Entering as a new upmarket flagship model in the Mondeo line, the Vignale picks up a number of new highlights and interior trim tweaks.
It’s a chrome-heavy affair on the outside, with shiny new accents added to the doors and bumpers at both ends.
A Vignale-specific pattern is applied to the front grille mesh and there’s also new multi-spoke polished alloy wheels.
The Vignale line also gets its own exclusive paint choices, including Nocciola (the bronze colour shown here), along with special metallic mixes of black, silver and white.
In the cabin, there’s Vignale-specific trim options, including hexagonal quilting to the seats and new contrast tuxedo stitching across the dash, doors and centre console.
Standard kit includes Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection, Active Noise Cancellation, Active Park Assist featuring Perpendicular Parking, Traffic Sign Recognition, Active City Stop and the Sync2 infotainment system.
The Vignale models are available only with the most powerful engines in the Mondeo range, including the 132kW 2.0 litre turbo diesel, 150 and 177kW 2.0 litre turbo petrol, and the 134kW petrol-electric hybrid system that is expected in Australia in the next few years.
Vignale for Australia?
The Vignale range is not expected to come to Australia, although we may yet see elements from its styling package - including exterior highlights and interior seating trim - arrive as an option for up-spec models like the local Mondeo Titanium.