First Ford Figo Aspire compact sedan rolled out from Ford's Sanand PlantAlso Read - Ford India sales reach 20,828 units for the month of June 2017

Site Plant Manager, Kel Kearns, too was ecstatic with the success. “It is fantastic to produce an exciting new product for customers in India and our export markets,” said Kel Kearns, Site Plant Manager, Ford Sanand Plant. This is going to be yet another game changer for Ford.” Figo Aspire has been built to meet Ford’s high global standards of design, quality and performance, and is a true demonstration of the One Ford Plan. Also Read - Ford Figo Sports: Changes to watch out for!

“This Job 1 is a dream come true for the entire Sanand Team. Together we have been able to roll out a great product from a whole new site thanks to the passionate team,” said Anand Misra, Area Manager, Plant Launch. Echoing a similar sentiment, Dhiraj Dixit, Assistant Plant Manager, said, “Job 1 starts a new journey for the Ford Team at Sanand… it is exciting to see how both product and people have become synonymous with quality. The team at Sanand is now waiting to see the product conquer the Indian roads.” Also Read - Chevrolet Enjoy, Ford Figo Aspire undergo NCAP crash tests

The Ford Figo Aspire will be offered in two engine options- a 1.2-litre gasoline producing about 80PS of power and 102Nm of torque and a 1.5-litre motor is good for 90PS of power and 204Nm of torque. Power is transmitted to front wheels via a five-speed manual gearbox. The petrol version will also get a six-speed DSG automatic transmission.