"The Ford Vertrek concept brings new excitement to the global crossover and compact SUV arena and is our vision of how kinetic design can redefine this increasingly popular segment for Ford globally," said Mays. "The very name Vertrek signals versatility and capability, typifying the personality of the revolution in this market."
"The world is changing and consumers are looking for a new compact SUV," said J Mays, group vice president, Design, and chief creative officer. "They work hard, play hard and desire a vehicle that reflects that outlook and stands out. We believe the Vertrek concept will fulfill what they're looking for."