Ford teases the 2020 Escape ahead of its full reveal next week

first_img See More Videos Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” Trending in Canada ‹ Previous Next › This is just the second time the Escape has been fully rebooted since its inception in 2000, so the changes are due. The original platform clung on – undergoing an extensive upgrade in 2008 – until 2013, when the current platform that still underpins the 2019 model was debuted.https://twitter.com/Ford/status/1111221475527327744The unveiling of the new-gen Escape in North America will go down in tandem with the reveal of the near-identical European version, which comes with a way cooler name, the Kuga.  The specifics of what’s to come on Tuesday have not been confirmed, but the spy shots are circulating, as are the rumours. The Escape is expected to house either Ford’s turbo 1.5-litre, a turbo 2.0-litre or a hybrid power plant. Trending Videos The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca Ford took to Twitter to announce the covers are about to come off the 2020 Ford Escape. The all-new small SUV will be unveiled April 2nd.The eight-second video doesn’t give too much away, focusing on panning shots of the grille, tail lights and badge across the rear hatch.The caption is similarly vague: “Best-ever Escape performance, unrivaled flexibility and smart new technology. The all-new #FordEscape debuts April 2.” COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS advertisement Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 2019 Ford Escape Titanium  JIL MCINTOSH, DRIVING We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. RELATED TAGSEscapeFordSUVNon-LuxuryNew VehiclesNon-Luxury The Driving.ca team will bring you all the specifics on April 2. Stay tuned. last_img read more