Ford Says A High-Performance Escape ST Is A 'Fantastic Idea'

Before we step into the meat of this article, know that nothing is remotely confirmed regarding a high-performance version of the Ford Escape.

We all know how automakers love to be conveniently vague when it comes to certain ideas,

especially regarding the infusion of horsepower into unlikely candidates.

That's what we have here, according to a report from Australian website CarsGuide.

However, vague answers can also be revealing in some ways.

The Equator Sport has a wheelbase of 2,765 mm (108.85 in), which is 140 mm (5.5 in) shorter than the larger Equator with 2,865 mm (112.8 in).