2015 Ford EdgeJune 26th, 2014
Ford’s all-new 2015 Edge is a remake of the Edge crossover SUV first launched in 2006. The 2015 Edge is all new, from the wheels to the roof and is designed to showcase Ford’s latest technology.
The 2015 Edge has new body and suspension, with a more rigid structure and tuned suspension designed to provide drivers with a smoother, more confident driving vehicle. The Edge is available with either a front-wheel drive or optional all-wheel drive drivetrain and retains the front MacPherson struts as seen in the previous generation. The Edge also showcases Ford’s adaptive steering technology and the Edge is the first production vehicle to see it (it’s standard on the Edge Sport and optional otherwise). The system changes the steering ratio based on the speed of the vehicle, providing more maneuverability at low speeds and a smoother experience at highway speeds.
The Edge will be available with one of three engines: a naturally aspirated 3.5-liter V6 (no word on the power output of that engine), a Ford EcoBoost 2.0-liter four-cylinder producing 245hp, or an EcoBoost 2.7-liter V6 with 300hp. All engines are linked to a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission that includes paddle shifters.
The Edge also touts some of Ford’s latest technology, complete with an 8-inch LCD console display with SYNC and MyFord Touch support, active grille shutters to help counter air resistance, adaptive cruise control with collision warning and brake support, Ford’s Blind Spot Information System, side parking sensors, a new 180-degree camera, cross-traffic alert system, and a handsfree rear tailgate. Some of the new technology is showcased in the video below.