Ford Iosis Max Concept, never two without three
Three concepts vehicles carrying code IOSIS from Ford Europe, were presented in recent years, and each reveal an approach that is their own. The first version presented in 2005 in Frankfurt, presented itself in the form of an elegant sedan intermediate, which would serve the development of the second frame of the Ford Mondeo popular. In a second time, the Iossis X concept unveiled in Paris in 2006, gave birth to the following prototype Kuga years today, has become a sports utility vehicle compact, very research and especially covets. For its part, the new concept Iosis MAX recently unveiled in Geneva, announced the upcoming arrival of a new vehicle type ultra compact crossover, or according to some, an overview of the next generation Ford Focus, not only European but a global reach, including the steps North Americans.
Moreover, here is an overview of the statement issued by Ford Europe, on the latter:
Iosis-MAX concept: a study of style for a new vision of the compact MPV.
Welcome to the future. With the concept Iosis-MAX, Ford unveiled with the study of style, his vision of the compact MPV of the future. It is the synthesis of what is best in terms of design, modularity and protection of the environment. Iosis-MAX is really the attraction of the Ford stand!
Innovative, flexible and scalable
Iosis-MAX adapts to our current lifestyle or innovation is integrated throughout. Our new concept also innovative research in order to improve the ease and flexibility of a minivan come solutions.
Clever sliding doors allow easy loading by the side of large or bulky objects - even in tight places. As Patrick explains VERHEE, sliding doors "optimize the opening so that, in a small garage, you can easily open the doors without needing a lot of space. In addition, thanks to the absence of the central post, you can load any large objects easier. "
To solve the classic problem of loading or unloading the vehicle in tight Iosis-MAX offers a tailgate two elements that can be opened completely even if untap limit back or above the vehicle. This system is particularly useful when you are in town station and underground parking. The cover, with its ingenious system of opening will allow you to easily access the engine to quickly control the different levels.
A leap forward in design
"Iosis-MAX is the most dynamic expression, elegant and accomplished what must be a compact MPV." If you have the chance to go to Geneva admire Iosis-MAX, you will feel the same as Patrick VERHEE. From the outside, the "Kinetic design" makes sense with a dynamic style that gives the impression of being in motion, even when stationary. This style extends to the inside: look its vast interior and admire the ideal combination of style, modularity and habitability. Iosis-MAX seems inspired by the most futuristic architectural designs, or style is at the service of habitability. "Reunir design and functionality is a chef d'oeuvre of achievement."
Of progress in sustainability and environmental protection
Iosis-MAX also made considerable progress in terms of environmental protection. It combines an aerodynamically efficient powertrains from advanced technologies, while optimizing the weight. Iosis-MAX also prefigure the European development of the engine technology EcoBoost petrol Ford, which will be gradually introduced in the series of vehicles from 2010. Iosis-MAX is an animated these new petrol engines, the 1.6 180 hp , after this new family of EcoBoost engines. From latest technologies, these engines are designed to do a power and performance identical, up to 20% more fuel economy than conventional gasoline engines.
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