CHICAGO – Offering all-wheel drive in the '05 Five Hundred/Montego may help Ford Motor Co. bring SUV buyers back into cars, an executive says. But the real reason Ford is offering the feature is to distinguish the cars in the sedan market, says James Padilla, Automotive Operations chief operating officer. Ford isn’t ruling out more powerful engine for Five Hundred. "That's part of the reason," Padilla says of the SUV angle. "But AWD also is a game-changer and a draw to get people ...
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