New Ford Fiesta ST Sets Seriously Rapid Pace in First Few Months on Sale
Ford receives 3,000 orders for the new Fiesta ST from across Europe since reaching dealerships in March; U.K., Germany and Switzerland lead the way
• Fastest production Fiesta can is capable of 0-100 km/h in 6.9 seconds and 220 km/h top speed with 20 per cent better fuel economy than previous Fiesta ST
• High-specification interior and exterior styling and technology options are a hit with new Fiesta ST customers; Spirit Blue is most popular colour
COLOGNE, Germany, May 17, 2013 - The Ford Fiesta ST - Ford's fastest ever production small car - is off to fast start with hot-hatch connoisseurs placing 3,000 orders since March.
Customers in the U.K. have bought more than half of all models sold to date, with Germany placing the next largest number of orders, followed by Switzerland.
The new 182 PS Fiesta ST can achieve 0-100 km/h in 6.9 seconds and a top speed of 220 km/h - supported by an advanced chassis developed by Ford Team RS, the European arm of Ford Motor Company's Global Performance Vehicle group.
It also offers both a 20 per cent increase in power against the previous, first-generation, model and a 20 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions to 138 g/km*.