Ford unveiled the hot new turbocharged Fiesta ST at Geneva, and then cast a long shadow over it with its popular 1980s forebear, the Mk2 XR2.
The Ford Fiesta has hit 40 and, to celebrate, 40 of the nation’s favourite Fiestas travelled in convoy from the Ford Engine Plant in Dagenham to Brighton Racecourse for the 2016 Ford Summer Festival. In the 40 years from 1976-2016, Ford has sold 4,339,149 Fiestas in the UK, with European Fiesta sales set to surpass […]
Warm hatch wonders With fewer than 50 MG Metro Turbos left on the road in the UK, it’s time to celebrate one of the most fun sporting hatchbacks the 1980s – by comparing it with the big selling Ford Fiesta XR2 and cultish Peugeot 205GTI. And as Keith Adams reckons, what was best then, might […]
The Ford Fiesta is celebrating two milestones in the summer of 2011, reaching its 35th birthday with a total of 15 million cars produced worldwide. But despite turning 35, Fiesta is showing no signs of a mid-life crisis. In fact, it looks sharper than ever inside and out thanks to a refreshing facelift. The Ford […]