Ford Promises 12 Performance Models In Five Years In Onslaught Of Speed

It's just been announced that the Ford Focus RS will join a new line of "vehicles for enthusiasts" that will include the Fiesta ST, Focus ST, Shelby GT350 Mustang, F-150 Raptor, and others that will make up a "Ford Performance" sub-brand of twelve models by 2020. » 12/11/14 1:36pm 12/11/14 1:36pm

Watch Vaughn Gittin Jr Drift And Go Nuts With His Dog In A Fiesta ST

Formula D driver Vaughn Gittin's dog seems pretty remarkable. He's amazing at pushing buttons, and, by implication, reading the labels on dashboard buttons. That's a hell of a dog. He also seems to like drifting. » 9/06/14 12:30pm 9/06/14 12:30pm

Ford Fiesta ST Vs. Fiat 500 Abarth: Which To Buy?

Car Wars is where we pit some of today's hottest cars against each other and then, in a commenting fight to the death, decide which one we'd buy. Today we have two of the best hot hatches ever sold in the United States, all for about the same price. » 8/13/14 1:20pm 8/13/14 1:20pm

2014 Ford Fiesta ST: The Jalopnik Review

"Remember that car? That sure was a great car. I really wish they still made that car today, because I'd totally buy one." That's a conversation that happens multiple times a day in the Jalopnik comments. Let me tell you this: years from now, the Ford Fiesta ST will be the subject of that conversation too. » 8/12/14 2:54pm 8/12/14 2:54pm

It's A Mustang/Subaru/AE86/Nissan/Fiesta ST Jump Drift Dirt Fest

What happens when you're a factory-backed Formula Drift driver with a quarry for a backyard? You get your friends over for a Fox Mustang vs Subaru STI vs rally AE86 vs drift Nissan vs Fiesta ST jump drift dirt fest. » 3/07/14 1:00pm 3/07/14 1:00pm

The Winners Of 10 Automotive Awards Someone Should Have Handed Out

Automotive awards are so damn boring. I can't remember which car company won the WAPOW or the NECTARINE, and which one had the magazine ad with the trophy in it. I'm too busy with my ADD and this copy of Entertainment Weekly. » 2/07/14 1:40pm 2/07/14 1:40pm

Ford Fiesta ST Driver Subjects Mom To Fiesta Of Track Day Terror

It's nice when mothers and sons can do things together. This Ford Fiesta ST driver was considerate enough to take his mom to a track day at Silverstone Circuit, for example. Little did she know she was in for a fiesta, all right. A fiesta of terror. » 10/01/13 3:14pm 10/01/13 3:14pm

Watch The Latest In Hot Hatch Wonderfulness Go Head-To-Head On Track

We can't get the Renault Clio RS in America. Booooo. We can get the Ford Fiesta ST in America. Yaaaay! Here's what we might be missing. Or are we? » 9/11/13 4:51pm 9/11/13 4:51pm

The Opel Monza Concept Makes Europe Worth Saving

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 8/21/13 9:11am 8/21/13 9:11am

Ford-Certified Tuner Mountune Is Coming To America

If you're like me, you spent waaay too much time reading British car magazines longing for the UK's tuner specials. Well, long no more because Ford-certified Mountune is coming to America! » 8/07/13 2:30pm 8/07/13 2:30pm

GM Drops Chevy Volt Price By $5K, Ford Boosts Fiesta ST Production

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 8/06/13 9:00am 8/06/13 9:00am

The Fastest Car I've Ever Been In Is This 600 HP Ford Fiesta

That sounds like a shameful confessional, but let me finish: this is no ordinary Fiesta. If a regular Fiesta is your dog, then this Fiesta is like if Ford engineers kidnapped your dog and did terrible things to it with turbos until it could run from 0-60 in 1.9 seconds. » 8/02/13 4:00pm 8/02/13 4:00pm

Watch A Fiesta ST Hoon All Over Detroit Landmarks

I have no exact number for how many Focus ST models Ford is selling, but I've been seeing them a lot around Metro Detroit and not just in Dearborn. When the Fiesta ST is out, I imagine they'll sell just as well. » 6/30/13 11:00am 6/30/13 11:00am

Seven Countries In Seven Hours In A Fiesta ST

We left the ring and headed to Munich which is easily one of my favorite cities in the world. Bavarian food, beer, and cars are some of my favorite things in life. But first we took the Fiesta on the Autobahn. 240+kph in a Fiesta is kind of awesome. I believe that's 149.1 mph! Not bad for a little four-cylinder that… » 6/07/13 10:15am 6/07/13 10:15am

Raucous Ford Fiesta ST Will Start Under $22K And Get 35 Highway MPG

Who else is excited about the Ford Fiesta ST? Reviews have been positive, and it sounds like it distills all the ridiculous fun of the impressive Focus ST into a smaller package. Turns out it's pretty fuel efficient, too — and cheap! » 5/29/13 11:15am 5/29/13 11:15am

Is The Ford Fiesta ST The Best Subcompact Hot Hatch In The World?

The subcompact hot-hatch market is finally percolating in the US. First came the Fiat 500 Abarth and Chevy Sonic RS, and now the Ford Fiesta ST. Here's what the ST is like to drive. » 5/22/13 4:27pm 5/22/13 4:27pm

The Motorsport Road Trip Of The Summer

The 24hrs of Nurburgring and the Monaco Grand Prix are back to back this year! Naturally I had to see both races and connect them with an awesome road trip through Europe. I know… so ridiculously awesome! » 5/15/13 4:32am 5/15/13 4:32am

Is The Ford Fiesta ST The Cheapest New Car You Can Get With Recaro…

It's rare for a company to be practically synonymous with the product they make, but that's exactly what Recaro does with their seats. There are racing seats, and then there are Recaros. » 12/01/12 11:00am 12/01/12 11:00am