2019 Ford Edge ST Taking Movie Chases to Whole New Levels
Everyone we’ve talked to about the all-new 2019 Ford Edge ST – the first Ford SUV to be designed, engineered, and built by the Ford Performance Team – has been incredibly excited to get behind the wheel and see what it feels like to have the power of the model’s new 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged EcoBoost engine at their fingertips. But it turns out we’re not the only ones pumped to utilize the power and capability of the first-ever Ford Performance SUV. In fact, the movie-makers in Hollywood are also clamoring to get behind the wheel of the 2019 Edge ST. That’s because the 2019 Ford Edge ST is taking movie car chases to whole new levels thanks to its intense power, pristine handling, and unmatched maneuverability. To see what we mean, let’s take a trip out west to check out what the 2019 Edge ST is up to in Tinseltown.
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How Did the 2019 Ford Edge ST Become the Biggest Start in Hollywood?
As we alluded to in our introduction, the powertrain of the 2019 Ford Edge ST makes it the perfect partner for Hollywood stunt coordinators. Thanks to its aforementioned 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged EcoBoost engine, its quick-shifting eight-speed automatic transmission, its optimized handling, its enhanced braking ability, its all-new ST-tuned sport suspension, and its new and improved Sport Mode, the 2019 Ford Edge ST has everything needed to keep up with the hottest and fastest movie stunts. But you don’t have to just take our word for it.
“Speed, acceleration, braking, handling, even roominess – (the 2019 Ford) Edge ST has it all. Our shoots often demand a lot of the equipment we use, and especially the vehicles. In every way, Edge ST measures up.” – Mike Johnson, Racer, Stunt Driver and Pursuit Systems President and CEO