Ford Motor Company presented at this year's Geneva Motor Show a new model Fiesta ST version ready for series production. Putting the car in European markets is planned for 2013.
Customers have called for new Fiesta Wed since 2008, when it disappeared from showrooms previous generation model. Brand new version enhances the dynamics of Fiesta ST on a new level. The numbers speak for themselves: 1.6 EcoBoost, power of 132 kW, torque of 240 Nm, 0-100 km / h in less than seven seconds, top speed of over 220 km / h EcoBoost technology while the previous Fiesta Wed have reduced CO2 emissions by a hefty 20 percent.
The car developed under the direction of Ford Team RS also brings significant improvements in driving performance. He has a new, specially tuned suspension (lowered in comparison with normal Fiesta by 15 mm), the system redirects torque wrench (eTVC) and electronic stability program with three switchable modes. These technologies have been thoroughly tested during more than five thousand kilometers of testing on the famous Nordschleife Nürburgring racetrack in the west of Germany.
"We believe that customers will be the new Ford Fiesta ST thrilled, not only its stunning dynamics, but also the appearance and equipment. This dynamic new hot hatch 'is without doubt our best yet Fiesta ST, "said Jost Capito, director of global program of sports cars in the Ford.
Contrasting interior offers sports-based drivers an unprecedented level of functional equipment. For the first time in the Fiesta Wed emerging standard Recaro bucket seats. MyKey system allows the owner of the vehicle to activate the limitation on the exercise or enforce activate safety systems for cases where the Fiesta ST entrusted to less experienced drivers. SYNC system brings voice control and wireless interface for connecting external electronic equipment. The highly dynamic exterior design makes it clear sporty nature of the car and proudly carries the current design features Ford cars, headed dimensional trapezoidal mask.
The new Fiesta ST has been designed using the DNA of Ford global sports department and developed Ford Team RS, a European branch organization the Global sports cars. During the development of the proven invaluable experience design team to work on racing and competition specials like Fiesta RS WRC, Fiesta Rallycross and Racing Fiesta.
Besides the European market remains open to the idea of offering Ford Fiesta ST also new customers in other parts of the world, especially in North America. Conceptual Fiesta ST is at its American premiere at the International Motor Show exhibition in Los Angeles in 2011, has had a very positive response.
"We are pleased that in 2013 we will bring our European fans a new generation of Fiesta Wed About our plans for other markets will be even more in the near future speech, "said Capito." Once the Fiesta ST join the new Focus ST, we will again be able to offer a selection of sporting hatchbacks, which provide a unique combination of sharp styling and dynamic driving expression with real practicality in everyday use. "
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