2016 Ford Fiesta ST
One of the most popular sub-compact cars around, Fiesta is present for almost forty years. Just like many manufacturers, Ford also offers a high-performance version. This segment is very popular nowadays because it offers excellent performances for a good price. There are models like Fiat 500 Abarth, Audi S1, VW Polo R etc. Ford launched its model in 2013 as 2014 year model, and there is a big possibility that next-year model will come with several modifications. The 2016 Ford Fiesta ST should come with several updates and it will probably be available by the end of the year.
2016 Ford Fiesta ST specs
The ST is heavily based on the Fiesta MK6. However, it features several unique characteristics. When it is about exterior look, 2016 Ford Fiesta ST will have front fascia similar to the one that characterizes new Focus ST. There are also many unique details such as large rear spoiler, aggressive rear diffuser with a dual exhaust system and also unique 17-inch wheels. When it is about interior, 2016 Fiesta ST will feature several features that will give additional sports feel. There are things like Recaro sports seats, an upgraded MyFord infotainment system and also some color tweaks. Compared to standard model, 2016 Fiesta ST will feature increased roll stiffness at rear axle, 15 millimeters lower body height than base model and also electronic Torque Vectoring Control.
2016 Ford Fiesta ST engine
The 2016 Ford Fiesta ST will keep the same engine under the hood. It is a high-performance 1.6 liter turbocharged inline-four EcoBoost engine, which has an output of 180 horses and 177 lb-ft of torque. This engine features “overboost” which raises total power up to 197 horses for period of 15 seconds. The 2016 Ford Fiesta ST will have excellent performances. It will sprint from 0 to 60 in less than seven second, while top speed will be over 135 miles per hour. Beside high performance, company also claims that this car will have great fuel economy. We are expecting that new model will be offered in AWD variant too.
2016 Ford Fiesta ST release date, price and competition
It is expected that 2016 Ford Fiesta ST will come later this year. Price is expected to remain pretty much unchanged, which means starting price around 21.000 dollars. When it is about competition, there are models like Audi S1, Fiat 500 Abarth, Polo R and also high performance versions of Seat Ibiza and Skoda Fabia.
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