Neither of the two credit unions I belong to will finance outside the U.S. They both suggested using a broker to get it in to the U.S. first and then they'll finance.
A broker is going to want their money up front, since Escape requires it up front, before bringing it in to the U.S. A catch 22.
Educating myself to the 5.0. My tow vehicle will be/is a 2012 Nissan Frontier SV V6 4x4.