August 26, 2019

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BEST HOT HATCHBACKS IN 2019

With 2018 coming to a close, it’s time to look forward to 2019. What does the car world have in store for us? In terms of hot hatches, we’d say a lot.   Here are some of the hot hatches grabbing our attention going into the new year… Ford Fiesta ST King of the hot […]

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Supercharged Ford Fiesta MK2 || ST170 Engine Swap – Retro Rides Gathering 2018

One of the most intriguing cars on this year´s edition of Retro Rides Gathering was this Ford Fiesta XR2 Mk2 from 1987, powered by the 2.0L engine from the Focus ST170, but with the addition (of a very audible) Eaton Supercharger. Property of Liam Stolton, it is an immaculately finished machine and one that is […]

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Ford begins building new Fiesta ST engine in Wales

Engines for the acclaimed Ford Fiesta ST are now coming from Wales as production of the all-new motor begins at Ford’s Bridgend Engine Plant. £100 million has been invested in the facility to build the new 1.5-litre three-cylinder Ecoboost petrol engine, in a project dubbed the Dragon engine programme. The Welsh government has supported the […]

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What’s It Like Living with a Ford Fiesta ST? 5,000-Mile Long-Term Update [Video]

It’s a fun car, but…there is a but.  We’ve had our long-term Ford Fiesta ST for nearly six months now. Since then, it’s defended its honor against every type of car on the track. Our game show, “Is It Faster Than a Ford Fiesta…ST?” has seen the Fiesta square off against the likes of the […]

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Is Tesla Model 3 Faster Than Ford Fiesta ST ?

TFLCar uses the gameshow approach to compare As game show prizes go, a lump of coal isn’t exactly what one would choose to create excitement among the contestants, but that is the prize in this contest between the Tesla Model 3 and the Ford Fiesta ST. Why a lump of coal? We’re not really sure. Maybe […]

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Ford Fiesta ST 2018 review: The hot hatch that thinks it’s a Porsche 911

The Ford Fiesta XR2 was the car for city slickers in the 1980s. Bought on a ruinously expensive HP deal, preferably in red, they were bona fide everyday supercars, and almost as standout as the brutalist 80s Lamborghinis they aspired to be (and their drivers aspired to own). We’re a bit more sophisticated these days. […]

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2019 Ford Fiesta ST-Line Red And Black Editions Prove Stripes Go With Everything

The new generation Ford Fiesta has been made a little more colorful with the introduction of the ST-Line Red and Black Editions. Building upon the Ford Fiesta ST-Line, which uses the company’s 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine with 140 PS (138 hp / 103 kW), married to a six-speed manual gearbox, both models feature unique exterior and […]

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Cupra Ibiza vs Ford Fiesta ST

We take a gander at some mini hot hatch goodness Following an unofficial reveal earlier this week that spilled shots of the upcoming Cupra Ibiza all over social media, the newly minted standalone performance brand decided to serve up some fresh press shots of the tiny mighty machines. While Cupra maintains thenew Ibiza is not […]

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New Ford Fiesta ST Takes Its Sweet Time To Reach Top Speed

It’s not fast, but that doesn’t make it any less fun to drive. Hot hatches are all the rage – unless you’re in the U.S. where crossovers and SUVs for the shrinking American family dominate parking lots everywhere. Americans opting for crossovers are missing out on some fun-to-drive cars. But in a country where you have […]

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Ford Fiesta ST-2 1.5T 197hp

The previous Fiesta ST was one of the most capable hot hatches of its generation, so no pressure on Ford’s all-new pocket rocket, then. Standard equipment: 8in touchscreen, heated seats, 17in wheels, climate control Engines: Petrol: 197hp 1.5 Diesel: n/a Trims: ST-1, ST-2, ST-3 Transmissions: Six-speed manual If the mere thought of owning a raucous […]

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