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 |  Aug 28 2009, 12:40 PM

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Steeda Autosports has gotten into the crossover segment with its take on the Ford Edge.

Best known for its Mustang modifications, the Florida-based tuner is giving the top-selling mid-size crossover a Steeda-style makeover with the Steeda Edge Sport.

The package includes an eight-piece body kit, blacked out head and tail lamps and 22-inch polished aluminum rims.

Steeda offers a number of options including six-piston Brembo brakes, a Magnaflow cat-back exhaust,  a cold air intake, a throttle body spacer and an ECU tune. Power figures and pricing have not yet been announced, but Steeda says it has created a crossover vehicle “worth of the Steeda name.”

GALLERY: Steeda Edge Sport

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Official release after the jump:

PRESS RELEASE

Release: August 2009 — Steeda Autosports has once again risen above the bar and crossed the boundaries of the ever growing crossover vehicle market by creating the Steeda Edge Sport, establishing a whole new breed in the process. The Steeda Edge Sport is the perfect answer to those that want to have it all. This vehicle provides unparalleled quality, superior technology, exquisite performance and unique styling to compliment the practicality inherent in a crossover vehicle. Those with an active lifestyle need not compromise or settle for something less. Form, function and fun all merge with the Steeda Edge Sport.

Utilizing the solid Edge platform that Ford Motor Company has developed, and drawing upon over two decades of experience in working closely with Ford Motor Company and its products, Steeda took the Ford Edge to a level never seen before in the marketplace – creating a crossover vehicle that is worthy of the Steeda name – The Steeda Edge Sport. This latest offering demonstrates why Steeda is the industry leader and also in a class of its own.

This customized version of America’s best-selling crossover is available with many appearance modifications, including 22-inch polished aluminum rims, a stylish 8-piece body kit, blackout headlamps and tail lamps, a dark brushed interior center stack and bold contrast stitching on the shift knob and steering wheel. Inside this highly-crafted showpiece, leather seats and billeted trim deliver increased comfort and an amped-up attitude that create balanced synergy between the driver, vehicle and the open road.

The Steeda Edge Sport also offers a host of performance modifications, fine-tuned as only Steeda can deliver, including added power and sportier handling. Such results in a vehicle that responds remarkably to driver input without hesitation, and which delivers road-hugging stability and sportiness not before available in a crossover vehicle. Supplementing with flair and panache, unique Steeda exterior graphics let the whole world know that this Steeda Edge Sport is something quite special –
a Steeda. Go with the brand you know and trust, make a statement, be in a class of your own.

Each Steeda Edge Sport vehicle will be custom built to your particular specifications to satisfy your individual needs. The standard package includes a Ford Edge SEL AWD, with a 3.5L Duratech V6 engine and 6-speed automatic transmission. Options include the following:

Steeda Sport Edge Specs
* 22″ bright polished aluminum wheels
* 8 piece body kit
* Unique headlamp / tail lamp blackout treatment
* Contrast stitching on shift knob and steering wheel
* Dark brushed center console trim

Powertrain
* Steeda cold air intake with cool-tube technology
* Steeda throttle body spacer
* Magnaflow cat-back exhaust system
* Steeda/SCT custom performance tune

Chassis
* Steeda sport springs
* Steeda front and rear swaybars
* Steeda strut tower brace
* Tokico shocks and struts

Brakes
* Brembo 6 Piston Brake Kit w/ 15″ two piece rotors

Tires
* 285/30-22 Nitto Invo High Performance Tires

Exterior
* Steeda graphics package

Interior
* Steeda custom leather interior
* Steeda billet interior trim pieces

The Steeda Edge Sport is a fine addition the existing full line of Steeda performance vehicles. From our world class Steeda Q-Series of high performance Mustangs, the Steeda Focus, and the Steeda Fusion, aficionados of Ford vehicles need not look any further for their automotive performance needs. Each vehicle underscores the commitment that Steeda Autosports has made to consistently deliver the best possible performance and value to the Ford performance enthusiast.

Visit: www.steedaedge.com for more information about the Steeda Edge Sport and performance parts developed exclusively for the Ford Edge.