Ford Everest Basecamp

The Ford Everest is revised and re-engineered for Australian roads and drivers tastes. Buyers now have two new Everest models to choose from. These are the special edition Everest BaseCamp and Everest Sport in rear wheel drive.

Everest BaseCamp is being produced in a limited run of 450 vehicles. It’s based on the Everest Trend 4×4 3.2-litre and 2.0-litre Bi-Turbo variants. Priced at an additional $2,200, including fitment, represents $6,000 of value and including 76mm Diameter Black Nudge Bar; Ford Licensed LED Light Bar; Ford Genuine Snorkel; Black Roof-mounted Carry Bars Pioneer Platform; Genuine Sunseeker Awning; and Ford Genuine Tow Bar rated to 3,000kg (3.2L) and 3,100kg (Bi-Turbo).
It has BaseCamp decals on both front doors, bolder grey painted grille, front bumper skid, rear bumper skid, fender vents and wheels.
Everest Sport is now available in RWD and has 20-inch black painted alloy wheels; Black painted mesh grille; Black front and rear bumper; Black tailgate applique; Black roof rails and Black exterior mirrors.

Ford Everest Basecamp

It has Sport decals on real lift gate and vehicle side and embossed on the leather front seats; 3D Everest nameplate bonnet badge; soft top instrument panel with unique capital blue stitching and 3,100kg towing capability

The Ford Everest has a five-star ANCAP safety rating. As well as the usual safety items it also has: Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection; Lane Keeping Aid with Driver Alert System; Traffic Sign Recognition; Automatic High Beam; Rear View Camera; Rear Parking Sensors; Cruise Control with adjustable speed limiter; Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) incorporating ABS, Load Adaptive Control, Roll Over Mitigation, Traction Control and Trailer Sway Control and Emergency Assistance.

Ford Everest Basecamp

“We know the travel habits of Australians are changing in the wake of Covid-19, and more and more Aussies will be looking for road trip adventures. The Everest offers a smooth ride on the highway, plus genuine off-road, off-the-beaten track capability,” said Andrew Birkic, the head of Ford Australia and New Zealand.

They will be available in Australian showrooms from December, dealers are happy to take advance orders now.

Everest BaseCamp 3.2-litre 4WD: $64,990
Everest BaseCamp 2.0-litre BiTurbo 4WD: $66,490
Everest Sport 2.0-litre BiTurbo RWD: $59,990
Note: These are driveaway prices.

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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