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Old 03-01-2013, 12:20 PM   #81
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Yep,that worked and I'll be referring my friend to it. Thanks.
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Old 03-01-2013, 12:27 PM   #82
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I built mine and there aren't many options but after adding the Recaro package I was under $25k which sure puts it in some competitive competition regarding price point. You really gotta like the Fiesta for that much cash but still a neat car.
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It's gonna be like the Abarth. It's not gonna be for everyone's tastes,but for those who have the coin to shell out for one,I'm sure it'll be worth every penny.
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True that and the bang for the buck is much better than a Mini and looks way better than the pregnant roller skate they call the Abarth.
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Umm... he has a 500 Abarth.
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Not an insult just what I think it looks like,the Fiesta is more my taste. The Fiat is too tall and too cute where the Fiesta has a more agressive look about it.

I do like this style tho' and why couldn't we have gotten this.
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Not an insult just what I think it looks like,the Fiesta is more my taste. The Fiat is too tall and too cute where the Fiesta has a more agressive look about it.

I do like this style tho' and why couldn't we have gotten this.
Cause we're over here & they're over there getting the great models. Or I could say= its not a big profit pick up.
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Yep. IMO the only thing that might be holding the Fiesta ST back might be the torsion beam rear suspension. We'll have to see how reviews and test drives change that opinion. Ford has worked wonders with the live rear axle in the Mustang so I wouldn't be surprised with stellar results out of the "outdated" torsion beam in the Fiesta ST.
Look what GM did w/ the Cobalt SS w/ a torsion beam rear axle in a fwd car.
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i just wish they would make a performance sedan
Ford is possibiliy going to have a 2014 Mustang boss sedan. Looks better than the charger. I just saw that was a april fools joke. It had a 11'' longer wb. Didn't look half bad.
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Not an insult just what I think it looks like,the Fiesta is more my taste. The Fiat is too tall and too cute where the Fiesta has a more agressive look about it.

I do like this style tho' and why couldn't we have gotten this.
Too tall? Both vehicles are at almost the SAME HEIGHT(the Abarth is 58.7 inches tall versus the Fiesta's 58 inches).

And believe it or not that Fiat Abarth Punto Evo pictured above is actually SLOWER than the 500 Abarth sold here. 0-62 m.p.h. time was 7.4 seconds,and that's if you splurged for the Esseesse package!! Without that package the times were slower still,down to 7.9 seconds. 500 Abarths sold here can do 0-60 m.p.h. from 6.4 to 6.9 seconds. It would be too expensive to bring the car here for U.S. consumption(our emissions and crash safety standards are too strict).
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