A factory-backed body kit by 3dCarbon is now available to Ford Fusion owners who want their car to stand out from the crowd while not being too flashy. The body kit adds a more aggressive front spoiler, side skirts, rear body trim and spoiler that are, in fact, integrated quite nicely into the Fusion's already-comely styling, just as 3dCarbon claims. All Fusions with the kit also receive dual exhaust ports with the stainless-steel exhaust surrounds usually reserved for the Titanium package Fusion EcoBoost models.

A nice detail of 3dCarbon's injection-molded urethane body kit is that it has undergone crash testing to certify that it can withstand crashes up to five miles per hour. Because of this, the kit is warrantied by 3dCarbon for five years or 50,000 miles, much like Ford's warranty on its own parts. In fact, the kit is available through participating Ford dealers and can be financed through Ford Motor Credit. Buyers can purchase the kit – pre-painted or unpainted – and install it themselves, or it can be purchased with a new Ford Fusion and installed at the dealer, pre-painted to factory specifications. Of course, it can also be ordered directly from the source. Take a look at the press release below for more detailed information on the body kit, and let us know what you think of it in Comments.
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FORD FUSION BODY STYLING PACKAGE FROM 3DCARBON GOES NUCLEAR

September 16, 2013 (Newport Beach, CA) -- The turnaround in auto sales is well underway at Ford Motor Company. The Fusion is going nuclear, with sales expecting to exceed 300,000 in 2013. This is definitely a hot product with explosive growth. But, from a buyer's perspective this often comes with a sense that personal identity and style gets lost in the numbers. Consumers want less confusion in their Fusion. Fortunately, as of September 1st, for those looking for a distinctive appearance, 3dCarbon is adding the Fusion to its growing lists of Official FordLicensed Accessories available directly from the dealer at the time of purchase.

The 3dCarbon Ford Fusion body kit and rear wing provides tasteful accents for the sedan, and aligns harmoniously with the original styling direction. This styling enhancement package looks flawless, as if Ford could have designed this right from the start rather than developed as an aftermarket product. The overall Fusion design theme remains intact, yet appears bolder and slightly more aggressive compared with the stock models coming off the assembly lines. This is eye-catching without resorting to outlandish, or quickly fading design trends.

Similar to the Titanium package Eco Boost models, the 3dCarbon body kit also sports a dual exhaust port for all Fusion models with stainless steel surrounds that are fastened into the rear bumper. The metal details finish off the part and provide the bright-work found on the more expensive Fusion models.

In fact, these sophisticatedly styled pieces are both attractive and up to the challenges of everyday life. 3dCarbon uses the highest quality, high-pressure injection molded urethane from the same suppliers that are used by the OEMs in virtually all of the body kits it offers. The Ford Fusion body kit has undergone rigorous crash testing required for passing the Canadian and US requirements for FMVSS 581. This certifies that this can withstand impacts up to 5mph without damaging the bumpers.

As a result of the exceptional quality, 3dCarbon is able to match the warranty period provided by Ford on its parts for a full five years, or 50,000 miles.

3dCarbon is continuing to develop parts that are a step-up in design and quality while at the same time achieving tight tolerances that lead to ease of installation and higher perceived quality. 3dCarbon, along with its joint venture partner Air Design in Mexico, are able to utilize digital design surface data directly from OEMs, and through SEMA measuring sessions to capture vital dimensions very early on in product development cycles. This allows class-leading products like the Ford Fusion body kit, originally shown at SEMA 2012, to enter the market in a timely fashion.

Installation of the Ford Fusion body kit and other 3dCarbon / Air Design parts are simplified by being both pre-primered, and pre-taped with 3M tape. As with all 3dCarbon parts, clear and easy to read instructions are included, along with a customer service assistance telephone line for any questions. These products are also available pre-painted to Ford factory specifications, ensuring a proper match.

Consumers have several options in acquiring the 3dCarbon Ford Fusion body kit. Purchasing and financing through Ford Motor Credit is available straight from Ford dealers on new car purchases. Additionally, buyers in the USA and Canada can order directly from 3dCarbon, or those in Mexico and South America can contact Air Design. The products can be drop shipped to the consumer, or to an installation facility of their choice.


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      trzjax
      • 1 Year Ago
      Ugly bodykit for an ugly car.
      al4gg10
      • 1 Year Ago
      Instead of a body kit that adds Nothing to this car in terms of performance .... How about addressing the reliability / Quality problems of this Fusion ? No, that would Cost Ford too much with No Return & while the Fusion Sales are Good. Ford would rather add body kits to make more $$$ on the cars instead of addressing the problems ! Once Buyers keep going to the dealer for repairs on 6 month old vehicles the disappointment will set in ! While the new style of the Fusion is a big improvement over the previous model .... Reliability / Quality takes a Back Seat !
      Matt S
      • 1 Year Ago
      Oh good, because that what this car needed was to look even bulkier than it already does.
      Britt Benston
      • 1 Year Ago
      Why make a thick-looking car look thicker?
      carlotta
      • 1 Year Ago
      Rental cars need body kits.
      Wm
      • 1 Year Ago
      Looks like there are a lot of haters here. There are a number of things I don't like with the Fusion, but it is the only domestic I would consider. Clearly it is the best looking, best engineered and best put together of any mid-sized from the US 3. I doubt I would buy one, but a least it would make my short list. GM's and Chrysler's entrants would be at the bottom of my list, and I wouldn't even waste a trip to the dealer. The Fusion is a great try, and hopefully it will get even better. Maybe its success is what's driving all the hate.
        Alex
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Wm
        +1 Wm, I agree. Ford has hit the nail on the head with the Fusion. Hate all you want this is the domestic that sells, although it is one of those love it or hate it cars. As far as the illusion of looking "bigger, wider, taller or bulkier" that is what they are going for as with many other manufactures. I like it, Ford is miles ahead of the other domestics.
        John Ward
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Wm
        Yeah AB is hating but the sales numbers show that a lot of people love the new fusion. Drove one and it was nice but I like luxury vehicles. Liking luxury vehicles also eliminated the Lincoln version.
      jonwil2002
      • 1 Year Ago
      Why must so many modern cars have ugly "whale mouth" massive grilles and that ugly break in the hood (instead of having the hood go all the way down to the front)
        John
        • 1 Year Ago
        @jonwil2002
        The break in the hood is due to pedestrian impact standards. There is nothing that the car manufactures can do about it if they want to sell in areas with such standards.
      Bruce Lee
      • 1 Year Ago
      Even this body kit can't help how tall this car looks with the huge slab sides. This car already looks like it has a drop but it looks crazy tall.
      jz78817
      • 1 Year Ago
      I'm not sure I like it. The Fusion already looks bulky, this seems to make it more so.
      Indubitably
      • 1 Year Ago
      The ground effects make the car look well... a bit big boned. Stock Titanium looks fine if you ask me.
      VDuB
      • 1 Year Ago
      Now slap on a body kit on a Camry and this place would be blowing up with rice comments.
        bullitt2605
        • 1 Year Ago
        @VDuB
        The difference is Toyota slaps on the body kit and call it a the S model when the kit and the emblem are the only improvements. Other manufacturer's actually improve performance then someone else adds the body kit.
          John Ward
          • 1 Year Ago
          @bullitt2605
          I always thought the S on the Corolla meant stupid.
      Koenigsegg
      • 1 Year Ago
      saw one of these today with dark rims and though it was a tesla at first
        the.fog
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Koenigsegg
        No way could a Fusion be as ugly as a Tesla
          ryanandrewmartin
          • 1 Year Ago
          @the.fog
          I personally think the Model S look far better than the Fusion. It looks like an actual luxury car whereas the Fusion looks like its doing its best(but unconvincing)impression of one.
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