It was a slow time: after eight years, Ford presents the new version of the Fiesta. Suitable to the 40th anniversary of the small car, the hull of the 2017er model now fell. We were at the presentation in a Ford Cologne workshop and brought first images. They show what awaits us at the eighth generation.
The basic design has keep Ford but more refined of the clarity. At the front, the new Fiesta mixes elements of its predecessor and the focus. The rear view with horizontal light is brand new. Sets out the Fiesta to seven centimeters in length and exceeds 4.04 m in the future the magical four metre mark. A continuous point of criticism has been the overburdened dashboard. The command center is clearly purified by an up to eight-inch touchscreen (4.2 inches at the base). Are also the Sync-3 system with AppLink and optionally a high-end audio system from Bang & Olufsen.
New is also the wider fan-out of the Fiesta offer: there's the small cars as a three or five-door hatchback, a particularly noble Vignale execution, sport ST-line and even as a crossover model Fiesta active. Emphasizes is the variety of options and accessories. Engines, Ford is still covered. Pretty sure, supercharged variants of the one liter three cylinder gasoline engine page be used: 100 HP (with automatic) and 125 to 140 HP. Ford has a 1.1 liter three-cylinder cleaner with 70 and 85 Horsepower for the base versions. From 2018, the turbo engine should also receive a cylinder shut-off. This is one of the three combustion chambers in the short term "shut down". Diesel-friends have the choice between 85 and 120 HP. in the long term will Crown a new ST model the range. So far the athletes 182 provided HP. The prices of the new Fiesta are so far in the stars. The current model starts with 60 HP at 12,500 euros. (rh/sl)