Showing posts in the category of Ford Fiesta

COBB Tuning Details Available Ford Fiesta Mods


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While modding your Ford Fiesta ST yourself by ordering parts online and then either doing a DIY job or going to a regular mechanic is fine, giving it a specialized pack is not a bad way to go either. One tuner that provides such a service is COBB, and its pack is said to improve the Fiesta in every way.

UK Tuner GGR Boosts Ford Fiesta ST to 240HP


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Judging from the reviews it has racked up, the Ford Fiesta ST is probably one of the best hot-hatches of the supermini segment, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be improved.

One in Five Ford Cars Sold in Europe is Equipped with the 1.0-Liter EcoBoost


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Ford’s smallest turbocharged engine, the 1.0-liter EcoBoost, was Europe’s best-selling turbocharged petrol unit in the first half of the year, according to company figures.

Ford Fiesta Becomes UK's Best-Selling Nameplate of All Time with 4,115,000 Units


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The Ford Fiesta supermini became the UK’s best-selling vehicle nameplate of all time in July 2014, with total sales topping 4,115,000 units since its 1976 launch. The Fiesta has led the small car segment in the UK for 27 of the 37 years and has been Britain’s best-selling car since 2009, when it overtook the Ford Focus.

More Noise and Power Can Easily be Extracted from Ford Fiesta ST


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Since the Ford Fiesta ST has a turbocharged strapped onto its 1.6-liter petrol engine, that means you can do any number of fairly simple operations to boost its power output and responsiveness.

CR Says Ford Fiesta Better Off with 1.6-Liter Engine, Not 1.0-Liter EcoBoost


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Consumer Reports reviewed the most recent incarnation of the Ford Fiesta, and the car they tested out featured the 123 hp 1.0-liter EcoBoost turbo enginethat's the one that just won the 2014 International Engine of the Year Award. All good so far, but it seems that liking the characteristics of that engine is a matter of taste/preference.

Ford Bumps 1.0 EcoBoost up to 138 HP for Fiesta Red and Black Editions


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Ford has just revealed two European market special editions based on its Fiesta hatchback. Called Red Edition and Black Edition, as you’d imagine, they set the color tone for the entire car, both using a combination of the two colors to achieve two distinct characters.

Ford Lowers Fuel Economy Rating for Six Models After EPA Found Discrepancies


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Ford has confirmed the lowering of efficiency ratings for six of its models, after the EPA retested the vehicles and discovered a significant discrepancy between what the manufacturer had declared and what the cars were actually capable of achieving in the real world.

Next Generation Ford Fiesta to be Built Exclusively in Germany for European Markets


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Ford announced that its assembly plant in Cologne, Germany, will be the single source for European production of the next-generation Fiesta subcompact.

Watch Ford Fiesta Driver’s Amazing Save at the Nürburgring


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Imagine the tales the Nürburgring Nordschleife could tell if it wasn’t just a crazy, tarmac-covered succession of curves and slopes. Luckily, fixed and mobile video cameras are watching the circuit at any given time, which means we can witness some of the action as well.

Ford UK Plugs In Fiesta ST with Extras with New ST-3 Edition


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About a year and some 6,250 sales after the latest Fiesta ST made its market debut in Britain, Ford is enhancing the range of its sporty hatch with a new range-topping edition named ST-3, priced at £19,250 OTR.

Ford Focus Was the World's Best-Seller in 2013 with Nearly 1.1 Million Deliveries


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According to Ford's analysis of freshly released Polk new vehicle registration data from IHS Automotive, the Focus kept the title of the world's bestselling vehicle nameplate in 2013 with 1,097,618 deliveries, up 8.1 percent over 2012 when it sold 1,014,965 cars.

Ken Block and Co-Driver Alex Gelsomino Recall their Fierce Rally America Crash at LSPR 2013


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When he’s not shooting Gymkhana videos, Ken Block usually goes rallying with his co-driver Alex Gelsomino. Last year they participated in the Rally America series and nearly won it, had it not been for a massive crash at Lake Superior Performance Rally, the final event of the season.

WRC Driver Finds Special Way to Thank Spectators for Getting Him out of a Ditch…


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Czech privateer rally driver Martin Prokop had a tricky moment during the first day of the 2014 Rally Sweden (February 5-8) when he lost control of his Ford Fiesta and got stuck in a ditch.

Get a First-Person View of Ken Block’s Gymkhana Six


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On-board cameras have become extremely popular with those who want to get footage that’s as close to what they actually see as possible, though in the case of Ken Block’s Gymkhana videos, they usually go a bit crazy with them.

IIHS Finds Small Overlap Crash Test Proves Too Much for Most City Cars


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Out of the eleven subcompact cars that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently tested, only one achieved an ‘acceptable’ rating in the difficult small overlap crash test. This has prompted them to call “these tiny vehicles the worst performing group of any evaluated so far.”

Chilling Junior WRC Fiesta Crash will Bring NSFW Words Out of You


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This video footage from a crash that occurred during the Sigdalsrally in Norway this past weekend is a testament to the safety provided by modern day racing cars. Nonetheless, it has the ingredients to scare the bejesus out of the most professional of drivers…

Matt Farah Says Ford Fiesta ST Better Than a Used BMW M3 E46


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The debate will probably never stop raging on in regards to which is the best option: buying a new car for a set budget, or looking for different second-hand model that was more expensive when new yet is now in the exact same price bracket and usually better performing.

Report Suggests Hotter Ford Fiesta RS Still on the Table


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We hear from AutoExpress that the magazine's inside sources claim Ford is pondering the production of a hotter version of its hot Fiesta ST – an RS model. It is apparently in the same state of development as the Focus RS (product planning phase) and if it were to materialize, it would be the fastest supermini-based hatch you could buy.

Become a Mini-Me Ken Block on a $160 Budget with Gymkhana 6 Fiesta 1:18 Scale Model


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As much as we would like to walk or rather, drive in Ken Block's shoes in a Gymkhana-style setup, chances are, it's not going to happen in real life.