Ford Fiesta ST Concept is inspired by the Ford Fiesta WRC and features a dynamic sports chassis and a high-performance powertrain with a 1.6-liter Ford EcoBoost engine, yet is capable of delivering impressive fuel economy. Target performance levels for the Fiesta ST Concept are 177 horsepower and 177 lb.-ft. of torque, enough to propel it from 0-60 mph in less than seven seconds. A top speed exceeding 136 mph is targeted. Read full details after the jump.
Ford’s global performance vehicle strategy is accelerating, promising a new era for driving enthusiasts around the world with the expansion of its ST (Sport Technologies) range. The international reach of these performance models is made possible by a new generation of global small car platforms from Ford.The possibility of a Fiesta ST joining the Focus ST would bring Ford performance to drivers in two major global segments.
The production-ready Focus ST was revealed at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show as Ford’s first performance vehicle to be sold into more than 40 markets around the world, including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and 15 European countries. Its launch kicks off a new era for enthusiasts while the exciting reveal of the Fiesta ST Concept also highlights Ford’s promise for even more to come on the performance front.