Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Refreshing Approach; Popular Soft-Roader to Get a Major Faceliftto Take It Up to the Rival Companies

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Refreshing Approach; Popular Soft-Roader to Get a Major Faceliftto Take It Up to the Rival Companies

Article excerpt

A TEASER of the first major update to Ford's popular Territory soft-roader has been released almost six months before the car will arrive in dealerships.

Clearly keen to drum up more interest in the vehicle that was once Australia's best-selling SUV (or 4WD-style wagon) Ford has given a hint of how the new Territory will look with a telling sketch that shows the vehicle will adopt a styling theme based around the blue oval's European-influenced akinetica design language.

The sketch comes months after Drive snapped the largely new Territory testing at Ford's You Yangs proving ground south of Melbourne.

The new Territory is believed to share its basic platform with the current Territory, which is based on the Falcon large car and in 2004 was the first Australian-made soft-roader to go on sale and only received a minor styling update in 2009.

However, as the sketch reveals, the new Territory will get fresh front and rear styling as well as new details to give it a more modern look than the current shape that has started to age. …

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