The Fusion Sports Appearance Package, available on all SE and SEL models, will add custom details to enhance the Fusion's look and complement the car's 'already great handling'.

Ford's 2008 model Fusion will now be helped to further stand out from crowd with the introduction of a new Sports pack. The Fusion Sports Appearance Package, available on all SE and SEL models, will add custom details to enhance the Fusion's look and complement the car's 'already great handling'.

The exterior updates include a new 'smoky black chrome' grille, a unique rear lid spoiler and new 18-inch machined alloys - a first for the Fusion, with a choice of four exterior colours being available: black, redfire metallic, vapor silver and silver birch metallic.

Inside, a mixture of high-quality trims add a touch of class in amongst the sporty upgrade. A charcoal black interior trim is added with red stitching also on the steering wheel and central console. For those opting for leather trim in charcoal black, red-splashed cloth inserts and inlays are added. A brushed aluminium finish adorns the radio and its controls.

Uprated sport-tuned suspension with stiffer springs and dampened struts and shocks add to the improved ride and handling perfornance, while the Fusion continues to offer the class-exclusive all-wheel-drive system, having won the Fusion the top title in independent magazine tests assessing handling, performance and styling over its class rivals.

Ford Fusion marketing manager, Jonathan Richards says: "This Sport Appearance Package helps deliver [a car] with a sporty-looking upgrade - both inside and out - to go with Fusion's already great handling." And as such, dealers are already saying that this Fusion will be their model of choice for showroom Fusions - "delivering on everything that a Fusion is."

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