Paris Motor Show: Ford Fiesta Updated

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Fiesta takes in Europe the second place on sales among all cars. The main external difference between the updated model - it's a different face with a new grille and different front bumper. Also headlights and a cowl underwent changes. Not too many new features in the salon, although it should be noted the replacement gear lever and some elements of the center console. Much more importantly, Fiesta has received a lot of new electronic assistants. For example, a system MyKey. Quite an interesting thing - it allows you to program things such as maximum speed or volume of the music. And MyKey will not budge unless the driver and passenger are not wearing seat belts. Appears on the Fiesta and collision avoidance system.


It's also important that, instead of the old 4-speed automatic transmission will be robotised gearbox double-clutch Powershift. Fiesta received and the new 1-liter gasoline engine, which will give out 100 or 125 h.p depending on the configuration. And to replace two diesel engines of 1.4 and 1.6 liters will aggregate volume of 1.5 liters.  


There is good news for fans of speed - Ford will soon start selling the long-awaited version of the Fiesta ST, which will have an engine capacity of 180 h.p. As for the suspension, the engineers say that it has become more comfortable, although their driver features car also has not lost.


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