This added up to an extremely convoluted Japanese product line, which was later streamlined in 1987 with a mid-life model refresh (KE series in other markets).
The only engine on offer was the.3-litre engine, with four-speed manual transmission (no automatic was available).
The Ghia was the les trois mats sables d'olonne luxury model.
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For the early 1960s Mercury car, see.However, Ford introduced an entry-level model called the Tonic annunci incontri tn and Tracer, a rebadged version of the locally manufactured BF series Mazda 323 hatchback, which was sold until 2003., Ford's CVH engines (1.4 and.6) were used, with fuel injection available for the 1600 Sport model.There were a number of notable changes with the introduction of the.The KL Laser, now replaced in Australia, continued to be sold alongside the European Ford Escort in New Zealand during 1997 but was discontinued locally at the end of the year, the Escort hatchback and sedan replacing it for just 16 months between January 1998.
The Livewire featured yellow inserts in the body side mouldings and bumpers, a body coloured grille, air conditioning, and a tachometer.
Later, a non-emissions scrubbed Laser TX-3 with the fuel injected B6 engine became available.
The "L" wagon had the same level of trim, except the.3-litre engine was replaced with the.6-litre unit, but still with four-speed transmission (automatic was not available on either the hatchback or wagon).Both models had 5-speed manual transmission (as opposed to the standard 4-speed) as standard, with 3-speed automatic transmission as an option.It came standard with 14-inch satin-chrome alloy wheels, sports cloth interior trim, red insert strips in the body side mouldings and bumpers, black tailgate and beaver panel garnishes, semi-bucket seats with adjustable seat height, back and lumbar support, auto fade interior lamps, and all other.For the unrelated Mercury car sold in North America, see.Ford Laser (KE) GL 5-door Ford Laser (KE) GL sedan Ford Laser (KE II) GL wagon The "L" is quite rare, as it was primarily aimed at the budget or fleet buyer and available as a five-door hatchback and station wagon.The model range was almost completely identical to the Mazda 323 on which it was based, which was the first time since the KE Laser.In New Zealand, the Laser was sold as both a hatchback and sedan, the Meteor name not being used in that market, and was later joined by the Mazda 323 at the renamed Vehicle Assemblers of New Zealand (vanz) plant in Wiri, Auckland.In Taiwan, it was assembled using complete knock-down kits from 1981 via the local joint venture Ford Lio.The B3 I4 sohc.3-litre engine was standard on the "L" (hatchback only, the wagon had.6-litre engine).The KQ facelift design was directed by Ford Lio Ho Motor and was based on the Australian KN Laser as the rear fenders are different from the Mazda-derived Ford Tierras.The new KJ Laser was introduced in 1994 with variants, facelifts (KL of December 1996 and KM of December 1997) and engine driveline improvements continuing up until the last of the KM series were released in 1998.The Redline was based on the GL hatch, while the Livewire was based on the GL sedan and hatch.The, ford Laser is a compact car, originally a subcompact car in the first three generations, which was sold.27 Lighting changes included the replacement of the Laser 's amber front turn signals with clear lenses, plus the fitment of larger, flush headlamps over the Laser 's smaller lights that were "sunken" into an enclosure.This produced a claimed 104 PS (76 kW) at 6000 rpm.