Video: Our Ford Fiesta ST Gets the First COBB Stage 2 Kit, Will Blow…

We love our Fiesta ST. It's light, fun, fast, and super practical. That doesn't mean it couldn't use a few more ponies under the hood. We got a nice little bump in midrange torque from the COBB Stage 1 package a few months back, but now let's see what happens when we go for Stage 2! » 4/07/14 7:07pm 4/07/14 7:07pm

The Smoking Tire Project Fiesta ST Gets COBB Stage 1

After we filmed the somewhat controversial Ford Fiesta ST vs. BMW E46 M3 video a month or so back, we as a group were so smitten with the Fiesta ST's ludicrous value for money proposition that our cameraman and resident mad scientist Thaddeus Brown went straight to the dealership and traded in his 2006 Mini Cooper S… » 1/31/14 12:57pm 1/31/14 12:57pm

Ford Fiesta ST Coming To America Like Prince Akeem

When we raced a Hyundai against the Sonic RS Turbo we did so because there was nothing else being sold in the price range/size that was even close. What we really wanted was a Fiesta ST, which AutoGuide reports was finally, predictably confirmed for the United States market. » 8/21/12 10:00am 8/21/12 10:00am

Ford Fiesta ST: The Hot Hatch We Were Promised

A prophet once foretold of a fiesty hot hatch with a divinely EcoBoosted engine that provided enough power to please the masses. That prophet was named Justin or Amos or something. The faith of the righteous has been rewarded with the Ford Fiesta ST and its sub 7.0-second 0-to-60 mph time. » 3/05/12 7:37pm 3/05/12 7:37pm

Talking Pontiac's Post G8 ST Future With GM VP of Marketing Susan…

Yesterday's announcement from GM stating the 2010 Pontiac G8 ST was being canceled came to us like a knife in the heart, so today, we had a conversation with Susan Docherty, the Pontiac Marketing VP. » 1/07/09 12:30pm 1/07/09 12:30pm

G8 ST V8 Pricing To Start In Low $30K Range

Despite the industry-wide downturn » 10/28/08 2:20pm 10/28/08 2:20pm and reports that Pontiac will be reverting to a in the coming years, has confirmed that the is still on track for a fall 2009 sale date. Pricing is expected to be in the low $30K range. The Aussie-built sport truck will begin production in July of next year; two months for…

Pontiac G8 ST El Camino To Get Direct-Inject V6

Sources at GM are beginning to whisper that the 2010 Pontiac G8 El Camino » 8/20/08 9:40am 8/20/08 9:40am will be getting a version of the direct injection V6 present in the Cadillac CTS. First to tell us a two-engine plan for the new was a real possibility was Pontiac marketing director Craig Bierley, who told us the option was "absolutely on the …

Pontiac G8 ST Officially Named... Pontiac G8 ST, Tens Of Chevy Fans…

It's official — despite Jalopnik and over 80,000 arrowhead fan boys best efforts, Pontiac's decided to officially name the Pontiac G8 Sport Truck the unimaginative name of "Pontiac G8 ST." Frankly, we were as disappointed as you are. So we did what all fan boys of what could have been the new "El Camino" do when they're… » 8/14/08 12:01am 8/14/08 12:01am

2010 Pontiac G8 Sport Truck, Down Under

Despite the small size of the image, it appears the 2010 Pontiac G8 Sport Truck has moved on from cobbled together show car to pre-production tester. A forum member over at GM Inside News spotted these camouflaged (why?) cars around Melbourne and snapped one off before the driver made a speedy getaway. The grille on… » 5/23/08 1:20pm 5/23/08 1:20pm

Wards Ignores Jalopnik At Epicenter Of El Camino Campaign

Seems Wards Auto noticed our little campaign to resurrect the El Camino moniker for the 2010 Pontiac G8 sport truck, even going to far as to quote Bob Lutz's response to our question at the New York Auto Show. But when it came time to assign a location from which the hootin', hollerin' and shoutin' was emanating from,… » 3/25/08 10:45am 3/25/08 10:45am

UK Fiesta Gets Power Boost, No Closer To America

For those who want tiny-Ford power but are too busy to make your own SHOgun or too impatient to wait for the impending Mazda2ish vehicle, you may want to look away. The Ford Fiesta ST, already a capable little vehicle, is getting two dealer-fit performance packages for the UK. The Mountune Performance Stage 1 package… » 1/09/08 9:45am 1/09/08 9:45am

Ford Launches Focus Special Edition ST500 in the UK

Playing the grass-is-greener game whenever Ford Europe puts out a new, high-performance variant of the Euro Focus is getting tedious. Perhaps Brits do the same thing when Ford North America sends out yet another Mustang derivative. Ah, screw it; here goes one more. It's the Ford Focus ST500, a spec'd-up Focus to be… » 11/08/07 8:30am 11/08/07 8:30am