Edged-out in Los Angeles
The 2006 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, which ran through Halloween, had a very special advanced treat for the industry only show-goers that ventured onto the Ford Wheelstand. The tricked-out Ford Edge, the latest offering from 3dCarbon, captures the essence of “California Crossover Series”. Over one million anxious consumers attending the Los Angles Auto Show this December have their opportunity to see the exciting, bold crossover in the flesh for the very first time. The 3dCarbon modified Edge is a prominent display in the highest attended consumer auto show in the country. Ford thinks enough of this effort to have this as the only modified Edge in their show stand.
Resting adjacent to two other unchanged Ford Edges at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the alterations are readily apparent, and the additions represent just how these appearance pieces bring out the best of the recent Ford foray into the crossover segment. The 2007 Edge is transformed into a bolder, stylish design that accentuates the virtues of the base vehicle. The eight-piece body kit takes the Edge from a clean, contemporary crossover and adds an extra dose of flash, without resorting to over the top exaggerations in styling. The end result after months of design and fabrication is a cohesive, well thought through model. Countless hours spent on enhancing and complementing the original design, and not attempting to completely overhaul Ford’s effort, are paying off big dividends.
The eight-piece kit from 3dCarbon is one of the company’s most all-encompassing packages. The well-integrated pieces include a clean looking, subtle front air dam. Door caps all around flow down to the side skirts, which look design studio fresh, and visually lower the overall appearance of the crossover. The rear lower skirt provides an additional distinction by framing the round exhaust pipes with a raised lip formed into the skirt itself.
This particular project car was finished off with a dazzling paint job using DuPont paint in the new Ford Color “Blazing Copper”. Another unique touch that has been adapted in other 3dCarbon projects is the front fender vents with mesh grilles. All of the 3dCarbon products require professional installation.
The completely street legal adaptation of the Edge by 3dCarbon include a number of the most requested enhancements that consumers look for. Their latest project car, a 2007 Ford Edge with all-wheel drive, includes the factory 3.5-liter V-6, a 6-speed automatic transmission, and a Panoramic Vista Roof™. The exhaust system benefits from Magnaflow stainless steel exhaust tips. Firming up the suspension and reducing overly abundant ground clearance is the Eibach Springs Pro Kit 2” suspension drop. Dramatically filling the wheel well are a set of NC Forged Custom 3-piece, NC 5 - 22” wheels w/floating center caps. Wrapping the wheels is a set of massive Pirelli Scorpion Zero Asimmetrico tires 285/30/22”. Interior trim is decked out with a Katzkin full leather interior. Invision Industries provides the in-car entertainment via Revolution 2 DVD headrest monitors, another Ford Official Licensed Product. A medium smoked tint finishes off the project.
Kudos on the latest 3dCarbon project are coming in from both the industry and consumers alike. In particular, Ford Motor Company is paying tribute to the 3dCarbon Edge bestowing upon the Orange County firm Ford’s Special Achievement Design Award.
3dCarbon body kits are becoming the consumers’, tuners’ and installers’ choice. Beyond the stylish products lies well thought-out elements that simplify assembly. The body kits offer 3dCarbon’s factory matching Ford Warranty coverage. The Edge kits, like other 3dCarbon body kits, are produced in High Pressure Injected Molded polyurethane and have been rigorously tested to meet or exceed FMVSS safety standards for bumper compliance in both the U.S. and Canada. Compliance testing assures these products meet OEM levels for durability, fit and consistency, a standard few aftermarket products can match.
Edge products will be available to Ford dealers across the nation from 3dCarbon in early 2006. Being able to reduce the turnaround from the show stand to the dealer showroom floor continues to keep the consumers involved. In our world of instant gratification having to wait unreasonably long periods of time for a parts order lessens the experience of creating your own personal magic, and 3dCarbon is doing something about it. 3dCarbon believes in delivering the total package keeping the consumer happy from the time they first see the product to the time it’s finally installed on the vehicle, and many miles down the road.
The Ford Edge is the latest of products developed by the Newport Beach company. Official Ford Product’s by 3dCarbon include the Lincoln MKZ, Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan.
Base Vehicle • 2007 Ford Edge AWD • 3.5-liter V-6 • 6-speed automatic • Panoramic Vista Roof ™ Powertrain • Magnaflow stainless steel exhaust tips Chassis • Eibach Springs Pro Kit 2” suspension drop Wheels & Tires • NC Forged Custom 3-piece NC 5 - 22” wheels w/floating center caps • Pirelli Scorpion Zero Asimmetrico tires 285/30/22” Exterior • 3dCarbon 8-piece body kit : o Front air dam o Side skirts o Door caps o Rear lower skirt • 3dCarbon front fender vents w/ mesh grille • DuPont paint Interior • Katzkin full leather interior • Medium smoke window tint • Invision Industries - Revolution 2 DVD headrest monitors - Ford Official Licensed Product