Ford Aspire to get a 6-speed automatic option

It will be interesting to see how the Aspire AT is positioned in relation to its rivals – Tata Tigor, Maruti Suzuki Dzire and the Honda Amaze.

Last week, Ford launched the Figo AT with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Well, according to one report, the Aspire AT is now on the horizon.

Ford is likely to offer the automatic transmission on the petrol version of the Aspire. It uses the same 1.2-litre engine that is offered in the hatchback. This unit produces 95 BHP and 119 Nm.

The 6-speed automatic gearbox has a Sport Mode that makes the gearshifts quicker and SelectShift which allows the driver to change the gears manually using a toggle switch on the gearshift lever.

The Figo AT is available in two variants – Titanium and Titanium+. It will be interesting to see how the Aspire AT is positioned in relation to its main rivals – Tata Tigor, Maruti Suzuki Dzire and the Honda Amaze.

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