Ford Fiesta Sedan Caught Red-Handed Testing In China

A sedan version of the 2009 Ford Fiesta » 11/14/08 4:40pm 11/14/08 4:40pm was spotted camouflaged and testing in China, readying itself for a debut on the world stage. We've only officially seen photos of the , but these photos seem to suggest that the new sedan will look much like the from last year's and the that debuted in China last year. Why…

New Ford Fiesta Pics Show The Compact's Playful, Girly Side

This new small batch of photos of the highly anticipated 2009 Ford Fiesta » 8/06/08 3:00pm 8/06/08 3:00pm show off the hatch's more feminine side. No shots of the Fiesta or running the ring here, just ghost women on cell phones and bright pastel colors. If the RHD wasn't enough of a tip that this is a non-US model, we'd point out the interior shot…

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 118 HP

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

Ford Fiesta 3 and 5 Door Live And In Color, Retina-Searing Color

Lord almighty these cars are bright in person. Ford went ahead and dropped the real deal Ford Fiesta on us and they went out of their way to slather then in colors the Joker would be very proud of. We're pretty excited by the idea of a compact Ford in the market again, though we don't have confirmation yet on the 5… » 3/06/08 10:40am 3/06/08 10:40am

Ford Fiesta Three Door Pictures And Details, To Be Called Fiesta For US Market

The release of information regarding the new Ford Fiesta, the latest global small car platform from Ford, brings lots of good news. First, the new Fiesta maintains all of the kinetic design language from the Ford Verve concepts. Second, it'll be available just about everywhere Ford makes cars, with production in… » 2/14/08 6:01pm 2/14/08 6:01pm