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Ford EX: Taking the Outfitters Line-Up to the Extreme Edge of Adventure

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    DETROIT, Jan. 9 The Ford EX concept vehicle stakes its claim in the extreme 
domain of the "No Boundaries" SUV line-up, promising a unique, no-compromise 
driving experience for the off-road enthusiast and extreme sports authority.

    This two-seat concept vehicle is purpose-built and features high-quality,
detailed composite body sections on a Chrome-Moly steel frame.  The frame is
tough, durable, resistant to corrosion and ready to take on any off-road

    The mechanicals, such as the transfer case and aluminum radiator with dual
fans, are moved rearward to achieve a 50/50 weight distribution, providing
optimal traction in rugged terrain.  An ecto-skeletal design allows the
components to be visible, and removable side body panels are secured to the
frame by lightweight aluminum fasteners.

    The exposed front frame structure is accentuated by a honeycomb texture
front grille and four round high-intensity driving lamps, which gives the
overall appearance a tough, solid stance.

    The bronze tinted windshield folds down and clips to the top of the hood,
giving the occupants the feeling of freedom that comes from open-air driving.
    In lieu of door handles, padded grip areas on the top and side frame ease
access when climbing in and out of the vehicle.  Other features include dual
stainless steel side exiting exhausts, five-spoke, 17-inch cast aluminum
wheels, and a full size spare tire cradled behind the seating area.

    The interior features a full roll cage and seats wrapped in a black and
tan all-weather material.  This versatile textile resists damage from the sun,
ozone and weather and displays outstanding physical toughness.  The steering
wheel and instruments are mounted on a steering mechanism that glides from
side to side to allow for easier entry and exit.

    Occupants strap into their seats with four-point safety belts and dual air
bags are located in the center of the wheel and the instrument panel.

    A removable central storage bin bridges the rear suspension while an
additional storage bin is positioned on a bar located under the instrument
panel.  Map pockets are placed on the side panels to store smaller equipment.