Ford debuts five-door Fiesta at Geneva
Along with the new three-door hatchback Fiesta, Ford has unveiled a five-door version of the compact car at the Geneva Motor Show. Both versions take major design cues from the exterior and interior of the Verve Concept.
Ford showed the two Fiesta’s with a new 1.6 liter Ti-VCT engine that produces 114 horsepower. The Fiesta will offer a total of five powertrain choices at launch from including a 67 horsepower Duratorq TDCi diesel.
Full technical details and UK specifications will be released closer to the launch of the production model in autumn 2008. U.S. will get their Fiesta lineup in 2010.
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Ford Fiesta Five-Door Hatchback:
Ford Fiesta Three-Door Hatcback:
Fun-loving and stylish, sensational and safe; Ford’s all-new Fiestas are guaranteed to wow the crowds. Taking much of its exterior and interior design from the striking Verve Concept, the next generation of Britain’s best-loved small car promises to shake up the supermini scene at its global premiere.
More than 12 million Fiesta models have been sold since its introduction in 1976, and the arrival of this latest Fiesta opens another chapter in the story of Ford’s most successful small car. Following the company’s ‘kinetic design’ philosophy introduced on all the latest models, the 2008 Fiesta marks a major leap forward in terms of style, craftsmanship, quality of materials and model choice.
The new five-door model will appear in Hot Magenta. The dimensions of the three-and five-door models are the same. The visual impact of the five-door is stunning because the kinetic styling has not been compromised. Three- and five- door models are equally popular with British buyers.
Full technical details and UK specifications will be released closer to the launch of the production model in autumn 2008.
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