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2017 Ford Fusion V6 Sport Actually Bound for Dealerships Later This Summer

The Fusion V6 Sport model includes LED headlights, a gloss-black mesh grille, rear spoiler and unique 19-inch alloy wheels, as well as all-wheel drive and continuously controlled suspension damping.

DEARBORN, Michigan — The 2017 Ford Fusion V6 Sport, a new addition to the midsize sedan’s lineup, will arrive at Ford dealerships later this summer.

Standard on the Sport, and available on a Fusion for the first time, is Ford’s 2.7-liter twin-turbo EcoBoost V6 engine.

When Ford announced the Fusion V6 Sport in January, it said the car would deliver 350 pound-feet of torque. That number was revised to 380, the automaker said on Thursday.

“Ford has its eyes not only on owners of V6-equipped Toyota Camrys and Honda Accords, but some other distinguished German models that command a five-figure premium over the 2017 Fusion Sport,” Ford said in a statement.

The Fusion V6 Sport starts at $34,350, including an $875 destination charge. Pricing was announced in January.

The latest member of the Fusion family is targeting the BMW 535i, Audi A6 3.0T and Mercedes-Benz E400, the automaker said.

Edmunds says: The Ford Fusion V6 Sport should appeal to value-minded car shoppers who are also interested in a performance edge.

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