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Old 11-03-2011, 12:25 AM   #1
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Fiesta ST concept.

Nice!

http://www.autoblog.com/2011/11/03/f...-la-auto-show/

http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/.../photo_01.html

http://www.fiestafly.com/forum/showthread.php?t=21152




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Old 11-03-2011, 01:00 AM   #2
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Neat. They still insist on calling it a concept, even though the car is clearly ready for production. I can't warm up to the front bumper but the rest of it is great.
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Old 11-03-2011, 02:18 AM   #3
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i need to change my pants.

Any news on the price-bracket for this little beauty?
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Old 11-03-2011, 02:44 AM   #4
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I first read this in this months Road & Track. They post lots of numbers but no prices.
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http://jalopnik.com/ford-fiesta-st-five-door/

5 door for the US sounds like it...

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^^ That's the one I'M waiting for...
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Old 11-03-2011, 09:12 AM   #7
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I like the 5 door version. This is something I might be able to actually afford. This car is hot.
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I want. I have hope that the interior won't be as "busy" as the focus ST's., and (hopefully) things like MyFordTouch won't be standard.

At this point, its really a tossup for me, between this, and the VW GTI.

I will be leaning towards this if it is lighter in weight, and the interior is clean but nice quality. Something tells me this might be a more-fun drive than the GTi, BUT it will have to undercut the GTI by a couple grand at least. AS it stands, the GTI is close to 24 grand out the door, and for 600 more I can reflash the ECU to bring it to 250 horses..

soooo this fiesta will need to be cheaper, lighter weight, and feel like a tight ride, to sway me.

(I would also prefer to support ford, as I like the company.. but we'll have to see more details on this car.)

EDIT- fiest hatch is 2537 lbs, and the GTI is closer to 3,000 lbs. very interesting to see how the final weight of the fiesta ST will be!
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I like the small size. My car looks like a fiesta next to me buddies brand new focus. Less weight and more torque than my svt. Sounds awesome.
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Same here ... it's the size I like of the Fiesta over the new Focus.

And the design of the Fiesta to me, looks much better.

This ST version is going to be sweet. But if someone comes out with a turbo for the current model, I may back off the Fiesta ST and get a standard and add a turbo ... decisions decisions. lol

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