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With New ST Version Ford Edge Gets Edgier

First Ford performance SUV model won’t be its last.

by on Jan.11, 2018

Ford is looking to pump some excitement into its midsize crossover with an all-new ST performance package for the 2019 model year.

With SUVs now dominating the U.S. sales charts it’s no surprise manufacturers are filling in the white spaces with new models, options and features. And that includes sportier models like the 2019 Ford Edge ST.

In recent years, Ford has rolled out a variety of performance variants on the passenger car side, such as the tire squealing Focus ST. The Edge becomes the Detroit automaker’s first high-performance crossover model — though it’s not likely to be the last, Ford officials hinted at a background briefing ahead of the 2019 Edge ST unveiling at the North American International Auto Show next week.

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“We know we have an opportunity to attract a performance-oriented buyer who needs a little more utility” than they might get through current ST models like the Focus, explained Christine Aquino, the crossover’s marketing manager. (more…)