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Old 11-28-2012, 11:34 AM   #52
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Originally Posted by mac.mogul View Post
I'm guessing once the 2.3 ecoboost makes its way to shore, we'll see a performance version of the Fusion. There's an emerging market for mid to full size performance sedans and the SHO is really out of touch. The Fusion/Mondeo would be a better global contender.
I bet we'll see something eventually as well. The 2.3 makes sense for this application. Could be AWD as well, which would make it like a modern Mazdaspeed6.

The Mondeo has had performance variants in the past, the ST200 (Contour SVT) and ST220 come to mind.

Also on the topic of this off-topic topic, the new Fusion wagon is gorgeous... yet we can't haz.
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