2013 Ford B-Max to abandon the B-pillar to increase space
In recent years, the Ford Motor Company on a global scale to promote stylish sports car, B-Max is also a part of, but put sliding doors and the sporty hatchback shape combine or challenging, the good news is that Ford ultimately overcome the difficulties, the success of the design and manufacture of the B-Max. Sliding door tracks and crank mechanism (to open the door, prompting door relocation) is hidden in the car floor, on the track layout in the car waistline below, it looks like a continuation of the rear light. By eliminating the B-pillar, front seat belts to be placed in the back of a chair internal. star diagnosis
B-Max equipped with the acclaimed 1.0-liter EcoBoost gasoline engine, maximum output power of 118 horsepower, it is a great scientific and technological content of the three-cylinder engine. This engine is ideal for the B-Max models, not only to ensure excellent fuel economy, letting the B-Max has a good acceleration performance (0-60 miles / h acceleration time of about 10 seconds), another B-Max equipment had a five-speed manual transmission associated with it. In addition, Ford B-Max provides a variety of power systems, including 99 horsepower 1.0-liter EcoBoost petrol engine, 1.4 liter gasoline engine, 1.6 liters of gasoline engines and two diesel engines.
B-Max suspension system damping spring stiffness and damping coefficients selection is also just right, whether you choose standard mode or Sport mode, ride comfort can be met; electric power steering system according to the speed change auxiliary steering force size, the size of the steering force in line with the general driving habits; body stabilization system is very suitable for this highly larger models of the B-Max, high speed electronically controlled torque distribution system to work, help to reduce the understeer situation.
Taking into account the recognition of U.S. and Asian markets for small vehicles, now the B-Max also can not be extended to a global scale, currently only sold in the European market. Ford C-Max Fox platform-based production manufacturing, sales, and to decide whether to expand the B-Max market.