May 19, 2019

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2019 Ford Focus ST-Line hatch review

I know, we say it just about every time we drive one, but the Ford Focus has to be one of the most underappreciated cars in Australia. Despite the recent SUV and ute boom, small cars continue to sell strongly Down Under, with the segment dominated by the Toyota Corolla, Mazda 3 and Hyundai i30 – generally in that order, too. The […]

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The new Ford Focus ST has more torque than a Type R

Believe it or not, this is the fourth generation of Ford Focus ST. Rivals with that sort of lineage were inducted into the hot hatchback hall of fame long ago, and yet it’s safe to say the ST’s still a long way from icon status. There are plausible reasons why; every generation has had a burlier RS […]

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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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Fiesta ST turns up the heat as a true hot-hatch fast Ford

Ford Fiesta ST’’s heart is a new 200PS, 1.5-litre, three-cylinder turbo petrol engine and it also features a host of new driver aids to unleash the performance. Picture: Ford Ford’s new Fiesta ST is a ‘supersonic supermini’ with a 200PS, 1.5-litre, three-cylinder engine that gives it a big heart in the hot-hatch hierarchy. Motoring editor […]

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Ford GT vs Ford Fiesta ST: in search of the blue bloodline

For sheer breadth of product, few can outdo Ford Performance. We find out if the value king Fiesta ST and GT supercar share any family traits Of course, the other stark reality is that the supercar was designed and developed in North America while the hot hatch hails from Ford’s R&D centre at Lommel in […]

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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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Story image for fiesta st from CarAdvice Ford Fiesta ST hits 237km/h on Autobahn – video

If you’re keen to find out how the Ford Fiesta ST sounds and goes before it lands in Aussie showrooms next year, this new video could be the answer to your prayers. Published on YouTube by AutoTopNL, the clip shows the Blue Oval’s smallest performance model hitting north of 230km/h on a German autobahn, along with a […]

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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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