Ford presented the new Fiesta ST, that will make its debut at the Geneva auto show on March 7. Stylistically it features a new body kit consisting of new bumpers, a new honeycomb grille, LED lights, new side skirts and a spoiler. It has double exhaust tailpipes, a new blue exterior paint and 18-inch aluminum wheels.
It is equipped with a brand new three-cylinder EcoBoost 1.5-liter engine producing 200 hp with 290 Nm of torque that enables it to do the 0-100 km/h in 6.7 seconds. It has three driving modes (Normal, Sport and Track) which adjust the settings of the engine, steering, the ESP system and the sound of the exhaust.
The engine of the car has a cylinder deactivation system in order to reduce CO2 emissions, which reach 114 g/km, with the system being able to be turned on or off in as little as 14 milliseconds. The Ford Fiesta ST is equipped with a Torque Vectoring system, which reduces the understeer of the car.
Its interior features Recaro seats and the SYNC 3 Infotainment System with an 8-inch screen that supports voice commands, gestures, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Sales of the Fiesta ST will start early in 2018 and the car will be offered both in a three-door and in a five-door version.