Earlier today Bloomberg revealed it had heard from unnamed officials within Ford that the Fusion name will live on. Not as a sedan, but instead as a competitor to the Subaru Outback. Ford already has a wagon variant of the Fusion in the form of the Mondeo Estate, and it appears North America will be getting an updated version of that particular vehicle.
In all likelihood the new Fusion will probably look similar to what you see above. Extra body cladding, increased ride height, and standard all wheel drive will probably also make an appearance too. And it will likely be called the Fusion Active, as that naming strategy is already being applied to the Focus variant that Ford will be shipping to North America from China some time next year. I’ll have more on this development in the very near future.