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Old 08-21-2006, 05:21 PM   #1
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Spotted: Truckload of Fiestas and Ecosports

I was headed to Toledo on I-80/90 in Ohio today and I passed a car carrier that was loaded with two Fiestas and three Ecosports (small SUV.) I pulled into a rest stop with the intent of letting the truck pass me so I could hop back on the turnpike and catch back up, but the truck got off at the rest stop as well so I sat there for a minute and waited for the driver to get out, then I drove around it a few times to check them out. One of the Fiestas was a Zetec trim-level (at least based on the wheels it had) and the other was just a base-line model.

And no, I don't have any pictures because I didn't have either of my digital cameras with me at the time. They all appeared to be used and were probably test cars headed for Detroit from some port on the east coast. It should be interesting to see if Ford starts selling either here in the USDM in the next year or two.


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Old 08-21-2006, 05:24 PM   #2
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Nice catch!
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awesome find Geo. i can't imagine what detroit would want with used cars tho. . .
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Old 08-21-2006, 05:44 PM   #4
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By used, I mean they weren't the typical brand-new cars you see on carriers with protective plastic over the hood and the wheel covers not attached (etc.) They were probably test cars from Europe and South America since neither is built or sold here in the 'states.
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Old 08-22-2006, 03:29 AM   #5
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that would be interesting...sweet find...too bad you don't have pics!!! Don't you have a camera phone?!?!? That's what their used for lol jj
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Unfortunately I got my phone right before they started with the camera phone craze, and I can't get a new one until October. This was the first time that it would've been nice to actually have one...I usually either have my D70 with me, or at least my old Nikon 2 megapixel point and shoot.
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yah it's cool...those 2 yr upgrades are *******...that's why I just pay full price after about a yr and not worry about extending the contract.
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