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First look at new Ford Puma

Ford has revealed the first look at its new SUV-inspired compact crossover, the Ford Puma which is expected in Ireland before the end of 2019.

Powered by the brand’s EcoBoost Hybrid 48-volt technology, its mild-hybrid powertrain integrates pulling-power assistance with a 3cyl 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine to deliver up to 155 PS.

It will have Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop & Go; new local hazard warning; wireless charging and 12.3ins digital instrument cluster.

Luggage capacity is 456 litres.

EcoBoost Hybrid technology boosts Puma’s 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine with an 11.5 kW belt-driven integrated starter/generator (BISG).

It will come in 125 PS and 155 PS variants.

Anticipated CO2 emissions will be from 123g/km with 5.4 l/100km consumption – for the 125 PS version. Corresponding figures for the 155PS version are 124g/km, 5.4 l/100km.

A palette of 10 exterior colours will include Blazer Blue, Frozen White, Race Red, Solar Silver, Agate Black, Lucid Red, Grey Matter, Desert Island Blue, Magnetic and Metropolis White.

Pricing has yet to be announced.