Ford today announced enhancements for the stylish S‑MAX sports activity vehicle and spacious Galaxy people mover, delivering even more distinctive design, greater comfort and improved connectivity for drivers and passengers.
S-MAX and Galaxy Trend, Titanium and ST-Line models are now more easily distinguished with unique front-end designs, as are the S-MAX Vignale and the new Galaxy Vignale variant – introduced for the first time with luxurious signature specification.
New driver and front passenger seats available for S-MAX and Galaxy Trend and Titanium models can be adjusted in 18 ways for maximum support – contributing to even more comfortable journeys and earning the seal of approval from the leading spinal health organisation Aktion Gesunder Rücken e.V. (AGR) (the Campaign for Healthier Backs).
FordPass Connect on-board modem technology is also now offered for both the S‑MAX and Galaxy for the first time. FordPass Connect turns the models into mobile WiFi hotspots with connectivity for up to 10 devices, and enables new Local Hazard Information that can inform the driver of hazardous situations in the road ahead before they become visible to the driver or vehicle sensors.
“Our new Galaxy Vignale model takes first-class travel to the next level, and the connectivity delivered by our FordPass Connect technology helps make life simpler and less stressful for S‑MAX and Galaxy customers whether they’re driving, working or relaxing,” said Roelant de Waard, vice president, Marketing, Sales & Service, Ford of Europe.
Ford’s S-MAX and Galaxy models were last year enhanced to deliver even greater fuel efficiency, performance and refinement, with Ford’s sophisticated 2.0-litre EcoBlue diesel engine offering up to 240 PS; an advanced eight-speed automatic transmission option; and available driver assistance technologies including Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Stop & Go functionality.
Vignale specification introduces a new level of sophistication as standard to the refined and flexible Galaxy people mover, designed to deliver first-class travel for up to seven occupants. Highlights include:
- Salerno leather-wrapped instrument panel and centre console with Metal Grey stitching
- Aluminium interior appliques and aluminium-finish pedals
- Heated steering wheel
- Driver and front passenger heated and cooled, 10-way-adjustable, 11 bladder, multi-contour seats with massage function – as delivered for S-MAX Vignale customers
Retaining their sleek front profiles, enhanced S-MAX and Galaxy models feature a revised upper front facia and unique combinations of grille and lower fascia designs for more distinctive style. Highlights include:
- Bright chrome upper grille and foglamp surrounds for Galaxy and S-MAX m...