Ford has announced plans to introduce “a new vehicle for Europe” later this month at the Mobile World Congress.

Ford has announced plans to introduce “a new vehicle for Europe” later this month at the Mobile World Congress.

The Blue Oval company has not revealed the model’s identity, but we are inclined to believe it’s the all-new Ka. The European version of Ford’s smallest car is quite late to the party taking into account the model has been available in South America for well over a year now.

Taking into account it’s going to be unveiled at MWC in Barcelona, chances are the third-gen Ka for Europe will be packed with Ford’s latest technology. As a matter of fact, the Ka will be displayed alongside a new array of “advanced in-car technology.” It’s not known what will power the Euro-spec Ka, but the turbocharged 1.0-liter three-cylinder EcoBoost will likely be on offer with 100 horsepower which should be more than enough for the cute city car.

There was a report last year in UK media indicating the model will be labeled “Ka Plus” or something entirely different than its predecessor. Unlike many segment rivals, the new Ka, or whatever it will be called, won’t offer a lot of customization options like Opel has for the Adam, for example. Instead, the model will focus on being very spacious inside and will possibly have a generous trunk as well.

As far as pricing is concerned, Ford Europe previously said the next Ka will cost just about the same as the outgoing model which in the UK starts at £8,945. It should be mentioned that like the version sold in South America, the Ka will probably come only as a more practical five-door hatchback.

We will know for sure if Ford will actually show the new Ka on February 22 when company president and CEO Mark Fields will announce the news in a keynote speech. Another possible model is the facelifted Kuga which basically we have already seen with the 2017 Escape for the US market.

Source: Ford

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