Ford is yet to confirm details about the engine range, but it’s expected the new S-MAX will be equipped with a 2.0-litre TDCI diesel engine delivering 80 kW and will be mated to a six-speed manual transmission.
The range topping version is said to deliver between 110 kW and 132 kW with either a six-speed manual or a dual-clutch automatic transmission, as well as a four-wheel drive for the first time. Petrol versions are said to consist of a 1.5-litre EcoBoost with 118 kW and a 177 kW 2.0-liter EcoBoost.
Additional details about the 2015 Ford S-MAX will be released during the Paris Motor Show which is taking place next month.