Mechanicals come courtesy of the new C-Class, with improved rack-and-pinion steering
All Escorts are outfitted with a four-wheel independent suspension system, power front disc and rear drum brakes and power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering
Power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering
is also standard, along with 4-wheel vented disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Brake Assist (BA) and Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD).
Supplied by ZF Lenksysteme, a joint venture between ZF and Bosch, this rack-and-pinion steering
unit adds a planetary gearbox and electric motor to increase or decrease the steering angle of the front wheels.
Other driveline components include engine speed-sensitive power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering
and 4-wheel disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD).
At its heart is a standard rack-and-pinion steering
system to which is added a planetary gearset and an electric motor.
A hydraulically assisted rack-and-pinion steering
system will provide the driver with precise and responsive control.
TRW EPHS combines an electrically driven hydraulic pump with conventional rack-and-pinion steering
to give the most precise handling and steering assistance with minimal energy consumption.