Ken Block has set his race schedule for 2015 and says he is ready to win the Global Rallycross title this year in the Ford Fiesta ST. Ken Block was only 5 points away from winning the Global Rallycross title last year in his Ford Fiesta ST. Block who is a fierce competitor, says he’s […]
I’m approximately one month and seven hundred eighty miles into my twenty-four month lease of my 2015 Ford Fiesta ST. I have no desire to make TTAC my own personal blog about my car (I mean, who doesn’t have a blog nowadays?), but I do wish to keep y’all updated on what it’s like to own […] The post Long-term Tester Update: Fiesta ST vs. Show More Summary
Ford is recalling examples of its Fiesta ST performer built between September and November last year due to a rear seatbelt problem. The latch for the rear seatbelts could be faulty, and the problem could afflict around 80 STs in Australia. Show More Summary
With Ford having promised to introduced 12 new performance cars by 2020, I’ve been hoping for the Blue Oval to confirm plans for a hotter version of the Fiesta ST ever since the Focus RS broke cover. And when Ford Performance manager...Show More Summary
Aimed at the Ford Fiesta ST, Opel's pocket-sized hot hatch packs 207 horsepower.
I kind of feel bad for the 252 horsepower Ford Focus ST these days. Over the past couple years it's become almost completely overshadowed by its smaller, cheaper, racier brother the Fiesta ST, and now there's a ton of hype around the upcoming Focus RS monster hatch. Read more...
Anyone who is in the market for a hot-hatch is spoiled for choice at the moment. The Ford Fiesta ST provides for people who chase old-school driving thrills with its manual gearbox and lively handling, while Renault’s latest Clio RS and its dual-clutch gearbox appeals to a new generation of drivers. Show More Summary
However, the works have just begun and will take 2.5 years more. The US automaker Ford announced that it is going to produce a new version of Ford Fiesta that could be even more powerful than the ST model. Recently two divisions, Ford Team RS and Ford Racing, were incorporated. After this, it was reported
Ford fans wishing for more from a light hatch than what the current Fiesta ST can deliver may be in for a treat, as the global carmaker is reportedly planning an even hotter version. The ST (pictured above) delivers a 134kW/240Nm punch from its 1.6 litre turbocharged EcoBoost four-cylinder engine, rising to 147kW/290Nm on ‘Overboost’. Show More Summary
“Dominant” is one word that springs to mind when considering the Ford Fiesta’s performance in the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship (GRC). Going into the 2014 season, the supermini was responsible for three driver’s championships and three manufacturer’s championships, each claimed consecutively since the series’ launch in 2011. Show More Summary
It's too good. Can a car be too good? The Ford Fiesta ST may be too good for its own good. Read more...
The Honda Civic Si. The Ford Fiesta ST. The MazdaSpeed 3. Every one of these cars owes its 15 minutes in the automotive limelight to the originator - the Mk. I Volksagen GTI. Fortunately for you historical thrill-seekers, you can now buy an all-original example of the GTI for the price of a used ATV. Three cheers for the free market! Read more...
Handheld engine programmers will be available for full EcoBoost range, from the Mustang to the Fiesta ST.
It's just been announced that the Ford Focus RS will join a new line of "vehicles for enthusiasts" that will include the Fiesta ST, Focus ST, Shelby GT350 Mustang, F-150 Raptor, and others that will make up a "Ford Performance" sub-brand of twelve models by 2020. Read more...
Competes with: Ford Fiesta ST, Nissan Juke, Hyundai Veloster Looks like: An amped up grocery-getter Drivetrain: A turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with direct injection mated to a six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission making 296 horsepower and 280 pounds-feet of torque Hits...
It's time for Ford to quit messing around and give us a Mustang ST. Take a moment to imagine everything that makes the Fiesta and Focus ST so brilliant transposed onto the already delicious Mustang. The line follows a predictable recipe that starts with an Ecoboost four cylinder. Show More Summary
As far as niche products go the 2015 Kia Pro_cee’d GT isn’t probably the first car that comes to mind. Yet this European-designed, Slovakian-built Kia slides neatly in between the light hot-hatch class (Ford Fiesta ST, Volkswagen Polo GTI) that cost a few thousand dollars less, and the small hot-hatch class (Ford Focus ST, [...]
When he’s not doing donuts in his Ford Fiesta ST, Ken Block is hooning around in his awesome RaptorTRAX, a customized Ford F-150 with huge, tank-like snow treads. Here, he goofs around with snowboarders Zak Hale and Ethan Deiss.
The last time I roped a coworker into an automotive debate, I lost. Resoundingly, I might add. Still, 2,385 voters chose to cast their lots for the Fiat 500 Abarth, as opposed to 5,273 choosing the Ford Fiesta ST, and so I can rest easy in the knowledge that at least 30 percent of you, dear readers, see things my way. Show More Summary
Ford Australia has given a big push to its MyKey system with the introduction of the software on the entire Fiesta range. MyKey, which was previous available on the Ford Fiesta ST, has been revised begins a wide spread implementation starting with the entire Fiesta range this year and Focus, Mondeo and Mustang next year. [...]