Ford Endeavour is sold as the Everest in the international market. We wonder if Ford India would bring it to India through CBU route
Would the Ford fans want the Endeavour to be replaced by the iconic Everest SUV in India? This is not something too far beyond imagination. Ford has announced that it will keep operating in the Indian market as a niche player with imported products. This includes the likes of Mustang, Mach E, Raptor Pickup Truck among others. Everest could surely be included in that list. Here is a digital conceptualisation of how the future Endeavour could look like if it makes its way to our shores.
Ford Everest SUV or Endeavour?
This is a detailed illustration by SRK Designs who is an automobile enthusiast and a great digital designer. In this iteration, there are quite a few alterations to the exterior design. Such design elements are something that will go down well with the Indian sensibilities who are looking for bulky SUVs with imposing road presence. The front fascia sports a massive chrome grille with an intricate design pattern. Wrapped around the grille are C-shaped LED headlamps with integrated LED DRLs. The bumper below holds a radiator grille opening, skid plate, dual tow hooks and stylish C-shaped fog housing units on either side. The sides have a prominent side step for easy ingress and egress to and from the tall SUV. The wheel arches are quite chunky and the alloy wheels fill them quite nicely keeping enough space for suspension travel during off-roading scenarios. The B and C-pillars have been backed-out to contrast the maroon theme. This Ford SUV mixture of Everest and Endeavour could be something that the Indian customers drool over if it ever comes to our market.
Before discontinuation, the Endeavour came with a 2.0-litre diesel engine making 175 PS of peak power and 420 Nm of peak torque. The transmission duties are carried by a 10-speed automatic gearbox. Various drive systems (4×4) and terrain modes help in propelling the Endeavour through any kind of environment. The direct and worthy rival to the Endeavour has always been the Toyota Fortuner. Apart from that, it also had competition from Isuzu MU-X and MG Gloster.