Ford Lifts Hemp Curtain On Fiesta ECOnetic

Billed as the most frugal Ford ever, the 2009 Ford Fiesta ECOnetic is a special version of Ford's small Euro hatch. Powered by a 90 HP 1.6-liter turbodiesel engine calibrated for efficiency, the ECOnetic is able to return about 64 MPG (3.7L/100km). Perhaps even more impressive is the segment-leading 98g/km of carbon… » 7/22/08 12:00pm 7/22/08 12:00pm

Germans Don Cute Pink Overalls To Festoon Ford Plant With Fiesta Banners

It's hard to say whether someone at Ford Europe has a cruel sense of humor, or if these were just the last overalls in the bin. Whatever the reason, they're pink, and they were worn by workers installing huge banners over the Cologne Plant ahead of the celebration at the start of 2009 Ford Fiesta production. The… » 7/18/08 1:15pm 7/18/08 1:15pm

2009 Ford Fiesta Engine Specs Announced, Top-Of-The-Line Duratec Hits…

This morning, Ford continued their excruciatingly slow release of details on the 2009 Ford Fiesta. Today's morsel is the top-of-the-line new Fiesta's Duratec gas engine will be rated at just over 118 HP, good for a 0-to-62 MPH jog in just under 10 seconds, yet still providing a combined fuel economy of 47.9 MPG… » 7/11/08 10:40am 7/11/08 10:40am

Diesel Ford Fiesta Smokes Prius, Gets 62.5 MPG

Talk about having the right product in the wrong place. Ford will be debuting a version of the new as-of-now Euro-only Ford Fiesta Econetic at the British Motor Show later this month equipped with a miserly 89 HP, 1.6-liter TDCi turbodiesel engine. How miserly? It's good for 75 MPG in imperial gallons, which gives it… » 7/02/08 11:20am 7/02/08 11:20am

Ford Fiesta RS Gets Green Light, Hole In US Lineup Now Painfully Evident

Tipster Martin pointed us in the direction of the Dutch version of Autoweek, who have stated the Ford Fiesta RS has been approved for production. The car would of course be based on the 2009 Ford Fiesta and will be getting a turbocharged 1.6 liter four good for a speculated 200 HP. Making things even more interesting… » 4/17/08 9:20am 4/17/08 9:20am