The 2017 Ford Fiesta ST is an upcoming hot hatch that is based on the hugely popular Fiest supermini.
2018 Ford Fiesta ST – News Timeline
24/02/2017- The new Fiesta ST has been unveiled in its entirety and will be showcased at the Geneva motorshow.
22/02/2017-The upcoming 2018 Ford Fiesta ST has been teased in a new video. It is based on the latest generation Fiesta and is not much different from it either. However, extra body kit does improve the overall sporty nature.
Here are more details of the car:
2018 Ford Fiesta ST design – Exterior and Interior
The new Fiesta ST will be available in 2 variants- 3-door and 5-door. It gets features like a new body kit, large rear wing, exclusive 18-inch alloy wheels and a sporty ‘Liquid Blue paint’ color. The race-inspired mesh grille up front is great for the eyes as well.
Inside the cabin, new Recaro seats can be seen along with a sporty flat-bottom steering wheel. Other features include a larger touchscreen, floating ‘Sync 3’ infotainment system and high-end B&O Play sound system that is capable of sending exhaust note to the speakers.
The car comes with ABS, Taction control, ESC etc as standard and these along with the pedal response and interior exhaust sound can be controlled via 3 drive modes- Normal, Sport and Track.
2018 Ford Fiesta ST Engine, Transmission, Performance
Powering the Fiesta ST will be a 1.5-litre Ecoboost three-cylinder unit instead of the 1.6-litre turbo engine on the current car. It is capable of producing 197 bhp of power and can do 0-60 mph in 6.7 seconds.
Engine deactivation technology, in which one of the cylinders is cut off when not in use to save fuel, will be employed in this car. This is a first for any 3-cylinder engined car in the world.
2018 Ford Fiesta ST Launch date
The Ford Fiesta ST is expected to reach U.K and Australia by mid-late 2017
|Fiesta ST UK release date||Late 2017|
2018 Ford Fiesta ST price and competition
The new Fiesta ST will definitely be price more than the current model which retails for £18,145. Some of its competitions include Peugeot 208 GTi, Renault Clio Sport and upcoming Toyota Yaris GRMN
|Fiesta ST price||£18,700|