01.35 pm: The new Ford Freestyle will be offered in both petrol and diesel engine options – 1.2-litre Ti-VCT petrol & 1.5-litre TDCi diesel. The petrol mill can produce 96PS/120Nm and 100PS/215Nm respectively. Also Read - Ford India launches updated 2019 edition of SUV Endeavour

01.25 pm: Ford India will be launching the new Ford Freestyle Compact Utility Vehicle (CUV) in the second quarter of this year. Also Read - Ford India sales down 18 pc in Dec to 24,420 units

1.20 pm: The newly unveiled Freestyle will feature all-new 1.2-litre Dragon series petrol engine which will develop 96PS and 120Nm of power figures. Also Read - Ford India reports 26% decline in sales to 19,905 units in Nov

1:16 pm: The new Ford FreeStyle arrives at the center stage which gets striking front profile with mesh grille, sleeky headlamps, body claddings and more.

01.13 pm:  The new compact Utility vehicle from Ford India is called as Ford Freestyle. Stay tuned to the updates, as we bring more details from the event.

01. 12 pm: To take the proceedings further, Rahul Gautam, VP Marketing – Ford India takes the center stage to bring more insight for the new product.

01.10 pm: The new Ford Figo Cross will diversity in Ford’s portfolio that is intended for setting benchmarks.

01.05 pm: Ford India is focusing on four pillars in the Indian market – Strong Brand, Right Product, Competitive Cost and Effective Scale.

01.00 pm: The proceedings for the Figo Cross Global Preview event has commenced as Anurag Mehrotra, President & MD, Ford India takes the center stage.

12.55 pm: The new Ford Figo Cross will be based on Figo hatchback that will be pitted against Honda WR-V, Hyundai i20 Active, Toyota Etios Cross and others.

12.45 pm: The proceedings for the event will commence in sometime. The stage is set for the global preview of all-new Ford Figo Cross.

12:30 pm: Ford India is all set to unveil the Figo-based crossover in India. We are at the event, to bring you quick details, keep refreshing the page for latest updates from the event.

Ford India is all set to expand its product portfolio for the domestic market by unveiling the new Compact Utility Vehicle (CUV) today. To be called as Figo Cross, this new crossover from the American car maker has been spied up-close recently while testing in Gujarat. This new Figo Cross will be based on its younger hatch – Figo with added features, equipment and new Dragon series engine. Once launched, the Figo Cross will compete against the likes of Hyundai i20 Active, Toyota Etios Cross, Honda WR-V and others in the segment. Also See: Ford Figo Cross India Unveil Today: Watch LIVE Streaming & Online Webcast of Figo Cross Global Preview

As per the spied images previously, the forthcoming compact utility vehicle is speculated to get a hexagonal mesh grille, conventional LED Headlamps with LED DRLs, chiselled bumper with fog lamps and a split racing strip in the centre which adds a sporty character. Further accentuating the overall sporty appeal of the Ford Figo Cross 2018 will be blacked out roof rails and ORVMs. Inside the cabin, the compact utility vehicle is expected to sport upmarket Interior space with new upholstery, floating touch screen display compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Ford’s SYNC3 connectivity system and much more. Also See: Ford Figo Cross 2018 Unveiling Tomorrow; Launch Date, Price in India, Image, Specification, Features

The new Figo Cross is expected to be offer with both petrol and diesel versions. The petrol unit will be all-new 1.2-litre Dragon engine which can easily produce 90 bhp of max power. The diesel unit, on the other hand, could be a 1.5-litre diesel engine that can make 100bhp of peak power. Transmission duties are likely to be carried out by 5-speed manual gearbox as standard and 6-speed automatic unit is also likely to be on offer, however, no official confirmation on the same. See More: Ford Aspire Facelift 2018 Spied Testing; Launch Date, Price in India, Images, Interior, Specs, Features

The new Figo Cross will sit below Ford EcoSport and above Ford Figo once launched in the Indian market. Expected to go on sale soon, the Figo Cross from the American car maker could carry an attractive price tag. We speculate that the Crossover might be priced in the range of INR 6 lakh to INR 8 lakh (ex-showroom).