I rescind what I said earlier. If the Fiesta ST prices below $22,000 after destination with Recaro seats, that is a good idea. It should crush the Mini Cooper with overall performance and it will be an awesome car at that price.Maybe they are trying to meet the Mini Cooper as far as performance standards.
An RS would be awesome, I probably wouldn't buy it because it will be 3-doors and be horribly unpractical. I'll have a Mustang as a summer toy as long as I can afford it. I'd rather they throw the coyote motor in the Fusion with AWD and a 6-speed. That would be a fun car to drive.an ecoboost v6 fusion would be cool, but im still pondering about the next RS model fiesta or focus?
The VT weighs quite a bit more than the Fiesta. I'd bet the acceleration is about even between the two.We have to wait to see how well it performs, but I think the 177 horse power engine on premium fuel will be its fatal flaw. It is a shame because I think Ford will gear it for performance and the torque vectoring control system will make it fun in both daily driving and on the track. I am left wondering what this car could be like with a real 1.6L turbo charged engine and Hyundai proved it can be done in a cheap sub-compact. To the writer of Auto Guide, you are in idiot because it is not the most powerful sub-compact by 24 horse power. The Veloster Turbo is more powerful with just 87 octane fuel and its torque curve is extremely wide giving great passing power in daily driving. Ford, please increase the power to 200+ in the Fiesta ST so we will know what a sub-compact can do with both a good suspension and good engine.
Acceleration will be about the same because the Veloster Turbo is geared too much for fuel economy. The Fiesta weighs about the same as the Veloster. The Fiesta ST should weigh about the same as the Veloster Turbo.The VT weighs quite a bit more than the Fiesta. I'd bet the acceleration is about even between the two.
Fiesta ST weighs in at 2575 lbs, the VT is 2800 lbs.Acceleration will be about the same because the Veloster Turbo is geared too much for fuel economy. The Fiesta weighs about the same as the Veloster. The Fiesta ST should weigh about the same as the Veloster Turbo.